Duty The first duty of life is to be as artificial as possible. What the second duty is no one as yet discovered. The first duty of life is to be as artificial as possible. What the second duty is no one as yet discovered.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »Oh, duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does oneself.Woman’s first duty in life is to her dressmaker. What the second duty is no one has yet discovered.America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.What between the duties expected of one during one’s lifetime, and the duties exacted from one after one’s death, land has ceased to be either a profit or a pleasure. It gives one position, and prevents one from keeping it up. That’s all that can be said about land.On an occasion of this kind it becomes more than a moral duty to speak one’s mind. It becomes a pleasure.