Thiruvalluvar Quotes

“The stem of lotus is as long as the depth of water, likewise a men’s height is as great as their inner strength.” – Thiruvalluvar

The stem of lotus is as long as the depth of water, likewise a men's height is as great as their inner strength. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“Think and then undertake the work, to think after commencement will bring disgrace.” – Thiruvalluvar

“To turn away a guest is poorest poverty; to bear with fools is mightiest might.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Be wise among the wise, but pretend to be dull among fools.” – Thiruvalluvar

Be wise among the wise, but pretend to be dull among fools. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“Learning is the true imperishable wealth, other things are not wealth.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Not every light is a true light; to the wise the light of truth is light itself.” – Thiruvalluvar

“The only gift is giving to the poor; all else is exchange.” – Thiruvalluvar

The only gift is giving to the poor; all else is exchange. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“Anger kills both laughter and joy; what greater foe is there than anger?” – Thiruvalluvar

“The learned are said to have seeing eyes; the unlearned have only two sores on their faces.” – Thiruvalluvar

“As the quality of water changes with the nature of the soil; likewise a man’s nature vary with the quality of his friends.” – Thiruvalluvar

As the quality of water changes with the nature of the soil; likewise a man's nature vary with the quality of his friends. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“The ignorant are like useless, brackish soil; they exist and that is all.” – Thiruvalluvar

“There is nothing too difficult to be accomplished when done carefully with unflinching endeavor.” – Thiruvalluvar

“The wound that’s made by fire will heal, but the wound that’s made by tongue will never heal.” – Thiruvalluvar

The wound that's made by fire will heal, but the wound that's made by tongue will never heal. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“Friendship is not just a smile on the face, it is what is felt deep within a smiling heart.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Better the arrow that missed the lion than the one that killed a rabbit.” – Thiruvalluvar

“To use bitter words, when kind words are at hand, is like picking unripe fruit when the ripe fruit is there.” – Thiruvalluvar

To use bitter words, when kind words are at hand, is like picking unripe fruit when the ripe fruit is there. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“Think wisely before you exercise an action. Having done so however, never look back and regret. That would be a shame.” – Thiruvalluvar

“We are not certain about living the next minute. But we are not content even with a million plans.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Even the ignorant may appear very worthy if they keep silent before the learned.” – Thiruvalluvar

Even the ignorant may appear very worthy if they keep silent before the learned. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“Those who have wisdom have all. Fools with all have nothing.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Let the thoughts be always great and progressive, it will not be a loss, even if the success eludes.” – Thiruvalluvar

“There is no greater wealth than virtue, and no greater loss than to forget it.” – Thiruvalluvar

There is no greater wealth than virtue, and no greater loss than to forget it. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“Those are fools however learned, who have not learned to walk with the world.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Great wealth, like a crowd at a concert, gathers and melts.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Nothing is impossible for those who act after wise counsel and careful thought.” – Thiruvalluvar

Nothing is impossible for those who act after wise counsel and careful thought. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“Consider a man’s good qualities, and consider his faults; and judge his character by that which is more.” – Thiruvalluvar

“If people scrutinize their own faults as they do the faults of others,Mankind will be freed of all evil.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Real kindness seeks no return.” – Thiruvalluvar

Real kindness seeks no return. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“Reasoning with a drunkard is like going under water with a torch to seek for a drowning man.” – Thiruvalluvar

“It is foolish to think that the clothes can hide your indecency if you have a bigger flaw- bad character.” – Thiruvalluvar 

“The biggest fool is he who has learned much, taught much, and is still discontented.” – Thiruvalluvar

The biggest fool is he who has learned much, taught much, and is still discontented. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“If the spirit does not dominate over the body, it will be it’s slave.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Hospitality is a seed which will definitely bring harvest.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Those who pretend to know what they don’t, will be thought ignorant of even what they know.” – Thiruvalluvar

Those who pretend to know what they don't, will be thought ignorant of even what they know. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“Avoid an act which you may repent later, if done by mistake, better not to repent it.” – Thiruvalluvar

“A help rendered in the hour of need, though small is greater than the world.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Friendship with the wise gets better with time, as a good book gets better with age.” – Thiruvalluvar

Friendship with the wise gets better with time, as a good book gets better with age. - Thiruvalluvar Quotes

 

“There is a limit for everything. You can’t just load tons and tons of peacock feathers in a cart considering it’s light weight. If you do, it will damage the axle of the cart.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Even if someone does something that brings bad to you,do something good for them and make them feel shy for what they have done to you.” – Thiruvalluvar 

“Foolish people inflict pain upon them self which is worse than what an enemy can bring upon.”  – Thiruvalluvar

“Who crave after another’s goods crave himself to death. He stays safe who eyes no one else’s wealth.” – Thiruvalluvar

“Only tillers of soil live by right. The rest form their train and eat only the bread of dependence.” – Thiruvalluvar

 

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