duty

A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on courage, duty, effort, happiness, idealism, joy, labor, life, men, men and women, power, sacrifice, self-sacrifice, women, and work

The men and women who have the right ideals . . . are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on adventure, death, duty, fear, joy, and life

Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on action, courage, destiny, duty, life, performance, and risk

We are face to face with our destiny and we must meet it with a high and resolute courage. For us it is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

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A Quote by Theodore Parker on achievement, army, bravery, duty, home, justice, mankind, schools, skill, strength, victory, welfare, and world

Let us do our duty in our shop or our kitchen, in the market, the street, the office, the school, the home, just as faithfully as if we stood in the front rank of some great battle, and knew that victory for mankind depended on our bravery, strength, and skill. When we do that, the humblest of us will be serving in that great army which achieves the welfare of the world.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

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A Quote by Theodore Cuyler Speers, D.D. on duty, experience, forgiveness, learning, love, and obligation

How to forgive is something we have to learn, not as a duty or an obligation but as an experience akin to the experience of love; it must come into being spontaneously.

Theodore Cuyler Speers

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A Quote by Tenche Coxe on citizenship, country, duty, force, military, people, power, and privacy

As civil rulers, not having their duty to the people duly before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and as the military forces which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, might pervert their power to the injury of their fellow-citizens, the people are confirmed by the next article in their right to keep and bear their private arms.

Tenche Coxe (1638 - 1896)

Source: “Remarks on First Part of the Amendments to the Federal Constitution" Federal Gazette 6-18-1789

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A Quote by Susan Brownell Anthony on death, duty, ideas, progress, service, and women

Of all the old prejudices that cling to the hem of the woman's garments and persistently impede her progress, none holds faster than this. The idea that she owes service to a man instead of to herself, and that it is her highest duty to aid his development rather than her own, will be the last to die.

Susan B. Anthony (1820 - 1906)

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A Quote by Susa Young Gates on duty, god, sister, and spirit

It is useless, sisters, for you to attempt the duties of your exalted callings . . . without the constant companionship of the Spirit of God.

Susa Young Gates

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A Quote by Stephen L. Richards on body, duty, divinity, mankind, pollution, sacred, spirit, and weakness

The human body is sacred - the veritable tabernacle of the divine spirit which inhabits it. It is a solemn duty of mankind to develop, protect and preserve it from pollution, unnecessary wastage and weakness.

Stephen L. Richards (1879 - 1959)

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A Quote by Stephen King on duty, enemies, friendship, lies, lovers, and truth

Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.

Stephen King (1947 -)

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