All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
Getting out of jury duty is easy. The trick is to say you're prejudiced against all races.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
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.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.