Tirukkural 84: Hospitality

Lakshmi with joyous mind shall dwell in the house of that man who, with cheerful countenance, entertains the good as guests

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