Tirukkural 589: King & Spies

Let a king employ spies so that one may have no knowledge of the other; and when the information of three agrees together, let him receive it.

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Affectionate detachment is stronger than any attachment could possibly be, because attachment is created through unfulfilled desire, salted and peppered with fear.
—Gurudeva