Kural 443

குறள் 443
அரியவற்று ளெல்லாம் அரிதே பெரியாரைப்
பேணித் தமராக் கொளல்.

Stanza 443
The rarest of rare things is to seek and secure
The friendship of the great.

To cherish great men and make them his own, is the most difficult of all difficult things.

Ariyavatru Lellaam Aridhe Periyaaraip
Penith Thamaraak Kolal

Kural 444

குறள் 444
தம்மிற் பெரியார் தமரா ஒழுகுதல்
வன்மையு ளெல்லாந் தலை.

Stanza 444
The greater strength is kinship
With one greater.

So to act as to make those men, His own, who are greater than himself, is of all power the highest.

Thammir Periyaar Thamaraa Ozhukudhal
Vanmaiyu Lellaan Thalai.