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If you want to understand Jesus, you have to study the whole Bible. Christian duty is not defined solely by the words in red.
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.
My experience is that prose usually equals duty - last minute, overdue-deadline stuff or a panic lecture to be written.
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.
Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty.
And for yourself, whatever there has been either of sin or duty, remember the one and forget the other, and betake yourself wholly to the mercy of God and the merit of Christ.
Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased.
John James Audubon
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.
Looking back, it puzzles me that my parents decided to stay in Shanghai when they must have known that war was imminent. But the cotton works were my father's responsibility, and duty then counted for something.
J. G. Ballard
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.
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.
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.
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.
National security is the first duty of government but we are also committed to reversing the substantial erosion of civil liberties.
I'm a pathetic haggler and often give more than the original price out of a misplaced sense of duty.
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.
If my duty does involve heralding His law in every arena, then the Church in America is failing radically today.
It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists.
Beside all this I think there was something personal, being Muslim myself who lived in the west I felt that it was my obligation my duty to tell the truth about Islam. It is a religion that has a 700 million following, yet it's so little known about it which surprised me.
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.
Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.
It's come to the point where you have people saying it's our Christian duty to embrace the homosexual movement. This is absurd.
I love getting dressed up. Being a pop star is the most brilliant job for that. A lot of girls love shopping, but they might see the most amazing outfit and think, 'When am I going to wear that?', so it's my duty to exploit the fact I do have events I can wear these things to.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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