Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 214

Ratiyā jāyatī soko ratiyā jāyatī bhayaṃ
Ratiyā vippamuttassa natthi soko kuto bhayaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 214

From lust comes grief, from lust comes fear; he who is free from lust knows neither grief nor fear.
English translation by Max Müller, from The Sacred Books of the East (1881).

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