Dhammapada

Pupphavagga ⧸ Gāthā 51

Yathāpi ruciraṃ pupphaṃ vaṇṇavantaṃ agandhakaṃ
Evaṃ subhāsitā vācā aphalā hoti akubbato

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Flowers ⧸ Verse 51

Like the delightsome flower,
Splendid but scentless,
Is the fine-said fruitless word
Of him that doeth not.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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