Dhammapada

Sukhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 207

Bālasaṅgatacārīhi dīghamaddhāna socati
Dukkho bālehi saṃvāso amitteneva sabbadā
Dhīro ca sukhasaṃvāso ñātīnaṃ va samāgamo

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Happiness ⧸ Verse 207

Indeed, he who moves in the company of fools grieves for longing. Association with fools is ever painful, like partnership with an enemy. But association with the wise is happy, like meeting ones own kinsmen.
English translation © 1985 Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, Sri Lanka. From The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita.

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