Tirukkural 547: The Right Sceptre

The king defends the whole world; and justice, when administered without defect, defends the king.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Be mature about it when you give something up. The immature spiritual person will want everyone else to give it up, too. The spiritually mature person quietly surrenders it because it is simply his personal choice and then goes on with his life.
—Gurudeva