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Quotes And Sayings About Pleasure

Pleasure Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pleasure

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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 ~


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


Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
~By Joseph Addison ~


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 ~


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 ~


Old age is the supreme evil, for it deprives man of all pleasures while allowing his appetites to remain, and it brings with it every possible sorrow. Yet men fear death and desire old age.
~By Giacomo Leopardi ~


Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.
~By Henry St. John ~


There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs.
~By Charles Dickens ~


I distrust Great Men. They produce a desert of uniformity around them and often a pool of blood too, and I always feel a little man's pleasure when they come a cropper.
~By E. M. Forster ~


In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of pleasure. If we find it in one place today, it is vain to seek it there tomorrow. You can not lay a trap for it.
~By Alexander Smith ~


The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


Everything I do is for the pleasure of Allah.
~By Cat Stevens ~


There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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


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 ~


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


One of my greatest pleasures is falling into a story someone else has written.
~By Nora Roberts ~


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 ~


Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


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


After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn.
~By Albert Hofmann ~


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 ~


They all hope I will go broke and I wouldn't like to cause them displeasure.
~By Florenz Ziegfeld ~


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


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


If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable.
~By Donald Trump ~


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 ~


Besides merely some pleasure that we get out of the combinations of pitches together and lines, I think that there is some satisfaction that we get in the fact of having this diffuse thing organized very concretely and put onto a frame and have it actually decided.
~By Leo Ornstein ~


Simple pleasures were all the pleasures that I knew as a child.
~By Willie Stargell ~


The joy of viewing land, the hope of in a few days ranging through the long wished-for spot and the pleasure of again resuming my wonted employment may be readily calculated.
~By David Douglas ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


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 ~


Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


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 ~


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


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


The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
~By Tony Robbins ~


My private measure of success is daily. If this were to be the last day of my life would I be content with it? To live in a harmonious balance of commitments and pleasures is what I strive for.
~By Jane Rule ~


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 ~


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 ~


If it doesn't work out there will never be any doubt that the pleasure was worth all the pain.
~By Jimmy Buffett ~


It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


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


It is not sex that gives the pleasure, but the lover.
~By Marge Piercy ~


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


I was never that much a focus of interest that I became a 'thing' at an earlier point in my career. I'm aware of having become a 'thing' now, which doesn't give me a lot of pleasure.
~By Matt Damon ~


Show me another pleasure like dinner which comes every day and lasts an hour.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~


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


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


False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.
~By Charles Darwin ~


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 ~


Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out... Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
~By A. E. Housman ~


'Project Runway' was my guilty pleasure while my son was napping or nursing.
~By Debra Messing ~


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


It was a pleasure to be a gay eyesore.
~By Lance Loud ~


Buying is a profound pleasure.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


The richness of the world, all artificial pleasures, have the taste of sickness and give off a smell of death in the face of certain spiritual possessions.
~By Georges Rouault ~


All desirable things... are desirable either for the pleasure inherent in themselves, or as a means to the promotion of pleasure and the prevention of pain.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
~By Tony Robbins ~


Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.
~By Walt Disney ~


Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.
~By Aristotle ~


The husband - by primitive instinct partly, certainly by ancient tradition - regards himself as the active partner in matters of love and his own pleasure as legitimately the prime motive for activity.
~By Havelock Ellis ~


In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


The thing about acting is you don't want to let on how enjoyable it is or then everybody would want to become an actress. But it really is. It's a pleasure to go and exchange your identity.
~By Gena Rowlands ~


Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
~By Stendhal ~


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 ~


The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


By recollecting the pleasures I have had formerly, I renew them, I enjoy them a second time, while I laugh at the remembrance of troubles now past, and which I no longer feel.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


Beauty and brains, pleasure and usability - they should go hand in hand.
~By Donald Norman ~


I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
~By Emily Bronte ~


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


But what is drama? Broadly speaking, it is whatever by imitative action rouses interest or gives pleasure.
~By George P. Baker ~


Doing Tim's film is always going to be the most pleasure. Let me just put it that way. So, without drawing favorites one way or the other, getting back with him and doing Mars Attacks! was certainly a special treat.
~By Danny Elfman ~


The knowledge and understanding of the world which science gives us and the magnificent opportunity which it extends to us to control and use the world for the extension of our pleasure in it has never been greater than it now is.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


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 ~


Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly.
~By Pierre Bonnard ~


The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us - of becoming happy - is not attainable: yet we may not - nay, cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


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 ~


Novelty is the great parent of pleasure.
~By Robert South ~


When I portray Stabler, I have to shave every day and cut my hair every week! And then, I really like to change my looks for films like 'Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle' where I have the pleasure of playing the ugliest man in the world.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


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 ~


As my career has progressed, I've had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn't change my desire to entertain folks. That's really who I am.
~By George Benson ~


One declaims endlessly against the passions; one imputes all of man's suffering to them. One forgets that they are also the source of all his pleasures.
~By Denis Diderot ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence.
~By David Hume ~


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 ~


There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
~By Ovid ~


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


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


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

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March 9 ,2021
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