Most affections are habits or duties we lack the courage to end.
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties. For he who renounces everything no indemnity is possible. Such a renunciation is incompatible with man's nature; to remove all liberty from his will is to remove all morality from his acts. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
I have two great duties in each day: firstly, to identify why I woke up and secondly to be convinced of why I must retire! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The women’s entire education should be planned in relation to men. To please men, to be useful to them, to win their love and respect, to raise them as children, care for them as adults… these are women’s duties in all ages and these are what they should be taught from childhood. - Jacques Rousseau
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 the comfort. - Humphy Davy
Personal Responsibility is when an individual volunteers to be in charge of duties, tasks and is ready to see to its fulfilment - Sunday Adelaja
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties. - Doug Larson
Life is not so important as the duties of life. - John Randolph
The people naturally adhere most to doctrines which demand the least self-exertion and the least use of their own reason, and which can best accommodate their duties to their inclinations. - Immanuel Kant
Marrying means to halve one's rights and double one's duties - Arthur Schopenhauer
Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax. - Dianne Hales
There are some duties we owe even to those who have wronged us. There is, after all, a limit to retribution and punishment. - Cicero
We ust find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been. - George Eliot
Attention to our duties provides far greater rewards than beauty and wit. Self-control is what differentiates us from the beasts. Without it, we are merely animals. - Laura Moncur
Real-life duties eat valuable writing time. - Rayne Hall
Rise above the deceptions and temptations of the mind. This is your duty. You are born for this only; all other duties are self-created and self-imposed owing to ignorance. - Sivananda Saraswati
a leadership is a position of action process of abolition,completion of mission,over come oppositionand submission of duties - akhil aravind
Everyone had their own responsibilities, duties and feeling, only you don't have yourself, when you are in love. - Nutan Bajracharya
Property has its duties as well as its rights. - Thomas Brummond
There is a love of wild nature in everybody, an ancient mother-love showing itself whether recognized or no, and however covered by cares and duties - John Muir
A prisoner should know that there are thousands of imprisoned freemen living in this world…jailed in their own society, handcuffed by duties.. - Munia Khan
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
One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine. - Sir William Osler
When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first. - Josiah Quincy
Accomplishing the impossible means only the boss will add it to your regular duties. - Doug Larson
When we can say "no" not only to things that are wrong and sinful, but also to things pleasant, profitable, and good which would hinder and clog our grand duties and our chief work, we shall understand more fully what life is worth, and how to make the most of it.
One of a hostess's duties is to act as procuress. - Marcel Proust
I have two great duties in each day: firstly, to identify why I woke up and secondly to be convinced of why I must retire for the day - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We don't choose our destinies but we must do our duties. - Game of Thrones
Blessed be His name that He has arranged that one Person of the Sacred Trinity should undertake this office of Comforter, for no man could ever perform its duties. We might as well hope to be the Savior as to be the Comforter of the heartbroken! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Can any man or woman choose duties? No more that they can choose their birthplace, or their father or mother. - George Eliot
Let us forever forget that every station in life is necessarily that each deserves our respect; that not the station itself; but the worthy fulfillment of its duties does honor the man.
Neither praise nor blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to proscribe, and honestly to award - these are the true aims and duties of criticism.