Duty Quotes

Here is my personal Favorite quote on Duty:

“Anytime you give up pleasure for duty, you’re a stronger person.”

::When I’m not thank’d at all, I’m thank’d enough: I’ve done my duty, and I’ve done no more.
~Henry Fielding

:: Duty is the most sublime word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.
~Robert E. Lee

:: Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
~Mohandas Gandhi

:: Oh, duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does oneself.
~ Oscar Wilde

:: Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
~Sir Francis Bacon

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

Duty Quotes
::To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
~ Buddha

:: Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.
~Robert Louis Stevenson

:: Duty is ours; results are God’s
~ John Quincy Adams

:: The moral law commands us to make the highest possible good in a world the final object of all our conduct.
~Paul Ricoeur

:: Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall be true for the future
~John Ruskin

:: Duty is not collective; it is personal
~ Calvin Coolidge

:: Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

:: The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.
~Herbert Spencer

:: You can’t, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty.
~Joseph Conrad

::Not once or twice in our rough island story, The path of duty was the way to glory.
~Lord Alfred Tennyson

:: Every duty is a charge, but the charge of oneself is the root of all others.
~Mencius

:: The reward of one’s duty is the power to fulfill another.
~ George Eliot

:: Simply duty hath no place for fear.
~John Greenleaf Whittier

:: No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
~Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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

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

:: Without duty, life is sort of boneless; it cannot hold itself together.
~Joseph Joubert

:: Love can do much, but duty more.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

:: Make it a point to 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

:: Our duty, as men and women is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation.
~Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

::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

:: 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.
~Alexis Carrel

:: There is no duty we so underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson

:: I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
~Helen Keller

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

:: Duty cannot exist without faith.
~ Benjamin Disraeli

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

:: No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.
~Saint Augustine

:: We preach the virtues of democracy abroad. We must practice its duties here at home. Voting is the first duty of democracy.
~Lyndon B. Johnson

:: Do your duty, and leave the rest to heaven.
~Pierre Corneille

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