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Your first duty as a writer is to write to please yourself. And you have no duty towards anyone else.
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.
Do your duty, that is best; leave unto the Lord the rest.
David O. McKay
The book which you read from a sense of duty, or because for any reason you must, does not commonly make friends with you.
William Dean Howells
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.
My duty is clear and at all costs will be done.
That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent, who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since it is his creative and protecting power which alone approaches the solemn function of Deity.
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.
People in positions of power and privilege have a duty to perform at a higher level. If not them, then who?
I enjoy popping in to World Duty Free at the airport and trying out perfumes - I can never resist a new scent.
'Call Of Duty' initially cut its teeth on World War II simulation stuff, and then we gradually advanced to the end of the Cold War, but you can't keep doing the same thing over and over again. And I think that because 'Call Of Duty' cut its teeth on presenting 'realism,' in quotes... verisimilitude.
David S. Goyer
Every Christian will allow that sin is an evil, and that it is our duty not to commit sin.
John Nelson Darby
A common currency imposes on us a duty to cooperate more on policy.
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.
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.
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
The government, both state and federal, has a duty to be reasonable and accommodating.
We are being tough in saying it is a duty on the unemployed in future not only to be available for work - and not to shirk work - but also to get the skills for work. That is a new duty we are introducing.
I will leave the U.S. Congress when the term for which I was elected expires in January 2011 and return to the practice of law with a sense of duty fulfilled.
I just had a really good time when I did my voice work for 'Call of Duty.' I've had nothing but great interaction with Activision.
So far, I've never missed a deadline for a term paper, a review, a manuscript. I perform the mumbo-jumbo of voting with belief in my heart, I've not yet won even a jaywalking ticket, and unlike my father, whom I fault in this respect, I refrain from opting out of jury duty; instead, they mostly kick me out.
William T. Vollmann
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.
In short, we have, among African countries, a duty of solidarity.
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.
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
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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