na jatu kamah kamanam
upabhogena samyati
havisa krsna-vartmeva
bhuya evabhivardhate
nanot; jatuat any time; kamahlusty desires; kamanamof persons who are very lusty; upabhogenaby enjoyment of lusty desires; samyatican be pacified; havisaby supplying butter; krsna-vartmafire; ivalike; bhuyahagain and again; evaindeed; abhivardhateincreases more and more.
As supplying butter to a fire does not diminish the fire but instead increases it more and more, the endeavor to stop lusty desires by continual enjoyment can never be successful. [In fact, one must voluntarily cease from material desires.]
One may have enough money and enough resources to satisfy the senses but still not be satisfied, for the endeavor to stop lusty desires by enjoying can never be successful. The example given here is very appropriate. One cannot stop a blazing fire by trying to extinguish it with butter.

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