Pleasure Quotes

I know what pleasure is, for I have done good work.
Robert Louis Stephenson
Dean koontz, watchers - although the constant shadow of certain death...

Abraham lincoln - with the catching end the pleasures of the chase....
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
Lord Byron
Bertrand russell - the people who are regarded as moral luminaries...
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the Night

People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.
Russell Bake
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
To attract good fortune, spend a new coin on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend, and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.
Chinese Prove
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Samuel Johnson
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
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
Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future one.
Seneca
The pleasure of love is in loving.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Be very circumspect in the choice of thy company. In the society of thine equals thou shalt enjoy more pleasure; in the society of thy superiors thou shalt find more profit. To be the best in the company is the way to grow worse.
Francis Quarles
My dreams were all my own; I accounted them to nobody; They were my refuge when annoyed - My dearest pleasure when free.
Mary Shelley
That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.
Henry David Thoreau
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
Mary Wilson Little
To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it.
Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon, 1825
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.
Frank Moore Colby
If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.
Elbert Hubbard
What we learn with pleasure we never forget.
Alfred Mercie
Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.
Harold Bloom, O Magazine, April 2003
Arthur Schopenhauer Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
Henry David Thoreau
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
The pleasure of love is in the loving and there is more joy in the passion one feels than in that which one inspires.
La Rochefoucauld
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
The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly, terribly deceived.
Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance, Act 3
Vicious minds abound with anger and revenge are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Crime is the soul of lust. What would pleasure be if it were not accompanied by crime It is not the object of debauchery that excites us, rather the idea of evil.
Marquis de Sade
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
That young girl is one of the least benightedly unintelligent organic life forms it has been my profound lack of pleasure not to be able to avoid meeting.
Marvin, _Life, the Universe, and Everything_ by Douglas Adams
There are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics without principle.
Mahatma Gandhi
Choose your pleasures for yourself, and do not let them be imposed upon you.
Lord Chesterfield
The pleasure is momentary, the position rediculous, and the expense damnable.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Instead of solid accomplishments, the man pursues pleasures and self - Gratification. He will never achieve anything so long as he is surrounded by dissipating temptations.
I Ching
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.
George Frost Kennan
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
Let the coming hour overflow with joy, and let pleasure drown the brim.
William Shakespeare
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