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I'm always on duty, so I tend to wear suits. I've got double-breasted and single-breasted, mostly dark blues and grays. I'm obsessed with them, and I always have been.
I know General Grant better than any other person in the country can know him. It was my duty to study him, and I did so day and night, when I saw him and when I did not see him, and now I tell you what I know, he cannot govern this country.
Edwin M. Stanton
I vote and I do jury duty.
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education.
I see it as my duty in some way is to be out in the world as an Australian putting forward what I consider to be authentic Australian music.
Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased.
John James Audubon
I now add, farther, that the apostle's argument is so far from proving it to be the duty of people to obey, and submit to, such rulers as act in contradiction to the public good, and so to the design of their office, that it proves the direct contrary.
My grandfather had been on the New York City force with his 11 brothers around the turn of the century. He was killed in the line of duty. My father, who was 16, was the oldest son, so he had to quit school and go to work to support his mother.
Anyway I will go same road because I, I was born in gymnastics. This is my, how to say, my life and my duty.
As intelligent and responsible filmmakers, working in a free society, we have a duty to ensure that our chosen medium is a force for good. Especially in this ever-more complex and difficult world.
We think it would be safer if the Bank of England had responsibility for solvency regulation of UK-based banks, as well as having an overall duty to keep the system solvent. Otherwise, there could be dangerous delays if a banking crisis did hit.
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
Fiction is burdened for me with a sense of duty.
Duty is too often what one expects from others and not what one does.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me.
Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.
Mr. Chairman, delegates, and fellow citizens: I am honored by the support of this convention for vice president of the United States. I accept the duty to help lead our nation out of a jobs crisis and back to prosperity - and I know we can do this.
Consult duty not events.
Walter Savage Landor
Well I was on the jury duty on the Deauville Film Festival, a few years ago.
I was kind of raised with the suggestion that I had a duty to do; that life was real, life was earnest. And I hated that, actually. I needed to be liberated, to be told that I could live the life that I wanted to live; that I didn't need a job, or to be shouted at; that I could be myself; that I could be happy.
I feel some kind of duty to be really, really honest as a writer. The same is true of my songwriting.
I'd be derelict in my duty if I didn't go and continue to use every advantage that I can to promote New York's cause.
I'm not a politician. I don't know how to solve the problems of the world. But as an artist, I have one duty: to ask questions.
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
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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