Tirukkural 970: Honor and Indignity

The world will (always) praise and adore the fame of the honourable who would rather die than suffer indignity.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Occasionally, in a cross-section of the inner mind, when light merges into transcendental form, the young aspirant may view the golden actinic face of a master peering into his, kindly and all-knowing. He is looking at his own great potential.
—Gurudeva