Balavagga ⧸ Gāthā 64

Yāvajīvampi ce bālo vaṇḍitaṃ payirupāsati
Na so dhammaṃ vijānāti dabbī sūparasaṃ yathā

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The Fool ⧸ Verse 64

Even if for a lifetime
the fool stays with the wise,
he knows nothing of the Dhamma —
as the ladle,
the taste of the soup.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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