Freedom From Pain Quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer, Khalil Gibran, Epicurus, Kurt Cobain, John Stuart Mill, Neil Gaiman and many others.
Every state of welfare, every feeling of satisfaction, is negative in its character; that is to say, it consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of existence.
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily. Epicurus taught: Pleasure, defined as freedom from pain, is the highest good.
Punk is musical freedom. It’s saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster’s terms, ‘nirvana’ means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that’s pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.
Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends.
Adventures are all very well in their place, but there’s a lot to be said for regular meals and freedom from pain.
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.