Delight Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Delight

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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 ~


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 ~


I'm delighted. I don't know of anybody who had a statue built of them while they were living. It's a great feeling.
~By Al Lopez ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.
~By Amos Bronson Alcott ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Work is the order of the day, just as it was at one time, with our first starts and our best efforts. Do you remember? Therein lies its delight. It brings back the forgotten; one's stores of energy, seemingly exhausted, come back to life.
~By Boris Pasternak ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


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


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


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


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 ~


As for plenty, we had not only for necessity, conveniency and decency, but for delight and pleasure to superfluity.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


Idle is the day and lantern the hour as I delight in the splendor of your kiss grog.
~By Isabel Yosito ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Money is the sovereign queen of all delights - for her, the lawyer pleads, the soldier fights.
~By Richard Barnfield ~


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 ~


How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
~By Franz Kafka ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.
~By Edna Ferber ~


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 ~


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


And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge, so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee, the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face.
~By Venerable Bede ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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November 29 ,2021
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