Dhammapada

Pakinnakavagga ⧸ Gāthā 290

Mattāsukhapariccāgā passe ce vipulaṃ sukhaṃ
Caje mattāsukhaṃ dhīro sampassaṃ vipulaṃ sukhaṃ

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Miscellaneous ⧸ Verse 290

If by giving up a lesser happiness, one may behold a greater one, let the wise man give up the lesser happiness in consideration of the greater happiness.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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