… if someone were to say: ‘[Sensual pleasure] is the highest pleasure and joy that can be experienced,’ I would not concede that. And why not? Because there is another kind of pleasure which surpasses that

The Buddha resolves a disagreement on the number of kinds of feelings that he taught, pointing out that different ways of teaching are appropriate in different contexts, and should not be a cause for arguments. He goes on to explain the importance of pleasure in developing meditation.