It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.
Contributed by: RainbowBright
When one is overcome by this wretched, clinging desire in the world, one's sorrows increase like grass growing up after a lot of rain.
Buddha (563 - 483 BC)
Source: The Dhammapada Gautama Buddha / Translated by John Richards, v.335
Contributed by: Zaady
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