Dhammapada

Attavagga ⧸ Gāthā 166

Attadatthaṃ paratthena bahunā pi na hāpaye
Attadatthambhiññāya sadatthapasuto siyā

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Self ⧸ Verse 166

Dont sacrifice your own welfare
for that of another,
no matter how great.
Realizing your own true welfare,
be intent on just that.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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