Pleasure Quotes

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Virtue extends our days: he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
Marcus Valerius Martialis, Epigrams

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
Bette Davis
Margaret fulle - beware of over - great pleasure in being popular...
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
Petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of reality.
Henry David Thoreau, Walden

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
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
Aphra Behn
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential - - For the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
S? ren Kierkegaard
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
Virtue extends our days he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
With the catching end the pleasures of the chase.
Abraham Lincoln
It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
Jean de La Fontaine
Simple pleasures are the last refuge of the complex.
Oscar Wilde
The pleasure of love is in loving.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I think contraception is disgusting - People using each other for pleasure.
Joseph Schiedler, Director, Pro - Life Action League
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 happiest is the person who suffers the least pain the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Oscar Wilde
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
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
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
I think I may define taste to be that faculty of the soul which discerns the beauties of an author with pleasure, and the imperfections with dislike.
Joseph Addison
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
For nonconformity the world whips you with its displeasure.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.
Madonna
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
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
Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings.
Euripides
There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
Ovid
What we call pleasure, and rightly so is the absence of all pain.
Cicero
If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure.
Kingman Brewster, Jr.
Get pleasure out of life... as much as you can. Nobody every died from pleasure.
Sol Hurok
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
When we create something, we always create it first in a thought form. If we are basically positive in attitude, expecting and envisioning pleasure, satisfaction and happiness, we will attract and create people, situations, and events which conform to our positive expectations.
Shakti Gawain
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
Abstainer. A weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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
The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.
Michael Faraday