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I enjoy popularisation and I think I'm reasonably good at it. I also think it's a duty. It's just so pedagogically stupid to forget how difficult one found these ideas oneself to begin with.
To be perfectly honest, I feel I have a duty to use my celebrity status in a positive way.
Doing what you do well is death. Your duty is to keep trying to do things that you don't do well, in the hope of learning.
Our military leaders don't seize power in coups; our soldiers and sailors don't go on strike for higher pay or benefits; our armed forces don't weigh in on the political process. In return, Americans have a sacred duty to treat them honorably.
Kathleen Troia McFarland
Do your duty, that is best; leave unto the Lord the rest.
David O. McKay
Entire generations of Americans have come of age since the ancient time when the president's power was constrained by a duty of candor to the American people.
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.
People in positions of power and privilege have a duty to perform at a higher level. If not them, then who?
The one predominant duty is to find one's work and do it.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
To me, it's really not about how I look - it's about who I can be. It is my job to bring the character to life and my duty to fit into the jigsaw in that story.
Your first duty as a writer is to write to please yourself. And you have no duty towards anyone else.
The sexes were made for each other, and only in the wise and loving union of the two is the fullness of health and duty and happiness to be expected.
My only reason why I am not doing films is my children. My children need my attention, and it's my duty to give them my time. I have not given birth to them to just dump them and go off to work. I am not that kind of a person.
My duty is that of a chronicler; and if I perform that conscientiously, the lessons which my observations suggest will need no pointing out.
Once imbued with the idea of a mission, a great nation easily assumes that it has the means as well as the duty to do God's work.
J. William Fulbright
Each and every one of us who is still lucky enough to have our parents has a duty to them. We do owe them.
As citizens of a free society, we have a duty to look critically at our world. But if we think we know what is wrong, we must act upon that knowledge.
From a very early age I had imbibed the opinion that it was every man's duty to do all that lay in his power to leave his country as good as he had found it.
It is our duty and our privilege to keep America moving forward.
It is a high patriotic duty that we support and sustain the men who have been placed in position of difficulty, burden, responsibility, and even danger as the result of our suffrages.
For this is our most perfect duty and yet least known to us by nature: Whatever we conceive or will should be joined with the good of our neighbor.
As a civilised society, we have a duty to support those among us who are vulnerable and in need. When times are hard, that duty should be felt more than ever, not disappear or diminish.
Traditional Albanian society was based on a clan system and was further divided into brotherhoods and bajraks. The bajrak system identified a local leader, called a bajrakar, who could be counted on to provide a certain number of men for military duty.
It is not only our duty to America, but also to Ireland. We could not hope to succeed in our effort to make Ireland a Republic without the moral and material support of the liberty-loving citizens of these United States.
Thomas Francis Meagher
A common currency imposes on us a duty to cooperate more on policy.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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