व्यसने क्लिश्यमानं हि यो मित्रं नाभिपद्यते ।
अनुनीय यथाशक्ति तं नृशंसं विदुर्बुधाः ॥
- महाभारत, उद्योग
vyasane klishyamAnam hi yo mitram na abhipadyate ।
anunIya yathAshakti tam nRushamsam vidurbudhAH ॥
- mahAbhArata, udyoga
If a friend is in trouble, it is one's duty to say a few consoling words and help him as much as possible. One who does not do that is considered as cruel by wise men.
- Mahabharata, Udyoga