Tirukkural 476: Know Your Limitations

There will be an end to the life of him who, having climbed out to the end of a branch, ventures to go further.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Sitting in a state of real meditation, one must be more alive and alert than a tight-rope walker suspended without a net on a taut cable three hundred feet above the Earth.
—Gurudeva