Duty quotes & sayings

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I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred, that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. - Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe


The judge's duty is to inquire about the time, as well as the facts. [La., Judicis officium est ut res ita tempora rerum Quaerere] - Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]


A sense of duty is moral glue constantly subject to stress. - William Safire


It is the duty of every cultured man or woman to read sympathetically the scriptures of the world. If we are to respect others' religions as we would have them respect our own, a friendly study of the world's religions is a sacred duty. - Mohandas K. 'Mahatma' Gandhi


Rights that do not flow directly from duty well performed are not worth having. - Mohandas K. 'Mahatma' Gandhi


Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, you should never wish to do less. - Robert E. Lee


The greatest evils and the worst of crimes is poverty; our first duty, a duty to which every other consideration should be sacrificed, is not to be poor. - George Bernard Shaw


It is the duty of Her Majesty's government neither to flap nor to falter. - Harold Macmillan


What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying. - Oscar Wilde