duties quotes

We now consider as fundamental economic functions of the state, many duties that were left a generation ago to chance.Arthur Capper

Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.William Ellery Channing

The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.Denis Diderot

By the fulfillment of my legal and moral duty I think I have earned punishment just as little as the tens of thousands of dutiful German officials who have now been imprisoned only because they carried out their duties.Wilhelm Frick

There must be a world revolution which puts an end to all materialistic conditions hindering woman from performing her natural role in life and driving her to carry out man's duties in order to be equal in rights.Muammar al-Gaddafi

Art is the means by which we communicate what it feels like to be alive - in the past, that was mixed up with other illustrative duties, but that was still its central function that has been liberated in the art called modern.Antony Gormley

TO fear God, is one of the first and greatest Duties of his rational Creatures.Charles Inglis

I feel incompetent to perform duties... which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me.Andrew Johnson

Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.Immanuel Kant

We need to get rid of the 16th amendment, and return to the original system that funds government with a variety of tariffs and duties.Alan Keyes

Perfection does not consist in any singular state or condition of life, or in any particular set of duties, but in holy and religious conduct of ourselves in every state of Life.William Law

When words I uttered, believing them to be true, were exposed as false, I was constrained by my duties and loyalty to the President and unable to comment. But I promised reporters and the public that I would someday tell the whole story of what I knew.Scott McClellan

The citizens must be certain that the governor is attending to the duties for which he was elected.Bob McDonnell

Nobody should trust their virtue with necessity, the force of which is never known till it is felt, and it is therefore one of the first duties to avoid the temptation of it.Mary Wortley Montagu

The First Amendment to the Constitution reflects that concept recognized in the Ten Commandments, that the duties we owe to God and the manner of discharging those duties are outside the purview of government.Roy Moore

Religion is the solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God.Gouverneur Morris

We're all lonely, but I'd rather be lonely by myself than with a long list of duties and obligations. I think that's why people kill themselves, really.Steven Morrissey

One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.William Osler

Everyone should know that most cancer research is largely a fraud, and that the major cancer research organizations are derelict in their duties to the people who support them.Linus Pauling

The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.Robert Peel