4. Man does not attain freedom from action without entering upon action. Desisting from action, you can not even maintain your body.
8. Therefore do your allotted duty, for action is superior to inaction, and even the maintenance of the body would not be possible for thee by inaction.
20. Janaka and others attained perfection verily by action only; even with a view to the protection of the world order too, you should perform action.
26. Let no wise man unsettle the mind of the ignorant people who are attached to action; he should engage them in all actions, himself fulfilling them with devotion.
30. Renouncing all actions in me, with the mind centered in the Self, free from hope and egoism, and from (mental) fever, you should fight.
35. Better is one's own duty though devoid of merit than the duty of another well discharged. Better is death in one's own duty; the duty of another is fraught with fear (is productive of danger).
36. But impelled by what does man commit sin, though against his wishes, O Krishna, constrained, as it were driven by force?
Q1. Why is it always better to do your own duty?
Q2. How can the lower mind be subdued and desires conquered?
Q3. Why do people continue to act in a negative way? Even when they know the right course of action, many still make the wrong choices, why is that?