Delight Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Delight

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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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'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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


My delight and thy delight Walking, like two angels white, In the gardens of the night.
~By Robert Bridges ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


The Indians gave up the land of their own free will, and for it received brass kettles, blankets, guns, shirts, flints, tobacco, rum and many trinkets in which their simple hearts delighted.
~By Patrick Gordon ~


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 ~


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 ~


All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~

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May 27 ,2024
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