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Quotes And Sayings About Delight

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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 ~


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


From heav'nly thoughts all true delight doth spring.
~By Thomas Campion ~


If venereal delight and the power of propagating the species were permitted only to the virtuous, it would make the world very good.
~By James Boswell ~


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 ~


Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
~By Georges Bataille ~


Of course I was delighted the flight was over, but I still had to worry about cleaning up inside the cabin, I had to worry about the hatch, how to get in the sling, and so on.
~By Alan Shepard ~


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


Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
~By Herodotus ~


There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being wise, take a strange delight in showing what they think they have sagaciously read in mankind by uncharitable suspicions of them.
~By Herman Melville ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance, and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness, and their art.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one's earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


So is the savage buffalo, especially delighting in dark places, where he can wallow in the mud and slake his thirst without much trouble; and here also we find the wild pig.
~By John H. Speke ~


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 ~


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 ~


However, without considering this connection, there is no doubt but that more good than evil, more delight than sorrow, arises from compassion itself; there being so many things which balance the sorrow of it.
~By Joseph Butler ~


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 ~


A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing.
~By Richard Russo ~


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


Mysticism and exaggeration go together. A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.
~By Milan Kundera ~


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


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


I know not if the dark or bright shall be by lot; if that wherein my hopes delight be best or not.
~By Henry Alford ~


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 ~


When we cannot be delivered from ourselves, we delight in devouring ourselves.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


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


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


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 ~


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


From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight, my every pain is born.
~By Michelangelo ~


One of the principal goals in my life has been to avoid embarrassing my children by doing the job I do. I hope I've managed to do that, and I hope that, with the job I'm in now, they are, if not proud, at least unembarrassed by it. I must say, my three are most agreeable children, who do nothing but delight me.
~By Hugh Laurie ~


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


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 ~


Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment.
~By Ben Jonson ~


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


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


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 ~


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 members of the court were just delighted to have a ninth member - male or female. They were all kind and welcoming.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


As for our garments, my Mother did not only delight to see us neat and cleanly, fine and gay, but rich and costly: maintaining us to the heighth of her estate, but not beyond it.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


No jealousy their dawn of love overcast, nor blasted were their wedded days with strife; each season looked delightful as it past, to the fond husband and the faithful wife.
~By James Beattie ~


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 ~


The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.
~By Julia Margaret Cameron ~


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 ~


To business that we love we rise bedtime, and go to't with delight.
~By Sydney Smith ~


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


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


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 ~


It hasn't been smooth or delightful every minute, there were lean years and rough years, but it's been exciting and good and I'm thrilled to be an actress and a singer and to have spent my life this way.
~By Sally Kellerman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
~By George Sand ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


The imagination is the spur of delights... all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything; now, is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy? Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures arise?
~By Marquis de Sade ~


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 ~


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 ~


Intelligence is nothing without delight.
~By Paul Claudel ~


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


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 ~


As we read the school reports on our children, we realize a sense of relief that can rise to delight that thank Heaven nobody is reporting in this fashion on us.
~By Joseph Priestley ~


I am delighted to have had students, friends and colleagues in so many nations and to have learned so much of what I know from them. This Nobel Award honours them all.
~By John Pople ~


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 ~


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


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


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


To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child's delight added to your own - this is happiness.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


There is no greater delight than to be conscious of sincerity on self-examination.
~By Mencius ~


If Mr. Selwyn calls again, show him up; if I am alive I shall be delighted to see him; and if I am dead he would like to see me.
~By Henry Fox ~


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 ~


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 ~


Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


I wanted to do an hour-long show, and I wanted to something that was dramatic and sometimes funny and humorous, as well. I'm just delighted to have this opportunity to be a part of this project.
~By Ron Glass ~


The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful.
~By Henri Poincare ~


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

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January 15 ,2021
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