विषादयमृतं ग्राह्यं बालादपि सुभाषितम् ।
अमित्रादपि सद्वृत्तं अमेध्यादपि कांचनम् ॥
viShAd amRutam grAhyam bAlAdapi subhAShitam ।
amitrAdapi sadvRuttam amedhyaadapi kAnchanam ॥
- manu smRiti
Elixir should be extracted even from poison. A good saying must be learnt even from a small child. Good character must be emulated even from enemies. Gold must be extracted even from garbage.
- Manu Smriti