A man who is
A man who is not affected by the pleasure, desire or any of the pairs of opposites, experiences the presence of Lord.
Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin. – Hermann Hesse
Every pleasure has been so momentary, has left your hand empty, depleted, drained. And every pleasure has brought you more depression, sorrow, pulled you down. But yet there is a hope of some pleasure, some unknown, unseen pleasure. Dreaming of a pleasure that makes you weak, that holds you back.
Pleasure is a sin, and sometimes sin is a pleasure. – Lord Byron
I am the Lord your God… You will have no other gods in my presence – Exodus 20:2-3
Freedom from the pleasure is the real pleasure. Pain does not bind you; it is the pleasure that binds you. And the bondage is painful. If you are bound, you are not bound by misery, you are bound by your craving, your pleasure.
Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden. -Chinese Proverb
In the presence of Bhisma, Drona and all the other chieftains of the world, the Lord said, Just behold, Partha, all the Kurusassembled here. (1.25)
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish. -Michelangelo
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish. – Michelangelo