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Sometimes you have to go places with characters and emotions within yourself you don't want to do, but you have a duty to the story and as a storyteller to do it.
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.
Man is a living duty, a depository of powers that he must not leave in a brute state. Man is a wing.
When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an 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.
In the world of literature, I see prizes as more of a duty to the craft itself, rather than as something for the individual.
I think we have a duty to maintain the light of consciousness to make sure it continues into the future.
It is the duty of man to raise up man.
He who has mingled in the fray of duty that the brave endure, must have made foes. If you have none, small is the work that you have done.
The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
William R. Alger
My experience is that prose usually equals duty - last minute, overdue-deadline stuff or a panic lecture to be written.
Writers and intellectuals have a duty to humanity. It is to insist that the human entity remains the primary asset in overall development; thus, it must be safeguarded.
If you want to understand Jesus, you have to study the whole Bible. Christian duty is not defined solely by the words in red.
Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty.
To vote is like the payment of a debt, a duty never to be neglected, if its performance is possible.
Rutherford B. Hayes
There's no rest when you're on planetary duty.
Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased.
John James Audubon
There is nothing better than work. Work is also play; children know that. Children play earnestly as if it were work. But people grow up, and they work with a sorrow upon them. It's duty.
If I give five flops, I won't get a job. You have to perform at the box office when you are at the top. No one is running a charity here. People are putting huge amounts of money to make movies, and they want the films to be successful. They have invested money in you, so it is your duty to make sure the film does well.
One must remember that the Jews have one, tiny country, the only place they have the right and capability to defend themselves by themselves. And it is our duty and my responsibility to see that we will never compromise about that.
Lots of people have gone from public housing to do great things in the world and have a tremendous sense of duty to their fellow man because of it.
I went on inactive duty in August 1945, and since I had stayed in such good shape and had played ball on military teams, I was ready to start for the Indians just two days later, against the Tigers.
It is not my duty to spend my money in my country, but it is what I want to do. There is nowhere else I would like to invest.
I feel a real sense of duty to use the voice and the platform I've been afforded by my fame to speak out for those whose voices don't get a chance to be heard.
I'm a pathetic haggler and often give more than the original price out of a misplaced sense of duty.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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