Tirukkural 74: Possession of Love

Love begets desire: and that (desire) begets the immeasureable excellence of friendship

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Goodness and mercy, compassion and caring are the intrinsic, inherent or indwelling nature of the soul. Wisdom and pure knowledge, happiness and joy are the intrinsic nature of the soul.
—Gurudeva