How to Success

How to Success

But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain asborn and Iwill give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings in s he great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness. No one rejects, dislikesor avoids pleasure itself, because itpleasure, but because those who do not know how to pussue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful. Nor again an theres anyone who loves or pursues or desires to obtain pain of itself, because it is pain, but becausan occasionally circumstances occur in which toil and pain can procure him ome reat pleasureme To take a trivial example, which of us ever undertakes laborious physical exercise, except to obtain some advantage from it? But who has any right to find fault with a man who chooses tonjoy a pleasurethat has no annoying consequences, or one who avoids a pain that producesno resultant pleasureBut I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain asborn and Iwill give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings in s he great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness. No one rejects, dislikesor avoids pleasure itself, because itpleasure, but because those who do not know how to pussue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful. Nor again an theres anyone who loves or pursues or desires to obtain pain of itself, because it is pain, but becausan occasionally circumstances occur in which toil and pain can procure him ome reat pleasureme To take a trivial example, which of us ever undertakes laborious physical exercise, except to

obtain some advantage from it? But who has any right to find fault with a man who chooses tonjoy a pleasurethat has no annoying consequences, or one who avoids a pain that producesno resultant pleasure

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