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Duty Sayings

 

“We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.” —Robert Baden-Powell

 

“Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.” —George Washington

 

“Where duty is plain delay is both foolish and hazardous; where it is not, delay may be both wisdom and safety.” —Tryon Edwards

 

“Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.” —John D. Rockefeller

 

“But in his duty prompt at every call, he watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all.” —Oliver Goldsmith

 

“Do that which is assigned to you and you cannot hope too much or dare too much.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Wrong none by doing injuries, or omitting the benefits that are your duty.” —Benjamin Franklin

 

“Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.” —Andrew Carnegie

 

“The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.” —Lois McMaster Bujold

 

“A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations.” —Bertrand Russell

 

“Without duty, life is sort of boneless; it cannot hold itself together.” —Joseph Joubert

 

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

 

“Activate yourself to duty by remembering your position, who you are, and what you have obliged yourself to be.” —Thomas Kempis

 

“Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.” —Thomas Jefferson

 

“Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.” —Henri-Frédéric Amiel

 

“A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.” —Joseph Fort Newton

 

“Your duty is to treat everybody with love as a manifestation of the Lord.” —Sivananda

 

“The most beautiful things in the universe are the starry heavens above us and the feeling of duty within us.” —Proverb

 

“The rule of joy and the law of duty seem to me all one.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 

“Do something every day that you don’t want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.” —Mark Twain

 

“We need to restore the full meaning of that old word, duty. It is the other side of rights.” —Pearl Buck

 

“Your duty is to treat everybody with love as a manifestation of the Lord.” —Swami Sivananda

 

“The first duty of any Christian is to know God and the wisdom of His word to the utmost.” —Sunday Adelaja

 

“We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what we imagine might have been.” —George Eliot

 

“I slept and dreamed that life was beauty; I woke and found that life was duty.” —Lord Byron

 

“Duty is the sublimest word in the language. You can never do more than your duty. You should never wish to do less.” —Robert E. Lee

 

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” —George Bernard Shaw

 

“When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.” —George Bernard Shaw

 

“You have your duty and your heart. To chose one means the other must suffer.” —Tomi Adeyemi

 

“Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.” —Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

“The first duty of life is to be as artificial as possible. What the second duty is no one as yet discovered.” —Oscar Wilde

 

“Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.” —George Orwell

 

Short Duty Sayings

 

“The first duty of love is to listen.” —Paul Tillich

 

“New occasions teach new duties.” —James Russell Lowell

 

“Duty is what one expects from others.” —Oscar Wilde

 

“The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.” —Kurt Cobain

 

“People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.” —Indira Gandhi

 

“Do well the duty that lies before you.” —Pittacus of Mytilene

 

“Never step over one duty to perform another.” —English proverb

 

“Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.” —John Fowles

 

“Who escapes a duty, avoids a gain.” —Theodore W. Parker

 

“I think the first duty of society is justice.” —Alexander Hamilton

 

“Devotion to duty is the highest form of worship of God.” —Swami Vivekananda

 

“We don’t choose our destinies but we must do our duties.” —Game of Thrones

 

“Duty is the essence of manhood.” —George S. Patton

 

“What is possible is our highest duty.” —William E. Mclaren

 

“The reward of doing one duty is the power to do another.” —Rabbi Ben Azai

 

“Happiness is the natural flower of duty.” —Phillips Brooks

 

“Do your duty and leave the rest to the gods.” —Pierre Corneille

 

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” —James Allen

 

“Love can do much, but duty more.” —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

 

“Every duty is a charge, but the charge of oneself is the root of all others.” —Mencius

 

“When love and duty are one then grace is within your soul.” —Shannon L. Alder

 

“There is not a moment without some duty.” —Cicero

 

“Vision looks inward and becomes duty.” —Stephen Samuel Wise

 

“Duty is heavy as a mountain but Death is lighter than a feather.” —Japanese Proverb

 

Top Ten Duty Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten duty sayings selected by our team.

  1. “Devotion to duty is the highest form of worship of God.” —Swami Vivekananda
  2. “We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.” —Robert Baden-Powell
  3. “I slept and dreamt that life was beauty; I woke and found that life was duty.” —Lord Byron
  4. “Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.” —John D. Rockefeller
  5. “Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.” —George Washington
  6. “A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.” —Joseph Fort Newton
  7. “Without duty, life is sort of boneless; it cannot hold itself together.” —Joseph Joubert
  8. “People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.” —Indira Gandhi
  9. “Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.” —Andrew Carnegie
  10. “We don’t choose our destinies but we must do our duties.” —Game of Thrones
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