Dhammapada

Attavagga ⧸ Gāthā 159

Attānañce tathā kayirā yathaññamanusāsati
Sudanto vata dammetha attā hi kira duddamo

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Self ⧸ Verse 159

If one does as one instructs others to do,
this one is indeed, well tamed!
The taming of oneself really is hard to master.
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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