Dhammapada

Panditavagga ⧸ Gāthā 80

Udakaṃ hi nayanti nettikā usukārā namayanti tejanaṃ
Dāruṃ namayanti tacchakā attānaṃ damayanti paṇḍitā

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The Wise Man ⧸ Verse 80

Irrigators guide water.
Fletchers shape arrows.
Carpenters shape wood.
The Wise tame themselves.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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