Pleasure Quotes

Virtue extends our days he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
Samuel johnson - no man is a hypocrite in his pleasures....

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Walter Bagehot
Bygone troubles are a pleasure to talk about.
Yiddish Prove
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
Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

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
Desiderius erasmus - the pleasures which we most rarely experience...
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
The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.
Michael Faraday
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
Samuel Johnson
Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.
Madonna
A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
All pleasures contain an element of sadness.
Jonathan Eibeschutz
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Oscar Wilde
I derive no pleasure from talking with a young woman simply because she has regular features.
Henry David Thoreau
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
Aphra Behn
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.
You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
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
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
There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
Bertrand Russell
Get pleasure out of life... as much as you can. Nobody ever died from pleasure.
Sol Hurok
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
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
The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
Josh Billings
That a man can take pleasure in marching in formation to the strains of a band is enough to make me despise him. He has only been given his big brain by mistake; a backbone was all he needed.
Albert Eintein, World As I See It, 1934 - Referring to the military system
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762
A man, to be greatly good, must magine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and in many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I know what pleasure is, for I have done good work.
Robert Louis Stephenson
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
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
Mary Wilson Little
For the memory of love is sweet, though the love itself were in vain. And what I have lost of pleasure, assuage what I find of pain.
Lyste
There is much pleasure ot be gained from useless knowledge.
Bertrand Russell
I think contraception is disgusting - People using each other for pleasure.
Joseph Schiedler, Director, Pro - Life Action League
The giving and receiving of pleasure is a need and an ecstasy.
Kahlil Gibran
The pleasure of love is in loving.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
History does not record anywhere at any time a religion that has any rational basis. Religion is a crutch for people not strong enough to stand up to the unknown without help. But, like dandruff, most people do have a religion and spend time and money on it and seem to derive considerable pleasure from fiddling with it.
Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love (1972)
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
Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.
Tyron Edwards