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

Truly he who moves in company with fools grieves for a long time. Association with the foolish is ever painful as with a foe. Happy is association with the wise, even like meeting with kinsfolk.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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