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Quotes And Sayings About Pleasure

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The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
~By Thomas Macaulay ~


The ability to take pleasure in one's life is a skill and is a kind of intelligence. So intelligence is a hard thing to evaluate and it manifests itself in so many different ways. I do think the ability to know how to live a life and not be miserable is a sign of that.
~By Todd Solondz ~


There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
~By Mary Wilson Little ~


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


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


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


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 ~


It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Revision is one of the exquisite pleasures of writing.
~By Bernard Malamud ~


We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.
~By Alan Watts ~


No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
~By Horace ~


I've learnt and I just want to be respected for what I've achieved on the pitch. I know I haven't achieved much off it but I do know I've given pleasure to people watching me play football over the years.
~By Paul Gascoigne ~


If I displayed this cup, I might look at it once or twice a week. By using it, I get pleasure from it continually.
~By Lila Acheson Wallace ~


As a child, I read science fiction, but from the very beginnings of my reading for pleasure, I read a lot of non-fictional history, particularly historical biography.
~By Norman Spinrad ~


The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain.
~By Anne Rice ~


I was always a great bundle of energy. As a child, instead of walking, I would run. And so running, which is a pain to a lot of people, was always a pleasure to me because it was so easy.
~By Roger Bannister ~


Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music.
~By Alvin Ailey ~


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 ~


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


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


This moment in time, on this tour, you know, I'm discovering a lot of new things. And to be 45 and doing that, it's a mixture of pleasure and pain, I can assure you.
~By Eric Clapton ~


The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
~By Stanislaw Lec ~


Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school.
~By Horace Walpole ~


The two most common charges against the older fiction, that it pleased wickedly and that it taught nothing, had broken down before the discovery, except in illiberal sects, that the novel is fitted both for honest use and for pleasure.
~By Carl Clinton Van Doren ~


But for Muslims, everything that they don't have on earth is what they get in heaven. They can drink, they can have sex. All of the forbidden pleasures on earth, you can have in paradise.
~By Barbara Walters ~


Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It's beyond me.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


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 ~


Ice T was just a pleasure to work with. He was a smart gentleman.
~By Judd Nelson ~


Painting is a source of endless pleasure, but also of great anguish.
~By Balthus ~


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


Learn the duty as well as taste the pleasure of original work.
~By Robert James Graves ~


If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.
~By Epictetus ~


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


A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.
~By Martin Farquhar Tupper ~


With regard to my family as I said nothing upon the subject before I may tell you that I have six children living, 1 dead and before I have the pleasure of seeing you I expect another.
~By John Hawley ~


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


I don't hate work, composing is not work for me, it's my pleasure; it's my life. So why should I stop? If something is pleasurable and exciting and rewarding, why should one stop?
~By Gunther Schuller ~


I began directing episodes, which was a great light every couple of months. We never short-changed our audience, but it became something that you had to work at rather than something that was a pleasure.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
~By John Dryden ~


The Stones don't really need to do it for money, so they must get some kind of pleasure out of it. They're not like a group that's disbanded and gone away and made a comeback. They've always been there.
~By Mick Taylor ~


I made a habit always to hear the Indians; and although they very often lie to me, I do not show them any displeasure for it, for I do not believe them and I do not decide anything until I have found out the truth.
~By Antonio de Mendoza ~


God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
~By Francis Bacon ~


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


I drive a lot. Just for pleasure. Sometimes I'll get in the Cadillac and drive around the city or the country, kind of trying to get lost basically. Y'know, just see where roads lead.
~By Frank Black ~


The same sort of thing happened in my dispute with the National Trust book: Follies: A National Trust Guide, which implied that the only pleasure you can get from Folly architecture is by calling the architect mad, and by laughing at the architecture.
~By Ian Hamilton Finlay ~


The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


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 ~


Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
~By Josh Billings ~


Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A man simply cannot conceal himself!
~By Confucius ~


Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health.
~By Martin Farquhar Tupper ~


I'm doing a book, 'Chasing Science,' about the pleasures of science as a spectator sport.
~By Frederik Pohl ~


All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.
~By Francois Fenelon ~


If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


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 ~


Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
~By Charles Dickens ~


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


Ever since I began to compose, I have remained true to my starting principle: not to write a page because no matter what public, or what pretty girl wanted it to be thus or thus; but to write solely as I myself thought best, and as it gave me pleasure.
~By Felix Mendelssohn ~


Pleasure usually takes the form of me and now; joy is us and always.
~By Marvin J. Ashton ~


When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery.
~By Maxim Gorky ~


I get a fine warm feeling when I'm doing well, but that pleasure is pretty much negated by the pain of getting started each day. Let's face it, writing is hell.
~By William Styron ~


The pleasure of those who injure you lies in your pain. Therefore they will suffer if you take away their pleasure by not feeling pain.
~By Tertullian ~


On that road of the informer, it is always night. I cannot ever inform against anyone without feeling something die within me. I inform without pleasure, because it is necessary.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


I am happy now, to recall that I was no only his son but his companion, and whenever there was a hunting expedition or any other pleasure, I was always with him.
~By John Philip Sousa ~


He invented this idea of telling the life story of a great writer through becoming his characters and becoming him. It was such a pleasure and I thought we must find another writer.
~By Simon Callow ~


One of the pleasures of being an actor is quite simply taking a walk in someone else's shoes. And when I look at the roles I've played, I'm kind of amazed at all the wonderful adventures I've had and the different things I've learned.
~By Willem Dafoe ~


The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasures.
~By Luc de Clapier ~


For God's sake, if you sin, take pleasure in it, and do it for the pleasure.
~By Gerald Gould ~


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


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 ~


A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
~By Groucho Marx ~


I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.
~By John Mortimer ~


I have the Pleasure to assure you Congress pay particular Attention to the Defence of New Jersey, and hitherto have denied us nothing which we have Asked for that Purpose.
~By Abraham Clark ~


Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.
~By Auguste Rodin ~


Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible.
~By William Feather ~


Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure in noticing those in others.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


I've got to be honest, there's no pleasure when you're working.
~By Dana Plato ~


Having cakes as a business certainly changes things for me - I don't now sit at home doing a cake for the fun of it anymore. But it's an extremely happy and pleasureable business to run because people are generally buying cakes for celebrations.
~By Jane Asher ~


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 ~


Finding people who get enormous pleasure from reading books is a more and more unusual experience, and so writers just so much want to be heard.
~By Susie Bright ~


A man of pleasure is a man of pains.
~By Edward Young ~


Nobody will laugh long who deals much with opium: its pleasures even are of a grave and solemn complexion.
~By Thomas de Quincey ~


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 ~


In the lexicon of the political class, the word "sacrifice" means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it.
~By George Will ~


The man of the house can destroy the pleasure of the household, but he cannot make it. That rests with the woman, and it is her greatest privilege.
~By Arthur Helps ~


Worldly pleasures, such as flow from greatness, riches, honours, and sensual gratifications, are infinitely worse than none.
~By David Brainerd ~


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 ~


Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves, or, more generally, in the acquisition of power.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
~By Virginia Woolf ~


My father was always anxious to give pleasure to his children. Accordingly, he took me one day, as a special treat, to the top of the grand old tower, to see the chimes played.
~By James Nasmyth ~

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November 24 ,2020
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