धर्म एव हतो हन्ति धर्मो रक्षति रक्षितः ।
तस्माद्धर्मो न हन्तव्यः मानो धर्मो हतोवाधीत् ॥
Any one who goes against dharma will be destroyed by dharma itself. He who protects dharma shall be protected by dharma. Hence it is not a good idea to destroy oneself by following dharma.
- Manu Smriti