Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 355

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

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 355

Possessions will sink the stupid, but not those who seek the Other Shore.
Enjoying craving, in and of itself, the stupid destroy others
as they destroy themselves.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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