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Quotes And Sayings About Pleasure

Pleasure Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pleasure

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Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


The good pleasure of God is an act of the divine will freely and effectively determining all things.
~By William Ames ~


Film is fragmented and gets into lots of other people's hands. There are a lot of pleasures that theatre gives me. You get to perform uninterrupted.
~By Willem Dafoe ~


But if Shakespeare himself is maybe about meaning and truth, I don't know, then he is certainly about pleasure and interest, we start with pleasure and interest, but maybe eventually it gets to meaning and truth.
~By Stephen Greenblatt ~


Climbing is unadulterated hard labor. The only real pleasure is the satisfaction of going where no man has been before and where few can follow.
~By Annie Smith Peck ~


In everything, satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


May we be saved from evil thoughts and deed of enemies of world peace who find pleasure in creating havoc and perpetrating all forms of carnage.
~By Yahya Jammeh ~


Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
~By William Congreve ~


Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business.
~By William Wycherley ~


The best an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountaintop where few have been before, where few can follow and where few will consent to believe he has been.
~By George F. Kennan ~


One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


The greatest pleasure of life is love.
~By Euripides ~


We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
~By George Orwell ~


Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker.
~By Annie Dillard ~


A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.
~By Anne Spencer ~


This sense of power is the highest and best of pleasures when the belief on which it is founded is a true belief, and has been fairly earned by investigation.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don't collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don't really mean anything.
~By Norman Lear ~


Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me; it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty.
~By Mario Vargas Llosa ~


I feel like there is always something trying to pull us back into sleep, that there is this sort of seductive quality in all the hedonistic pleasures that pull on us.
~By Bell Hooks ~


I believe scientists have a duty to share the excitement and pleasure of their work with the general public, and I enjoy the challenge of presenting difficult ideas in an understandable way.
~By Antony Hewish ~


To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


He who eats with most pleasure is he who least requires sauce.
~By Xenophon ~


I have, in my partner George Roberts, a person who is the most wonderful man in the world to me. He's like a brother to me. Creating with him, being side by side with him, in whatever we try to do, is a real pleasure to me.
~By Henry Kravis ~


I'm acting for the pleasure of it.
~By David Morse ~


Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.
~By Giotto di Bondone ~


Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free.
~By Anita Loos ~


It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
~By Epictetus ~


The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
~By Martin Luther ~


O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it.
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
~By Aristotle ~


I'd forget the piece just before I went out to do the concerto, the panic was too great. This was not anything that gave me pleasure. This was fulfilling somebody else's dream.
~By Linda Lavin ~


I think a lot of people have a misconception of what the kitchen is about, but you know the grueling part of it is also the pleasure of it. That's why I think you have to have a certain mentality to understand what that is and be able to handle it.
~By Todd English ~


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
~By Voltaire ~


God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
~By Eric Liddell ~


Passive pleasure is no pleasure at all.
~By Arthur Adamov ~


Larry Kasdan has made some of my favorite movies of all time so just to be working with him was a pleasure. Now that I have, I not only respect his work but I just love and respect him as a person.
~By Timothy Olyphant ~


There cannot live a more unhappy creature than an ill-natured old man, who is neither capable of receiving pleasures, nor sensible of conferring them on others.
~By William Temple ~


People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them without a horror which paralyses every other pleasure, even that to be found in reading a story.
~By Stendhal ~


No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


A babe at the breast is as much pleasure as the bearing is pain.
~By Marion Zimmer Bradley ~


Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


What grieves me most in my past offenses, O my loving God, is not so much the punishment I have deserved, as the displeasure I have given You, Who are worthy of infinite love.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market; or the precipice.
~By Robinson Jeffers ~


One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
~By William Wycherley ~


A man, to be greatly good, must imagine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and of many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


The greatest part of the job was... that was for nine years it was a pleasure to go to work.
~By Jason Alexander ~


A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.
~By George Santayana ~


Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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 ~


Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Like everybody at that age, I read an awful lot of pulp fiction. But at the same time, I also read quite a bit of history and read that as much for pleasure as part of a curriculum.
~By John Hume ~


As I have practiced it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs.
~By Sam Abell ~


He greatly valued his possessions, chiefly because they were his, and derived genuine pleasure from contemplating a painting, a statuette, a rare lace curtain - no matter what - after he had bought it and placed it among his household gods.
~By Kate Chopin ~


It's always a pleasure to find something that matters.
~By Don Cornelius ~


The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I've never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


As far as pleasures, you've got to have limits. You shouldn't have too much of good things, so you'll always have a desire for more and you won't get bored.
~By Compay Segundo ~


It is also one of the pleasures of oral biography, in that the reader, rather than editor, is jury.
~By George Plimpton ~


It's the same thing that drives people to want to experience sexual pleasure or have one too many drinks. We all want to experience the other, and to get out of our daily existence.
~By Adam Arkin ~


There's only one test of a great children's book, or a great children's film, and that is this: If it can be read or viewed with pleasure by adults, then it has the chance to be a great children's film, or a great children's book.
~By Chuck Jones ~


Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from the writer to the reader.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


It is my pleasure to support a candidate who truly reflects our values and highest ideals.
~By Martin Sheen ~


Tomorrow is a thief of pleasure.
~By Rex Harrison ~


Being a Brady comes with it's pleasures and its baggage. I'm not one given to a lack of privacy and invasion.
~By Christopher Knight ~


If people could understand how much pleasure they could have by themselves, I think everyone would be a lot saner. I think that people really need a dose of quality time with one's self.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


I never yet heard man or woman much abused that I was not inclined to think the better of them, and to transfer the suspicion or dislike to the one who found pleasure in pointing out the defects of another.
~By Jane Porter ~


I love good and pleasure, I hate evil and pain, I want to be happy and I am not mistaken in believing, that people, angels and even demons have those same inclinations.
~By Nicolas Malebranche ~


The British system denied any role for human creativity, and instead argued, that if man merely followed his hedonistic desires, pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain, objective laws would naturally guide society to achieve the best allocation of wealth.
~By Robert Trout ~


Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
~By Salvador Dali ~


Man is not constituted to take pleasure in the same things always.
~By Sophocles ~


Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.
~By B. C. Forbes ~


It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure, yet he cannot live without her, and resents any aspersions that strangers may cast on her character.
~By George Santayana ~


The pleasure of one's effect on other people still exists in age - what's called making a hit. But the hit is much rarer and made of different stuff.
~By Enid Bagnold ~


Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but what will render his life happy on the whole amount.
~By Joseph Addison ~


If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


I also derive a great deal of pleasure from horses and dogs... the ocean... and love.
~By William Shatner ~


The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless. It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


In fact, 95% of the people in my films have been nothing less than a pleasure to work with.
~By Guy Ritchie ~


Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


Work is both my living and my pleasure.
~By Harlan Howard ~


The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains.
~By Democritus ~


Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent.
~By Francis Picabia ~


An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money.
~By Marcel Achard ~


The first draught serveth for health, the second for pleasure, the third for shame, and the fourth for madness.
~By Anacharsis ~


Our sages of blessed memory have said that we must not enjoy any pleasure in this world without reciting a blessing.
~By Shmuel Y. Agnon ~


Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy.
~By Lydia M. Child ~

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