Tirukkural 1032: Greatness of Farmer

Agriculturists are (as it were) the linch-pin of the world for they support all other workers who cannot till the soil.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
People wonder about their past lives, but it doesn't really matter who you were in your past lives. It is the cumulative creation of what you've done in the past which has manifested in what you are in this life that should concern you.
—Gurudeva