Dhammapada

Attavagga ⧸ Gāthā 160

Attā hi attano nātho kohi nātho paro siyā
Attanā va sudantena nāthaṃ labhati dullabhaṃ

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Self ⧸ Verse 160

Self is the lord of self, who else could be the lord? With self well subdued, a man finds a lord such as few can find.
English translation by Max Müller, from The Sacred Books of the East (1881).

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