Feb 16, 2013. If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India. -- French scholar Romain Rolland. Hindu Press International
Mark Twain: November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910. Mark Twain
had a nice thing to say here about Indians and that is:
We only know that they
(the Indians) had a civilization long before we emerged from savagery.
Feb 9, 2013. No fault befalls a king who, in guarding and caring for his subjects, punishes wrongdoers--for that is his duty. -- Tirukkural Verse --Hindu Press International
In today's context, the Government and the Criminal Justice System replace the king.
குடி புறங்காத்து ஓம்பி குற்றம் கடிதல்
வடு அன்று வேந்தன் தொழில். - V549 Tirukkural.
The duty of a king is to protect his subjects from harm by others; no fault rests with him, when he punishes the criminals. --Translation by Veeraswamy Krishnaraj