Tirukkural 643: Power of Speech

The (minister's) speech is that which seeks (to express) elements as bind his friends (to himself) and is so delivered as to make even his enemies desire (his friendship).

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To accept one's karma and the responsibility for one's actions is strength. To blame another is weakness and foolishness.
—Gurudeva