Delight Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Delight

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No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Really, we don't know what to make of it except that we're delighted about it. We have all these fans thirty years later and they're still around and will probably be around for a long time to come.
~By Russell Johnson ~


Innocence is thought charming because it offers delightful possibilities for exploitation.
~By Mason Cooley ~


The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion.
~By Robert Frost ~


God created me to delight people with my goals.
~By Romario ~


I'm delighted. I don't know of anybody who had a statue built of them while they were living. It's a great feeling.
~By Al Lopez ~


To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.
~By Jane Austen ~


I was delighted to become a popular-culture reference point. I'm still delighted about it actually, and I still find it to be weird.
~By Colin Firth ~


What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it's charming.
~By Edgar Degas ~


Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


But it is a delightful challenge to try to depict interesting aliens.
~By David Brin ~


Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


I think in my own country, at the way we've seen through the ordination of women to the priesthood, which I'm delighted about, and that will move on to another level before very long.
~By George Carey ~


I love the feel of hitting the ball hard, the pleasure of a rally. It is these things that make tennis the delightful game that it is.
~By Helen Wills Moody ~


When it moved to Friday night it disappeared, when they find another show that can do what The Simpsons does, they will be delighted to do cancel The Simpsons.
~By Harry Shearer ~


Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy; they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner of the streets of life they of a sudden greet us with a smile.
~By Gerald Massey ~


All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.
~By Francois Fenelon ~


Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


The soul of sweet delight, can never be defiled.
~By William Blake ~


Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


Since the printing press came into being, poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man; it has become the amusement and delight of the few.
~By John Masefield ~


How could man rejoice in victory and delight in the slaughter of men?
~By Lao Tzu ~


I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight.
~By Venerable Bede ~


So I think the fans will be totally interested in the new developments and delighted that the old developments are still there and that they can still see some of the old characters maybe reappear.
~By Andreas Katsulas ~


Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.
~By Nora Roberts ~


And I feel that we in our society should not be held by any such myth; that we should do everything we can to gain a delight and joy in our society with all the available parts of the palette.
~By Minoru Yamasaki ~


We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.
~By Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach ~


There is no delight in owning anything unshared.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


I don't get recognized much, and am very happy with that. The fans I have met have all been delightful.
~By David Walliams ~


Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.
~By William Safire ~


Well, in the sense that we do not tour or record together anymore - then I suppose not. But if our old recordings get heard more we shall be delighted.
~By Peter Asher ~


Right now I'm just delighted to be alive and to have had a nice long bath.
~By Richard Branson ~


I delight not in spreading any thing mysterious, for I consider it all lost time; but the things that all of us can see and know if we will.
~By Elias Hicks ~


Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
~By Martin Luther ~


Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
~By Francis Bacon ~


And so my militant philosophy is this: to make with a brush on canvas is a simple direct delight-to make with the movie is the same.
~By Norman McLaren ~


To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history.
~By Robert Hall ~


Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age.
~By Lactantius ~


The delights of self-discovery are always available.
~By Gail Sheehy ~


Not only is there no need of an intermediary through whom He would want you to speak to Him, but He finds His delight in having you treat with Him personally and in all confidence.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the houses and the graves about, Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out, Delighting still in their forsaken hosts.
~By Joshua Sylvester ~


When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


We are all, in a sense, experts on secrecy. From earliest childhood we feel its mystery and attraction. We know both the power it confers and the burden it imposes. We learn how it can delight, give breathing space and protect.
~By Sissela Bok ~


The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit, takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Well-building hat three conditions. Commodity, firmness, and delight.
~By Henry Wotton ~


No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


My disorder has been attended with several symptoms of a consumption; and I have been at times apprehensive that my great change was at hand: yet blessed be God, I have never been affrighted; but, on the contrary, at times much delighted with a view of its approach.
~By David Brainerd ~


When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


My children are delightful people, whom I would love even if they weren't my children.
~By Toni Morrison ~


Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
~By William Blake ~


It is also very engaging - and a delight - to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can, which is not only my old home, but also where some of my closest friends and collaborators live and work.
~By Amartya Sen ~


Look at Christ, my dear friend: His life was divine through and through, full of self-denial, and He did everything for mankind, finding His satisfaction and His delight in the dissolution of His material being.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


As we moved along in a little procession, I was delighted with the illumination of the streets. So many lamps, and they burned until morning, my father said, and so people did not need to carry lanterns.
~By Mary Antin ~


Money is the sovereign queen of all delights - for her, the lawyer pleads, the soldier fights.
~By Richard Barnfield ~


Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
~By Helen Keller ~


The brave love mercy, and delight to save.
~By John Gay ~


Work is the order of the day, just as it was at one time, with our first starts and our best efforts. Do you remember? Therein lies its delight. It brings back the forgotten; one's stores of energy, seemingly exhausted, come back to life.
~By Boris Pasternak ~


Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.
~By Ovid ~


I'm a citizen of the world. I like it that way. The world's a wonderful. I just think that some people are pretty badly represented. But when you speak to the people themselves they're delightful. They all want so little.
~By Billy Connolly ~


But I am delighted to be a Dodger, I grew up a Dodger fan and now my dreams have really come true.
~By Milton Bradley ~


My wife was delighted with the home I had given her amid the prairies of the far west.
~By Buffalo Bill ~


Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.
~By Johannes Sebastian Bach ~


I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge, and, looking round with astonishing delight, beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below.
~By Daniel Boone ~


Lyrics are very different. There is a clear line between that and a poem. Something that has been a source of great excitement and delight for me is this idea that I get to rhyme.
~By Joanna Newsom ~


Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.
~By Helen Keller ~


Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
~By Socrates ~


I do not question the power of our weapons and the efficiency of our logistics; I cannot say these things delight me as the y seem to delight some of our officials, but they are certainly impressive.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


I am, of course, delighted but there was never any doubt about Sol staying.
~By Arsene Wenger ~


To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
~By George Santayana ~


The only problem was that I couldn't communicate with Dario. He speaks Italian and I don't. We had a translator the whole time. I just felt that something was lost with the go between. He was a delightful man, but I wish we could have spoken the same language.
~By Kim Hunter ~


Intelligence is nothing without delight.
~By Paul Claudel ~


Pay-per-view would deprive many kids of the delight of seeing the Olympics.
~By Mary Lou Retton ~


I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
~By Lord Byron ~


Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.
~By Albert Einstein ~


It's delightful, it's delicious, it's de-lovely.
~By Cole Porter ~


When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away.
~By Anna Pavlova ~


What more felicity can fall to creature, than to enjoy delight with liberty?
~By Edmund Spenser ~


A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
~By Minna Antrim ~


So it was scary, but that's how it goes. To my great delight, I discovered that it did all belong.
~By Michael Chabon ~


She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
~By Gabriel Garcia Marquez ~


Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations.
~By Washington Irving ~


I'm delighted to be Number 1, but next week I don't want people to buy my record, I want them to buy Band Aid.
~By Jim Diamond ~


Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
~By John Denham ~


As for plenty, we had not only for necessity, conveniency and decency, but for delight and pleasure to superfluity.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


He believes in romance. He isn't merely going through the mechanical movements of a man in an exciting situation. He is, vitally and positively squeezing the last drop of delight from living the best life he knows in the best way he can.
~By Leslie Charteris ~


We're just delighted that management has come around to my way of thinking.
~By Paula Zahn ~


Verse is not written, it is bled; Out of the poet's abstract head. Words drip the poem on the page; Out of his grief, delight and rage.
~By Paul Engle ~


Not only that, but when I first met Joe, to my intense delight, he showed me that he was a collector. He was collecting some of the early Tarzan pages by Hal Foster, and, later, early Flash Gordons; and I found that we were both absolutely interested in the same type of thing.
~By Joe Shuster ~


We're delighted to be working with Apple to offer fans a new and innovative way to experience our wildly popular shows.
~By Robert Iger ~


Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
~By Samuel Pepys ~

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February 2 ,2023
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