Pleasure Quotes

Virtue extends our days: he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
Marcus Valerius Martialis, Epigrams
Henry david thoreau - i derive no pleasure from talking with a young...

Jane austen, pride and prejudice - you must learn some of my philosophy. think only...
With the catching end the pleasures of the chase.
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas jefferson, letter to john melish, january 13, 1813 - an honest man can feel no pleasure in the...
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
John D. Rockefelle

It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil.
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nine
The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Walter Bagehot
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
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 everyone takes a salutory pleasure in proving their falseness.
Charles Robert Darwin
There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
Ovid
The people who are regarded as moral luminaries are those who forego ordinary pleasures themselves and find compensation in interfering with the pleasures of others.
Bertrand Russell
Men seek but one thing in life - Their pleasure.
W. Somerset Maugham
For nonconformity the world whips you with its displeasure.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.
Henry David Thoreau
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
Get pleasure out of life... as much as you can. Nobody every died from pleasure.
Sol Hurok
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very much about our own pleasures. We can only have the highest happiness such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as ourselves.
George Eliot
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Joseph Addison
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Oscar Wilde
There is much pleasure ot be gained from useless knowledge.
Bertrand Russell
The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices.
Frederick The Great
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the Night
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire...
Socrates, Quoted in: Plato, Phaedrus.
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
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
Aphra Behn
Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure where your treasure, there your heart where your heart, there your happiness.
Saint Augustine
There are, however, people in this world who seldom pick up a newspaper, people who, when watching television, sneer in displeasure and change channels at the first glimpse of an anchorperson. While such willfully uninformed citizens are rare, emerging from seclusion only to serve on juries in trials of great national significance, they do exist.
Joe Keenan
Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
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.
Pope John Paul II
I know what pleasure is, for I have done good work.
Robert Louis Stephenson
Pleasure and love are the pinions of great deeds.
Charles Fox
Beware of over - Great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.
Margaret Fulle
The world is so constructed, that if you wish to enjoy its pleasures, you must also endure its pains. Whether you like it or not, you cannot have one without the other.
Swami Brahnmananda
The Puritan hated bear - Baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Virtue extends our days he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
If it is the dirty element that gives pleasure to the act of lust, then the dirtier it is, the more pleasurable it is bound to be.
Marquis de Sade
A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?
Oscar Wilde
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