कर्तव्यमेव कर्तव्यं प्राणैः कंठगतैरपि ।
अकर्तव्यं न कर्तव्यं प्राणैः कंठगतैरपि ॥
kartavyam eva kartavyam prANaiH kanThagatairapi ।
akartavyaM na kartavyam prANaiH kanThagatairapi ॥
One must always do his duty as per Dharma even when his life is coming to an end. Similarly, even at that time - one must never do anything that is forbidden by Dharma.
- Subhashitaratnabhandagara, Duty