Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 216

Taṇhāya jāyatī soko taṇhāya jāyatī bhayaṃ
Taṇhāya vippamuttassa natthi soko kuto bhayaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 216

From Thirst is sorrow born,
And fear is born from Thirst:
For one from Thirst set free,
Sorrow is not, nor fear.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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