quotes tagged with 'duty'

“Our stand for freedom is a most basic part of our religion; this stand helped get us to this earth, and our reaction to freedom in this life will have eternal consequences. Man has many duties, but he has no excuse that can compensate for his loss of liberty.” (Ezra Taft Benson, General Conference Talk – October 1966. Protecting Freedom – Our Immediate Responsibility)

Author: Ezra Taft Benson, Source: General Conference Talk – October 1966. Protecting Freedom – Our Immediate ResponsibilitySaved by cmiket in freedom agency duty 6 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Lesson number one for the establishment of Zion in the 21st century: You never "check your religion at the door." Not ever. My young friends, that kind of discipleship cannot be—it isn't discipleship at all.

Author: Jeffery R. Holland, Source: CES Devotional 2012Saved by jarvie in religion duty disciple consistency hypocrisy discipleship zion 6 years ago[save this] [permalink]

the orderlies have a very hard life--and no glory.

Author: Anonymous, Source: Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, 37Saved by highflyingbabe in duty writing gender femininity trauma 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I am for permanent duty on No--Ambulance Train (equipped) which goes up to the Front, to the nearest point on the rail to the fighting line. Did you ever know such luck?

Author: Anonymous, Source: Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, 26Saved by highflyingbabe in patriotism duty responsibility shield 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It is absolutely maddening sitting here with no work yet, when there must be so much to be done.

Author: Anonymous, Source: Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, 10Saved by highflyingbabe in duty responsibility futility 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The men looked what they were, British to the bone; no one could take them for any other nation a mile off. Clean, straight, thin, sunburnt, clear-eyes, all at their Active Service best, no pallid rolls of fat on their faces like the French.

Author: Anonymous, Source: Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, 27Saved by highflyingbabe in patriotism duty masculinity sexuality 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

they were afraid of V.A.D.s getting to know too much. In fact they used to say we were there to be useful and not to be taught things, which seems rather a contradictory point of view.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 309Saved by highflyingbabe in duty responsibility hospital trauma 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

some of us were ready to confront danger and suffer martyrdom to the limit of endurance.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 294Saved by highflyingbabe in duty experience responsibility 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"First the Matron comes round, then the house-doctor and then the visiting doctor. They all address you with fatuous, condescending remarks, to which you are expected to make a bright reply."

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 266Saved by highflyingbabe in duty hospital helpless 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"Nothing-beyond sheer necessity-would induce me to stop doing what I am doing now, and I should never respect myself gain if I allowed a few slight physical hardships to make me give up what is the finest work any girl can do now."

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 213Saved by highflyingbabe in duty responsibility hospital 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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