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If by leaving a small pleasure one sees a great pleasure, let a wise man

leave the small pleasure, and look to the great.



He who, by causing pain to others, wishes to obtain pleasure for

himself, he, entangled in the bonds of hatred, will never be free from

hatred.



What ought to be done is neglected, what ought not to be done is done;

the desires of unruly, thoughtless people are always increasing.



But they whose whole watchfulness is always directed to their body, who

do not follow what ought not to be done, and who steadfastly do what

ought to be done, the desires of such watchful and wise people will come

to an end.



A true Brahmana goes scathless, though he have killed father and mother,

and two valiant kings, though he has destroyed a kingdom with all its

subjects.



A true Brahmana goes scathless, though he have killed father and mother,

and two holy kings, and an eminent man besides.



The disciples of Gotama (Buddha) are always well awake, and their

thoughts day and night are always set on Buddha.



The disciples of Gotama are always well awake, and their thoughts day

and night are always set on the law.



The disciples of Gotama are always well awake, and their thoughts day

and night are always set on the church.



The disciples of Gotama are always well awake, and their thoughts day

and night are always set on their body.



The disciples of Gotama are always well awake, and their mind day and

night always delights in compassion.



The disciples of Gotama are always well awake, and their mind day and

night always delights in meditation.



It is hard to leave the world to become a friar, it is hard to enjoy the

world; hard is the monastery, painful are the houses; painful it is to

dwell with equals to share everything in common, and the itinerant

mendicant is beset with pain. Therefore let no man be an itinerant

mendicant, and he will not be beset with pain.



A man full of faith, if endowed with virtue and glory, is respected,

whatever place he may choose.



Good people shine from afar, like the snowy mountains; bad people are

not seen, like arrows shot by night.



Sitting alone, lying down alone, walking alone without ceasing, and

alone subduing himself, let a man be happy near the edge of a forest.





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