Tirukkural 565: Wealth in Wrong Hands

The great wealth of him who is difficult of access and possesses a sternness of countenance, is like that which has been obtained by a devil.

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When we restrain our tendencies to deceive, to lie and break promises, our external life is uncomplicated, as is our subconscious mind. Honesty is the foundation of truth. It is ecologically, psychologically purifying.
—Gurudeva