Tirukkural 1065: The Dread of Mendicancy

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

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Observation, when perceptively performed, is cultivated by abstinence from excessive talk. Talk dissipates the energies of the aura and of the vital body of man.
—Gurudeva