Duty Quotes

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We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it. 
Thomas Henry Huxley
If we believe a thing to be bad, and if we have a right to prevent it, it is our duty to try to prevent it and to damn the consequences.
Lord Milner
In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty.
Joseph Addison
No personal consideration should stand in the way of performing a public duty.
Ulysses S. Grant
Love can do much, but duty more.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
What’s a man’s first duty? The answer’s brief: to be himself.
Henrik Ibsen
I slept and dreamed that life was Beauty;
I woke, and found that life was Duty:
Was thy dream then a shadowy lie?
Ellen Sturgis Hooper
With every civil right there has to be a corresponding civil obligation.
Edison Haines
He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause.
Henry Ward Beecher
Do that which is assigned to you and you cannot hope too much or dare too much.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is one of the worst of errors to suppose that there is any other path of safety except that of duty.
James H. Aughey
The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
Albert Einstein
A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears toward a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the "why" for his existence, and will be able to bear almost any "how."
Victor Frankl
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