Dhammapada

Pakinnakavagga ⧸ Gāthā 290

Mattāsukhapariccāgā passe ce vipulaṃ sukhaṃ
Caje mattāsukhaṃ dhīro sampassaṃ vipulaṃ sukhaṃ

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Miscellaneous ⧸ Verse 290

If by resigning some small happiness
One see a larger one,
Let a wise man resign the smaller one,
Looking unto the larger happiness.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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