Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 341

Saritāni sinehitāni ca somanassāni bhavanti jantuno
Te sātasitā sukhesino te ve jāti jarūpagā narā

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 341

A creatures pleasures are extravagant and luxurious; sunk in lust and looking for pleasure, men undergo (again and again) birth and decay.
English translation by Max Müller, from The Sacred Books of the East (1881).

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