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

He is not thereby an elder (thera) merely because his head is grey. Ripe is he in age. "Old-in-vain" is he called.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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