Pleasure Quotes

The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure.
Hermann Hesse
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The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762
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The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau

The same refinement which brings us new pleasures, exposes us to new pains.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
You despise books; you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence; but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
Voltaire
When a man comes to die, no matter what his talents and influence, and genius, if he dies unloved his life must be a failure to him and dying a cold horror. 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 to the world.
John Steinbeck, East of Eden
Pleasure and love are the pinions of great deeds.
Charles Fox
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
Soren Kierkegaard
People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.
Russell Bake
To name an object is to deprive a poem of three - Fourths of its pleasure, which consists in a little - By - Little guessing game; the ideal is to suggest.
Wallace Stevens
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.
Jane Austen
Riches, like glory or heath, have no more beauty or pleasure than their possessor is pleased to lend them.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
George Gordon Byron
Virtue extends our days: he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
Marcus Valerius Martialis, Epigrams
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating, as possibility.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
It never pays to deal with the flyweights of the world. They take far too much pleasure in thwarting you at every turn.
Sue Grafton
I have supported my deviations with reasons I did not stop at mere doubt I have vanquished, I have uprooted, I have destroyed everything in my heart that might have interfered with my pleasure.
Marquis de Sade
Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
Earl of Chesterfield
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
John D. Rockefelle
When you are obliged to make a statement that you know will cause displeasure, you must say it with every appearance of sincerity; this is the only way to make it palatable.
Paul De Gondi
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
Agnes Repplie
He who wishes to exert a useful influence must be careful to insult nothing. Let him not be troubled by what seems absurd, but concentrate his energies to the creation of what is good. He must not demolish, but build. He must raise temples where mankind may come and partake of the purest pleasure.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I think contraception is disgusting - People using each other for pleasure.
Joseph Schiedler, Director, Pro - Life Action League
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Melish, January 13, 1813
Forsake not an old friend; for the new is not comparable to him: a new friend is as new wine; when it is old, thou shalt drink it with pleasure.
Bible, Old Testament
Indecision regarding the choice among pleasures temporarily robs a man of inner peace. After due reflection, he attains joy by turning away from the lower pleasures and seeking the higher ones.
I Ching
Mistake not. Those pleasures are not pleasures that trouble the quiet and tranquillity of thy life.
Jeremy Taylo
I derive no pleasure from talking with a young woman simply because she has regular features.
Henry David Thoreau
Sexual pleasure is, I agree, a passion to which all others are subordinate but in which they all unite.
Marquis de Sade
There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
Ovid
Our pleasures were simple - They included survival.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.
Elbert Hubbard
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Thomas Jefferson
Petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of reality.
Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Pleasure is a by - Product of doing something that is worth doing. Therefore, do not seek pleasure as such. Pleasure comes of seeking something else, and comes by the way.
A. Lawrence Lowell
Let the coming hour overflow with joy, and let pleasure drown the brim.
William Shakespeare
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
Lord Byron