Tirukkural 374: Acquisition of Wealth and Knowledge

There are (through fate) two different natures in the world, hence the difference (observable in men) in (their acquisition of) wealth, and in their attainment of knowledge.

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It is our past that colors and conditions, actually creates, the future. We purge the past in the present, and we fashion the future in the present.
—Gurudeva