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.
I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.
When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.
The man who prefers his country before any other duty duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority.
The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed.
Stern Daughter of the Voice of God! O Duty! if that name thou love Who art a light to guide, a rod To check the erring, and reprove; Thou, who art victory and law When empty terrors overawe; From vain temptations dost set free; And calm'st the weary strif
If you want to do your duty properly, you should do just a little more than that.
I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
How can you come to know yourself Never by thinking, always by doing. Try to do your duty, and you'll know right away what you amount to.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Farewell; and let your haste commend your duty.
The dead cannot cry out for justice it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
What a fearful object a long neglected duty gets to be
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
Shall Error in the round of time Still father Truth?
In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.
I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
The statesman's duty is to bridge the gap between his nation's experience and his vision.
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts such is the duty of the artist.
Give unto me, made lowly wise, The spirit of self sacrifice.
To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
There is nothing in the Constitution that authorizes or makes it the official duty of a president to have anything to do with criminal activities.
It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.