there is no pleasure without pain

there is no pleasure without pain

Every enjoyable thing in life requires some amount of sacrifice or suffering to obtain it. I've had to pull 80-hour work weeks to get this project done before I go on vacation for the summer. Ah well, there's no pleasure without pain. You're only going to get your dream job by putting in the time and effort of developing your talents and gaining relevant experience. There is no pleasure without pain, after all.
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There is no pleasure without pain.

Prov. For every pleasure you enjoy, you must suffer some pain. We had a fabulous vacation, but it's going to take us years to pay for it. Oh, well, there's no pleasure without pain. Yesterday I basked in the warm sunshine all afternoon; today I'm badly sunburned. There is no pleasure without pain.
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