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Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

(June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Greed and Meanness


One can be greedy if generous.
One can be mean if not greedy.
Being greedy and mean is worse.
Being generous and greed-less is harsh.

Submitted: Sunday, December 30, 2012
Edited: Monday, December 31, 2012
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