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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.
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.
There's no rest when you're on planetary duty.
National security is the first duty of government but we are also committed to reversing the substantial erosion of civil liberties.
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.
Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty.
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.
Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased.
John James Audubon
If my duty does involve heralding His law in every arena, then the Church in America is failing radically today.
People have a right to have their lives witnessed; if we coexist with the systems that abuse people, then we have a duty to understand.
The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
William R. Alger
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'm a pathetic haggler and often give more than the original price out of a misplaced sense of duty.
It's come to the point where you have people saying it's our Christian duty to embrace the homosexual movement. This is absurd.
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.
It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists.
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.
At the heart of every faith system is a bargain: on one side there is the comfort that comes from a narrative that suggests human life has cosmic significance, and on the other a duty to yield to moral commands that can, in the moment, seem rather inconvenient.
Even though disciplined sleeping habits and the adrenalin of live radio ensures that we are very awake while on duty, there is evidence of a phenomenon called circadian desynchronosis which causes one's brain to function slowly at those times of day when it thinks it should be asleep, regardless how wide awake the body is.
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.
Being raised Catholic in a pressure-cooker household besieged by alcohol and bill collectors enforced and heightened a sense of sentry duty in me, the oldest of five children and the one most responsible for keeping everything from capsizing. Wild indulgence was for other people, the non-worriers.
The word democracy has no meaning. Duty has gone. Only rights remain.
A foundation representing firefighters who die in the line of duty is calling for Congress to strip the Centers for Disease Control of its role investigating firefighter deaths.
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.
An artist has every right - one may even say a duty - to exhibit his productions as prominently as he can.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.
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