Tirukkural 1078: Baseness

The great bestow (their alms) as soon as they are informed; (but) the mean, like the sugar-cane, only when they are tortured to death.

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Taking a vow is a sacred trust between yourself, your outer self, your inner self, your loved ones and closest friends.
—Gurudeva