Posted by: Upāsaka | 06/12/2015

Do Good

163. Abandon wrong. It can be done. If it were impossible to do, I would not urge you to do so. But since it can be done, I say to you: “Abandon wrong.”
If abandoning wrong brought loss and sorrow, I would not urge you to do so. But since it conduces to benefit and happiness, I urge you: “Abandon wrong.”
Cultivate the good. It can be done. If it were impossible to do, I would not urge you to do so. But since it can be done, I say to you: “Cultivate the good.”
If cultivating the good brought loss and sorrow, I would not urge you to do so. But since it conduces to benefit and happiness, I urge you: “Cultivate good.”

Anguttara Nikaya I.58

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