Dhammapada

Buddhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 184

Khantī paramaṃ tapo titikkhā
Nibbāṇaṃ paramaṃ vadanti buddhā
Na hi pabbajito parūpaghātī
Samaṇo hoti paraṃ viheṭhayanto

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The Buddha ⧸ Verse 184

Patience and long-suffering
Are the supreme asceticism—
Supreme Nirvana, say the Buddhas;
For he is not an hermit who hurteth another,
Not a philosopher who annoyeth another.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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