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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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists.
If my duty does involve heralding His law in every arena, then the Church in America is failing radically today.
We still have people in the active duty, and if people are feeling ill, if they're experiencing various symptoms and they're still in the active duty, they're less likely to come forward because that could result in their medical discharge.
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.
You have to be true to what you believe in and do your duty.
An artist has every right - one may even say a duty - to exhibit his productions as prominently as he can.
My duty as a teacher is to train, educate future programmers.
Our conception of 1950s underwear is a lovely vintage aesthetic, but actually, wearing stockings with no elastic and a girdle was heavy duty.
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.
The utterly fallacious idea at the heart of the pro-war argument is that it is the duty of the anti-war argument to provide an alternative to war. The onus is on them to explain just cause.
The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies.
James Anthony Froude
The word democracy has no meaning. Duty has gone. Only rights remain.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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