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QUOTES ON DUTY


If every one said orders were impossible to carry out when they were recieved where would you be? Where would we all be if you just said, "Impossible," when orders came?

ERNEST HEMINGWAY, For Whom the Bell Tolls

For never anything can be amiss,
When simpleness and duty tender it.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, A Midsummer Night's Dream

I love not to see wretchedness o'ercharged,
And duty in his service perishing.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, A Midsummer Night's Dream

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW, Caesar and Cleopatra