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Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things.
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.
Selfish prudence is too often allowed to come between duty and human life.
The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government.
Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one’s potential.
Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.
If the people fail to vote, a government will be developed which is not their government… The whole system of American Government rests on the ballot box. Unless citizens perform their duties there, such a system of government is doomed to failure.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws.
It is humankind’s duty to respect all life, not only animals have feelings but even also trees and plants.
It is our duty to fight for our freedom.It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.
I want to show to those who deprive people the right to love of country, that when we know how to sacrifice ourselves for our duties and convictions, death does not matter if one dies for those one loves – for his country and for others dear to him.
Work unto death! I am with you, and when I am gone, my spirit will work with you. This life comes and goes; wealth, fame, enjoyments are only of a few days. It is better, far better to die on the field of duty, preaching the truth, than to die like a worldly worm. Advance!
As long as we live in a system of states, and as long as the roots of fascism and imperialist aggression have not finally been extirpated, our vigilance in regard to possible new violators of peace should not slacken, and concern for the strengthening of cooperation between the peace-loving powers will continue to be our most important duty.
What nature does blindly, slowly and ruthlessly, man may do providently, quickly, and kindly. As it lies within his power, so it becomes his duty to work in that direction.
I only did my duty, and what I was told to do as well as I could.
Most criminals are not born; they are made…. What the State really punishes in a criminal is often its own neglect, its own failure to do its duty to the citizen.
You know me. It’s my duty to please that booty.
Devotion to duty is the highest form of worship of God.
It is the soul’s duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
We cannot, by total reliance on law, escape the duty to judge right and wrong… There are good laws and there are occasionally bad laws, and it conforms to the highest traditions of a free society to offer resistance to bad laws, and to disobey them.
Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.
Abasement, degradation is simply the manner of life of the man who has refused to be what it is his duty to be.
Belize, with the help of God and the support of its people, will stand upright and will do its duty and help bring peace, stability and prosperity to our region and to wider circles of our planet Earth.
We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and took advantage of every accident that befell us, like the grass which confesses the influence of the slightest dew that falls on it; and did not spend our time in atoning for the neglect of past opportunities, which we call doing our duty.
No people have risen who thought only of rights. Only those did so who thought of duties.
The honorary duty of a human being is to love.
One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.
God has given us two hands – one to receive with and the other to give with. We are cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing. If we fail to fulfill this divine duty and privilege, we have missed the meaning of Christianity.
We must fight against the spirit of unconscious cruelty with which we treat the animals. Animals suffer as much as we do. True humanity does not allow us to impose such sufferings on them. It is our duty to make the whole world recognize it. Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace.
Love likes to extend itself. If you receive it in a book – or however you get it – then your duty is to extend it beyond.
I think very poorly of United Russia. United Russia is the party of corruption, the party of crooks and thieves. And it is the duty of every patriot and citizen of our country to make sure that this party is destroyed.