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Every State has the primary duty to protect its own population from grave and sustained violations of human rights, as well as from the consequences of humanitarian crises, whether natural or man-made.
Pope Benedict XVI
I believe the most solemn duty of the American president is to protect the American people. If America shows uncertainty and weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy. This will not happen on my watch.
George W. Bush
Permanent remorse about failing to do your human duty, in my opinion, can be worse than losing your life.
It is my duty to voice the suffering of men, the never-ending sufferings heaped mountain-high.
Our highly qualified teachers not only work hard, but they care about each and every student that enters their classroom. I thank you, Montana teachers, for your sense of duty and compassion to our precious future generation.
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.
The little people must be sacred to the big ones, and it is from the rights of the weak that the duty of the strong is comprised.
I've achieved 'the American dream.' I feel it's my duty to help others achieve their vision, too - especially the youth.
The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair.
The duty of rhetoric is to deal with such matters as we deliberate upon without arts or systems to guide us, in the hearing of persons who cannot take in at a glance a complicated argument or follow a long chain of reasoning.
It is better to do one's own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, however well one may perform it. He who does his duty as his own nature reveals it, never sins.
I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it.
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
James Russell Lowell
A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
To exact revenge for yourself or your friends is not only a right, it's an absolute duty.
Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom. It should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their gladness.
We are all equal children before our mother; and India asks each one of us, in whatsoever role we play in the complex drama of nation-building, to do our duty with integrity, commitment and unflinching loyalty to the values enshrined in our Constitution.
It is a sound principle of finance, and a still sounder principle of government, that those who have the duty of expending the revenue of a country should also be saddled with the responsibility of levying and providing it.
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
We have the duty to protect the life of an unborn child.
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
George Bernard Shaw
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Leonardo da Vinci
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