Dhammapada

Malavagga ⧸ Gāthā 242

Malitthiyā duccaritaṃ maccheraṃ dadato malaṃ
Malā ve pāpakā dhammā asmiṃ loke paramhi ca

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Impurity ⧸ Verse 242

Bad conduct is the taint of woman, greediness the taint of a benefactor; tainted are all evil ways in this world and in the next.
English translation by Max Müller, from The Sacred Books of the East (1881).

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