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Quotes And Sayings About Pleasure

Pleasure Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pleasure

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The pleasure of jogging and running is rather like that of wearing a fur coat in Texas in August: the true joy comes in being able to take the damn thing off.
~By Joseph Epstein ~


I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.
~By Fred Rogers ~


No sane man can afford to dispense with debilitating pleasures; no ascetic can be considered reliably sane.
~By Robert M. Parker, Jr. ~


It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


I derive no pleasure from prosecuting a man, even though I know he's guilty; do you think I could sleep at night or look at myself in the mirror in the morning if I hounded an innocent man?
~By Jim Garrison ~


Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


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


Don't get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific. I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style, and ride them for pleasure and light exercise.
~By Brock Yates ~


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


The ugly is very appealing to man. It's instinct. One shrinks from the ugly, yet wants to look at it. There's a devilish fascination in it. We extract pleasure from horror.
~By Sonya Levien ~


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 ~


Had we not faults of our own, we should take less pleasure in complaining of others.
~By Francois Fenelon ~


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 ~


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 ~


One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
~By Jane Austen ~


The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
~By Stendhal ~


Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.
~By John Rawls ~


The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


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


Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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 ~


I confess that reading proofs is a pleasure. It stimulates and inspires me.
~By Zane Grey ~


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 ~


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 ~


We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain.
~By Saint Augustine ~


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 ~


I know my corn plants intimately, and I find it a great pleasure to know them.
~By Barbara McClintock ~


He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


'Tis the sharpness of our mind that gives the edge to our pains and pleasures.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


But I don't read or listen for pleasure. I have too much else to do.
~By Piers Anthony ~


Put this restriction on your pleasures, be cautious that they injure no being that lives.
~By John Zimmerman ~


These are the people who do studies that your carry-out Chinese meals are saturated in fat. I'd just like to meet them! I mean, what do they do for pleasure?
~By Robert M. Parker, Jr. ~


My whole life is geared to play guitar. I play what I want when I want and I hope the listener gets as much pleasure listening to the music as I get playing it.
~By Jim Sullivan ~


Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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


Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make.
~By Truman Capote ~


I know that two and two make four - and should be glad to prove it too if I could - though I must say if by any sort of process I could convert 2 and 2 into five it would give me much greater pleasure.
~By Lord Byron ~


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


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 ~


Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee!
~By Joseph Addison ~


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 ~


But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to hear them; and that experience of immediate appreciation gives greater pleasure and more stimulus towards further activity than even the most laudatory of reviews.
~By Laurence Housman ~


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 ~


Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them.
~By Frank Moore Colby ~


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 ~


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


People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.
~By Russell Baker ~


A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
~By Simone Weil ~


Of course, I also gave him the ineffable pleasures of pipe smoking. And no children, because when this character was created I did not yet have the four children I later had. I must add I also gave him a certain taste for food.
~By Georges Simenon ~


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


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


I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


If you live for pleasure, your ability to enjoy it may pass away and your senses grow dim.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


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 ~


Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize.
~By James Joyce ~


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


I'm tired of love; I'm still more tired of rhyme; but money gives me pleasure all the time.
~By Hilaire Belloc ~


It might seem unfair to reward a person for having so much pleasure over the years, asking the maize plant to solve specific problems and then watching its responses.
~By Barbara McClintock ~


I'd never had so much pleasure with another human being.
~By Anne Bancroft ~


One of the most lasting pleasures you can experience is the feeling that comes over you when you genuinely forgive an enemy - whether he knows it or not.
~By Orlando A. Battista ~


When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life.
~By Monica Bellucci ~


Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


The mind is but too naturally prone to pleasure, but too easily yielded to dissipation.
~By Frances Burney ~


Our fates are in the hands of An Almighty God, to whom I can with pleasure confide my own; he can save us, or destroy us; his Councils are fixed and cannot be disappointed, and all his designs will be Accomplished.
~By Abraham Clark ~


The rare pleasure of being seen for what one is, compensates for the misery of being it.
~By Margaret Drabble ~


The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.
~By Samuel Butler ~


I listened to Kelley's record with pleasure. Great to hear real music with respect for the righteous roots. Her singing is outstanding - no frills, down to the bone and intense.
~By Jerry Wexler ~


The pleasures of the imagination are as it were only drawings and models which are played with by poor people who cannot afford the real thing.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
~By Tacitus ~


You need great passion, because everything you do with great pleasure, you do well.
~By Juan Manuel Fangio ~


Writers are in the entertainment business, and it gives me lots of pleasure to entertain my readers.
~By Brian Lumley ~


Love consists in giving without getting in return; in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


Money gives me pleasure all the time.
~By Hilaire Belloc ~


To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


Cynicism is tough. A cynic's point of view is really pitiful. I derive pleasure out of a lot of things in life. As long as I'm fairly healthy, it's hard to stay dismal for very long.
~By Shawn Colvin ~


Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Surely a King who loves pleasure is less dangerous than one who loves glory?
~By Nancy Mitford ~


A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.
~By Jean Racine ~


To my great surprise and pleasure, I have had dinner with most of the people living with whom I would like to have dinner.
~By Holly Near ~


Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.
~By Tony Benn ~


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


My kitchen linoleum is so black and shiny that I waltz while I wait for the kettle to boil. This pleasure is for the old who live alone.
~By Florida Scott-Maxwell ~


Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
~By DeWitt Clinton ~


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 ~


A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering.
~By G. I. Gurdjieff ~


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 ~


I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


Ah, the pleasure, the joy - a big news story that runs and runs, that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues, saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary.
~By Kamal Ahmed ~


My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The greatest and noblest pleasure which we have in this world is to discover new truths, and the next is to shake off old prejudices.
~By Frederick II ~


Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
~By George Byron ~


The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.
~By Michael Faraday ~


The arts are not just instantaneous pleasure - if you don't like it, the artist is wrong. I belong to the generation which says if you don't like it, you don't understand and you ought to find out.
~By Ethel Barrymore ~


The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.
~By Charles Lamb ~

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June 20 ,2021
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