What the Blessed Buddha actually said & did:
The unsurpassable blissful advantage gained by thorough perusal of these
3 ancient text collections lasts more than this life... Not much else in this
petty world give such long-lasting lift of purification and deep guidance!
The core Ancient, Authentic, Sacred, and Canonical Buddhist Scriptures:
Digha Nikāya 1996. Tr. by Walshe
The Connected Discourses of the Buddha. 2000. Tr. by Bodhi.
For a more serious study of the 2488 years old sacred Buddhist texts, Check:
The in 1881 founded Pali Text Society: http://www.palitext.com
To study and emulate these ancient sources has more relevance for your
personal future well-being than absolutely anything else here in this world!
So please dig them. They were made exactly for that good purpose. Yeah!
Have a nice & noble day!