Tirukkural 807: Familiarity

Those who have (long) stood in the path of affection will not give it up even if their friends cause (them) their ruin.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
As we come closer to the wonderful Gods of Hinduism, we come to love them in a natural way, to be guided by them and to depend on them more than we depend on ourselves.
—Gurudeva