September 22, 2016

Gautama Buddha on One Word That Brings Peace


Better than a thousand hollow words
Is one word that brings peace.


Better than a thousand hollow verses
Is one verse that brings peace.


Better than a hundred hollow lines
Is one line of the law, bringing peace.
— Gautama Buddha,
Dhammapada, v. 100
Translation by Thomas Byrom

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