Tirukkural 970: Honor and Indignity

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

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Gratitude and appreciation are the key virtues for a better life. They are the spell that is cast to dissolve hatred, hurt and sadness, the medicine which heals subjective states of mind, restoring self-respect, confidence and security.