Dhammapada

Nirayavagga ⧸ Gāthā 317

Abhaye bhayadassino bhaye cābhayadassino
Micchādiṭṭhisamādānā sattā gacchanti duggatiṃ

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The Downward Course ⧸ Verse 317

Those who see something to fear where there is nothing to fear, and see nothing to fear where there is something to fear — upholding false views, they go to states of woe.
English translation © 1985 Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, Sri Lanka. From The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita.

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