Delight Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Delight

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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss.
~By Dick Gregory ~


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 ~


Unless you have been to boarding-school when you are very young, it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home.
~By Roald Dahl ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Our days and nights have sorrows woven with delights.
~By Francois de Malherbe ~


Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing and smiling at them.
~By Samuel Pepys ~


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


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


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


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


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


You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity. Let out a little more string on your kite.
~By Alan Cohen ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit.
~By Emmanuel Teney ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Since His delights are to be with you, let yours be found in Him.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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

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May 25 ,2022
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