870. கல்லான் வெகுளும் சிறுபொருள் எஞ்ஞான்றும்
ஒல்லானை ஒல்லாது ஒளி.
Translation: The task of angry war with men unlearned in virtue's lore Who will not meet, glory shall meet him never more.
Explanation: The light (of fame) will never be gained by him who gains not the trifling reputation of having fought an unlearned (foe).