Release the pain of the past and allow karma to kick your offender’s booty.
Pleasure and pain come from your own past actions.
Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.
Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
Our aim may be as high as the endless sky, but we should have a resolve in our minds to walk ahead, hand-in-hand for victory will be ours.
Our aim should be to make India a global R&D hub.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Rascals are always sociable, and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in other companies.
Pleasure is never as pleasant as we expected it to be and pain is always more painful. The pain in the world always outweighs the pleasure. If you don’t believe it, compare the respective feelings of two animals, one of which is eating the other.
Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure.
To win the people, always cook them some savoury that pleases them.
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.
You purchase pain with all that joy can give and die of nothing but a rage to live.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies forever.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel.
I play with microbes. There are, of course, many rules to this play…but when you have acquired knowledge and experience it is very pleasant to break the rules and to be able to find something nobody has thought of.
Pain was a fascinating horror.
I can sympathize with people’s pains, but not with their pleasure. There is something curiously boring about somebody else’s happiness.