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But in his duty prompt at every call, he watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all.
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Oliver Goldsmith

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Consult duty not events.
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Walter Savage Landor

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Do that which is assigned to you and you cannot hope too much or dare too much.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
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Thomas Carlyle

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Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.
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Pierre Corneille

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Duty cannot exist without faith.
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Benjamin Disraeli

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Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.
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John Fowles

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Duty. That which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.
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Ambrose Bierce

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Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
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John D. Rockefeller

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I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son.
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Edward Gibbon

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I slept, and dreamed that life was beauty; I woke, and found that life was Duty.
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Ellen Sturgis Hooper

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Love can do much, but duty more.
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Never step over one duty to perform another.
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English Proverb

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No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.
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St. Augustine

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Oh! Duty is an icy shadow. It will freeze you. It cannot fill the heart's sanctuary.
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Augusta Jane Evans

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Oh, duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does oneself.
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Oscar Wilde

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Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity.
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George Meredith

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Rank imposes obligation.
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Motto

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The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
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William R. Alger

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The reward of one's duty is the power to fulfill another.
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George Eliot

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The rule of joy and the law of duty seem to me all one.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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There is no duty we so much underrated as the duty of being happy.
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Robert Louis Stevenson

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What is possible is our highest duty.
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William E. Mclaren

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

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Where there are no rights, there are no duties.
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Henri Benjamin Rebecque

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