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The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires, but according to our powers.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A bureaucracy is sure to think that its duty is to augment official power, official business, or official members, rather than to leave free the energies of mankind; it overdoes the quantity of government, as well as impairs its quality. The truth is, that a skilled bureaucracy is, though it boasts of an appearance of science, quite inconsistent with the true principles of the art of business.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Christianity has operated with an unmitigated arrogance and cruelty -- necessarily, since a religion ordinarily imposes on those who have discovered the true faith the spiritual duty of liberating the infidels.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Valor, glory, firmness, skill, generosity, steadiness in battle and ability to rule -- these constitute the duty of a soldier. They flow from his own nature.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Not only is there a right to be happy, there is a duty to be happy. So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first duty to children is to make them happy, If you have not made them so, you have wronged them, No other good they may get can make up for that.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When one has come to accept a certain course as duty he has a pleasant sense of relief and of lifted responsibility, even if the course involves pain and renunciation. It is like obedience to some external authority; any clear way, though it lead to death, is mentally preferable to the tangle of uncertainty.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Power has only one duty --to secure the social welfare of the People.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views which Cicero, which Locke, which Bacon, have given, forgetful that Cicero, Locke, and Bacon were only young men in libraries, when they wrote these books. Hence, instead of Man Thinking, we have the book-worm.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sometimes only a change of viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
How can we know ourselves? Never by reflection, but only through action. Begin at once to do your duty and immediately you will know what is inside you.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love can do much, but duty more.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Intimate or drastic elements in the work of others are untouchable and should not be commented upon even in their absence. Private conflicts, quarrels, sentiments, animosities are unavoidable in any human group. It is our duty towards creation to keep these in check in so far as they might deform and wreck the work process.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The rule of joy and the law of duty seem to me all one.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the duty of a doctor to prolong life and it is not his duty to prolong the act of dying.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In an age of unscrupulous and shameless book-making, it is a duty to give notice of the rubbish that cumbers the ground. There is no credit, no real power required for this task. It is the work of an intellectual scavenger, and far from being specially honorable.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death -- that is heroism.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal -- every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open -- this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Compromise is never anything but an ignoble truce between the duty of a man and the terror of a coward.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Activate yourself to duty by remembering your position, who you are, and what you have obliged yourself to be.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the duty of the human understanding to understand that there are things which it cannot understand, and what those things are. Human understanding has vulgarly occupied itself with nothing but understanding, but if it would only take the trouble to understand itself at the same time it would simply have to posit the paradox.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When I do something in my family because I really enjoy it, then my duty has become my pleasure. And it is a pleasure for all the people around me.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Consult duty not events.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The sense of obligation to continue is present in all of us. A duty to strive is the duty of us all. I felt a call to that duty.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To me Americanism means an imperative duty to be nobler than the rest of the world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The whole duty of government is to prevent crime and to preserve contracts.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent, but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The voice of protest, of warning, of appeal is never more needed than when the clamor of fife and drum, echoed by the press and too often by the pulpit, is bidding all men fall in step and obey in silence the tyrannous word of command. Then, more than ever, it is the duty of the good citizen not to be silent.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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