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
Death is a most natural experience, not to be feared. It is a quick transition from the physical world to the astral plane, like walking through a door, leaving one room and entering another.
—Gurudeva