Old Is Not Always Gold

Kalidasa on the worth of a literary work

All that is old is not necessarily superior; all that is new is not necessarily inferior. The wise examine the work and then praise it, whereas an ignorant person decides based on others’ opinions.

(Transliteration: purANamithyEva na sADHu sarvam na chApi kAvyam navam ithyavadhyam / santhaha parIkshyAnyatharadh bhajanthe mUDaha paraprathyayanEya budhDHihi)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s