Dhammapada, Stanza 24

Version 1:

Fame increases for the one who stands alert,
Mindful, and of pure deeds;
Who with due consideration acts, restrained,
Who lives dhamma, being aware.

Version 2:

Those with initiative,
clean in action,
acting with due consideration,
heedful, restrained,
living the Dhamma:
their glory

Version 3:

Ever grows the glory of [the one] who is energetic, mindful and pure in conduct, discerning and self-controlled, righteous and heedful.

(Note: Version 1 is from the John Ross Carter and Mahinda Palihawadana translation. Version 2 is from the Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation. Version 3 is from the Acharya Buddharakkhita translation.  Changes made to the text in order to achieve gender neutrality are marked with brackets.)

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