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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on beginning, death, endurance, gifts, grief, heaven, hell, life, love, madness, pain, pleasure, strength, tears, and time

Before the beginning of years There came to the making of man Time with a gift of tears, Grief with a glass that ran, Pleasure with pain for leaven, Summer with flowers that fell, Remembrance fallen from heaven, And Madness risen from hell, Strength without hands to smite, Love that endures for a breath; Night, the shadow of light, And Life, the shadow of death.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Atalanta in Calydon. Chorus.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on contentment, pain, and virtue

Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, Content to dwell in decencies forever.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Moral Essays. Epistle ii. Line 163.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on death, joy, and pain

You purchase pain with all that joy can give, And die of nothing but a rage to live.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on bliss, death, hope, mortality, and pain

Vital spark of heav'nly flame! Quit, oh quit, this mortal frame: Trembling, hoping, ling'ring, flying, Oh the pain, the bliss of dying!

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: The Dying Christian to His Soul, 1712, st. 1

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on death and pain

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Die of a rose in aromatic pain.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 200.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on death, joy, pain, spirit, thinking, and thought

Wise wretch! with pleasures too refined to please; With too much spirit to be e'er at ease With too much quickness ever to be taught; With too much thinking to have common thought. You purchase pain with all that joy can give, And die of nothing but a rage to live.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Moral Essays, 1720-1735, Epistle II, To Mrs. M. Blount, 1735

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on fear, insecurity, men, misery, pain, and satisfaction

If men as individuals surrender to the call of their elementary instincts, avoiding pain and seeking satisfaction only for their own selves, the result for them all taken together must be a state of insecurity, of fear, and of promiscuous misery.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Out of My Later Years, chapter 7 (1950)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on maturity, pain, solitude, and youth

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on art, desires, life, men, motives, nature, pain, perception, science, thought, and world

. . . one of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Alan Watts on pain and pleasure

We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.

Alan Watts (1915 - 1973)

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