CC Antya 6.129
- vāmana hañā yena cānda dharibāre cāya
- aneka yatna kainu, tāte kabhu siddha naya
vāmana hañā—being a dwarf; yena—as if; cānda—the moon; dharibāre—to catch; cāya—wants; aneka yatna—many attempts; kainu—I have made; tāte—in that; kabhu siddha naya—I have not been successful.
“Like a dwarf who wants to catch the moon, I have tried my best many times, but I have never been successful.