Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 212

Piyato jāyatī soko piyato jāyatī bhayaṃ
Piyato vippamuttassa natthi soko kuto bhayaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 212

From endearment sorrow is born,
From endearment fear is born:
For him who from endearment is delivered
Sorrow is not, much less fear.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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