Quotation Explorer - 'Pleasing'

I just rearrange words into a pleasing order for money. - Terry Pratchett
Nothing is more pleasing and engaging than the sense of having conferred benefits. Not even the gratification of receiving them. - Ellis Peters
Always try to do something for the other fellow and you will be agreeably surprised how things come your way - how many pleasing things are done for you. - Claude M. Bristol
To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light. - Sir Walter Scott
We require from buildings, as from men, two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it; which last is itself another form of duty. - John Ruskin
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun; Coral is far more red than her lips' red... I love to hear her speak, yet well I know That music hath a far more pleasing sound. - William Shakespeare
All too often, we are pleasing the enemy MORE than we are pleasing God by living defeated. Jesus did not die for us to walk around defeated. You have the POWER to turn any situation around that you want to. - Sandra M. Michelle
Holy fu-" he starts then catches himself."Yes,this tithe will be most pleasing to her Goodness." Me and Magnus exchange amused glances. - Mari Mancusi
If you cannot give God glory for something, you should not do it. If a person is not fully persuaded that an activity is pleasing to God, then it is a sin: "whatsoever is not of faith is sin" (Romans 14:23) - Alan de Jager
Be Happy: Be you want to be. If other dont like it, let them be As the saying goes. Happiness is a choice. Life is not about pleasing everybody ! - wah quotes
Success is not about impressing and pleasing everyone, but setting your own goals, and achieving them in your own time. - Auliq Ice
The multiple choices and possibilities of daily life are the music we dance to. They are like strings on a guitar. Strum them and you make a pleasing sound. A harmonic. - Stephen King
He who is busy pleasing himself has no time to judge others. - Marty Rubin
Nothing is more pleasing than to see an arrogant prick fail. - Abhishek Bisht
I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise. - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape. - William Shakespeare
It is pleasing to God whenever you rejoice or laugh from the bottom of your heart. - Martin Luther
I heard raindrops in the nightPattering upon my eaves,Like a pleasing lullabyEasing me back to sleep,Which I thought was odd a bit,For I awoke because of it. - Pepper Blair
Whether your pleasing or pissing everybody off, your doing something wrong. - David Cook
Nothing can be pleasing which is not also becoming. - Quintilian
If rape or arson, poison or the knifeHas wove no pleasing patterns in the stuffOf this drab canvas we accept as life -It is because we are not bold enough! - Charles Baudelaire
For the record, I do have genitals; and they are functional and aesthetically pleasing. - Chuck Lorre
With addiction, a client’s fears can be ripened into some very pleasing fruit: Irritability, suspiciousness, isolation, paranoia, and finally on to that grand banana —the fear of Fear itself. - Geoffrey Wood
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude. - Joseph Addison
Our imagination loves to be filled with an object or to grasp at anything that is too big for it's capacity. We are flung into a pleasing astonishment at such unbounded views and feel a delightful stillness and amazement in the soul at the apprehension of them. - Joseph Addison
when you are at the top you only see shadows and when your at the bottom you are blinded by the light but from the middle everything is pleasing... day and night - Robert Wesley Miller
Beauty shouldn’t be about changing yourself to achieve an ideal or be more socially acceptable. Real beauty, the interesting, truly pleasing kind, is about honoring the beauty within you and without you. It’s about knowing that someone else’s definition of pretty has no hold over you. - Golda Poretsky
The excessive desire of pleasing goes along almost always with the apprehension of not being liked.
When you engage in people pleasing you are out of integrity with yourself, your goals, your dreams and your life’s mission. - Eileen Anglin
The acts of daily forbearance, the headache, or toothache, or heavy cold; the tiresome peculiarities of husband or wife, the broken glass...all of these sufferings, small as they are, if accepted lovingly, are most pleasing to God's Goodness. - Francis de Sales
Any writer overwhelmingly honest about pleasing himself is almost sure to please others. - Marianne Moore
I don’t want content. I want slight fear. Anxiety. I want a longing devotion for a twist of absence. The feeling of complete isn’t quite pleasing. - Dominic Riccitello
Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know you, a heart to seek you, wisdom to find you, conduct pleasing to you, faithful perseverance in waiting for you, and a hope of finally embracing you. Amen. - Thomas Aquinas
Would we not do well to have the pleasing of God as our motive rather than to try to elevate ourselves above our brother and outdo another? - Ezra Taft Benson
Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others. - Samuel Johnson
And since, in our passage through this world, painful circumstances occur more frequently than pleasing ones, and since our sense of evil is, I fear, more acute than our sense of good, we become the victims of our feelings, unless we can in some degree command them. - Ann Radcliffe
Conversation. What is it? A Mystery! It's the art of never seeming bored, of touching everything with interest, of pleasing with trifles, of being fascinating with nothing at all. - Guy de Maupassant
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