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And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty.
At least in cities where the Confederate Army established a base of operations, young women were overwhelmed by the number of prospective suitors. Thousands of men flocked to the Confederate capital of Richmond, prepared to work in one of the government departments or to train for duty in the Army.
May be is very well, but Must is the master. It is my duty to show justice without recompense.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
Duty cannot exist without faith.
Duty - that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.
It is seldom very hard to do one's duty when one knows what it is, but it is often exceedingly difficult to find this out.
The 21st century can and must be an American century. It began with terror, war, and economic calamity. It is our duty to steer it onto the path of freedom, peace, and prosperity.
The torch America carries is one of decency and hope. It is not America's torch alone. But it is America's duty - and honor - to hold it high enough that all the world can see its light.
Surely no child should fear his own father - especially a priesthood father. A father's duty is to make his home a place of happiness and joy.
Ezra Taft Benson
Only when the voice of duty is silent, or when it has already spoken, may we allowably think of the consequences of a particular action.
The duty of the media is to observe truth and social responsibility.
Salva Kiir Mayardit
In some ways, I had a traditional 'old South' upbringing, meaning that I spent some time in a military school, and acquired an inoculum of the military ethic that is still with me today: honor, duty, loyalty.
E. O. Wilson
Joseph Smith was true to his calling and fulfilled his duty even in the face of severe persecution and great personal sacrifice.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Abasement, degradation is simply the manner of life of the man who has refused to be what it is his duty to be.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
I know there were many good policemen who died doing their duty. Some of the cops were even friends of ours. But a cop can go both ways.
A fundamental duty of government is to protect its people.
I think we have a duty to maintain the light of consciousness to make sure it continues into the future.
Man is a living duty, a depository of powers that he must not leave in a brute state. Man is a wing.
I was a wife and mother, blameless in moral life, with a deep sense of duty and a proud self-respect; it was while I was this that doubt struck me, and while I was in the guarded circle of the home, with no dream of outside work or outside liberty, that I lost all faith in Christianity.
In the world of literature, I see prizes as more of a duty to the craft itself, rather than as something for the individual.
Let's just say that I think any person who aspires, presumes, or feels the calling to be an artist has a built-in sense of duty.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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