The True Sign of Nobility

In return for the small amount of water that they had been given during their initial years, the coconut trees carry a weight on their heads for as long as they live in order to give men an endless supply of sweet water.  The noble never forget a help done to them.
(Transliteration: praTHamavayasi pItham thOyamalpam smaranthaha /  shirasi nihithabhArA nArikElA narANAm /  dhadhathi jalamanalpam AsvAdham AjIvithAntham /  na hi krtham upakAram sADHavO vismaranthi)

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