Tirukkural 940: Gambling

As the gambler loves (his vice) the more he loses by it, so does the soul love (the body) the more it suffers through it.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
When we are selfish, self-centered and flare up and lose control of ourselves, we are like animals. When we reflect understanding, have control of ourselves and use our will to conquer our lower nature, we are using the Godly part of our mind.
—Gurudeva