Dhammapada

Jaravagga ⧸ Gāthā 156

Acaritvā brahmacariyaṃ aladdhā yobbane dhanaṃ
Senti cāpā tikhittā va purāṇāni anutthunaṃ

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Old Age ⧸ Verse 156

In not living the holy life and
by not obtaining wealth in youth,
they lie on the ground, as a misfired arrow does,
moaning about old times.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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