The Fourfold Stored Advantage:

A deity once asked the Buddha:
What is good, even when one is old?
What is good, when established?
What is a human's most precious treasure?
What is hard for thieves to steal?

The blessed Buddha answered:

A pure Morality is good, even when one is old.
Confidence and Faith is good, when established..
Clear Understanding is any human's most precious treasure...
Well-earned Merit from
good-doing is hard for thieves to steal...

More on these 4 Basics of Common Good:

The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya I 36

Common Core Good..

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Updated: 22 December 2016