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Quotes And Sayings About Pleasure

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For the greater beauty of the instrument, the balls representing the planets are to be of considerable bigness; but so contrived, that they may be taken off at pleasure, and others, much smaller, and fitter for some purposes, put in their places.
~By David Rittenhouse ~


There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


What leads to unhappiness, is making pleasure the chief aim.
~By William Shenstone ~


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


Sorry, but there is no pleasure in finding new ways of saying the same stuff about projects which tanked.
~By Alex Cox ~


Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
~By Aristotle ~


To make pleasures pleasant shortens them.
~By Charles Buxton ~


There is no Pleasure like that of receiving Praise from the Praiseworthy.
~By Richard Steele ~


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


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 ~


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


To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.
~By David McCullough ~


There is pleasure when a sore is scratched, But to be without sores is more pleasurable still. Just so, there are pleasures in worldly desires, But to be without desires is more pleasurable still.
~By Nagarjuna ~


If I had my choice, I'd pick a song that tells a story every time. There is a great deal of pleasure in doing the vocal on a number that you can put feeling into.
~By Vaughn Monroe ~


I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone.
~By Camille Claudel ~


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


It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


I had the pleasure, as Robin said, to live a childhood dream as many young Americans and Puerto Rican children live that play youth baseball. And I feel honored and very thankful for that opportunity.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


Now the relation which, in the sphere of nature, being and semblance or sensation bear to one another in this antithesis, is the same as that which in ethics exists between good and pleasure or feeling.
~By Friedrich Schleiermacher ~


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 ~


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 ~


The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience.
~By Camille Paglia ~


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


They say that our sovereign is above his laws to his pleasure, and he may make it and break it as he pleases, without any distinction. The contrary is true, or else he should not have sworn to keep it.
~By Jack Cade ~


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


Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure.
~By David Attenborough ~


If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional, and common sense continual.
~By Robertson Davies ~


Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing.
~By George A. Sheehan ~


We are fans because the game also appeals to our local pride, our pleasure in thinking of ourselves as, yes, Americans but nonetheless different from residents of other towns, other states, other regions.
~By John Thorn ~


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


First our pleasures die - and then our hopes, and then our fears - and when these are dead, the debt is due dust claims dust - and we die too.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


I used to own a dingy and can still sail one if pushed, but I like the pleasure boats.
~By John Dyer ~


I enjoy my work. I haven't been an actor for 30 years without getting pleasure out of the profession.
~By Bela Lugosi ~


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 ~


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


Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


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 ~


I just don't want anyone messing around with my pure smoking pleasure.
~By Max Cannon ~


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


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


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


Most of the people who act and sing do so for their own pleasure and that of their friends and family.
~By Kate Smith ~


The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
~By Katherine Mansfield ~


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


Rap is only one end of a whole spectrum of verbal play and virtuosity. Rap is geared for aural pleasure.
~By Rita Dove ~


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 ~


One can become enthusiastic over anything. For a time I was delighted with bomb throwing. It gave me a tremendous pleasure to bomb those fellows from above.
~By Manfred von Richthofen ~


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


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 ~


It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
~By Tacitus ~


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 ~


It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
~By Albert Einstein ~


It gives me pleasure to find that public liberty is effectually secured in each and all the policies of the United States, though somewhat differently modeled.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
~By George Sand ~


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. ~


Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


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


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 ~


Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
~By Elsa Schiaparelli ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
~By Sophocles ~


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


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


Pleasures flit by - they are only for yourself; work leaves a mark of long-lasting joy, work is for others.
~By Dmitri Mendeleev ~


The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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 ~


It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world.
~By John Steinbeck ~


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 ~


A painter must think of everything he sees as being there entirely for his own use and pleasure.
~By Lucian Freud ~


It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


Solitude sharpens awareness of small pleasures otherwise lost.
~By Kevin Patterson ~


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 ~


Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied.
~By John Woolman ~


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


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 ~


Scientific understanding is often beautiful, a profoundly aesthetic experience which gives pleasure not unlike the reading of a great poem.
~By Paul Nurse ~


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


The very gradual reductions in my weight which I am able to show, may be interesting to many, and I have great pleasure in stating them, believing that they serve to demonstrate further the merit of the system pursued.
~By William Banting ~


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 ~


Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


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


I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing.
~By Francis Quarles ~


Toil and pleasure, dissimilar in nature, are nevertheless united by a certain natural bond.
~By Titus Livius ~


Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Nothing gives me as much pleasure as travelling. I love getting on trains and boats and planes.
~By Alan Rickman ~

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