Tirukkural 1042: Poverty

When cruel poverty comes on, it deprives one of both the present and future (bliss).

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Hope for a future life makes this life worthwhile, joyous, contented and happy, because the Hindu can live and deal with current problems, knowing that they are transitory problems, that they will not last forever; nor will they affect us forever.
—Gurudeva