Nature is neither pleasant nor painful. It is all intelligence and beauty. Pain and pleasure are in the mind.
When we accept all of life's contradictions, when we can comfortably flow between the banks of pleasure and pain, experiencing them both while getting stuck in neither, then we are free.
Life is the coexistence of all opposite values. Joy and sorrow, pleasure and pain, up and down, hot and cold, here and there, light and darkness, birth and death. All experience is by contrast, and one would be meaningless without the other.
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.
It is within the experience of everyone that when pleasure and pain reach a certain intensity they are indistinguishable.
The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain.
Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.
God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts in our pains.
God whispers in our pleasures, but shouts in our pain.
There is a very fine line between love and nausea.
Pleasure and pain are only aspects of the mind. Our essential nature is happiness
Pain may be said to follow pleasure as its shadow.
Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure... they govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think: every effort we can make to throw off our subjection, will serve but to demonstrate and confirm it.
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.
Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
True happiness cannot be found in things that change and pass away. Pleasure and pain alternate inexorably. Happiness comes from the Self and can be found in the Self only. Find your real Self and all else will come with it.
Sweet is pleasure after pain.
Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.
Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health.
There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
There is a very fine line between listening and stalking.
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