Pain And Pleasure Quotes

Pain And Pleasure Quotes by Eudora Welty, Brian Setzer, Jay Baer, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ramana Maharshi, Edward Gibbon and many others.

My main disappointment was always that a book had to en

My main disappointment was always that a book had to end. And then what? But I don’t think I was ever disappointed by the books. I must have been what any author would consider an ideal reader. I felt every pain and pleasure suffered or enjoyed by all the characters. Oh, but I identified!
Eudora Welty
There’s a fine line between pleasure and pain. Love me like a ball and chain.
Brian Setzer
There is a very fine line between listening and stalking.
Jay Baer
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Pleasure and pain are only aspects of the mind. Our essential nature is happiness
Ramana Maharshi
The pains and pleasures of the body, howsoever important to ourselves, are an indelicate subject of conversation
Edward Gibbon
My loving sister Mary has always shared the pain and pleasure of my heartbeat in a unique and special way. We have sung our sad and warm songs together.
John Henrik Clarke
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
Pain may be said to follow pleasure as its shadow.
Charles Caleb Colton
In reality there are no others, and -helping yourself you help everybody else.
Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
He it is, the innermost one, who awakens my being with his deep hidden touches. He it is who puts his enchantment upon these eyes and joyfully plays on the chords of my heart in varied cadence of pleasure and pain.
Rabindranath Tagore
Let all our employment be to know GOD: the more one knows Him, the more one desires to know Him. And as knowledge is commonly the measure of love, the deeper and more extensive our knowledge shall be, the greater will be our love: and if our love of GOD were great, we should love Him equally in pains and pleasures.
Brother Lawrence
the art of reading hardly differs from the art of writing, in that its most intense pleasures and pains must remains private, and cannot be communicated to others.
Joyce Carol Oates
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
LIFE is a mosaic of pleasure and pain – grief is an interval between two moments of joy. Peace is the interlude between two wars. You have no rose without a thorn; the diligent picker will avoid the pricks and gather the flower. There is no bee without the sting; cleverness consists in gathering the honey nevertheless.
Sathya Sai Baba
God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts in our pains.
C. S. Lewis
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