Quotations that match 'duties'.

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
[ Basis Duties Education God Good Man Morals Precepts Religion Should Solid Teach Therefore Toward]
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
[ Both Divorce Divorces Duties Each Help Improve Increase Marriage Morals Observance Other Owe Partners Population Possibility Renders Stricter Their]
A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma. Marlene Dietrich
[ Abdicate Could Delegate Dilemma Duties Either Father His Incompetence King Neither Only Paradox Realizing See Sons Understand Would]
The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be. Abba Eban
[ Constant Duties Embodiment Jews Living Might Minorities Minority Owe Reminder Societies Their Whoever]
I have been committed to carrying out my duties... in accordance with both the letter and spirit of all applicable rules of ethics and canons of conduct. Samuel Alito Legal
[ Accordance Applicable Been Both Canons Carrying Committed Conduct Duties Ethics Letter Out Rules Spirit]
There are distinct duties of a poet laureate. I plan a reading series at the Library of Congress and advise the librarian. The rest is how I want to promote poetry. Rita Dove
[ Advise Congress Distinct Duties How Laureate Librarian Library Plan Poet Poetry Promote Reading Rest Series Want]
I Kenneth Robert Livingstone, having been elected to the office of mayor of London, declare that I take that office upon myself, and will duly and faithfully fulfil the duties of it to the best of my judgement and ability. Kenneth Robert Livingstone
[ Ability Been Best Declare Duly Duties Elected Faithfully Fulfil Having Judgement Kenneth Livingstone London Mayor Myself Office Robert Take Upon Will]
It's now up to the full Senate to move swiftly to confirm John Roberts so he can assume his duties and responsibilities as chief justice when the Supreme Court begins its new term in a matter of weeks. We call on the Senate to confirm John Roberts without delay. Jay Alan Sekulow
[ Assume Begins Call Chief Confirm Court Delay Duties Full His John Justice Matter Move New Now Responsibilities Roberts Senate Supreme Swiftly Term Up Weeks Without]
One of the pleasant duties of America's most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country. Nick Clooney
[ America Announcers Bands Big Country During Duties Era Famous Host Late-Night Most Pleasant Relatively Short Some Swing Throughout]
I look upon another's insistence on the merits of his or her life - duties, intellect, accomplishment - and see that most of it is nonsense. Harold Brodkey
[ Accomplishment Another Duties Her His Insistence Intellect Life Look Merits Most Nonsense See Upon]
The forefathers, including James Madison, felt very strongly that the duties that we owe to God were outside of government's prerogative, that government had no business interfering with the way we worship God. Roy Moore
[ Business Duties Felt Forefathers God Government Had Including Interfering James Madison Outside Owe Prerogative Strongly Very Way Were Worship]
Where there are no rights, there are no duties. Henri Benjamin Constant De Rebecque
[ Duties Rights Where]
I must be informed, that one of my great duties was, to obey the priests in all things; and this I soon learnt, to my utter astonishment and horror, was to live in the practice of criminal intercourse with them. Maria Monk
[ Astonishment Criminal Duties Great Horror Informed Intercourse Learnt Live Must Obey Practice Priests Soon Them Things Utter]
Praise now is one of the great duties of the redeemed. It will be their employment for ever. Albert Barnes
[ Duties Employment Ever Great Now Praise Redeemed Their Will]
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
[ Amendment Duties Funds Get Government Need Original Return Rid System Tariffs Variety]
What time he can spare from the adornment of his person he devotes to the neglect of his duties. William Hepworth Thompson
[ Adornment Devotes Duties His Neglect Person Spare Time]
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands. Immanuel Kant
[ Commands Divine Duties Our Recognition Religion]
The modern state no longer has anything but rights; it does not recognize duties any more. Georges Bernanos
[ Any Anything Does Duties Longer Modern More Recognize Rights State]
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
[ Any Condition Conduct Consist Does Duties Every Holy Life Ourselves Particular Perfection Religious Set Singular State]
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
[ Because Been Carried Duties Dutiful Duty Earned Fulfillment German Imprisoned Just Legal Little Moral Now Officials Only Out Punishment Tens Their Think Thousands]
Let those only return to their homes who are called by the imperative duties which they owe to their families, and those who by their glorious wounds have deserved the credit of their country. Giuseppe Garibaldi
[ Called Country Credit Deserved Duties Families Glorious Homes Imperative Only Owe Return Their Those Which Wounds]
Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any one more important than that of not praising where praise is not due. Sydney Smith
[ Among Any Due Duties Hardly Important Know Life More Praise Praising Smaller Than Where]
My husband gave up all his work to stay at home with the kids, and we split all the duties at home. I do all the boring stuff - like pay the bills, and he does all the exercising for both of us, which I'm very grateful for... I thank him for it regularly. Erika Slezak
[ Bills Boring Both Does Duties Exercising Gave Grateful Him His Home Husband Kids Pay Regularly Split Stay Stuff Thank Up Us Very Which Work]
In 1833, protection was abandoned, and a tariff was established by which it was provided that we should, in a few years, have a system of merely revenue duties. Henry Charles Carey
[ Abandoned Duties Established Few Merely Protection Provided Revenue Should System Tariff Which Years]
I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love. Edward VIII
[ Burden Carry Discharge Duties Found Heavy Help Impossible King Love Responsibility Support Wish Without Woman Would]
Property has its duties as well as its rights. Thomas Drummond
[ Duties Property Rights Well]
When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties. Marquis de Lafayette
[ Duties Each Government Insurrection Most Portion Rights Sacred Violates]
The first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine. William Osler
[ Duties Educate First Masses Medicine Physician Take]
Christ has not only ordained that there shall be such officers in his Church - he has not only specified their duties and prerogatives - but he gives the requisite qualifications, and calls those thus qualified, and by that call gives them their official authority. Charles Hodge
[ Authority Call Calls Christ Church Duties Gives His Officers Official Only Ordained Prerogatives Qualifications Qualified Requisite Shall Such Their Them Those Thus]
I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy. Thomas Paine
[ Believe Consist Doing Duties Endeavoring Equality Happy Justice Loving Make Man Mercy Our Religious]
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Double Duties Marry Means Monogamous Our Part Rights World]
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Action Active Commendation Duties Gives Life Needful Neglect Only Search Should Taken True Truth Up Value Virtue]
From George Washington to George W. Bush, presidents have invoked God's name in the performance of their official duties. Linda Chavez
[ Bush Duties George God Invoked Name Official Performance Presidents Their Washington]
Those from whose pocket the salary is drawn, and by whose appointment the officer was made, have always a right to discuss the merits of their officers, and their modes of exercising the duties they are paid to perform. Charles Babbage
[ Always Appointment Discuss Drawn Duties Exercising Made Merits Modes Officer Officers Paid Perform Pocket Right Salary Their Those Whose]
No Georgian has the right to evade or neglect his duties and responsibilities. Eduard Shevardnadze
[ Duties Evade Georgian His Neglect Responsibilities Right]
I always concentrated on doing the very best that I could in the job and the duties that I was assigned. Hugh Shelton
[ Always Assigned Best Concentrated Could Doing Duties Job Very]
A soul occupied with great ideas performs small duties. Harriet Martineau
[ Duties Great Ideas Occupied Performs Small Soul]
Women were freed from positive duties when they could not perform them, but not when they could. Henrietta Szold
[ Could Duties Freed Perform Positive Them Were Women]
I will fight for my children on any level so they can reach their potential as human beings and in their public duties. Princess Diana
[ Any Beings Children Duties Fight Human Level Potential Public Reach Their Will]
I support development and deployment of a limited national missile defense. Few if any of our duties surpass our obligation to provide for the common defense of our nation. Joe Lieberman
[ Any Common Defense Deployment Development Duties Few Limited Missile Nation National Obligation Our Provide Support Surpass]
Nothing is more generally known than our duties which belong to Christianity; and yet, how amazing is it, nothing is less practiced? George Whitefield
[ Amazing Belong Christianity Duties Generally How Known Less More Nothing Our Practiced Than Which Yet]
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
[ Avoid Duties Felt First Force Known Necessity Never Nobody Should Temptation Their Therefore Till Trust Virtue Which]
For us, holding on to religious rules, and following them, and refraining from what's forbidden, and being diligent with our duties, what do we call that? That's what we call freedom. Muqtada al Sadr
[ Being Call Diligent Duties Following Forbidden Freedom Holding Our Religious Rules Them Us]
Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life. Walter Scott
[ Discretion Duties Guide Life Perfection Reason Us]
It is not the straining for great things that is most effective; it is the doing the little things, the common duties, a little better and better. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
[ Better Common Doing Duties Effective Great Little Most Straining Things]
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties. Charlotte Bronte
[ Christian Consistency Duties First Madam]
A soul preoccupied with great ideas best performs small duties. Harriet Martineau
[ Best Duties Great Ideas Performs Preoccupied Small Soul]
Bush's war in Iraq has done untold damage to the United States. It has impaired our military power and undermined the morale of our armed forces. Our troops were trained to project overwhelming power. They were not trained for occupation duties. George Soros
[ Armed Bush Damage Done Duties Forces Impaired Iraq Military Morale Occupation Our Overwhelming Power Project States Trained Troops Undermined United Untold War Were]
If your lifeguard duties were as good as your singing, a lot of people would be drowning. Simon Cowell
[ Drowning Duties Good Lifeguard Lot Singing Were Would Your]
TO fear God, is one of the first and greatest Duties of his rational Creatures. Charles Inglis
[ Creatures Duties Fear First God Greatest His Rational]
The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, skepticism is the highest of duties; blind faith the one unpardonable sin. Thomas Huxley
[ Absolutely Acknowledge Authority Blind Duties Faith Highest Him Knowledge Natural Refuses Sin Skepticism Such Unpardonable]
And after I started working for the Bureau, most of my translation duties included translations of documents and investigations that actually started way before 9/11. Sibel Edmonds
[ Actually After Before Bureau Documents Duties Included Investigations Most Started Translation Translations Way Working]
A powerful attraction exists, therefore, to the promotion of a study and of duties of all others engrossing the time most completely, and which is less benefited than most others by any acquaintance with science. Charles Babbage
[ Acquaintance Any Attraction Benefited Completely Duties Exists Less Most Others Powerful Promotion Science Study Than Therefore Time Which]
From protecting our natural resources to providing maritime security and national defense, the Coast Guard's duties are broad in scope, and the performance of those duties has never been more important. Russ Carnahan
[ Been Broad Coast Defense Duties Guard Important Maritime More National Natural Never Our Performance Protecting Providing Resources Scope Security Those]
The course that will restore to the workmen a father's duties and responsibilities, between which and themselves the state has now stepped, is for them to reject all forced contributions from others, and to do their own work through their own voluntary combinations. Auberon Herbert
[ Between Combinations Contributions Course Duties Father Forced Now Others Own Reject Responsibilities Restore State Stepped Their Them Themselves Through Voluntary Which Will Work Workmen]
Of all duties, prayer certainly is the sweetest and most easy. Laurence Sterne
[ Certainly Duties Easy Most Prayer Sweetest]
The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line. Charles Edward Montague
[ Distance Duties Front His Inverse Line Medals Number Officer Proportion Square Varies]
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
[ Amendment Commandments Concept Constitution Duties First God Government Manner Outside Owe Recognized Reflects Ten Those]
Not that pleading can be taken as a test, for the forms of action, notably Debt, ignore the fundamental difference between duties imposed by law and duties created by the will of the parties. Frederick Pollock
[ Action Between Created Debt Difference Duties Forms Fundamental Ignore Imposed Law Notably Parties Pleading Taken Test Will]
The family is the school of duties - founded on love. Felix Adler
[ Duties Family Founded Love School]
It is of the utmost importance that our service members are adequately compensated for their duties, and that we offer them a quality of life that will enable them to continue to serve and to live comfortably. Carl Levin
[ Adequately Comfortably Compensated Continue Duties Enable Importance Life Live Members Offer Our Quality Serve Service Their Them Utmost Will]
It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Among Business Dangerous Duties Equips Future Merits Science]
Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away. Tom Clancy
[ Around Away Because Change Dream Duties Erase Need Nothing Obscure Real Responsibilities Take Will Within World Your]
Medical physicists work in cooperation with doctors. A few medical physicists devote their time to research and teaching. A few get involved with administrative duties. John Cameron
[ Administrative Cooperation Devote Doctors Duties Few Get Involved Medical Physicists Research Teaching Their Time Work]
Neither praise or blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to prescribe, and honestly to award. These are the true aims and duties of criticism. William Gilmore Simms
[ Aims Award Blame Criticism Discriminate Duties Establish Firmly Honestly Justly Neither Object Praise Prescribe These True Wisely]
One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine. William Osler
[ Duties Educate First Masses Medicine Physician Take]
I read upon the subject and grew more and more interested, and after a time I became a member of the National Board, and had duties and responsibilities that kept me busy after my day's work was done. Rose Schneiderman
[ After Became Board Busy Day Done Duties Grew Had Interested Kept Member More National Read Responsibilities Subject Time Upon Work]
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
[ Carry Conditions Driving Duties End Equal Her Life Man Materialistic Must Natural Order Out Performing Puts Revolution Rights Role Which Woman World]
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
[ Attention Being Citizen Community Duties Every Existence Full Give Incumbent Interests Members Only Paid Police Public Time Welfare Which]
Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism - no one should have to choose between doing right by their country and doing right by their families. Evan Bayh
[ Across Being Between Choose Circumstances Country Dire Doing Due Duties Expected Facing Families Financial Longer Military Patriotism Penalized Right Should Than Their Tours]
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
[ Cancer Derelict Duties Everyone Fraud Know Largely Major Most Organizations Research Should Support Their Them]
I have no intention of resigning, and confidently expect to resume official duties within three months. Frederick W. Borden
[ Confidently Duties Expect Intention Months Official Resigning Resume Three Within]
County government can be simplified greatly by reorganizing and consolidating some of the offices, making others appointive, and reducing salaries in keeping with the salaries paid by private business for the performance of similar duties. Arthur Capper
[ Business Consolidating County Duties Government Greatly Keeping Making Offices Others Paid Performance Private Reducing Salaries Similar Simplified Some]
In the discharge of the duties of this office, there is one rule of action more important than all others. It consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you. Calvin Coolidge
[ Action Anything Consists Discharge Doing Duties Else Important More Never Office Others Rule Someone Than]
Nothing is more important in the preservation of peace than to secure among the great mass of the people living under constitutional government a just conception of the rights which their nation has against others and of the duties their nation owes to others. Elihu Root
[ Against Among Conception Constitutional Duties Government Great Important Just Living Mass More Nation Nothing Others Owes Peace Preservation Rights Secure Than Their Under Which]
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
[ Abroad Being Carry Conscience Duties Every Exert His Human Influence Own Peculiarly Perform Teach Which Within Work]
And I had to take care of a little dog too named Suzy. It was the promoter's wife's - Judy Lynn's - it was her dog. And one of my duties going on the tour was to take care of it. Mel Tillis
[ Care Dog Duties Going Had Her Judy Little Lynn Named Promoter Take Too Tour Wife]
The real duties of an ambassador are to enter into or follow negotiations between his own government and that of the country to which he is accredited. David Bruce
[ Ambassador Between Country Duties Enter Follow Government His Into Negotiations Own Real Which]
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been. George Eliot
[ Been Comes Duties Find Might Must Our Us]
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties. Doug Larson
[ Accomplishing Add Boss Duties Impossible Means Only Regular Will Your]
Make women rational creatures, and free citizens, and they will quickly become good wives; - that is, if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers. Mary Wollstonecraft
[ Become Citizens Creatures Duties Fathers Free Good Husbands Make Men Neglect Quickly Rational Will Wives Women]
People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights. Indira Gandhi
[ Duties Forget Remember Rights Tend Their]
We now consider as fundamental economic functions of the state, many duties that were left a generation ago to chance. Arthur Capper
[ Ago Chance Consider Duties Economic Functions Fundamental Generation Left Many Now State Were]
I feel incompetent to perform duties... which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me. Andrew Johnson
[ Been Duties Feel Incompetent Perform Thrown Unexpectedly Upon Which]
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort. Humphry Davy
[ Comfort Duties Given Great Habitually Heart Kindness Life Little Made Obligations Preserve Sacrifices Secure Small Smiles Things Up Which]
No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure. James K. Polk
[ Any Duties Faithfully His Leisure Performs President]
It was still quiet in the house, and not a sound was heard from outside, either. Were it not for this silence, my reverie would probably have been disrupted by reminders of daily duties, of getting up and going to school. Herman Hesse
[ Been Daily Disrupted Duties Either Getting Going Heard House Outside Probably Quiet Reminders Reverie School Silence Sound Still Up Were Would]
Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case. John Rawls
[ Animals Capable Capacity Case Certainly Clearly Compassion Cruel Destruction Duties Evil Feelings Form Great Humanity Impose Life Pain Pleasure Species Their Which Whole Wrong]