Tirukkural 495: Knowing the Place

In deep water, a crocodile will conquer (all other animals); but if it leave the water, other animals will conquer it.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
When guests come, they must be given hospitality, at least a mat to sit on and a glass of water to drink. These are obligatory gifts. You must never leave your guest standing, and you must never leave your guest thirsty.
—Gurudeva