The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Our inhumane treatment of livestock is becoming widespread and more and more barbaric.
Speech about cruelty to animals on the floor of the Senate, 2001.
Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.
The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
History of England
Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
One word frees us all of the weight and pain of life. That word is Love.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.
Slutty party girl is fun until she pukes on her shoes -- then she's just a pain in the ass.
House. By Dr. Gregory House.