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    It is easier to do one's duty to others than to one's self. If you do your duty to others, you are considered reliable. If you do your duty to yourself, you are considered selfish.

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Thanks to the gods! my boy has done his duty.

Thanks to the gods! my boy has done his duty.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Duty Quotes,
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Maintain your post: That's all the fame you need;
For 'tis impossible you should proceed.

Maintain your post: That's all the fame you need;
For 'tis impossible you should proceed.

by John Dryden Found in: Duty Quotes,
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The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.

The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.

by George Eliot Found in: Duty Quotes,
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Alas! when duty grows thy law, enjoyment fades away.

Alas! when duty grows thy law, enjoyment fades away.

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I slept and dreamed that life was Beauty;
I woke, and found that life was Duty:--
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I slept and dreamed that life was Beauty;
I woke, and found that life was Duty:--
Was thy dream then a shadowy lie?

by Ellen Sturgis Hooper Found in: Duty Quotes,
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Not aw'd to duty by superior sway.

Not aw'd to duty by superior sway.

by John Dryden Found in: Duty Quotes,
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When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always
declares that it is his duty.

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

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My noble father,
I do perceive here a divided duty.

My noble father,
I do perceive here a divided duty.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Duty Quotes,
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Not once or twice in our rough island story,
The path of duty was the way to glory.

Not once or twice in our rough island story,
The path of duty was the way to glory.

by Lord Alfred Tennyson Found in: Duty Quotes,
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