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Delight Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Delight

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
~By Rose Kennedy ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Children will not pretend to be enjoying books, and they will not read books because they have been told that these books are good. They are looking for delight.
~By Helen Dunmore ~


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


Alchemy is the art of far and near, and I think poetry is alchemy in that way. It's delightful to distort size, to see something that's tiny as though it were vast.
~By Robert Morgan ~


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


The universe must exist for the self-expression of God and the delight of God.
~By Ernest Holmes ~


The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
~By George MacDonald ~


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


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


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 ~


He shall sit solitary by avoiding the company of men, he shall hold his peace by meditating upon the joys of heaven, and he has risen above his state by tasting celestial delights.
~By Saint Bonaventure Sequoyah ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


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 ~


A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
~By Robert Frost ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
~By Margaret Mead ~


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 ~


My parents were absolutely delighted that I knew what I wanted to do.
~By Vivien Leigh ~


And I was asked if I would come and help with the recovery of this great British company, Cable and Wireless, and I'm delighted to become part of the new and very talented management that have been brought in to that company as well.
~By Lord Robertson ~


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 ~


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 ~


Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the idea we call love.
~By John Locke ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


We wanted to meet him, for though we were neither of us naive people we had not wholly lost our belief that it is delightful to meet artists who have given us pleasure.
~By Robertson Davies ~


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


I don't write for publishers, certainly not for critics, and not for readers, But I am delighted that so many people have found my books enjoyable and want to continue to read them.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


When I heard about the first Tomb Raider, I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that. When I was approached for the second film, I was delighted.
~By Jan de Bont ~


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 ~


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


I was delighted to have lines when they came - learning lines for film isn't a problem, but television is a little different, because we shot those shows the whole way through.
~By David Selby ~


The world's as ugly as sin, and almost as delightful.
~By Frederick Locker-Lampson ~


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 ~


While F.D.R. once told Americans that we have nothing to fear but fear itself, Mr. Ashcroft is delighted to play the part of Fear Itself, an assignment in which he lets his imagination run riot.
~By Frank Rich ~


It is the most delightful thing that ever happens to me, when I hear something coming out of my guitar and out of my mouth that wasn't there before.
~By James Taylor ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, the lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


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


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 ~


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


Poetry is that art which selects and arranges the symbols of thought in such a manner as to excite the imagination the most powerfully and delightfully.
~By William C. Bryant ~


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


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


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


War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.
~By Lucretius ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Books have become our dearest companions, yielding exquisite delights and inspiring lofty aims.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


I'm delighted by how Nobody's Fool turned out. It was a rare movie.
~By Richard Russo ~

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