Delight Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Delight

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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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it.
~By John Paul Jones ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.
~By William Congreve ~


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


I always think that the most delightful thing about traveling is to always be running into Americans and to always feel at home.
~By Anita Loos ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 loved Japan. I used to read a lot about it when I was a child. And I always wanted to go. And it was delightful. I absolutely loved it. What a smashing place.
~By Billy Connolly ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Donald had reached its further edge, and could hear the rush of the stream from the deep obscurity of the abyss below, when there rose from the opposite side a strain of the most delightful music he had ever heard.
~By Hugh Miller ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


But the delights of solitude don't only consist of dreaming. Next in enjoyment, I think, comes planning.
~By Anna Neagle ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


She belongs to a race of delightful women, who never do any harm, whom everybody calls good, and who are very severe on those who do not pretend to be good.
~By Gilbert Parker ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


How delightful to find a friend in everyone.
~By Joseph Brodsky ~


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


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


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


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


I'm delighted about the track's success in the sports world, but the frustrating thing is, I don't think I got rich on it. The labels and publishers did very cheap deals on our songs.
~By Alan Parsons ~


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


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


I can remember when, as a beginner, I was delighted with any ball as long as it would bounce.
~By Helen Wills Moody ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life.
~By William Blake ~


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


This visible world is wonderfully to be delighted in, and highly to be esteemed, because it is the theatre of God's righteous Kingdom.
~By Thomas Traherne ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
~By Charles Simmons ~


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.
~By John Barrymore ~


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 ~


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 ~

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