Dhammapada

Dandavagga ⧸ Gāthā 145

Udakaṃ hi nayanti nettikā usukārā namayanti tejanaṃ
Dāruṃ namayanti tacchakā attānaṃ damayanti subbatā

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Punishment ⧸ Verse 145

Pipe-makers lead the water,
And fletchers carve the dart,
Carpenters carve the wood,
And good men tame themselves.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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