Kural 424

குறள் 424
எண்பொருள வாகச் செலச்சொல்லித் தான்பிறர்வாய்
நுண்பொருள் காண்ப தறிவு.

Stanza 424
Wisdom simplifies its subtlety to others
And other’s subtlety to itself.

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To speak so that the meaning may easily enter (the mind of the hearer), and to discern the subtlest thought (which may lie hidden) in the words of others; this si wisdom.

Enporula Vaakach Chelachchollith Thaanpirarvaai
Nunporul Kaanpa Tharivu.