SB 10.49.20 — In this world no one has any permanent relationship with anyone else, O King. We cannot stay forever even with our own body, what to speak of our wife, children and the rest.
SB 10.49.21 — Every creature is born alone and dies alone, and alone one experiences the just rewards of his good and evil deeds.
SB 10.49.22 — In the guise of dear dependents, strangers steal the sinfully acquired wealth of a foolish man, just as the offspring of a fish drink up the water that sustains the fish.
SB 10.49.23 — A fool indulges in sin to maintain his life, wealth and children and other relatives, for he thinks, “These things are mine.” In the end, however, these very things all abandon him, leaving him frustrated.
SB 10.49.24 — Abandoned by his so-called dependents, ignorant of the actual goal of life, indifferent to his real duty, and having failed to fulfil his purposes, the foolish soul enters the blindness of hell, taking his sinful reactions with him.