"Dullness is the coming of age of seriousness."
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"The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire."
"No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more."
"Duty. That which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire."
"Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer."
"Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven."
"Duty cannot exist without faith."
"The reward of one's duty is the power to fulfill another."
"Do that which is assigned to you and you cannot hope too much or dare too much."
"Oh! Duty is an icy shadow. It will freeze you. It cannot fill the heart's sanctuary."
"Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical."
"I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son."
"Love can do much, but duty more."
"But in his duty prompt at every call, he watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all."
"The rule of joy and the law of duty seem to me all one."
"I slept, and dreamed that life was beauty; I woke, and found that life was Duty."
"Without duty, life is sort of boneless; it cannot hold itself together."
"Consult duty not events."
"What is possible is our highest duty."
"Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity."
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