Dhammapada

Pupphavagga ⧸ Gāthā 48

Pupphāni heva pacinantaṃ byāsattamanasaṃ naraṃ
Atittaṃ yeva kāmesu antako kurute vasaṃ

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Flowers ⧸ Verse 48

Death subdues a man who is gathering flowers, and whose mind is distracted, before he is satiated in his pleasures.
English translation by Max Müller, from The Sacred Books of the East (1881).

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