Dhammapada

Nagavagga ⧸ Gāthā 321

Dantaṃ nayanti samitiṃ dantaṃ rājā bhirūhati
Danto seṭṭho manussesu yo tivākyaṃ titikkhati

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The Elephant ⧸ Verse 321

The tamed is the one
they take into assemblies.
The tamed is the one
the king mounts.
The tamed who endures
a false accusation
is, among human beings,
the best.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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