Dhammapada

Dhammatthavagga ⧸ Gāthā 260

Na tena thero hoti yenassa palitaṃ siro
Paripakko vayo tassa moghajiṇṇo ti vuccati

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The Just ⧸ Verse 260

One is not considered an Elder
because one has a head of gray hair.
Mature in age, (this one) is called Grown Old in Vain.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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