Delight Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Delight

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I am absolutely delighted to get back into football with Livingston.
~By Kenny Dalglish ~


I have two delightful sons, who I love dearly.
~By Charles Keating ~


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


There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
~By Homer ~


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 ~


Think it not hard if you get not your will, nor your delights in this life; God will have you to rejoice in nothing but himself.
~By Samuel Rutherford ~


LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
~By Henry Fielding ~


To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
~By George Santayana ~


When Tim Allen made The Santa Clause, I thought that was a delightful film. It took a modern sensibility but layered onto it a kind of sentiment.
~By Leonard Maltin ~


Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


Critic's delight: scolding the Mighty Dead.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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


Evil borders upon good, and vices are confounded with virtues; as the report of good qualities is delightful to a well-disposed mind, so the relation of the contrary should not be offensive.
~By Giraldus Cambrensis ~


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


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 very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
~By Stuart Chase ~


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


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


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


We were delighted to have Nigel as a producer. The only problem is that Nigel is so famous that he seems to dominate most interviews without being there.
~By Stephen Malkmus ~


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 ~


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 ~


The first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise... and cultivate the delightfully vague.
~By John C. Crosby ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


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 ~


Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight.
~By Daniel Boone ~


I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But to be out of it is simply a tragedy.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
~By Henri Matisse ~


I think that new communications are wonderful and I am delighted to be a part of the Internet generation.
~By Judy Collins ~


Frankly, writing poetry for children is plain old fun, and I consider myself blessed to have such a delightful career.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
~By Joseph Addison ~


To know anything of a poet but his poetry is, so far as the poetry is concerned, to know something that may be entertaining, even delightful, but is certainly inessential.
~By John Drinkwater ~


Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in.
~By Mary Astell ~


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 ~


Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful, more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips, if you take your time. Reading is not an exception.
~By Amos Oz ~


We help people to begin truly healthful diets, and it is absolutely wonderful to see, not only their success, but also their delight at their ability to break old habits and feel really healthy for a change.
~By Neal Barnard ~


One can become enthusiastic over anything. For a time I was delighted with bomb throwing. It gave me a tremendous pleasure to bomb those fellows from above.
~By Manfred von Richthofen ~


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


That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.
~By Amos Bronson Alcott ~


Iron Maiden is an institution, and I'm delighted that I'm involved in it, but there was a time that I wasn't delighted so I quit.
~By Bruce Dickinson ~


I delight in what I fear.
~By Shirley Jackson ~


I don't understand people who like to work and talk about it like it was some sort of goddamn duty. Doing nothing feels like floating on warm water to me. Delightful, perfect.
~By Ava Gardner ~


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


Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
~By Alexander Smith ~


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 ~


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 ~


Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods.
~By Georg Brandes ~


I've been delighted by Cannes and Toronto but I keep saying I don't know how good we're going to be received in America because that's where it's most challenging.
~By William Hurt ~


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 ~


My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves, chearful meadows, and high distant forests, which in grand order presented themselves to view.
~By William Bartram ~


It's a delight to trust somebody so completely.
~By Jeff Goldblum ~


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


We are driven by the usual insatiable curiosity of the scientist, and our work is a delightful game.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented the unity of life in nature, delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth, death and regeneration.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
~By George Eliot ~


There is much boasting among the young men about their teams as their horse and carts in Cleveland. Most of the Yorkshire men take as much delight in their ox draught as they used to do in their Horse Draught.
~By Nathaniel Smith ~


Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
~By Francis Bacon ~


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


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


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


There is no spot of ground, however arid, bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state as may give an impression of beauty and delight.
~By Gertrude Jekyll ~


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


Sometimes the laughter in mothering is the recognition of the ironies and absurdities. Sometimes, though, it's just pure, unthinking delight.
~By Barbara Schapiro ~


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


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 ~


It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear!
~By Anthony de Mello ~


There is always a delightful sense of movement, vibration and life.
~By Theodore Robinson ~


Thy love is singular when all thy delight is in Jesus Christ and in no other thing finds joy and comfort.
~By Richard Rolle ~


Twins are usually hailed with delight, because they swell the power of the family, though in some instances they are put to death.
~By John H. Speke ~


If kind parents love their children and delight in their happiness, then he who is perfect goodness in sending abroad mortal contagions doth assuredly direct their use.
~By John Woolman ~


One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going.
~By Anthony Burgess ~


The applause is a celebration not only of the actors but also of the audience. It constitutes a shared moment of delight.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


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 ~


The short English miles are delightful for walking. You are always pleased to find, every now and then, in how short a time you have walked a mile, though, no doubt, a mile is everywhere a mile, I walk but a moderate pace, and can accomplish four English miles in an hour.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~


Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites.
~By Lord Acton ~


For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
~By e. e. cummings ~


Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently is nothing to do but delight in heaven's wonders.
~By Louis D. Brandeis ~


Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
~By John Gay ~


True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility.
~By Philip Pullman ~


So I was very close to ordination. I was delighted to be ordained a deacon, which is the last step between, before becoming a priest. But then it all fell apart.
~By Thomas Keneally ~


It was delightful but, of course, it was pretty insulting to my professional reputation.
~By Anthony Holden ~


Hatred, in the course of time, kills the unhappy wretch who delights in nursing it in his bosom.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


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


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


Idle is the day and lantern the hour as I delight in the splendor of your kiss grog.
~By Isabel Yosito ~


I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight orgies of young men, I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.
~By Walt Whitman ~


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 ~


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


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


We're still working out the details, but I'd be delighted to do the film. The problem at the moment is my busy schedule. Shooting on this film has been extended by a month, but I need to be in the U.S. by Dec. 20.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


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 ~


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 ~


Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.
~By Carl Sagan ~


The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


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

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September 28 ,2022
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