Dhammapada

Dhammatthavagga ⧸ Gāthā 258

Na tena paṇḍito hoti yāvatā bahu bhāsati
Khemī averī abhayo paṇḍito ti pavuccati

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The Just ⧸ Verse 258

He is not a wise man just because he talks much; only he who is peaceful, free from enmity, and does no harm to others, is to be called a wise man.
English translation by Daw Mya Tin. Edited by Editorial Committee, Burma Tipitaka Association Rangoon, Burma, 1986. For free distribution only, as a gift of dhamma.

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