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Quotes for: duty

Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.
Albert Camus / 

Among the special duties to others, the first is Truthfulness in speech and action.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel / 

There is only one science to teach to children. It is that of man's duties.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education / 

Love is a better teacher than duty.
Albert Einstein / 

I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
Albert Camus - Carnets / 

Health is the primary duty of life.
Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest / 

Freedom has been wholly interpreted as a right, as a thing which people are entitled to claim, whereas what it really is above all is an obligation and a duty.
Nikolai Berdyaev / 

It is much easier to obey your superior than to command yourself; and when you can do whatever you want, it's not easy to want only what you have to.
Louis XIV / 

A man left alone in the universe would have no rights whatever, but he would have obligations.
Simone Weil / 

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.
John Stuart Mill

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Winston Churchill

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.
Simone de Beauvoir

A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.
Bertrand Russell

What can I know? What ought I to do? What can I hope?
Immanuel Kant

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
Mahatma Gandhi

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

Love can do much, but duty more.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe / 

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