Thirukkural – 336
“Yesterday, one was alive; today he is not”
such is the reputation of this world.
‘நெருநல் உளன், ஒருவன்; இன்று இல்லை!’ என்னும்
பெருமை உடைத்து, இவ் உலகு.
This Kural verse talks about the impermanence of life. One who was alive yesterday is no more today. This world is well known for such fickleness.
நெருநல் – Yesterday
பெருமை – reputation