Kural - 879

Kural 879
Holy Kural #879
Destroy the thorn, while tender point can work thee no offence;
Matured by time, 'twill pierce the hand that plucks it thence

A thorny tree should be felled while young, (for) when it is grown it will destroy the hand of the feller.

Tamil Transliteration
Ilaidhaaka Mulmaram Kolka Kalaiyunar
Kaikollum Kaazhththa Itaththu.

Chapter GroupFriendship
chapterKnowing the Quality of Hate