Dhammapada

Dandavagga ⧸ Gāthā 135

Yathā daṇḍena gopālo pāceti gocaraṃ
Evaṃ jarā ca maccu ca āyuṃ pācenti pāṇinaṃ

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Punishment ⧸ Verse 135

As a cowherd with his staff drives his cows into the stable, so do Age and Death drive the life of men.
English translation by Max Müller, from The Sacred Books of the East (1881).

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