Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 355

Hananti bhogā dummedhaṃ no ve pāragavesino
Bhogataṇhāya dummedho hanti aññe va attanā

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 355

Possessions kill the fool,
But never those who seek the farther shore;
The fool, by thirst of possession, killeth himself as others.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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