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Sacred Duty Quotes

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"I have another duty equally sacred.... My duty to myself." - Henrik Ibsen

"Non-cooperatio n with evil is a sacred duty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"A friendly study of the world's religions is a sacred duty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I know of no more sacred duty than to rear and educate a child." - Ludwig Van Beethoven

"Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state becomes lawless or corrupt." - Mahatma Gandhi

"All Americans have a sacred duty to guarantee Social Security benefits to our nation's senior citizens" - Steve King

"Artfulness is not simple entertainment, especially during upheaval, unleashing creative life is sacred duty." - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

"Nonviolent non-co-operation, I am convinced, is a sacred duty at times." - Mahatma Gandhi

"National defense is the sacred duty of the young and all other people." - Kim Jong Il

"All Americans have a sacred duty to guarantee Social Security benefits to our nation's senior citizens." - Steve King

"HELMER; But this is disgraceful. Is this the way you neglect your most sacred duties? NORA: What do you consider is my most sacred duty? HELMER: Do I have to tell you that? Isn't it your duty to your husband and children? NORA:I have another duty, just as sacred. HELMER: You can't have. What duty do you mean? NORA: My duty to myself." - Henrik Ibsen

"Sage is cleansing and sacred." - Pink

"The most sacred duty, the supreme and urgent work, is to deliver humanity from the malediction of Cain - fratricidal war." - African Spir

"The act of giving voice to this spiritual suffering is, in my view, the sacred duty of the writer." - Mo Yan

"I know that not only is Swaraj our birthright, but it is our sacred duty to win it." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Teachers who help to open young minds perform a duty which is as near sacred as I will admit." - Richard Dawkins

"Committing yourself to one person is sacred." - Natalie Portman

"A noble truth is a sacred creed." - Bob Dylan

"Everything sacred, nothing sacred." - Bodhidharma

"Resolved, That it is the duty of the women of this country to secure to themselves their sacred right to the elective franchise." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"It is our solemn duty, our precious privilege-even our sacred opportunity-to welcome to our homes and to our hearts the children who grace our lives." - Thomas S Monson

"It is not easy to be sure that being yourself is worth the trouble, but [we do know] it is our sacred duty." - Rick Scott

"Multi-billion-dollar multinational corporations view the exploitation of the world's sick and dying as a sacred duty to their shareholders." - John Le Carre

"It is Ireland's sacred duty to send over, every few years, a playwright to save the English theater from inarticulate glumness." - Kenneth Tynan

"What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws." - Alexander Hamilton

"Health is a divine gift, and the care of the body is a sacred duty, to neglect which is to sin." - Eugen Sandow

"Our minds and hearts are free to believe everything or nothing at all - and it is our duty to protect and perpetuate this sacred culture of freedom." - Thomas Jefferson

"It is not easy to be sure that being yourself is worth the trouble, but we do know it is our sacred duty." - Florida Scott-Maxwell

"It is our sacred duty to transmit unimpaired to our posterity the blessings of liberty which were bequeathed to us by the founders of the Republic." - Andrew Johnson

"The creation of freedom for oneself and a sacred "No" even to duty - for that, my brothers, the lion is needed." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The sacred duty of being an individual is to gradually learn how to live so as to awaken the eternal within you." - John Odonohue

"It is not easy to be sure that being yourself is worth the trouble, but we do know it is our sacred duty." - Florida Scottmaxwell

"The little people must be sacred to the big ones, and it is from the rights of the weak that the duty of the strong is comprised." - Victor Hugo

"Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state has become lawless or corrupt. And a citizen who barters with such a state shares in its corruption and lawlessness." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Families are the Lord's workshop on earth to help us learn and live the gospel. We come into our families with a sacred duty to help strengthen each other spiritually." - Cheryl A. Esplin

"It is the high privilege and sacred duty of those now living to educate their successors and fit them, by intelligence and virtue, for the inheritance which awaits them." - James A Garfield

"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

"The people are the best guardians of their own rights and it is the duty of their executive to abstain from interfering in or thwarting the sacred exercise of the lawmaking functions of their government." - William Henry Harrison

"If you knew the satisfaction of performing a duty, as well as the gratitude to God which the missionary must always feel in being chosen for so noble and sacred a calling, you would feel no hesitation in embracing it." - David Livingstone

"We cannot and we must not allow ourselves to get distracted from our sacred duty. We cannot and we must not lose focus on the things that matter most." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"There are countless horrible things happening all over the world and horrible people prospering, but we must never allow them to disturb our equanimity or deflect us from our sacred duty to sabotage and annoy them whenever possible." - Auberon Waugh

"Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent." - Bryant H Mcgill

"If it were to be asked, What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? The answer would be, An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws - the first growing out of the last . . . . A sacred respect for the constitutional law is the vital principle, the sustaining energy of a free government." - Alexander Hamilton

"Do the Duty which lies nearest thee, which thou knowest to be a Duty! Thy second Duty will already have become clearer." - Thomas Carlyle

"It is the duty of every cultured man or woman to read sympathetically the scriptures of the world. If we are to respect others' religions as we would have them respect our own, a friendly study of the world's religions is a sacred duty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Christmas has a certain universal appeal that gives it meaning well beyond a day to celebrate the birth of Jesus, but Christians have a special duty to experience its sacred and profound spiritual significance and non-Christians have a duty to treat the day with special respect." - Michael Josephson

"In the priesthood we share the sacred duty to labor for the souls of men. We must do more than learn that this is our duty. It must go down into our hearts so deeply that neither the many demands on our efforts in the bloom of life nor the trials that come with age can turn us from that purpose." - Henry B Eyring

"No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks." - James Allen

"Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical." - John Fowles

"We all have the duty to do good." - Pope Francis

"The first duty of love is to listen." - Paul Tillich

"Everything is sacred and nothing is sacred." - Shailene Woodley

"There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children." - Kofi Annan

"The miserable are sacred." - Seneca the Younger

"I have not stopped loving that which is sacred in this world." - Albert Camus

"Loyalty is something you should always hold sacred in your heart." - Daunte Culpepper

"Women are sacred." - Vin Diesel

"Nothing is sacred, right?" - Mia Kirshner

"The tarot is sacred." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"It is easier to do one's duty to others than to one's self. If you do your duty to others, you are considered reliable. If you do your duty to yourself, you are considered selfish." - Thomas Szasz

"I absolutely am a big Call of Duty fan. Every time a new Call of Duty comes out - I never play the games online, but I play the solo version super fast. My family knows not to interrupt me the day they come out, they know it's a sacred date for me. I think my favorite visually, of all of the Call of Duty games - even if it's not as sassy and high tech - is World at War because, that game has some really incredible episodes in Berlin and the Japanese fields. It's really quite arresting for me, visually, and it was very immersive. But I love Modern Warfare, too." - Guillermo Del Toro

"I cherish the review-as-literature; as lapidary journalism in the eighteenth-century mode, the last hard sparkling diamond in theessayists's tarnished crown. To me, writing a good review is not just a way to make extra money, but a sacred duty." - Florence King

"As your older brother, it's my sacred duty to save you from yourself." She brings her fists down on the table, making all the dinner plates jump. "The ONLY reason you're fifteen minutes older than me is because you cut in front of the line, as usual!" - Neal Shusterman

"We can scarcely indeed look into any part of the sacred volume without meeting abundant proofs, that it is the religion of the Affections which God particularly requires. Love, Zeal, Gratitude, Joy, Hope, Trust, are each of them specified; and are not allowed to us as weaknesses, but enjoined on us as our bounden duty, and commended to us as our acceptable worship." - William Wilberforce

"For you, o broker, there is no other principle but arithmetic. For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred; nor can I detach one duty, like you, from all other duties, and concentrate my forces mechanically on the payment of moneys." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We must not, by any whimsical conceits supposed to be adapted to the altering fashions of the times, overturn the established law of the land: it descended to us as a sacred charge, and it is our duty to preserve it." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Recent surveys of Church members have shown a serious erosion in the number of families who have a year's supply of life's necessities. Most members plan to do it. Too few have begun... It is our sacred duty to care for our families, including our extended families." - Thomas S Monson

"Smuggle out the truth, pass it through all the obstacles that its enemies fabricate; multiply, spread by all means possible her message so that she may triumph; through zeal and civic action counterbalance the influence of money and the machinations lavished on the propagation of deception. That, in my opinion, is the most useful activity and the most sacred duty of pure patriotism." - Maximilien Robespierre

"England is a domestic country. Here the home is revered and the hearth sacred. The nation is represented by a family, - the Royal family, - and if that family is educated with a sense of responsibility and a sentiment of public duty, it is difficult to exaggerate the salutary influence it may exercise over a nation." - Benjamin Disraeli

"England is a domestic country. Here the home is revered and the hearth sacred. The nation is represented by a family,-the Royal family,-and if that family is educated with a sense of responsibility and a sentiment of public duty, it is difficult to exaggerate the salutary influence it may exercise over a nation." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Greatness and Truth can never be in danger from these murdering wretches. To perform one's duty, be it now, be it clean, and be it done with humility... A man is a sacred thing. ANY ACTION OR THOUGHT WHICH INJURES THE HUMAN IMAGINATION IS EVIL." - Kenneth Patchen

"The preaching of the faith has lost nothing of its relevance in our times. The Church has a sacred duty to proclaim it without any whittling-down, just as Christ revealed it, and no consideration of time or circumstance can lessen the strictness of this obligation." - Pope Pius XII

"The folkish-minded man, in particular, has the sacred duty, each in his own denomination, of making people stop just talking superficially of God's will, and actually fulfill God's will, and not let God's word be desecrated. For God's will gave men their form, their essence and their abilities. Anyone who destroys His work is declaring war on the Lord's creation, the divine will." - Adolf Hitler

"Whoever is willing to enter the magic path should regard it as his sacred duty to practice regular exercises. He ought to be kind, generous and tolerant with his fellow men, but relentless and hard with himself. Only such behavior will be followed by success in magic." - Franz Bardon

"I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred - that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt.... If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Everyone has the right to doubt everything as often as he pleases and the duty to do it at least once. No way of looking at things is too sacred to be reconsidered. No way of doing things is beyond improvement." - Edward De Bono

"I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred-that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt...If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"State authority can never be an end in itself; for, if that were so, any kind of tyranny would be inviolable and sacred. If a government uses the instruments of power in its hands for the purpose of leading a people to ruin, then rebellion is not only the right but also the duty of every individual citizen." - Adolf Hitler

"Our duty to ourselves, to posterity, and to mankind, call on us by every motive which is sacred or honorable, to watch over the safety of our beloved country during the troubles which agitate and convulse the residue of the world, and to sacrifice to that all personal and local considerations." - Thomas Jefferson

"Our military leaders don't seize power in coups; our soldiers and sailors don't go on strike for higher pay or benefits; our armed forces don't weigh in on the political process. In return, Americans have a sacred duty to treat them honorably." - Kathleen Troia Mcfarland

"The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment." - William Jennings Bryan

"Duty, then is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more; you should never wish to do less." - Robert E Lee

"One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered. One single duty imposes itself upon our wills: the duty of stubborn resistance." - King Albert Ii

"I actually don't play any new video games except 'Call of Duty.' I'm addicted to 'Call of Duty.' It's the only game I need." - Deron Williams

"Life is sacred. Life is art. Life is sacred art." - Gabrielle Roth

"The secret and the sacred are sisters. When the secret is not respected, the sacred vanishes. Consequently, reflection should not shine too severe or aggressive a light on the world of the soul." - John O'Donohue

"From my point of view, humanity is one living being. Male-female - we complement each other in a sacred communion. But once again, respect is the key. Respect is what makes the sacred communion possible." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"Pagans exalt sacred things, the Prophets extol sacred deeds." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"If any thing is sacred, the human body is sacred." - Walt Whitman

"Skepticism is the highest duty and blind faith the one unpardonable sin." - Thomas Huxley

"Zeal and duty are not slow But on occasion's forelock watchful wait." - John Milton

"Those who have the privilege to know have the duty to act." - Albert Einstein

"Beneficence is a duty." - Immanuel Kant

"The present is the only time in which any duty may be done or grace received." - C S Lewis

"Life is like jury duty. Just do it and get it over with." - Dana Gould

"Give voluntarily. When we catch a vision of God's grace, we will give beyond our duty." - Randy Alcorn

"I have to do my duty, whatever task is allotted to me." - Manmohan Singh

"Your ability to let go is part of the duty that you have." - Barack Obama

"Quotology disdains no quotations whatsoever, a duty it bears stoutly, with bloodshot eyes and sagging shelves." - Willis Goth Regier

"Duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does one's self." - Oscar Wilde

"Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully." - Phillips Brooks

"When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty." - W C Fields

"It is the duty of Her Majesty's government neither to flap nor to falter." - Harold Macmillan

"The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire." - William R Alger

"Applause should be an emotional response to the music, rather than a regulated social duty." - Emanuel Ax

"I didn't volunteer; they asked me. I felt a duty to testify." - Ramsey Clark

"You have to be true to what you believe in and do your duty." - Wesley Clark

"Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to read the Holy Scriptures." - Adam Clarke

"It is our duty and our privilege to keep America moving forward." - Bill Frist

"In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty." - James Anthony Froude

"The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies." - James Anthony Froude

"I can't get enough of 'Call of Duty.' I'm the oldest guy who plays on PlayStation." - Steve Jones

"May the spirit of devotion to duty which inspires us always dominate this Committee's conferences!" - Gustav Krupp

"As a novelist, you have to be free. Books can't be an act of filial duty." - Richard Flanagan

"In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty." - Saint Augustine

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

"The philosopher ought never to try to avoid the duty of making up his mind." - Mortimer Adler

"It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them." - Tiberius

"My duty is clear and at all costs will be done." - John Burns

"The statesman's duty is to bridge the gap between his nation's experience and his vision." - Henry A Kissinger

"Consult duty not events." - Walter Savage Landor

"Well I was on the jury duty on the Deauville Film Festival, a few years ago." - Liam Neeson

"Sacred Bands and elite squadrons aren't what the mercenaries' guild is about. Field them at your peril." - Janet Morris

"We will go into the future as a single sacred community, or we will all perish in the desert." - Thomas Berry

"The rights of men and women should be equal and sacred-marriage should be a perfect partnership." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Sacred cows make great hamburgers." - Robert Reisner

"Sacred texts always offend reason." - Mason Cooley

"Love is a sacred silence." - Orhan Pamuk

"All true work is sacred." - Thomas Carlyle

"Wisdom is a sacred communion." - Victor Hugo

"Bigotry is the sacred disease." - Heraclitus

"Every old poem is sacred." - Horace

"Before the sacred, people lose all sense of power and all confidence; they occupy a powerless and humble attitude toward it. And yet no thing is sacred of itself, but by my declaring it sacred, by my declaration, my judgment, my bending the knee; in short, by my - conscience." - Max Stirner

"Before the sacred, people lost all sense of power and all confidence; they occupy a powerless and humble attitude toward it. And yet no thing is sacred of itself, but by declaring it sacred, by my declaration, my judgment, my bending the knee; in short, by my - conscience." - Max Stirner

"The grateful applause of the clergy has consecrated the memory of a prince, who indulged their passions and promoted their interest. Constantine gave them security, wealth, honours, and revenge; and the support of the orthodox faith was considered as the most sacred and important duty of the civil magistrate. The edict of Milan, the great charter of toleration, had confirmed to each individual of the Roman world the privilege of choosing and professing his own religion." - Edward Gibbon

"Humanity is a biological species, living in a biological environment, because like all species, we are exquisitely adapted in everything: from our behavior, to our genetics, to our physiology, to that particular environment in which we live. The earth is our home. Unless we preserve the rest of life, as a sacred duty, we will be endangering ourselves by destroying the home in which we evolved, and on which we completely depend." - E O Wilson

"I have always endeavoured, as my double duty of believer and sovereign dictated, to follow the precepts of the sacred Book of Islam: precepts of balance, justice and moderation. Although my religious education was very literal, in that I learnt to understand the precepts of the Koran precisely according to the text, we have seen that on several occasions throughout my life, I have felt myself to be very particularly in the hands of the Almighty." - Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

"Numbered among our population are some 12,000,000 colored people. Under our Constitution their rights are just as sacred as those of any other citizen. It is both a public and a private duty to protect those rights. The Congress ought to exercise all its powers of prevention and punishment against the hideous crime of lynching, of which the negroes are by no means the sole sufferers, but for which they furnish a majority of the victims." - Calvin Coolidge

"Human society is born in the shadow of religious fear, and in that stage the suppression of heresy is a sacred social duty. Then comes the rise of a priesthood, and the independent thinker is met with punishment in this world and the threat of eternal damnation hereafter. Even today it is from the religious side that the greatest danger to freedom of thought comes. Religion is the last thing man will civilize." - Chapman Cohen

"So long as people do not consider all men as their brothers and do not consider human life as the most sacred thing, which rather than destroy they must consider it their first and foremost duty to support; that is so long as people do not behave towards one another in a religious manner, they will always ruin one another's lives for the sake of personal gain." - Leo Tolstoy

"No man can well doubt the propriety of placing a president of the United States under the most solemn obligations to preserve, protect, and defend the constitution. It is a suitable pledge of his fidelity and responsibility to his country; and creates upon his conscience a deep sense of duty, by an appeal, at once in the presence of God and man, to the most sacred and solemn sanctions which can operate upon the human mind." - Joseph Story

"Fellow Americans, our duty is before us tonight. Let us go forward, determined to serve selflessly a vision of man with God, government for people, and humanity at peace. For it is now our task to tend and preserve, through the darkest and coldest nights, that "sacred fire of liberty" that President Washington spoke of two centuries ago, a fire that tonight remains a beacon to all oppressed of the world, shining forth from this kindly, pleasant, greening land we call America." - Ronald Reagan

"Do the people of the world not yet realize that by fighting on until the bitter end I am not only performing my sacred duty to my people, but standing guard in the last citadel of collective security? Are they too blind to see that I have my responsibilities to the whole of humanity to face? I must still hold on until my tardy allies appear. And if they never come, then I say prophetically and without bitterness: The West will perish." - Haile Selassie

"You received the power, the authority, and the sacred duty to minister the moment you were ordained to the priesthood. President James E. Faust taught, "Priesthood is the authority delegated to man to minister in the name of God. "The Aaronic Priesthood holds the keys of the ministering of angels. As you love His children, Heavenly Father will guide you, and angels will assist you. You will be given power to bless lives and rescue souls." - David L. Beck

"The newspaper is of necessity something of a monopoly, and its first duty is to shun the temptations of monopoly. Its primary office is the gathering of news. At the peril of its soul it must see that the supply is not tainted. Neither in what it gives, nor in what it does not give, nor in the mode of presentation, must the unclouded face of truth suffer wrong. Comment is free but facts are sacred." - C P Scott

"Let's make it clear for the dimmest bulbs among you: the kids at Columbine High didn't die from too many guns, they died from too few. I'm not suggesting that the teachers should have carried guns not as franchised agents of the state. They should have carried guns as ordinary individuals, exercising a sacred right, and in performance of a solemn duty to protect the young lives that were placed very foolishly, as it turned out in their hands." - L Neil Smith

"You received the power, the authority, and the sacred duty to minister the moment you were ordained to the priesthood. President James E. Faust taught, "Priesthood is the authority delegated to man to minister in the name of God. "The Aaronic Priesthood holds the keys of the ministering of angels. As you love His children, Heavenly Father will guide you, and angels will assist you. You will be given power to bless lives and rescue souls." - David L. Beck

"[Islam] is the dynamic conviction that a person's spiritual and worldly responsibilities are one and the same, that an individuals duty to the community is indistinguishable from his or her duty to God." - Reza Aslan

"Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye." - Douglas Macarthur

"If it is the duty of the State to educate, it is the duty of the State also to bear the burden of education, namely, the taxation out of which education is provided." - Edmund Barton



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