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Thirukkural Quotes

“The worth of a wife is a man's good fortune;
His jewels are his good children.”

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Thirukkural

“The wound made by hurting with fire will heal but the wound created by harsh words uttered using out tongue leaves an indelible scar.”

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Thirukkural

“There is no greater wealth than Virtue,
And no greater loss than to forget it.”

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Thirukkural

“Think wisely before you exercise an action. Having done so however, never look back and regret. That would be a shame.”

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Thirukkural

“This world is not for the poor, nor the next for the unkind.”

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Thirukkural

“Those who give way to great anger are like the dead.
Those who are free from anger are free from death.”

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Thirukkural

“To get wealth and security by guile,
is like one who pours water into a pot of unbaked clay.”

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Thirukkural

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“To reprove a harm-doer,
put him to shame by doing a good deed in return.”

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Thirukkural

“To turn away a guest is poorest poverty;
To bear with fools is mightiest might.”

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Thirukkural

“Uttering foul words, while there are the sweetest of words, is like going for the unripe fruits while there are a lot of ripe ones.”

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Thirukkural

“Whatever things a man gives up,
By those he cannot suffer pain.”

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Thirukkural

“When no food is given to the ear,
Then let a little be given to the stomach.”

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Thirukkural

“When you are about to badger the weak,
Then imagine yourself before a more powerful man.”

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Thirukkural

“Who lusts after another’s goods lusts himself to death.
He stays safe who eyes no one else’s wealth.”

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Thirukkural

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Tirukkural Quotes

“A life without discipline is shaky, insecure.
Guard your conduct and your well-being ensure.”

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Tirukkural

“And there is this thing called attachment, to things small and big.
Give that up if you want to be free from life’s constraining rig.”

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Tirukkural

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“Do not depend upon the morality of a person until you have seen him behave while in anger.”


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“As sure as a life of honour leads to fame.
One degraded must end in shame.”

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Tirukkural

“As the restive bird, singing, abandons its nest.
So the soul flees the body, tired of being its guest.”

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Tirukkural

“To help without thinking ‘What’s in it for me?’
Is to be, for the helped one, vaster than the sea.”

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Tirukkural

“Banish the dark, view the light by seeing false as false.
And from all delusion freed, hark to the mystic vision’s calls.”

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Tirukkural

“Better far to stay unheard.
Than speak a single worthless word.”

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Tirukkural

“Born of and into error, by taking false as real.
Our present and our future we seal.”

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Tirukkural

“Break loose from desire’ it is wisely said, ‘and purity regain’.
By doing that you will a sense of the true attain.”

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Tirukkural

“Death’s but a nap’ says old wisdom.
But birth? A break in the soul’s freedom.”

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Tirukkural

“Don’t go by looks: the arrow, smooth, clean, pierces.
The harp, bent, makes music; don’t go by appearances.”

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Tirukkural

“Don’t hide behind the butcher’s blade saying, ‘He kills, I only eat'.

You’re the one that whets the knife that makes the thing called meat.”

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Tirukkural

“Evil acts won’t cure your poverty.
In fact, they’ll guarantee misery.”

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Tirukkural

“Forgiving the wrongdoer, in life’s book, has grace.
But forgetting the wrong itself has an even higher place.”

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Tirukkural

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“Fortune fills the good man’s cellar with grain.
Like the village pond swells up with rain.”

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Tirukkural

“Good deeds done each day grow into a mighty rock.
Which all winds of harm will resolutely block.”

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“If patience and gratitude had been she camels, it would have mattered little on which I rode.”


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