Old Tamil Poetry

Translations of Tamil Poetic works that span 2000 years

Thirukkural – 759

Earn wealth! There’s no sharper steel
to cut down foe’s conceit.

செய்க பொருளை! செறுநர் செருக்கு அறுக்கும்
எஃகு அதனின் கூரியது இல்

Wealth is the strongest weapon to cut down an opponent’s arrogance. So go forth and make money.

Single Post Navigation

2 thoughts on “Thirukkural – 759

  1. Whoa!
    படிச்சதே இல்லை (என்னமோ 1330ஐயும் படிச்ச மாதிரி சொல்றேன்).

    The one that immediately precedes this one is my favourite in this அதிகாரம்.
    But I must say that is it quite self-congratulatory to like that kuRaL compared to this one 🙂

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: