Kural - 236

Kural 236
Holy Kural #236
If man you walk the stage, appear adorned with glory's grace;
Save glorious you can shine, 'twere better hide your face

If you are born (in this world), be born with qualities conductive to fame From those who are destitute of them it will be better not to be born.

Tamil Transliteration
Thondrin Pukazhotu Thondruka Aqdhilaar
Thondralin Thondraamai Nandru.

Chapter GroupDomestic Virtue