There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
The time will come when public opinion will no longer tolerate amusements based on the mistreatment and killing of animals. The time will come, but when? When will we reach the point that hunting, the pleasure in killing animals for sport, will be regarded as a mental aberration?
Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible
Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain
The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident
Pleasure is none, if not diversified.
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
Novelty is the great parent of pleasure
It is not sex that gives the pleasure, but the lover.
All natural goods perish. Riches take wings; fame is a breath; love is a cheat; youth and health and pleasure vanish.
What greater thing is there for two human souls,
than to feel that they are joined for life-
to strengthen each other in all labor,
to rest on each other in all sorrow,
to minister to each other in all pain,
to be one with each other
in silent unspeakable memories ...
I like to help others and count it as my greatest pleasure in life to see a person free himself of the shadows which darken his days
The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body
All of us are pleasure-seeking creatures. So you can say that directly or indirectly we are all seeking Krishna. Chanting Hare Krishna is a way of seeking Krishna directly.
Revenge is a confession of pain
The hardest thing you can do is smile when you are ill, in pain, or depressed. But this no-cost remedy is a necessary first half-step if you are to start on the road to recovery.
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good
Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then.
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Human life has dignity at every age; the taking of innocent human life is always wrong. I believe our nation at every level of government must reject any scheme to permit or promote assisted suicide and euthanasia. We must encourage new efforts to assist patients approaching the end of life to cope with their pain through medical, psychological, and social means.