Tirukkural 1065: The Dread of Mendicancy

Even thin gruel is ambrosia to him who has obtained it by labour.

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Meat-eating contributes to a mentality of violence, for with the chemically complex meat ingested, one absorbs the slaughtered creature's fear, pain and terror.
—Gurudeva