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  • This is the pain-pleasure of having newly adult children; they're innocent and ruthless in forgetting their sweet old dependence. -- Ian Mcewan
  • 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
  • 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
  • Knowledge of the Enlightenment Cycle, of the ways that inner dimensions and nirvana work, lifts you far above the transient sorrows, pains, pleasures and joys that the unenlightened masses experience. -- Frederick Lenz
  • There probably is no more important quest in all science than the attempt to understand those very particular events in evolution by which brains worked out that special trick that has enabled them to add to the cosmic scheme of things: color, sound, pain, pleasure, and all the other facets of mental experience. -- Roger Wolcott Sperry
  • Sweet is pleasure after pain. -- John Dryden
  • It's like pain, this pleasure. -- Stephenie Meyer
  • Love transforms pleasure into pain. -- Al-Busiri
  • The excess of pleasure is pain -- Almeida Garrett
  • Pain or pleasure? I say pleasure. -- Epictetus
  • High heels are pleasure with pain. -- Christian Louboutin
  • Pleasure bought with pain does harm. -- Horace
  • Pain narrows consciousness; pleasure blurs it. -- Mason Cooley
  • And painful pleasure turns to pleasing pain. -- Edmund Spenser
  • Power is pleasure; and pleasure sweetens pain. -- William Hazlitt
  • You will never understand pleasure without pain. -- T. D. Jakes
  • Pain is a poison; pleasure an intoxicant. -- Kedar Joshi
  • So through identification you have pleasure and pain. -- Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • The Heart asks Pleasure--first-- And then--Excuse from Pain -- Emily Dickinson
  • Despise pleasure; pleasure bought by pain in injurious. -- Horace
  • Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent. -- Francis Picabia
  • More is learned in pain than in pleasure. -- Marshall Sylver
  • Women are more susceptible to pain than to pleasure. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression. -- Samuel Johnson
  • Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain. -- John Selden
  • To frown at pleasure, and to smile in pain. -- Edward Young
  • There is a pleasure that is born of pain. -- Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton
  • I seek the utmost pleasure and the least pain. -- Plautus
  • A pleasure so exquisite as almost to amount to pain. -- Leigh Hunt
  • The vocabulary of pleasure depends on the imagery of pain. -- Marina Warner
  • Pleasure is sweetest when 'tis paid for by another's pain. -- Ovid
  • Ordinarily pleasure and pain are regarded as different from sensations. -- Ernst Mach
  • Go where the pain is, go where the pleasure is. -- Anne Rice
  • But dying is a pleasure / When living is a pain. -- John Dryden
  • Each must drain His share of pleasure, share of pain. -- Walter Scott
  • The state of no being knows neither pleasure nor pain. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other. -- Laurence Sterne
  • Pain may be said to follow pleasure as its shadow. -- Charles Caleb Colton
  • Pain is not a punishment; pleasure is not a reward. -- Pema Chodron
  • Tattoos exude pain and pleasure all at the same time. -- Chester Bennington
  • I have learned to get pleasure from speaking of pain -- Sharon Olds
  • Pain and pleasure occur in consciousness and exist only there -- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • The most intolerable pain is produced by prolonging the keenest pleasure. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • Curiosity, like all other desires, produces pain as well as pleasure. -- Samuel Johnson
  • Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain -- Robert Browning
  • Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health. -- Martin Farquhar Tupper
  • The greatest obstacle to pleasure is not pain; it is delusion. -- Stephen Greenblatt
  • Do you think it takes true pain to experience true pleasure? -- Gena Showalter
  • It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure. -- Marquis de Sade
  • Face your life, its pain, its pleasure, leave no path untaken. -- Neil Gaiman
  • Pleasure is oft a visitant; but pain Clings cruelly to us. -- John Keats
  • If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it? -- Samuel Johnson
  • The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain. -- Anne Rice
  • Strange! that what is enjoyed without pleasure cannot be discontinued without pain! -- Hannah More
  • You can't have good without evil, pleasure without pain, and so on. -- Ken Wilber
  • The summit of pleasure is the elimination of all that gives pain. -- Epicurus
  • To avoid pain, they avoid pleasure. To avoid death, they avoid life. -- Rajneesh
  • Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure,- Sweet is pleasure after pain. -- John Dryden
  • ...when pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure. -- Jane Austen
  • Anticipating pain was like enduring it twice. Why not anticipate pleasure instead? -- Robin Hobb
  • Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived to be constant companions. -- Pierre Charron
  • Pleasure, I remind myself, is inseparable from its lawfully wedded mate, pain. -- T.C. Boyle
  • Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends. -- John Stuart Mill
  • Every nerve that can thrill with pleasure, can also agonize with pain. -- Horace Mann
  • Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Pleasure is always something apposed to pain it is never separate from pain -- Rajneesh
  • Debts are nowadays like children begot with pleasure, but brought forth in pain. -- Moliere
  • We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain. -- Alan Watts
  • Debts are nowadays like children begot with pleasure, but brought forth in pain -- Moliere
  • Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. -- Bette Davis
  • What we call pleasure, and rightly so is the absence of all pain. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain. -- Arthur Schopenhauer
  • every pleasure's got an edge of pain, pay your ticket and don't complain -- Bob Dylan
  • Pleasure can be used to enslave a people just as effectively as pain. -- Marianne Williamson
  • A babe at the breast is as much pleasure as the bearing is pain. -- Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • What we link to pleasure and what we link to pain determines our destiny. -- Tony Robbins
  • Generosity without delicacy, like wit without judgement, generally gives as much pain as pleasure. -- Fanny Burney
  • Pleasure and pain are only aspects of the mind. Our essential nature is happiness -- Ramana Maharshi
  • Expect to feel pleasure. Knowledge is sexy. Expect to feel pain. Knowledge is torture. -- Jeff Noon
  • Pleasure that is obtained by unreasonable and unsuitable cost must always end in pain. -- Samuel Johnson
  • The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain. -- Aristotle
  • People will do more to avoid pain than they will do to gain pleasure. -- Tony Robbins
  • If you want to choose the pleasure of growth, prepare yourself for some pain. -- Irvin D. Yalom
  • Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. -- Jeremy Bentham
  • There's no way to explain, but all the pleasure is worth all the pain. -- LeAnn Rimes
  • Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure. -- F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The state of no being, knows neither pleasure nor pain. It is purely divine. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • Every pleasure raises the tide of life; every pain lowers the tide of life. -- Herbert Spencer
  • In educating the young we steer them by the rudders of pleasure and pain -- Aristotle
  • Life is a straight drink - straight pleasure, straight pain, straightforward, one hundred percent. -- Chogyam Trungpa
  • The more a thing is perfect, the more it feels pleasure and likewise pain. -- Dante Alighieri
  • Nothing brings more pain than too much pleasure; nothing more bondage than too much liberty. -- Benjamin Franklin
  • Pleasure is a sort of oblivion, a forgetfulness. Pain is remembrance, you cannot forget pain. -- Rajneesh
  • Up is down, pleasure is pain, darkness is light, slavery is freedom, madness is sanity... -- Anton Szandor LaVey
  • Infatuation is measured in pleasure. Love is measured in pain. Behold the value of pain! -- Anthony Marais
  • The preponderance of pain over pleasure is the cause of our fictitious morality and religion. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • 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
  • My prize, my pleasure and pain, my endless desire. I've never know anyone like you. -- Lisa Kleypas
  • Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure. -- Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • I want you to know that it is pleasure, not pain, that is your birthright. -- Christiane Northrup
  • Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure. -- Mark Strand
  • Pleasure and pain are the only springs of action in man, and always will be. -- Claude Adrien Helvétius
  • We must feel the pain before the pleasure, only then can we tell them apart. -- Gloria Estefan
  • There's a fine line between pleasure and pain. Love me like a ball and chain. -- Brian Setzer
  • You see, when you're excited, your body has trouble telling the difference between pain and pleasure. -- Cherise Sinclair
  • What Independence Has Come to Mean to Me: The Pain of Solitude. The Pleasure of Self-Knowledge -- Vivian Gornick
  • This is the tendency of all living things: to avoid pain and to cling to pleasure. -- Pema Chodron
  • O Love! thou bane of the most generous souls! Thou doubtful pleasure, and thou certain pain. -- George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne
  • Most human behavior is nothing other than the avoidance of pain and the pursuit of pleasure. -- Deepak Chopra
  • Meaninglessness does not come from being weary of pain. Meaninglessness comes from being weary of pleasure. -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Why do we have such a finite capacity for pleasure but an infinite one for pain? -- Marian Keyes
  • Pleasure is in itself a good; nay, even setting aside immunity from pain, the only good. -- Jeremy Bentham
  • Neither pleasure nor pain should enter as motives when one must do what must be done. -- Julius Evola
  • Fear is the memory of pain. Addiction is the memory of pleasure. Freedom is beyond both. -- Deepak Chopra
  • For all the happiness mankind can gain Is not in pleasure, but in rest from pain. -- John Dryden
  • Love is a fiend, a fire, a heaven, a hell Where pleasure, pain, and sad repentance dwell -- Richard Barnfield
  • Acceptance.Good and bad,Fortune and misfortune,Pleasure and pain,I want it all,Because it's mine. -- Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
  • People talk about the pain of writing, but very few people talk about the pleasure and satisfaction. -- Paul Theroux
  • He squeezes my hand, and my heart punches against my ribs. It's just like pain, this pleasure. -- Stephenie Meyer
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