Saṃyutta Nikāya 1

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63. Craving

“By what is the world led around?
By what is it dragged here and there?
What is the one thing that has
All under its control?”

“The world is led around by craving;
By craving it‘s dragged here and there.
Craving is the one thing that has
All under its control.”