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National defense is the sacred duty of the young and all other people.
Kim Jong Il
Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.
Whenever I found out anything remarkable, I have thought it my duty to put down my discovery on paper, so that all ingenious people might be informed thereof.
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
It is my duty to voice the suffering of men, the never-ending sufferings heaped mountain-high.
Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.
The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is one of the most vicious crimes conceivable, a violation of mankind's most basic duty to protect the innocent.
James T. Walsh
The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
Soldiers, when committed to a task, can't compromise. It's unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it's been done.
I slept and dreamt that life was beauty; I woke and found that life was duty.
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.
Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Ever notice that the whisper of temptation can be heard farther than the loudest call to duty.
Lebanon is caught in a cycle of threats. And it is our duty to be strong and capable of defending our country. But we will not clarify or explain what we do or do not possess.
For it is the duty of an astronomer to compose the history of the celestial motions through careful and expert study.
God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.
Jean-Claude Van Damme
We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty.
We have the duty of formulating, of summarizing, and of communicating our conclusions, in intelligible form, in recognition of the right of other free minds to utilize them in making their own decisions.
During 65 years, I have walked the path of duty and discipline... And today, looking back at that long path of service, my soldier's heart stirs and murmurs from deep within: Thank you. Thank you, my homeland.
What we have seen of recent American action in the Pacific, the bombing of Tokyo and the engagements in the Coral Sea, off Midway Island and at Dutch Harbour, has been sufficient indication that America is beginning to discharge her supremely important duty in the Pacific.
Families are nothing other than the idolatry of duty.
We played hard and we partied hard. I'm not ashamed of that. I was no angel - I did some things I shouldn't have done, lived a lifestyle I shouldn't have lived. I had a blast at times; other times, I probably compromised my job, my duty to do my job, to be ready as a professional.
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.
No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right man in the right place.
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually take place, no matter by whom brought on, we must defend ourselves. If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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