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#1. Consider a man's good qualities, and consider his faults; and judge his character by that which is more. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#2. The ignorant torment themselves more than they do others. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#3. Uttering foul words, while there are the sweetest of words, is like going for the unripe fruits while there are a lot of ripe ones. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#4. Even if someone does something that brings bad to you,do something good for them and make them feel shy for what they have done to you - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#5. Among a man's many good possessions, A good command of speech has no equal. Prosperity and ruin issue from the power of the tongue. Therefore, guard yourself against thoughtless speech. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#6. How can kindliness rule that manWho eateth other flesh to increase his own? - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#7. To get wealth and security by guileIs like one who pours water into a pot of unbaked clay. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#8. Be wise among the wise, but pretend to be dull among fools. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#9. In sandy soil, when deep you delve, you reach the springs below; The more you learn, the freer streams of wisdom flow. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#10. It is the prowess of scholars that meetings bring delight and departures leave memories. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#11. A fortress is of no use to cowards. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#12. The ignorant are like useless, brackish soil;They exist and that is all. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#13. Those who give way to great anger are like the dead:Those who are free from anger are free from death. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#14. To turn away a guest is poorest poverty;To bear with fools is mightiest might. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#15. Even more than the time when she gave birth, a mother feels her greatest joy when she hears others refer to her son as a wise learned one. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#16. It is compassion, the most gracious of virtues,
Which moves the world. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#17. Folded hands may conceal a dagger --
Likewise a foe's tears. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#18. Make foes of bowmen if you must,
Never of penmen. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#19. The immoral can no more earn respect
Than the envious be rich. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#20. If men must beg to live,May the Creator also go wandering and perish. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#21. Reasoning with a drunkard is like
Going under water with a torch to seek for a drowning man. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#22. Just as the hand that strikes the ground cannot fail,So is the ruin certain of him who cherishes anger. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#23. The worth of a wife is a man's good fortune;His jewels are his good children. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#24. Even the ignorant may appear very worthy,If they keep silent before the learned. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#25. Conquer with forbearance
The excesses of insolence. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#26. It is politics to please and hoodwink those
Who flatter but despise us. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#27. From whomsoever one hears anything, it is wisdom to understand the true import of it. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#28. Those who pretend to know what they don't, will be thought ignorant of even what they know. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#29. When no food is given to the ear,Then let a little be given to the stomach. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#30. Although an act of help done timely, might be small in nature, it is truly larger than the world itself. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#31. The learned are said to have seeing eyes;The unlearned have only two sores on their faces. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#32. The crow does not hide its prey, but calls for others to share it;So wealth will be with those of a like disposition. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#33. There may be many who will gladly face death in the battlefield, but few who will face a hostile society. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#34. Think wisely before you exercise an action. Having done so however, never look back and regret. That would be a shame - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#35. Virtue alone is happiness; all else
Is else, and without praise. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#36. Not every light is a true light;To the wise the light of truth is light itself. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#37. Foolish people inflict pain upon them self which is worse than what an enemy can bring upon. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#38. A timely benefit, -though thing of little worth,
The gift itself, -in excellence transcends the earth - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#39. Fame is a jealous mistress
And will brook no rival. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#40. Among the wealthy, compassionate men claim the richest wealth, For material wealth is possessed by even contemptible men. Find and follow the good path and be ruled by compassion. For if the various ways are examined, compassion will prove the means to liberation. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#41. How can one, who eats the flesh of others to swell his flesh, show compassion? - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#42. Just as the earth that bears the man who tills and digs it, to bear those who speak ill of them, is a quality of the highest respect. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#43. Anger kills both laughter and joy;What greater foe is there than anger? - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#44. The biggest fool is he who has learned much, taught much, and is still discontented. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#45. There is no greater wealth than Virtue,And no greater loss than to forget it. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#46. Those who have wisdom have all:
Fools with all have nothing. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#47. Friendship with the wise gets better with time, as a good book gets better with age. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#48. To use bitter words, when kind words are at hand,Is like picking unripe fruit when the ripe fruit is there. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#49. The wound made by hurting with fire will heal but the wound created by harsh words uttered using out tongue leaves an indelible scar. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#50. Cling to the One who clings to nothing;
And so clinging, cease to cling. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#51. The vast world rainless, one may bid adieu
To charity and penance. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#52. This world is not for the poor, nor the next for the unkind. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#53. He who on earth has lived in the conjugal state as he should live, will be placed among the Gods who dwell in heaven - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#54. Forsake not the friendship of those who have been your staff in adversity, Forget not be benevolence of the blameless. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#55. Great wealth, like a crowd at a concert,
Gathers and melts. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#56. There is a limit for everything. You can't just load tons and tons of peacock feathers in a cart considering it's light weight. If you do, it will damage the axle of the cart. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#57. They who in trouble untroubled are
Will trouble trouble itself. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#58. If the married life possess love and virtue, these will be both its duty and reward - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#59. She who has the excellence of home virtues, and can expend within the means of her husband, is a help in the domestic state - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#60. If people scrutinize their own faults as they do the faults of others,Mankind will be freed of all evil. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#61. The gruel that children's little hands have stirredIs sweeter than nectar. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#62. I never saw Death before, and now I see
That it is warring eyes in a woman's form. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#63. Nothing is impossible for those who act after wise counsel and careful thought. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#64. When the rare chance comes, seize it
To do the rare deed. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#65. Better the arrow that missed the lion than the one that killed a rabbit. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#66. The only gift is giving to the poor;
All else is exchange. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#67. As the quality of water changes with the nature of the soil;So will a man's reason vary with the quality of his friends. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#68. To reprove a harm-doer, put him to shame by doing a good deed in return. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#69. Just as the hand rushes involuntarily to protect one's honor in case of accidental state of undress, so does a friend come to his friend's aid without being asked - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#70. The lotus' stem is as long as the depth of water,So men's height is just as great as their inner strength. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#71. Those are fools however learned
Who have not learned to walk with the world. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#72. The wound that's made by fire will heal,But the wound that's made by tongue will never heal. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#73. Whatever things a man gives up,By those he cannot suffer pain. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#74. When you are about to badger the weak,Then imagine yourself before a more powerful man. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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