Tirukkural 681: Qualifications of an Envoy

The qualification of an ambassador are affection (for his relations) a fitting birth, and the possession of attributes pleasing to royalty.

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In a relaxed state, happiness is found, and the qualities of the soul shine forth. Selfish, greedy people are tense, concerned, often inhibited. Tension breeds negative thinking.
—Gurudeva