Duty And Desire Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 32 Quotes About Duty And Desire

#1. I go farther, and say, that it is plainly our duty to desire pastors and teachers to take the care of such congregations, and that God did raise up such in the church as we see it in the word. - Author: John Nelson Darby
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#2. The tragedy of being both rational and animal seems to consist in having to choose between duty and desire rather than in making any particular choice - Author: Mortimer J. Adler
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#3. It is false to suggest that men must turn away from his desires in the interest of a higher duty. Men only responds to duty if he desires to do so. To understand men, you must understand their desires and the relative strength of those desires. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#4. The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire. - Author: William R. Alger
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#5. It is not a matter of desire, but of coercion and duty. - Author: Franz Grillparzer
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#6. All good men are cleaved by the struggle between duty and desire - Author: Melissa McPhail
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#7. Let others laugh when you sacrifice desire to duty, if they will. You have time and eternity to rejoice in. - Author: Theodore Parker
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#8. Fierce in his soul was the struggle and tumult of passions contending; Love triumphant and crowned, and friendship wounded and bleeding, Passionate cries of desire, and importunate pleadings of duty! - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#9. Love is a Christian word, Anjin-san. Love is a Christian thought, a Christian ideal. We have no word for 'love' as I understand you to mean it. Duty, loyalty, honor, respect, desire, those words and thoughts are what we have, all that we need. - Author: James Clavell
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#10. He makes a vast contrast between nature, which is this elemental, capricious, perhaps causal, perhaps chance-directed entity, and man, who has morality, who distinguishes between desire and will, duty and interest, the right and the wrong, and acts accordingly, if need be against nature. - Author: Isaiah Berlin
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#11. Out of fear, out of the desire for approval, out of misguided notions of duty, people surrender themselves
their convictions and their aspirations
every day. There is nothing noble about it. It takes far more courage to fight for your values than to relinquish them. - Author: Nathaniel Branden
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#12. No man who acts from a sense of duty ever puts the lesser duty above the greater. No man has the desire and the ability to work onhigh things, but he has also the ability to build himself a high staging. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#13. Macbeth's deed is done in horror, and without the faintest desire or sense of glory- done, one may almost say, as if it were an appalling duty; the instant it is finished, its futility is revealed to Macbeth as clearly as its vileness had been revealed beforehand - Author: A. C. Bradley
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#14. What destroys a man more quickly than to work, think and feel without inner necessity, without any deep personal desire, without pleasure - as a mere automaton of duty? - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#15. If you don't do what you love, you will never love what you do. And if you don't love whatever you do, you are likely to be worried anytime a duty is assigned to you concerning that. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#16. Desires to which we cling closely can easily prevent us from being what we ought to be and can be; and on the other hand, desires repeatedly mastered for the sake of present duty make us richer.Lack of desire is poverty. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#17. The great object of the Christian is duty; his predominant desire to obey God. When he can please the world consistently with these, he will do so; otherwise it is enough for him that God commands, and enough for them that he cannot disobey. - Author: Gardiner Spring
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#18. Warner laces his boots and sings the songs and marches the marches, acting less out of duty than out of a time worn desire to be dutiful. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#19. In that dark hour I was aghast to realise that something within me, long sickening, had quietly died. I suddenly knew I had no desire or tenderness or esteem. Nothing remained except the chill bonds of law and duty an custom. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#20. For myself, therefore, I desire to declare that the principle that will govern me in the high duty to which my country calls me is a strict adherence to the letter and spirit of the Constitution as it was designed by those who framed it. - Author: Martin Van Buren
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#21. The most important duty of a teacher is to not only teach but to also inspire and enhance the desire for learning. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#22. It was presumptuous for one man to forgive another. That was the duty of God. For men to pretend such mercy was an idle pride and a lack of respect. He did not desire any such mercy for himself. - Author: Mario Puzo
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#23. My desire is to be pure again and not dirtied by the world. But it's my duty to be as ugly and as filthy as I am, so the audience can experience what I have. - Author: Marilyn Manson
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#24. The fear of punishment, the desire of reward, the sense of duty, are all useful arguments, in their way, to persuade people to holiness. But they are all weak and powerless, until a person loves Christ. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#25. The strongest passions and most dangerous weaknesses of the human breast; ambition, avarice, vanity, the honorable or venal love of fame, are all in conspiracy against the desire and duty of peace - Author: James Madison
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#26. If something burns your soul with purpose and desire, it's your duty to be reduced to ashes by it. Any other form of existence will be yet another dull book in the library of life. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#27. Motherhood is neither a duty nor a privilege, but simply the way that humanity can satisfy the desire for physical immortality and triumph over the fear of death. - Author: Rebecca West
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#28. Duty bound, Aeneas, though he struggled with desire to calm and comfort her in all her pain, to speak to her and turn her mind from grief, and though he sighed his heart out, shaken still with love if her, yet took the course heaven gave him and turned back to the fleet. - Author: Virgil
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#29. 90% of what we do daily is not what we think, it's just driven by our desires and not potentials. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#30. It's the artist's duty to have an artist's life, somehow to obtain time and freedom and then to muster the desire and discipline to make good work out of the life, whether that goodness is in the world's aesthetics, its radicalism, its candor, its singularity, or its universality. - Author: Stephanie Mills
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#31. I didn't grasp that desire and duty could rival each other, least of all that they most often did. - Author: Susan Choi
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#32. A wife loves out of duty, and duty leads to constraint, and constraint kills desire. - Author: Jean Giraudoux
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