Quotation Explorer - 'Pleasurable'

I find a certain degree of loneliness not only tolerable but deeply pleasurable. - Allen Shawn
There is such a thing as crazy-mother bonding. . . . It happens when one realizes the other also has had a crazy mother, and it is both painful and pleasurable. There are more crazy mothers than you might think. - Minrose Gwin
We are all human, and caring about the way something looks and feels does not mean we're superficial--it means we're human. We don't need to exploit sex to recognize that a certain amount of sexiness is both pleasurable and natural. - Kathy Sierra
Physiologically, the union of two opposites is a pleasurable affair. Why should the psyche be any different? - Anthony Marais
Hard fun is, of course, the idea that we take pleasure in accomplishing something difficult: the joy in meeting and mastering a challenge. As a result, when someone is doing something that is hard fun, moment by moment it looks more like "work" than "fun," but the net effect is pleasurable overall. - David Williamson Shaffer
If we can just let go and trust that things will work out they way they're supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself. - Goldie Hawn
It seems to me a measure of the true perversity of the human race, that one of its very few reliably pleasurable activities should be the subject of so much hysteria and repression. - A dangerous Method, 2011 (Movie)
Dreams aren't only an illusion to put you into a subconsciously pleasurable state of mind for the time being, but also a pathway to gain complete contentment. - Mehek Bassi
A pleasurable woman could cause more harm than miserable one. - Santosh Kalwar
NIRVANA, n. In the Buddhist religion, a state of pleasurable annihilation awarded to the wise, particularly to those wise enough to understand it. - Ambrose Bierce
Passion for books is pleasurable. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Reading is a pleasurable paradise. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Beyond the satiation level of income, you can buy more pleasurable experiences, but you will lose some of your ability to enjoy the less expensive ones. - Daniel M. Gilbert
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure. - John D. Rockefeller
When you live by the demands and supply of life, it becomes a pleasurable adventure. - Sunday Adelaja
Music, when combined with a pleasurable idea, is poetry; music, without the idea, is simply music; the idea, without the music, is prose, from its very definitiveness. - Edgar Allan Poe
Lie beside me, oh my beloved! For thy thorns are more pleasurable than the petals of the world.Hold me in thy arms of hope, for the truth of separation can rest tonight. - Faraaz Kazi
Reproduction is more pleasurable than death. - Herman E. Daly
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