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Alas! When duty grows thy law, enjoyment fades away
The great happiness of life, I find, after all, to consist in the regular discharge of some mechanical duty
Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty
But what is your duty? What the day demands
Love can do much, but duty more
Duty grows everywhere -- like children, like grass
The primal duties shine aloft, like stars;
The charities that soothe and heal and bless
Are scattered at the feet of man like flowers.

The Excursion
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
Not once or twice in our rough-island story
The path of duty was the way to glory.
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."