Dhammapada

Balavagga ⧸ Gāthā 63

Yo bālo maññati bālyaṃ paṇaḍito pi tena so
Bālo ca paṇḍitamānī sa ve bālo ti vuccati

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The Fool ⧸ Verse 63

A fool with a sense of his foolishness
is — at least to that extent — wise.
But a fool who thinks himself wise
really deserves to be called
a fool.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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