'Public service is not a bed of roses. It is easier to serve the abstract God since he is content with any sincere offering as Patram, Phalam, Pushpam, etc. But it is not that easy to meet the demands of service to the people. They are not easily satisfied. Nobody can dive deep enough into the minds of the people. Every heart is a closed secret to every other. Honest and sincere service done to the satisfaction of one's conscience is reward unto itself. It expects no rewards...'