Pleasure Quotes

Jane austen, emma - one half of the world cannot understand the...
Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future one.
Seneca

Alfred mercie - what we learn with pleasure we never forget....
There is a kind of pleasure which comes from sacrilege or the profanation of the objects offered us for worship.
Marquis de Sade
The same refinement which brings us new pleasures, exposes us to new pains.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
When work is a pleasure, life is a joy When work is a duty, life is slavery.
Maxim Gorky

All pleasures contain an element of sadness.
Jonathan Eibeschutz
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
Lord Byron
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
To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - - Such is a pleasure beyond compare.
Kenko Yoshida
Pains of love be sweeter far Than all other pleasures are.
John Dryden
Our pleasures were simple - They included survival.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
Of children as of procreation - The pleasure momentary, the posture ridiculous, the expense damnable.
Evelyn Waugh
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
There is much pleasure ot be gained from useless knowledge.
Bertrand Russell
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
Samuel Johnson
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
One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.
Albert Einstein
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
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
Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing.
George Sheehan
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
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
One of the simple but genuine pleasures in life is getting up in the morning and hurrying to a mousetrap you set the night before.
Kin Hubbard
Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.
Lord Chesterfield
Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
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
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
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
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Gandhi
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
George Gordon Byron
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
I derive no pleasure from talking with a young woman simply because she has regular features.
Henry David Thoreau
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
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
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.
Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca