Tirukkural 863: The Might of Hatred

In the estimation of foes miserably weak is he, who is timid, ignorant, unsociable and niggardly

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The guru helps the devotee to hold his mind in focus, to become pointedly conscious of thought, word and deed, and to cognize the lessons of each experience.
—Gurudeva