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  1. Walter Savage Landor:

    Consult duty not events.

  2. Hul Sokheng:

    He knows his duty: search.

  3. Horation Nelson, Admiral British Navy, dying words:

    Thank God I have done my duty.

  4. Theodore Parker:

    Who escapes duty, avoids a gain.

  5. Paul Tillich:

    The first duty of love is to listen.

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