The best type of yogi is he who feels for others, whether in grief or pleasure, even as he feels for himself.
Seven Deadly Sins: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Science without humanity, Knowledge without character, Politics without principle, Commerce without morality, Worship without sacrifice.
People swallow the bitter pill of evil because it is sugarcoated with immediate pleasure.
He who is not affected by pain and pleasure, he who is calm and evenminded during pain and pleasure, he alone is eligible for immortality
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.
When you compare the sorrows of real life to the pleasures of the imaginary one, you will never want to live again, only to dream forever.
People go on marrying because they can't resist natural forces, although many of them may know perfectly well that they are possibly buying a month's pleasure with a life's discomfort.
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Selflessness. It should be the basis of every relationship. If a person truly cares about you, they'll get more pleasure from the way they make you feel, rather than the way you make them feel.
Surrendering to the demands of the senses does not satisfy them, but rather creates insatiable desires for further sense experiences.
Fulfilled desire is "pleasure" and contradicted desire is "pain" or "sorrow". They are inseparable
Attachment to pleasure or aversion to pain both destroy the equilibrium of the inner nature
We try and make every good experience repeatable, and then run away from the resulting boredom.
Having things that others don't have doesn't make you special. If that's your only pleasure - that's perversion.
You are running after sexuality because that's the biggest pleasure you know right now. But if you taste something bigger than that, it will just fall by itself
Pleasure is just a shadow of joy. When there is no joy in you, you become a pleasure seeker
If joy is not the ambiance of your life, even life's most pleasurable activities become burdensome
In enlightenment, there is no pleasure, no pain - just nameless ecstasies.
I have spent the best years of my life giving people the lighter pleasures, helping them have a good time, and all I get is abuse, the existence of a hunted man.
Anybody who has created anything worthwhile in their life has naturally denied themselves a lot of simple pleasures other people are having.
Happiness is not mere pleasure, not the outcome of wealth. It is the result of active work rather than passive enjoyment of pleasure.
But why should you care what people will say? All you have to do is please yourself.
The ideas of heat & cold, pleasure & pain, are produced by the contact of the senses with their objects. Such ideas are limited by a beginning & an end, they are transitory, bear them with patience
You must have a cigarette. A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?
Sense pleasures that arise from contact with the sense objects are ephemeral, they are begetters only of misery. No sage seeks happiness from them.
We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.
Those who neither rejoice in pleasures nor despair in sorrows, neither lament for any loss nor hanker for any gain, who renounce both good & evil deeds, such persons are dear to me
Only when one pleasure after another fails him does man finally begin to wonder if, after all, happiness is possible through the senses. This thought has a liberating effect
When somebody gives you pleasure you tend to think you love that person. But in reality it is yourself you love—your ego has been pleased by the other person's attention; that is all.
Material objects that give pleasure remain outside the mind. They, and the gratification they give, gain entry into the mind only through imagination.
Renunciation doesn't mean giving up everything; it means giving up small pleasures for eternal bliss.
He who is tranquil before friend and foe alike, and in encountering adoration and insult, and during the experiences of warmth and chill and of pleasure and suffering... that person is dear to Me
Sense pleasure is like a drink of hemlock, which, instead of quenching thirst, only increases it! Soul pleasure, though hard to attain, when once gained is never diminished; it knows no satiety, and yields ever new joys
We must be really convinced in our hearts that God-happiness is preferable to sense pleasures.
The sense pleasures yield fleeting happiness but shut off the manifestation of the subtle, more pure and lasting enjoyments
The pleasures of the senses do not last; but the joy of God is everlasting. It is incomparable
It is hard to give up the known sense pleasures of the present for unknown pleasures that may arrive in the future. This is the reason why millions of people would rather eat, drink, and try to be merry today than take the trouble to meditate and make an investment for a future of lasting happiness
The happiness that comes by fits and starts is only tantalizing; pleasures that become monotonous are tiresome; joy that comes momentarily and then flits away, sinking you in a state of deepening indifference, by contrast, is torturing.
Your joy will stand unshaken amidst the crash of breaking earthly pleasures. You will enjoy everything with the Joy that is God.
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man... It is the comparison that makes you proud: the pleasure of being above the rest. Once the element of competition is gone, pride is gone.
When external objects of sense pleasure are destroyed, the happiness they give is destroyed with them. But the ever-new joy of God inherent in the soul is indestructible.
The initially pleasurable taste of the poisonous honey of evil deludes people and so causes them to indulge in harmful experiences
The aftereffects of Kriya bring with them the utmost peace and bliss. The joy that comes with Kriya is greater than the joys of all pleasurable physical sensations put together.
How did I escape? With difficulty. How did I plan this moment? With pleasure.
This world is but a dream. Just as in the movies there is no essential difference between the ocean & the sky, which are simply two different rates of light-vibration, so it is in this world. Sorrow & joy, pain & pleasure, cold & heat are but dreams
If I didn't care for fun and such, I'd probably amount to much. But I shall stay the way I am, Because I do not give a damn.
Sense delights, in reality, are felt as pleasurable only through an act of imagination by the soul, created by the interaction of the sense mind with the objects of the senses