Sunday, November 20, 2005

Virtuous conduct

Virtuous conduct leads a man to eminent greatness,
Therefore, it should be guarded as more precious than life itself.

In your striving, be mindful to preserve good conduct.
In your deliberations, discover it is your staunchest ally.

-Tirukkural 14: 131-132

Excerpted from the Tirukkural, translated by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami. Himalayan Academy Publications,

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