Thursday, September 09, 2010

A Quotation

When you are about to badger the weak,
Then imagine yourself before a more powerful man.

Tiruvalluvar (c. 5th century A.D.), Tamil sage, poet. repr. Calcutta, Y.M.C.A. Publishing House (1958). The Sacred Kural, translated from the Tirukkural of Tiruvalluvar by H.A. Popley, vs. XXV.10 (1931).

Legends say that the author was either a Jain monk or a Hindu outcaste priest.

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