Dhammapada

Pupphavagga ⧸ Gāthā 51

Yathāpi ruciraṃ pupphaṃ vaṇṇavantaṃ agandhakaṃ
Evaṃ subhāsitā vācā aphalā hoti akubbato

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Flowers ⧸ Verse 51

Just as a gorgeous blossom brilliant but unscented,
so fruitless the well-spoken words of one who does not act.
English translation by Ven. Weragoda Sarada Maha Thero. For free distribution only.

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