Dhammapada

Nirayavagga ⧸ Gāthā 314

Akataṃ dukkataṃ seyyo pacchā tapati dukkataṃ
Kataṃ ca sukataṃ seyyo yaṃ katvā nānutappati

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The Downward Course ⧸ Verse 314

Its better to leave a misdeed
undone.
A misdeed burns you afterward.
Better that a good deed be done
that, after youve done it,
wont make you burn.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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