Tirukkural 724: Not to Dread the Council

(Ministers) should agreeably set forth their acquirements before the learned and acquire more (knowledge) from their superiors (in learning).

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Understanding, loving and making allowances--these are the strengths of the soul awakened through sadhana, once the emotional ups and downs and the barriers of the instinctive influences of fear, jealousy, anger, deceit and disappointment are conquered.
—Gurudeva