47. Acting after due Consideration

Chapter. 47. Acting after due Consideration
Kural - 461
Expenditure, return, and profit of the deed
In time to come; weigh these- than to the act proceed.
Meaning : Let a man reflect on what will be lost, what will be acquired and (from these) what will be his ultimate gain, and (then, let him) act.
Kural - 462
With chosen friends deliberate; next use the private thought;
Then act. By those who thus proceed all works with ease are wrought.
Meaning : There is nothing too difficult to (be attained by) those who, before they act, reflect well themselves, and thoroughly consider (the matter) with chosen friends.
Kural - 463
To risk one's all and lose, aiming at a