Saṃyutta Nikāya 1
Connected Discourses with Devatas
51. Old Age
“What is good until old age?
What is good when established?
What is the precious gem of humans?
What is hard for thieves to steal?”
The Blessed One:
“Virtue is good until old age;
Faith is good when established;
Wisdom is the precious gem of humans;
Merit is hard for thieves to steal.”