Business it will frequently occur that pleasures have to be repudiated and annoyances accepted. The wise man therefore always holds.
But in certain circumstances and owing to the claims of duty or the obligations of business it will frequently occur that pleasures.
Nor again is there anyone who loves or pursues or desires to obtain pain of itself, because it is pain, but because occasionally circumstances occur in which toil and pain can procure.
On the other hand, we denounce with righteous indignation and dislike men who are so beguiled and demoralized by the charms of pleasure of the moment, so blinded by desire.