Pleasure which must be enjoyed at the expense of another’s pain, can never be enjoyed by a worthy mind. Pleasure’s couch is virtues grave.
Duganne, Augustine J. quotes
- "The charges of high treason and genocide are… "The charges of high treason and genocide are extremely grave as regards the journalists. We call on the Ethiopian government to show the utmost transparency in these cases. Prime Minister Meles Zenawi should not try to defuse the criticism against him at the expense of the freedom or lives of citizens." - Reporters Without Borders
- "Pleasure is Nature’s test, her sign of… "Pleasure is Nature's test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment." - Oscar Wilde
- "Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure… "Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure thee, no persuasion move thee, to do anything which thou knowest to be evil; so shalt thou always live jollity; for a good conscience is a continual Christmas." - Benjamin Franklin
- Orson F. Whitney – on building character “No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable, more worthy to be…