Dhammapada

Jaravagga ⧸ Gāthā 156

Acaritvā brahmacariyaṃ aladdhā yobbane dhanaṃ
Senti cāpā tikhittā va purāṇāni anutthunaṃ

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Old Age ⧸ Verse 156

They who have not led the Holy Life; who in youth have not acquired wealth, lie like worn-out bows, sighing after the past.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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