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"I wanted to learn Tamil, only to enable me to study Valluvar’s Thirukkural through his mother tongue itself…. There is no one who has given such treasure of wisdom like him."
- Mahatma Gandhi

"There hardly exists in the literature of the world a collection of maxims in which we find such lofty wisdom as in Thirukkural."
- Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Nobel Laureate

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