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It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
Patriotism
Alfred Adler

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The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
Duty
William R. Alger

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No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Appreciation
St. Ambrose

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Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires, but according to our powers.
Power
Henri Frederic Amiel

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No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.
Duty
St. Augustine

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Duty. That which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.
Duty
Ambrose Bierce

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Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable.
Books - Reading
Augustine Birrell

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It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
Taxes and Taxation
Tiberius Caesar

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Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
Duty
Thomas Carlyle

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The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.
Fear
Thomas Carlyle

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It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.
Possibilities
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

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Respect for ones parents is the highest duty of civil life.
Respectability
Chinese Proverb

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There is only one duty, only one safe course, and that is to try to be right.
Conscience
Winston Churchill

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Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.
Fear
Marcus T. Cicero

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Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.
Duty
Pierre Corneille

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Duty cannot exist without faith.
Duty
Benjamin Disraeli

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Power has only one duty --to secure the social welfare of the People.
Power
Benjamin Disraeli

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Never mind your happiness; do your duty.
Action
William J. Durant

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Hell is truth seen too lateduty neglected in its season.
Uncategorised
Tryon Edwards

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Love is a better teacher than duty.
Love
Albert Einstein

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The reward of one's duty is the power to fulfill another.
Duty
George Eliot

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Never step over one duty to perform another.
Duty
English Proverb

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Oh! Duty is an icy shadow. It will freeze you. It cannot fill the heart's sanctuary.
Duty
Augusta Jane Evans

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When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more.
Appreciation
Henry Fielding

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To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature.
Literature
Ernst Fischer

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