When pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure.
Volume II, Chapter XX
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Why not seize the pleasure at once? — How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation!
The truth is that human beings have neither kindness, nor faith, nor charity beyond what serves to increase the pleasure of the moment. They...
Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.
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