Dhammapada

Panditavagga ⧸ Gāthā 83

Sabbattha ve sappurisā cajanti na kāmakāmā lapayanti santo
Sukhena phuṭṭhā atha dukhena noccāvacaṃ paṇḍitā dassayanti

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The Wise Man ⧸ Verse 83

Truly, do good people
in all circumstances, let go:
not desiring pleasing speech,
unaffected by either comfort or unpleasantness.
The Wise do not seek praise.
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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