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"Power is pleasure; and pleasure sweetens pain." - William Hazlitt

"And painful pleasure turns to pleasing pain." - Edmund Spenser

"Pain and pleasure occur in consciousness and exist only there" - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other." - Laurence Sterne

"The Heart asks Pleasure-first- And then-Excuse from Pain" - Emily Dickinson

"So through identification you have pleasure and pain." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Tattoos exude pain and pleasure all at the same time." - Chester Bennington

"I seek the utmost pleasure and the least pain." - Plautus

"To frown at pleasure, and to smile in pain." - Edward Young

"Ordinarily pleasure and pain are regarded as different from sensations." - Ernst Mach

"Ease, a neutral state between pain and pleasure ... if it is not rising into pleasure will be falling towards pain." - Samuel Johnson

"Pain or pleasure? I say pleasure." - Epictetus

"Sweet is pleasure after pain." - John Dryden

"It's like pain, this pleasure." - Stephenie Meyer

"Do not let pleasure distract you from meditation, from the way. Free yourself from pleasure and pain." - Gautama Buddha

"Pleasure and pain are the only springs of action in man, and always will be." - Claude Adrien Helvetius

"There's a fine line between pleasure and pain. Love me like a ball and chain." - Brian Setzer

"Pleasure that is obtained by unreasonable and unsuitable cost must always end in pain." - Samuel Johnson

"Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure." - Jeremy Bentham

"What we call pleasure, and rightly so is the absence of all pain." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"And yet it takes only the smallest pleasure or pain to teach us time's malleability." - Julian Barnes

"My prize, my pleasure and pain, my endless desire. I've never know anyone like you." - Lisa Kleypas

"Pleasure and pain are only aspects of the mind. Our essential nature is happiness" - Ramana Maharshi

"What we link to pleasure and what we link to pain determines our destiny." - Tony Robbins

"Pleasure that is obtained by unreasonable and unsuitable cost, must always end in pain." - Samuel Johnson

"Pain addeth zest unto pleasure, and teacheth the luxury of health." - Martin Farquhar Tupper

"And yet it takes only the smallest pleasure or pain to teach us time's malleability." - Julian Barnes

"Men may scoff, and men may pray, But they pay Every pleasure with a pain." - William Ernest Henley

"O Love! thou bane of the most generous souls! Thou doubtful pleasure, and thou certain pain." - George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne

"In educating the young we steer them by the rudders of pleasure and pain" - Aristotle

"The preponderance of pain over pleasure is the cause of our fictitious morality and religion." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The more a thing is perfect, the more it feels pleasure and likewise pain." - Dante Alighieri

"You can't have good without evil, pleasure without pain, and so on." - Ken Wilber

"This is the tendency of all living things: to avoid pain and to cling to pleasure." - Pema Chodron

"What we call pleasure, and rightly so is the absence of all pain." - Cicero

"Men may scoff, and men may pray, but they pay every pleasure with a pain." - William Henley

"You see, when you're excited, your body has trouble telling the difference between pain and pleasure." - Cherise Sinclair

"Most human behavior is nothing other than the avoidance of pain and the pursuit of pleasure." - Deepak Chopra

"Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived to be constant companions." - Pierre Charron

"Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends." - John Stuart Mill

"Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health." - Martin Farquhar Tupper

"Life is both pleasure and pain, is it not? But why should we cling to pleasure and avoid pain? Why not merely live with both? If you cling to pleasure what happens? You get attached, do you not?" - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Despise pleasure; pleasure bought by pain in injurious." - Horace

"Pleasure bought with pain does harm." - Horace

"Pain narrows consciousness; pleasure blurs it." - Mason Cooley

"Pain is a poison; pleasure an intoxicant." - Kedar Joshi

"You will never understand pleasure without pain." - T D Jakes

"The excess of pleasure is pain" - Almeida Garrett

"High heels are pleasure with pain." - Christian Louboutin

"The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain." - Anne Rice

"Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily. Epicurus taught: Pleasure, defined as freedom from pain, is the highest good." - Epicurus

"All desirable things... are desirable either for the pleasure inherent in themselves, or as a means to the promotion of pleasure and the prevention of pain." - John Stuart Mill

"There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery." - Charles Darwin

"Where there is a mind, there are feelings such as pain, pleasure, and joy. No sentient being wants pain: all wants happiness instead." - Dalai Lama

"Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain." - Robert Browning

"Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain" - Robert Browning

"Drinking is the soldier's pleasure; Rich the treasure; Sweet the pleasure; Sweet is pleasure after pain." - John Dryden

"Are these things good for any other reason except that they end in pleasure, and get rid of and avert pain? Are you looking to any other standard but pleasure and pain when you call them good?" - Plato

"Where perception is, there also are pain and pleasure, and where these are, there, of necessity, is desire." - Aristotle

"Nature is neither pleasant nor painful. It is all intelligence and beauty. Pain and pleasure are in the mind." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"The (atomic) soul is mortal, and the best life is the one with the least pain and the most pleasure." - Catherine Wilson

"The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you." - Anthony Robbins

"The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors." - Anthony Robbins

"The theory which follows is entirely based on a calculus of pleasure and pain; and the object of economics is to maximize happiness by purchasing pleasure, as it were, at the lowest cost of pain." - William Stanley Jevons

"The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you." - Tony Robbins

"The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors." - Tony Robbins

"It is within the experience of everyone that when pleasure and pain reach a certain intensity they are indistinguishable." - Arnold Bennett

"Pleasure puts you to sleep and pain wakes you up. If you don't want to suffer, don't go to sleep." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"If we are truly devoted to doing God's will, pain and pleasure won't make any difference to us." - Brother Lawrence

"Love is a fiend, a fire, a heaven, a hell Where pleasure, pain, and sad repentance dwell" - Richard Barnfield

"The mind is responsible for the feelings of pleasure and pain. Control of the mind is the highest Yoga." - Sivananda

"It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil." - Marcus Aurelius

"Pleasure causes us to do base actions and pain causes us to abstain from doing noble actions." - Aristotle

"He squeezes my hand, and my heart punches against my ribs. It's just like pain, this pleasure." - Stephenie Meyer

"What we are really living for is the experience of life, both the pain and the pleasure." - Joseph Campbell

"Rid the mind of knowledge when looking for pleasure. Or start thinking and find a lot of pain." - J P Donleavy

"Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead." - Sigmund Freud

"What is there to say, finally, except that pain is bad and pleasure good, life all, death nothing." - Gore Vidal

"It is not shameful for a man to succumb to pain and it is shameful to succumb to pleasure." - Blaise Pascal

"All change is nothing but a decision. All decisions are controlled by what we link to pain and pleasure." - Tony Robbins

"Being an athlete helps me get those grandiose emotions of pleasure and pain that are involved in sports." - Yanni

"This is the pain-pleasure of having newly adult children; they're innocent and ruthless in forgetting their sweet old dependence." - Ian Mcewan

"Life is a mosaic of pleasure and pain - grief is an interval between two moments of joy." - Sathya Sai Baba

"People talk about the pain of writing, but very few people talk about the pleasure and satisfaction." - Paul Theroux

"Only where there is sentient life can there be feelings of pleasure and pain, sorrow or joy." - Max Heindel

"It is important to distinguish between sense-pleasure and sense-desire. There is nothing wrong with sense-pleasure. Pleasure and pain are part of our human experience. Sense-desire, on the other hand, is the grasping at pleasure or the avoidance of pain. This is what creates suffering-grasping and avoidance." - Dipa Ma

"Bacchus ever fair and young, Drinking joys did first ordain. Bachus's blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure, Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure- Sweet is pleasure after pain." - John Dryden

"Pain? Yes, of course. Racing without pain is not racing. But the pleasure of being ahead outweighed the pain a million times over. To hell with the pain. What's six minutes of pain compared to the pain they're going to feel for the next six months or six decades. You never forget your wins and losses in this sport. YOU NEVER FORGET." - Brad Alan Lewis

"When you're comfortable and secure, it's not enough. The mind doesn't stop there because it has to continue to focus itself as this body, so it moves to pleasure. And pleasure really is a non-existent thing. When we're experiencing pleasure, we're trying to hold onto it as it leaves, so it really isn't pleasure. Pleasure is pain because we're grasping." - Byron Katie

"There is a pleasure that is born of pain." - Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

"Pain may be said to follow pleasure as its shadow." - Charles Caleb Colton

"But dying is a pleasure / When living is a pain." - John Dryden

"Each must drain His share of pleasure, share of pain." - Walter Scott

"Women are more susceptible to pain than to pleasure." - Michel De Montaigne

"Go where the pain is, go where the pleasure is." - Anne Rice

"Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression." - Samuel Johnson

"Pain is not a punishment; pleasure is not a reward." - Pema Chodron

"A pleasure so exquisite as almost to amount to pain." - Leigh Hunt

"Pleasure is sweetest when 'tis paid for by another's pain." - Ovid

"I have learned to get pleasure from speaking of pain" - Sharon Olds

"Short lived pleasure is the parent of pain." - Proverbs

"More is learned in pain than in pleasure." - Marshall Sylver

"Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent." - Francis Picabia

"Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain." - John Selden

"The vocabulary of pleasure depends on the imagery of pain." - Marina Warner

"In youth, the absense of pleasure is pain, in old age, the absence of pain is pleasure." - Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth

"Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure,- Sweet is pleasure after pain." - John Dryden

"Cycling is so hard, the suffering is so intense, that it's absolutely cleansing. The pain is so deep and strong that a curtain descends over your brain....Once; someone asked me what pleasure I took in riding for so long. 'PLEASURE???? I said.' 'I don't understand the question.' I didn't do it for the pleasure; I did it for the pain." - Lance Armstrong

"Cycling is so hard, the suffering is so intense, that it's absolutely cleansing. The pain is so deep and strong that a curtain descends over your brain....Once; someone asked me what pleasure I took in riding for so long. "PLEASURE???? I said." "I do' understand the question." I did' do it for the pleasure; I did it for the pain." - Lance Armstrong

"The existence of pleasure is the first mystery. The existence of pain has prompted far more philosophical speculation. Pleasure and pain need to be considered together; they are inseparable. Yet the space filled by each is perhaps different. Pleasure, defined as a sense of gratification, is essential for nature" - John Berger

"Fogg states that all humans are motivated to seek pleasure and avoid pain; to seek hope and avoid fear; and finally, to seek social acceptance and avoid rejection" - Nir Eyal

"all humans are motivated to seek pleasure and avoid pain, to seek hope and avoid fear, and finally, to seek social acceptance and avoid rejection.
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"all humans are motivated to seek pleasure and avoid pain; to seek hope and avoid fear; and finally, to seek social acceptance and avoid rejection.
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"Whether we eat, sleep, work, play, whatever we do life contains dissatisfaction, pain. If we enjoy pleasure, we are afraid to lose it; we strive for more and more pleasure or try to contain it. If we suffer pain we want to escape it. We experience dissatisfaction all the time. All activities contain dissatisfaction or pain, continuously." - Chogyam Trungpa

"Infatuation is measured in pleasure. Love is measured in pain. Behold the value of pain!" - Anthony Marais

"Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Pleasure is a sort of oblivion, a forgetfulness. Pain is remembrance, you cannot forget pain." - Rajneesh

"Pleasure is always something apposed to pain it is never separate from pain" - Rajneesh

"The world of time, of space and condition, pleasure and pain, birth, growth, maturation, decay and death, spinning, spinning, spinning this world, always spinning." - Frederick Lenz

"God has scattered several degrees of pleasure and pain in all the things that environ and affect us, and blended them together in almost all our thoughts." - John Locke

"Infidelity is such a pretty word, so light and delicate. Whereas the act itself is dark and thick with guilt, betrayal, confusion, pain, and (okay) sometimes enormous pleasure." - Cynthia Heimel

"Nature is about balance. All the world comes in pairs - Yin and Yang, right and wrong, men and women; whats pleasure without pain?" - Angelina Jolie

"Rise above the limited conditions of pleasure and pain, success and failure, happiness and sorrow, that all the countless unenlightened beings in creation are slaves to." - Frederick Lenz

"Conversation augments pleasure and diminishes pain by our having shares in either; for silent woes are greatest, as silent satisfaction leas; since sometimes our pleasure would be none but for telling of it, and our grief insupportable but for participation." - William Wycherley

"Epicurus recommends bread and cheese as the staple, and his emphasis is more on avoiding pain than on seeking pleasure, insofar as pleasure-seeking tends to be followed by painful after-effects." - Catherine Wilson

"When pain is accepted for what it is, a lesson and a warning, and deeply looked into and heeded, the separation between pain and pleasure breaks down, both become just experience - painful when resisted, joyful when accepted." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"Behind Joy and Laughter there may be a temperament, coarse, hard and callous. But behind Sorrow there is always Sorrow. Pain, unlike Pleasure, wears no mask." - Oscar Wilde

"Pleasure and pain, the good and the bad, are so intermixed that we can not shun the one without depriving ourselves of the other." - Francoise d'Aubigne, Marquise de Maintenon

"I am persuaded ... that both man and woman bear pain or sorrow, (and, for aught I know, pleasure too) best in a horizontal position." - Laurence Sterne

"Soon is the struggle past, and to the earth, To the eternal sun, I render back These atoms, joined in me for pain and pleasure." - Friedrich Schiller

"Soon is the struggle past, and to the earth, To the eternal sun, I render back These atoms, joined in me for pain and pleasure." - Friedrich Schiller

"Riches, honors and pleasure are the sweets which destroy the mind's appetite for heavenly food; poverty, disgrace and pain are the bitters which restore it." - George Horne

"There are three classes of friendship and enmity, since men are so disposed to one another either by preference or by need or through pleasure and pain." - Ptolemy

"Every behavior is driven by one of three Core Motivators: seeking pleasure and avoiding pain; seeking hope and avoiding fear; seeking social acceptance while avoiding social rejection.
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"There are three classes of friendship and enmity, since men are so disposed to one another either by preference or by need or by pleasure and pain." - Ptolemy

"The end is the beginning of all things, Suppressed and hidden, Awaiting to be released through the rhythm Of pain and pleasure." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain." - Aldous Huxley

"All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain and languor; it's like spending this year part of next year's revenue." - Jonathan Swift

"This is ten percent luck, Twenty percent skill, Fifteen percent power of will, Five percent pleasure, Fifty percent pain, and a hundred percent reason to remember the name." - Mike Shinoda

"Remember that life is neither pain nor pleasure; it is serious business, to be entered upon with courage and in a spirit of self-sacrifice." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"For the memory of love is sweet, though the love itself were in vain. And what I have lost of pleasure, assuage what I find of pain." - Anonymous

"Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, Hast thou more of pain or pleasure!... Endless torments dwell above thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee!" - Joseph Addison

"Between the banks of pleasure and pain flows the river of life. If you spend much time on either bank you will miss out on life." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"There's a very fine line between pleasure and pain. They are two sides of the same coin, one not existing without the other." - E L James

"If you are not in the red playroom of pain and pleasure, ... shooting the movie is much like doing any other movie." - Marcia Gay Harden

"Sex should be a perfect balance of pain and pleasure. Without that symmetry, sex becomes a routine rather than an indulgence." - Marquis De Sade

"Pleasure and pain spring not so much from the nature of things, as from our manner of considering them in particular, what we compare them to." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"pain, pleasure and death are no more than a process for existence. The revolutionary struggle in this process is a doorway open to intelligence" - Frida Kahlo

"What I hated most was seeing those priests and brothers getting so much pleasure out of inflicting pain. I wondered what was wrong with them." - George Carlin

"This is ten percent luck, Twenty percent skill, Fifteen percent power of will, Five percent pleasure, Fifty percent pain, and a hundred percent reason to remember the name" - Mike Shinoda



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