Appamadavagga ⧸ Gāthā 29

Appamatto pamattesu suttesu bahujāgaro
Abalassaṃ va sīghasso hitvā yāti sumedhaso

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On Earnestness ⧸ Verse 29

Heedful among the heedless,
wakeful among those asleep,
just as a fast horse advances,
leaving the weak behind:
so the wise.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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