Pleasure And Pain Quotes

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Pain wastes the body; pleasures, the understanding.
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
Pleasure is oft a visitant; but pain
Clings cruelly to us.
There is a pleasure in poetic pains
Which only poets know.


A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.

complaining foolishness

When pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure.
Every nerve that can thrill with pleasure can also agonize with pain.
In educating the young we use pleasure and pain as rudders to steer their course.
Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.
It is not shameful for man to succumb under pain, and it is shameful for him to succumb under pleasure.
Pain insists upon being attended to.  God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains.
Pleasure and pain, the good and the bad, are so intermixed that we can not shun the one without depriving ourselves of the other.
There is room in the halls of pleasure
For a large and lordly train,
But one by one we must all file on
Through the narrow aisles of pain.
We toss and turn about our feverish will,
When all our ease must come by lying still:
For all the happiness mankind can gain
Is not in pleasure, but in rest from pain.