Tirukkural 724: Not to Dread the Council

(Ministers) should agreeably set forth their acquirements before the learned and acquire more (knowledge) from their superiors (in learning).

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Fear is another shadow which causes man to have an inability to face a critical moment, even in the intimacy of his deepest meditation.
—Gurudeva