Quotation Explorer - 'Pleasure'

Get pleasure out of life...as much as you can. Nobody ever died from pleasure. - Sol Hurok
DEBAUCHEE, n. One who has so earnestly pursued pleasure that he has had the misfortune to overtake it. - Ambrose Bierce
All the joy the world contains has come through wishing happiness through others. All the misery the world contains has come through wanting pleasure for oneself. Is there need for lengthy explanation? - Dalai Lama XIV
Pain, or pleasure. I could not tell where one ended and the other began. - S.J. Watson
Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance, And toss them on the wheels of Chance. - Juvenal
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
For a thinking creature of high intellect there can be no pleasure separate from emotion. If you deny men emotion you deny them pleasure.
Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. - Zora Neale Hurston
Without pleasure there is no sight or measure. - Dejan Stojanovic
Woman enjoy sex more than a man because they don't pre-compile every pleasure in their mind . - Nikhil Yadav
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
Virtue is its own reward. There's a pleasure in doing good which sufficiently pays itself.
There is no sweeter pleasure than wandering aimlessly about. - Marty Rubin
I pity the atheist, for he can never fully appreciate a sinful pleasure. - James Rozoff
Resist the short term temptation of procrastination; the immediate pleasure and relief that it brings does not fair in comparison to the long lasting damage it does to your dreams and goals. - Noel DeJesus
Don't let lack of sexual communication get in the way of your pleasure any longer. Dare to ask the questions that will make sex so much more enjoyable, boost passion, and facilitate a deeper connection and intimacy in your relationship. - Miya Yamanouchi
I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise. - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
It is a pleasure to give advice, humiliating to need it, normal to ignore it.
A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
...in the lexicon of the political class, the word "sacrifice" means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it.
Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing. - George Sheehan
The kiss intimately relates to the most primitive kind of human contact, which can satisfy all of our needs, like: feeding, enjoying pleasure, tasting, wanting, rejecting, everything we associate with love. - Mabel Iam
It does not surprise seeing a husband working as slave to his wife , but how he takes often the pride or pleasure of admitting it publicly without a bit of shame of living such disgraceful life. - Anuj Somany
We add caveats to prayers like seasoning to bad sauce. We hope for something else or something more, but we forget. Sometimes life isn’t the pleasure of the taste, rather the nutrition we get from it. - Shannon L. Alder
Whatever we may think of the merits of torturing children for pleasure, and no doubt there is much to be said on both sides, I am sure we all agree that it should be done with sterilized instruments. - G.K. Chesterton
When I have money, I invest in buying books. My personal development by reading these books is my greatest pleasure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I did realize, as do you, how blessed I was to know bookjoy, the private pleasure of savoring text. - Pat Mora
Many are poets, but without the name;For what is Poesy but to createFrom overfeeling Good or Ill; and aimAt an external life beyond our fate,And be the new Prometheus of new men,Bestowing fire from Heaven, and then, too late,Finding the pleasure given repaid with pain - George Gordon Byron
The pleasure of living and the pleasure of the orgasm are identical. Extreme orgasm anxiety forms the basis of the general fear of life. - Wilhelm Reich
There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it. - Ovid
Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor, will feel a pleasure in the reverse. And those who despair to rise in distinction by their virtues, are happy if others can be depressed to a level of themselves. - Benjamin Franklin
Pleasure will make you happy for days.Wealth will make you happy for weeks.Honour will make you happy for years.Love will make you happy for a lifetime. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Spend Night with Lonely Married Women is pleasure Moments of the life.Life for Fun, not waste it.Being Human and do social responsibilities - Lolly
The joy of reading is sacred pleasure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
This, for many people, is what's most offensive about hunting—to some, disgusting: that it encourages, or allows, us not only to kill but to take a certain pleasure in killing - Michael Pollan
Art is the giving by each man of his evidence to the world. Those who wish to give, love to give, discover the pleasure of giving. Those who give are tremendously strong. - Robert Henri
My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free. - Mary Wollstonecraft
You think you're paying your dollar for a chance at the $6.2 million jackpot on Saturday, but really you're paying for the pleasure of the car ride home, deciding which credit card to pay off first and where your kid will suddenly be able to go to college. - Kelly Braffet
There is a certain pleasure in weeping - Ovid
Strongest pain often gives the deepest pleasure. - Debasish Mridha
Business is leisure when you find pleasure in it. - Peter Adejimi
I believe we have an obligation to read for pleasure, in private and in public places. If we read for pleasure, if others see us reading, then we learn, we exercise our imaginations. We show others that reading is a good thing."[The Guardian, 15 October 2013] - Neil Gaiman
Pray that the summer mornings are many when with such pleasure, with such joy you will enter ports seen for the first time - Constantinos P. Cavafis
Even pleasure itself is a toil. - Manilius
We resent the thought that anything can please us when someone we love is no longer here to share the pleasure with us, and we almost feel as if we were unfaithful to our sorrow when we find our interest in life returning to us. - L. M. Montgomery
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified. - Samuel Jackson
Love that causes you pain is better than hate that brings you pleasure. - Matshona Dhliwayo
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. - Mahatma Gandhi
EPICURE, n. An opponent of Epicurus, an abstemious philosopher who, holding that pleasure should be the chief aim of man, wasted no time in gratification from the senses. - Ambrose Bierce
I derive no pleasure from talking with a young woman simply because she has regular features. - Henry David Thoreau
You find yourself refreshed by the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy. - Lydia M. Child
It took me a beat down to execute you Angel but the pleasure will be all mines! - Warden Pinnacle From the book Framed: The Second Book Of The Thousand Years War. - Angel Ramon Medina
Pain is a pleasure in disguise. - Debasish Mridha
…breaking the heart of someone you still love is a rare horror, not funny to anyone, except perhaps Satan…and even his pleasure would be spoiled by not having had a hand in it, by the dumb, wasteful accident of the thing. The Devil wants meaning just like the rest of us. - Glenn Duncan
To feel your arms around me...to feel your breath on my neck...is pleasure in itself. It is home. - Faye Hall
Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and pain, fame and disripute, these are just the worldly winds of existence. - T. Scott McLeod
When the search for pleasure becomes obsessive, it holds us in thrall and keeps us from experiencing other satisfactions. Joy, on the other hand, increases our pleasure and helps us find fulfilment in any number of things, even at those times of life when physical pleasure has ebbed. - Pope Francis
I was wedded to all the stars of the sky.There was not a single star left, and I married every one of them with great spiritual pleasure. Then I married the moon. - Ibn Arabi
PLEASURE, n. The least hateful form of dejection. - Ambrose Bierce
He wins every hand who mingles profit with pleasure. - Horace
If we could get on without a wife, Romans, we would all avoid that annoyance; but since nature has ordained that we can neither live very comfortably with them nor at all without them, we must take thought for our lasting well-being rather than for the pleasure of the moment.
One who hates to be driven through suffering has no right to expect the pleasure, for pleasure may give joy but the pain gives meaning; Meaningless Joy is like anchor-less Ship sailing in a shoreless sea - Ajay Chandan
The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. - Walter Bagehot
High heels? Painful pleasure. - Christian Dior
Grace is the pleasure of God to magnify the worth of God by giving sinners the right and power to delight in God without obscuring the glory of God. - John Piper
I've always thought people would find a lot more pleasure in their routines if they burst into song at significant moments. - John Barrowman
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaud display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
What is the beauty of a thing if others do not take pleasure in it. - Gerald Mills
Gratitude is an overflow of the pleasure filling your soul. - Raheel Farooq
Everybody want to experience some form of pleasure in whatever they are doing and one of the sure ways of doing that is by seeing increase in your endeavors or results - Sunday Adelaja
You cannot truly know pleasure without pain.You cannot truly know strength without weakness.You cannot truly know joy without sorrow.You cannot truly know hope without despair. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The brutalities of wolves are not for enjoyment and pleasure; they are all just for the survival. - M.F. Moonzajer
People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure. - Russell Baker
Looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them. You mayn't get the things themselves; but nothing can prevent you from having the fun of looking forward to them. - L. M. Montgomery
Life is cocktail of all things- pain, pleasure, enjoyment, exploration, breaking up & healing up.The moment when you decide what to hold on and what to let go in life, the life will be more like that. And one can enjoy this cocktail only when you learn to let go things easily. - raja shakeel mushtaque
I have coveted everything and taken pleasure in nothing - Guy de Maupassant
The pleasure of sin is soon gone, but the sting remains. - Thomas Watson
Over-thinking, a devouring monster,entice, only the inky reflections;there's a pleasure you come by,from this anomalous encounter;kills your desire, for human affection. - Kashish Gurung
Don't listen to anyone. Trust what gives you pleasure. Trust the emotions. If you love something but can't explain why, that's enough - Calice Becker
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. - Leonardo da Vinci
Learn to be Positive always. In pleasure or Pain, in Sun or Rain, in Loss or Gain, always be POSITIVE! - RVM
Perfection is, however, not to be sought in the future, as we are fully capable of experiencing it here and now, if we abandon ourselves into the present moment and allow the pleasure of Existence take us with it. - Frank Wanderer
Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out. Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure. - A.E. Housman
Far more than the shield is the Pleasure I get on the field . . . the Joy of the chase is greater than the result of the race.- - RVM
It's a pleasure to create a smile on people's face, and a gratification to see it on the people you love. - Hassan Choughari
And the most extraordinary thing is that, in the end, as you grow older, you continue to go poop once a day if you are in good health, while it is not easy to make love every day. So finally, the pleasure is longer-lasting and more frequent than the other. - Guy Fournier
For a lot of people, poetry tends to be dull. It's not read much. It takes a special kind of training and a lot of practice to read poetry with pleasure. It's like learning to like asparagus. - Thomas M. Disch
I have rightfully no other business each day but to do God's work as a servant, constantly regarding His pleasure. May I have grace to live above every human motive, simply with God and to God. - Henry Martyn
I think contraception is disgusting - people using each other for pleasure.
But then he combs his fingers through my hair, starting at the base of my neck, and I shiver with uncontrollable, unexpected pleasure. - Primula Bond
Far more than the shield is the Pleasure I get on the field . . . the Joy of the chase is greater than the result of the race.-RVM - R.v.m.
And those, who come together in the night and are twined in quivering pleasure, are performing a serious work and are heaping up sweetness, depth and force for the song of some coming poet, who will arise to express inexpressible ecstasies - Rainer Maria Rilke
The sense that everything is going wrong has existed in every era, and rightly so since men have found no greater pleasure than in inventing new ways to make each other miserable. - Emil Cioran
Benjy's greatest wish was for a place where the echelon was clear to all, where the powerful cared for the weak and the weak gave their respect without being coerced. He longed for balance, order, right and pleasure. - André Alexis
Do we always do the things that God would take pleasure, or that we do things we think God would take pleasure. - Jestoni Revealed
As for men, they must learn bravery and live for Pleasure and for Beauty. More important than those two things should stand only one thing for him... Honor. A man's honor should be more sacred to him than his life especially in our age, a time when very few men know what honor is. - Roman Payne
The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators. - Thomas Babington Macaulay
What we call pleasure, and rightly so is the absence of all pain. - Cicero
Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure. - Jane Austen
You're supposed to trust friends. You have no reason to be his friend? That is part of the pleasure of friendship: trusting without absolute evidence and then being rewarded for that trust. - David Shore
There is probably an element of malice in our readiness to overestimate people - we are, as it were, laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size. - Eric Hoffer
We do not need to eat animals, wear animals, or use animals for entertainment purposes, and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure, amusement, and convenience. - Gary L. Francione
The best exercise is doing with pleasure all physical labour of own work along with the house chore daily. - Anuj Somany
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want? - Oscar Wilde
We are more sensitive to losses than to gains; the pleasure of winning is less than the pain of losing. - John A. Daly
There is the satisfaction of being able to look at the image without flinching. There is the pleasure of flinching. - Sontag, Susan
He was sceptical about the value of almost all work, save for the pleasure it gives the worker,' reported Virginia Woolf. 'He works only because he likes it. - Richard Davenport-Hines
I tried to curl around him, holding him with my arching body. His mouth was slow and searching, the kisses hard at first, then loosening as if unraveling from their own heat. The pleasure thickened, hard flushes rising through me, bringing the desire to full-slip ripeness. - Lisa Kleypas
It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil.
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit, or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
As a writer: Aim toward becoming keen through a looking glass limn perspective on evoking pleasure of the senses with STRONG VERBS. - JT Sanz
One learns wisdom from sorrow, but pleasure is one of the fruits of wisdom. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I read for pleasure and to acquire knowledge. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Is there any pleasure on earth as great as the circle of Christian friends by a good fire? - J.R.R. Tolkien
​Have pleasure from the pursuit. - Abhijit Naskar
But in a still life, there is no end to our looking, which has become allied with the gaze of the painter; we look in and in, to the world of things, in their ambiance of cool or warm light, in and in, as long as we can stand to look, as long as we take pleasure in looking. - Mark Doty
What we learn with pleasure we never forget.
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure. - Lord Byron
Deep pain awakens the pleasure of wonder. - Lailah Gifty Akita
But she couldn't start this, because then it would end. Stories like this always ended. She couldn't take this pleasure, because she would spend the rest of her life missing it, hurting from it. - Sarah Addison Allen
Invitation to Dance-It’s a Dance. And sometimes they turn the lights off in this ballroom.But we’ll dance anyway, you and I. Even in the Dark. Especially in the Dark.May I have the pleasure? - Stephen King
The reason sex is fun is not to cater to the desire for individual human pleasure, but because hunanity would have ceased to exist a long time ago if it were drudgery. - Joe Beaton
Unexamined thoughts, habits or action may offer some deceptive gain or pleasure but eventually it takes away something most valuable from our life ,which we have ever wished for. - Aditya Ajmera
The dreams of a pure life,The dreams of a loving wife,Find pleasure in a Godly life. - The Wife S.R.
For all my longer works (i.e. the novels) I write chapter outlines so I can have the pleasure of departing from them later on. - Garth Nix
Give me a chance, Gracie. I’m not a monster. I’m not going to hurt you. All I want to do is to make you scream with pleasure. To know each and every inch of your body. I will make you forget the pain you’ve been through and create beautiful memories for you with me. - Luke Bryce, Be Mine - Isobelle Cate
Think about it: Here you are, two ambitious, opinionated, stressed-out adults, trying to live in the same house together, prosper together, maybe raise kids together, and, with any luck, take pleasure in spending the rest of your natural-born lives together. This is not easy. - Paula Szuchman ; Jenny Anderson
For the first time in a very many years, he felt the old vexation, the mingled impatience and pleasure at the world's beautiful refusal to yield up its mysteries without a fight. - Michael Chabon
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,There is a rapture on the lonely shore,There is society, where none intrudes,By the deep sea, and music in its roar:I love not man the less, but Nature more - George Gordon Byron
He who indulges habitually in the intoxicating pleasures of imagination, for the very reason that he reaps a greater pleasure than others, must resign himself to a keener pain, a more intolerable and utter prostration. - Robert Louis Stevenson
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self. - Agnes Repplier
Let the coming hour overflow with joy, and let pleasure drown the brim. - William Shakespeare
In life you find pleasure. In life you find pain. Pain and pleasure is an example of the duality in life. Enjoy them both, they are part of the ride. The key is to not turn the pain into something else - regret. - J.R. Rim
To the non-initiate, whose experience of sexuality and bodily pleasure may be distorted by negative cultural conditioning, the introduction of sexuality into a sacred context is often mistakenly misconstrued as the ordinary pursuit of sex for recreation. - Zeena Schreck
No profit grows where is no pleasure ta'en; In brief, sir, study what you most affect. - William Shakespeare
The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly, terribly deceived. - Oscar Wilde
The way I define happiness is being the creator of your experience, choosing to take pleasure in what you have, right now, regardless of the circumstances, while being the best you that you can be. - Leo Babauta
The main reason to love is not to find pleasure but to fill our hearts with love. - Debasish Mridha
Pleasure quickens your body, happiness soothes your mind, joy renews your heart, and love revives your soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
Power is not pleasure, power is pain. - Amit Kalantri
I maybe such a pain in the ass,But in a good way.I give you pleasure at the same time! - Arzum Uzun
If we could survive without a wife, citizens of Rome, all of us would do without that nuisance; but since nature has so decreed that we cannot manage comfortably with them, nor live in any way without them, we must plan for our lasting preservation rather than for our temporary pleasure. - Augustus
Enjoy the present, bid defiance to the future, laugh at all those reasonable beings who exercise their reason to avoid the misfortunes which they fear, destroying at the same time the pleasure that they might enjoy. - Giacomo Casanova
If after all your efforts you cannot succeed, you could not please our Lord more than by sacrificing to Him your will, and remaining in tranquility, humility, and devotion, entirely conformed and submissive to His divine will and good pleasure. - Francis de Sales
Self pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality. - John Gardner
The beauty of any work of art is related to the pleasure it gives us when we know it well. - Mortimer J. Adler
Pleasure, ecstasy, they cannot seem to bear: their escape from it is in violence, in drinking and fighting and apparently inescapable----And so why should not their religion drive them to crucifixion of themselves and one another? he thinks. - William Faulkner
Sometime we get so tired that we wish to get defeated, and want to feel the pleasure of that failure. - Junaid Raza
How could I persuade the in-laws I was the right one for their daughter when, instead of focusing on small talk, all I could think about was not to kill them? I could only imagine what I'd say to the prospective in-laws, "Hello, it's a pleasure to eat, I mean, meet you. - Jayde Scott
What is the best thing about people doubting your potential? The pleasure of proving them wrong. - Ameya Agrawal
LIKING WHAT YOU DO IS PLEASURE, DOING WHAT YOU LIKE IS PASSION. - Hansrajvir
Sadness is not the beginning or end of a process, but the lag between pleasure and happiness. - Isra
Mortal as I am, I know that I am born for a day. But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the earth. - Ptolemy
Far more than the shield is the Pleasure I get on the field . . . the Joy of the chase is greater than the result of the race. - RVM
Self-denial in the pursuit of purpose generates true pleasure while self-indulgence in the pursuit of pleasure generates true misery. - Orrin Woodward
When a woman reads a romance novel, she is putting her own pleasure first. That small act of rebellion is perceived as a threat to the status quo. It’s also why this eternally popular and profitable genre has been scorned, ridiculed and dismissed. - Maya Rodale
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
You came to me to learn the Pleasure of Life and the Pleasure of Art. Perhaps I am chosen to teach you something much more wonderful, the meaning of Sorrow and its beauty. - Oscar Wilde
The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle.From a sermon given by in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925. - Frederick Lewis Donaldson
While most streams of Buddhism take a contemplative stance on passion, pleasure, and pain, Sufism encourages us to be open to our passions - to dive into the sea, to become at one with the beauty and power of the waves. - Charlotte Kasl
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. - Samuel Johnson
The pleasure of love is in loving. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
This life is ironic: for it takes pain to discover pleasure; it takes sadness to know happiness; it takes war to value peace; and it takes hatred to treasure love.[Culled from: "Amara & The Strange Elderly Woman"] - Emmanuel Aghado
Pleasure is the only thing one should live for, nothing ages like happiness. - Oscar Wilde
The only friend to walk with is one who so exactly shares your taste for each mood of the countryside that a glance, a halt, or at most a nudge, is enough to assure us that the pleasure is shared. - C.S. Lewis
It's precisely in despair that you find the most intense pleasure, especially if you are already powerfully conscious of the hopelessness of your predicament. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Of children as of procreation - the pleasure momentary, the posture ridiculous, the expense damnable. - Evelyn Waugh
One cannot find peace in work or in pleasure, in the world or in a convent, but only in one's soul. - W. Somerset Maugham
Men love pleasure. but women desire purposeful commitment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is."[The Title Always Comes Last; NEH 2003 Jefferson Lecturer interview profile] - David McCullough
Some will make you Dance, some will make you Smile, and some will make your misery longer than a mile! Pleasure or Pain, the Choice is thine. - R.v.m.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. - Jane Austen
I do not speak to thee in drink but in tears, not in pleasure but in passion, not in words only, but in woes also. - William Shakespeare
Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure - Arthur Schopenhauer
What drives abortion bans and restrictions? The belief that women who have sex for pleasure rather than procreation are sluts. - Leora Tanenbaum
Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings. - Euripides
The pleasure of reading is indescribable. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If we must tempt to Pleasure, how do we tempt to the least amount of Pleasure? Or better yet, tempt them to its opposite? But how to tempt them to pain. - Geoffrey Wood
The lucky ones are those who take every opportunity and turn every life experience onto truth seeking adventure. They end up full filled with deeper dimensions of pleasure and spirit satisfaction.~Inspired by: Rania Rageh~ - Sameh Elsayed
I don't regret my painful times, i bare my scars as if they were medals. I know that freedom has a high price, as high as that of slavery; the only difference is that you pay with pleasure and a smile, even when that that smile dimmed by tears - Paulo Coelho
Men seek but one thing in life - their pleasure. - W. Somerset Maugham
I've grown to realize the joy that comes from little victories is preferable to the fun that comes from ease and the pursuit of pleasure. - Lawana Blackwell
We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose. - Charles Baudelaire
Pleasure and action make the hours seem short. - William Shakespeare
When a person can't find a deep sense of meaning, they distract themselves with pleasure. - Viktor E. Frankl
The modern habit of doing ceremonial things unceremoniously is no proof of humility; rather it proves the offender's inability to forget himself in the rite, and his readiness to spoil for every one else the proper pleasure of ritual. - C.S. Lewis
God created the institution of marriage for mutual happiness and pleasure. - Sunday Adelaja
He who wishes to exert a useful influence must be careful to insult nothing. Let him not be troubled by what seems absurd, but concentrate his energies to the creation of what is good. He must not demolish, but build. He must raise temples where mankind may come and partake of the purest pleasure. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Her heart had grown so familiar to the pain of life without him, that to respond now seemed too large a pleasure she could not endure. If pain was love, then she loved fiercely. Yet knew she could not be near that boy again. - Coco J. Ginger
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens. - Thomas Jefferson
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
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
There is no pleasure that I haven't made myself sick on. - Philip Seymour Hoffman
And so, wish becomes pang; the crave, an ache; pleasure, pain. Losing all its pleasure, anticipation cuts the opposite direction and becomes merely a constant, painful reminder of what they’ve lost, forever. - Geoffrey Wood
Writing is my pleasure and the play,where I find myself again and again. - Debasish Mridha
I set out to discover the why of it, and to transform my pleasure into knowledge. - Charles Baudelaire
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
when you become addict in to MATERIAL things in life then the TRUE natural life start to run away from you, YES! it's can give you certain pleasure in the society but in the same time it will sabotage your true HAPPINESS of life which we could have simply with GRATITUDE and FORGIVENESS - Rashedur Ryan Rahman
Love is the most melodious of all harmonies and the sentiment of love is innate. Woman is a delightful instrument of pleasure, but it is necessary to know its trembling strings, to study the position of them, the timid keyboard, the fingering so changeful and capricious which befits it. - Honoré de Balzac
The true pleasure of living is hidden in the heart of a man, So whatever you do, do it heartily, and you'll be happy! :) - Bradley B. Dalina
Adults tend to repress their pleasure. Sad to say, I think we become adults only through disappointment, grief, and lies. So of course gradually we become tough, less sensitive. - Jean-Louis Gassee
If a pleasure lasts forever, it isn’t a pleasure anymore. - Debasish Mridha
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it. - Thomas Jefferson
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned. - George Gordon Byron
When people view their lives as insignificant, they escape using pleasure. - Moxie Will
Reading is awesome and flexible and fits around chores and earning money and building the future and whatever else I’m doing that day. My attitude towards reading is entirely Epicurean—reading is pleasure and I pursue it purely because I like it. - Jo Walton
The greatest pleasure is not - say - sex or geometry. It is just understanding. And if you can get people to understand their own humanity - well, that's the job of the writer. - William Golding
There were silences in my head. I could abandon myself completely to the pleasure of multiple relationships, to the beauty of the day, to the joys of the day. It was as if a cancer in me had ceased gnawing me. The cancer of introspection. - Anaïs Nin
I will now sing another song for your pleasure. Now, if you like Phil Collins...you should be shot in the head. - Robert Clark
Be it remembered, that liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we have not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood. - John Adams
Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take. - Peter McWilliams
I love to read for my pleasure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Pleasure and pain are on the same side of the coin of human experience. The opposite is indifference or numbness. - R. N. Prasher
I have always derived indescribable pleasure from leading a decent woman to the edge of sin and leaving her there to live between the temptation and the fear of that sin. - Edmond de Goncourt
The refreshing pleasure from the first view of nature, after the pain of illness, and the confinement of a sick-chamber, is above the conceptions, as well as the descriptions, of those in health. - Ann Radcliffe
We spend great sum of money to buy good books, so that we can satisfy our pleasure of reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
May your dreams be gifts from the gods and may you open them with excitement and pleasure. - Harley King
Surely you know that pleasure soon evaporates, into thin air?Then all we are left with are stories. - Hanan Al-Shaykh
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure. - John D. Rockefeller
Variety is the soul of pleasure. - Aphra Behn
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
A wind starts to blow, without feelings,A song falls in love, without singing,A life will begin in melodies of the strings,May you find all pleasure of the light,God bless, Warrior of Light! - Santosh Kalwar
When God laughs at the soul and the soul laughs back at God, the persons of the Trinity are begotten. When the Father laughs at the Son and the Son laughs back at the Father, that laughter gives pleasure, that pleasure gives joy, that joy gives love, and that love is the Holy Spirit. - Meister Eckhart
But do not fall only for what can be seen,there is more than just beauty and pleasure... - Carol Padilla
Evil is boring. Cynicism is pointless. Fear is a bad habit. Despair is lazy. Hopelessness is self-indulgent. On the other hand: Joy is fascinating. Love is an act of heroic genius. Pleasure is our birthright. Chronic ecstasy is a learnable skill. - Rob Brezsny
Dear Adam, I spent my life trying hard to prove to people that there is somebody out there who is not bad. Somebody who does not really care about money, but cares about honor, and no matter how this went, the real pleasure in life are about those who love you and willing even to die for you. - Sameh Elsayed
Reading is like diving into an ocean of an alternate world, away from your real world, where in spite of going though the pain and pleasure of the characters, you remain a witness, unscathed. - Anirudha Lakshminarasimhan
Don't make your career be your life. let it be your passion. Let it bring you pleasure. But don't let it become your identity. You are so much more valuable than that. - Celine Dion
Pleasure and love are the pinions of great deeds. - Charles Fox
One is always alone in suffering; the fact is depressing when one happens to be the sufferer, but it makes pleasure possible for the rest of the world. - Aldous Huxley
You are happy when you are enthusiastic and action-oriented, not when you are luxury and pleasure oriented. - Debasish Mridha
Rascals are always sociable, and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others company. - Arthur Schopenhauer
We two make banquets of the plainest fareIn every cup we find the thrill of pleasure... For us life always moves with lilting measureWe two, we two, we make our world, our pleasure - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
All this fuss about sleeping together. For physical pleasure I'd sooner go to my dentist any day. - Evelyn Waugh
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with a lot of pleasure. - Clarence Darrow
You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure. - Jane Austen
Never deny yourself any pleasure, real or imaginary. - Marty Rubin
How could I fall asleep, when I love the pleasure of reading and writing at night? - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
To be a poet is to place pleasure, beauty and sensual delights front and centre, it means having a predilection for debauchery. - Nicole Brossard
If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
If only we could keep the wars between sperm and stop the ones between people, we would have peace through pleasure. - Dr Susan Block, The Bonobo Way
There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge. - Bertrand Russell
Men's eyes were made to look, let them gaze, I will budge for no man's pleasure. - William Shakespeare
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in reading a good novel, must be incredibly stupid - Jane Austen
Today's sufferings will be the pleasure of future success. - Debasish Mridha
One man to live in pleasure and wealth, whiles all other weap and smart for it, that is the part not of a king, but of a jailor. - Thomas More
A pleasure is not full grown until it is remembered. - C. S. Lewis
Men love pleasure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Knowledge in the head and virtue in the heart, time devoted to study or business, instead of show and pleasure, are the way to be useful and consequently happy. - John Adams
Love is the greatest magician in the universe; it can turn pain into pleasure, agony into power, sorrow into joy, and gloom into laughter. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The time when freedom is no longer held in the highest regard is not during times of want or suffering, but during the era of civility, pleasure, and wealth. - Eric J. Martindale
If it ain't a pleasure, it ain't a poem. - William Carlos Williams
The way to be happy is totake pleasure in what you do and how you do it, not inimagining that happiness is some place at the end of the road. - Toby Reynolds
Bygone troubles are a pleasure to talk about. - Yiddish Proverb
If I was more complacent and I let things slide, my life would be easier, but you all wouldn't be as entertained. My misery is your pleasure. - Kanye West
A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy. - Jean Racine
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaudy display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
My greatest pleasure is to travel down an unfamiliar road. - Marty Rubin
Part of the pleasure has to do with a sense of efficiency, of materials exactly allocated and completely used. Another part has to do with a sense of inevitability, the feeling that someone knew where we were headed all along, even if we and the characters did not. - Wendy Lesser
If it's painful for you to criticize your friends, you're safe in doing it; if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue. - Alice Duer Miller
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
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Pleasure is an important component of the quality of life, but by itself it does not bring happiness. Pleasure helps to maintain order, but by itself cannot create a new order in consciousness. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
All the joy the world contains has come through wishing happiness for others. All the misery the world contains has come through wanting pleasure for oneself. Is there need for lengthy explanation? - Dalai Lama XIV
Let it be a small gain or big gain never do lesser than one's ability, let it be a pain or a pleasure never accept more than one's share. - Amit Kalantri
Stuff only allows you to rent temporary pleasure. - Linda Deir
Even though it is common knowledge in our field of Neuroscience, I take immense pleasure every time I realize that our perception of the whole universe emerges from the activity of the little specks of jelly inside our skull. - Abhijit Naskar
Our privileges are not for our pleasure but rather for our purpose. - Chris Brady
Man loves pleasure. But women desire purposeful commitment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
As long as one is involved in worldly interactions, there is pleasure of the mind; and after knowing the Self (Soul), there is bliss of the Soul. - Dada Bhagwan
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. - Aristotle
Give us an intense distaste for things that displease You and a renewed pleasure in things that bring You honor and magnify Your truth. - Charles R. Swindoll
Time is money!!You choose to invest it in thingsthat matters to you...that will offer you something better in the future or either you choose to investit in things that willgive you an easy solutionto your problems anda shortly pleasure to your life! - Rafael Kass.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of summoning difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified. - Samuel Johnson
My definition of good literature is that which can be read by an educated reader, and reread with increased pleasure. - Gene Wolfe
The poet or the story-teller who cannot give the reader a little ghostly pleasure at times never can be either a really great writer or a great thinker. - Lafcadio Hearn
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. - Soren Kierkegaard
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thoughts or action we should remember our dying and try so to live, that our death brings no pleasure on the world. - John Steinbeck
Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it. - Mark Twain
After getting respect, one will get an equal amount of insult, if not in this life then the next. If you taste even the slightest of pleasure from this body-complex [pudgal], you will have to pay back an equivalent amount. Therefore become attachment-free (vitarag). - Dada Bhagwan
I get a fine warm feeling when I'm doing well, but that pleasure is pretty much negated by the pain of getting started each day. Let's face it, writing is hell. - William Styron
Happiness is pleasure without regret - Leo Tolstoy
The porn isn't something interesting, you don't have pleasure even to get pleasure it really sucks to have realationship so far most of them end very earlier. To watch porn is useless, what you do it is making pervert thoughts about stuff which are brutal and aren't the way should it be made! - Deyth Banger
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
Everything I do has a purpose, all of God's beings have a purpose. Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man. - Muhammad Ali
The pleasure of the sportsman in the chase is measured by the intelligence of the game and its capacity to elude pursuit and in the labor involved in the capture. - John Dean Caton
Pain in the wilderness is an investment in pleasure in the Promised Land. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Laugh, enjoy and pleasure make you live more. - Deyth Banger
The aim of the liar is simply to charm, to delight, to give pleasure. - Oscar Wilde
The test and use of a man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind. - Carl Barzun
She is the least benightedly unintelligent organic lifeform it has ever been my distinct lack of pleasure not to have been able to avoid meeting. - Douglas Adams
Men love pleasure, but women wish for purposeful promise. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Life is a journey, education is our pleasure and our memory. - Debasish Mridha
Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies. - Lord Chesterfield
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.
Satan is never your well-wisher. Get the pleasure of making him annoyed on you by doing good deeds - Munia Khan
There is No Pleasure without Pain - A. Dragonblood
I read for pleasure and that is the moment I learn the most. - Margaret Atwood
It's impossible to know everything about everything but the real pleasure lies in knowing something about everything - Anubhav Mishra
Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily. - Epicurus
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it. - Andrew Jackson
Turning an experience about to observe it, results in a lessening of the experience directly proportional to the amount of observation. To think about it is, to some degree, to stop the pleasure, to stop the experience, to step outside it. - Geoffrey Wood
True children of God experience pleasure in giving. - Sunday Adelaja
All you have is today. Never mourn for tomorrow that is past and gone. You don’t deserve to starve today of its pleasure and treasure. Feel happy! - Israelmore Ayivor
It's okay to be hurt because what is pleasure without some pain. - Jasmine Sandozz
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations. - Jane Austen
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.
Sex is more than an act of pleasure, it is a way of showing your appreciation and love to the loved body through her senses. - Baris Gencel
Perhaps the rare and simple pleasure of being seen for what one is compensates for the misery of being it. - Margaret Drabble
Senses empower limitations, senses expand vision within borders, senses promote understanding through pleasure. - Dejan Stojanovic
Everyone in a decadent society, Lorrain urges, is guilty. Everyone loves masking murder and everyone takes masochistic pleasure in the risk of discovery and punishment. - Jennifer Birkett
I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few know how many women there are in me. - Anaïs Nin
Love is the key to the mystery. Love by its very nature is not selfish, but generous. It seeks not its own, but the good of others. The measure of love is not the pleasure it gives-that is the way the world judges it-but the joy and peace it can purchase for others. - Fulton J. Sheen
The reason sex is fun is not to cater to the desire for individual human pleasure, but because humanity would have ceased to exist a long time ago if it were drudgery. - Joe Beaton
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which Nature herself is animated.
I would rather never make a penny on book sales and know that many had derived some fair pleasure from my writing, than to know that very few had ever taken a chance on my work. I certainly won't last forever, but I'd love to think that my imagination will continue to surface in the minds of others. - Eric Diehl
One simple test of the claim that the pleasure in the world outweighs the pain…is to compare the feelings of an animal that is devouring another with those of the animal being devoured. - Arthur Schopenhauer
A person who has enjoyed the most but at the cost of others' labour only can often be heard saying to the people that the Life is a pleasure - Anuj Somany
Ithink we all experience the same thing. We resent thethought that anything can please us when someone we loveis no longer here to share the pleasure with us, and we almostfeel as if we were unfaithful to our sorrow when wefind our interest in life returning to us. - L.M. Montgomery
There's always a glamour of pain even in pleasure. - ~ Shivam
A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices. - Frederick The Great
Pleasure and Pain participate equally in mounding character. - Abhijit Naskar
Risk should be taken for a cause not pleasure, life is not worth to ruin but to live with pride. - Zeeshan Ahmed
Simple things bring infinite pleasure. Yet, it takes us a while to realize that. But once simple is in, complex it out - forever. - Joan F. Marques
To study and constantly, is this not a pleasure? To have friends come from far away places, is this not a joy? If people do not recognize your worth, but this does not worry you, are you not a true gentleman? - Confucius
Failures are very public, and successes are short lived. It's the pleasure of drawing funny pictures that makes up for it. - Bill Watterson
When you know how, it's a pleasure to burn. - Saahil Prem
Catholics have more extreme sex lives because they're taught that pleasure is bad for you. Who thinks it's normal to kneel down to a naked man who's nailed to a cross? It's like a bad leather bar. - John Waters
Go where the pain is, go where the pleasure is. - Anne Rice
Pain is the seasoning that gives pleasure its flavor. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I consider my time too valuable to be spent in cultivating acquaintance with a person from whom neither pleasure nor improvement are to be expected. - Hanna Webster Foster
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it. - Mary Wilson Little
The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure not a slight pleasure. - Michel de Montaigne
I don't think reading is a pleasure I'll ever be able to abandon. - Jen Turano
Self discovery is the most empowering time of your life, you remember who you are and you become the best version of yourself but what they forget to tell you is, to get to a point of pleasure you must face the pain. - Nikki Rowe
Religion reminds me of a lace condom. While lovingly crafted, it’s not designed for pleasure; unless inflated with fervour, it collapses; one size does not fit all; and no matter how many times you dunk it in holy water, it will not prevent misconceptions or contagion. - Lowestoft Thellow
I've never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure. - Mark Twain
I’ve had the great pleasure of meeting Newt Gingrich and having a chat with the fellow on a staircase, ex–Sex Pistols vocalist John Lydon once told Rolling Stone. I found him completely dishonest and totally likable, because he doesn’t care. - Chuck Klosterman
Ye may kill for yourselves, and your mates, and your cubs as they need, and ye can;But kill not for pleasure of killing, and seven times never kill Man! - Rudyard Kipling
The pleasure of criticizing takes away from us the pleasure of being moved by some very fine things. - Jean de La Bruyère
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
My dreams were all my own; I accounted them to nobody; They were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.
Talking of Pleasure, this moment I was writing with one hand, and with the other holding to my Mouth a Nectarine -- how good how fine. It went down all pulpy, slushy, oozy, all its delicious embonpoint melted down my throat like a large, beautified Strawberry. - John Keats
Some waste away their lives by drinking, partying or by simply having fun and living for pleasure. - Sunday Adelaja
Try to find pleasure in the speed that you're not used to. Changing the way you do routine things allows a new person to grow inside of you. But when all is said and done, you're the one who must decide how you handle it. - Paulo Coelho
Happiness lies with us only. Desire for experiencing interactive pleasure is because of the association with the ignorance (of the Self). The one who does not have such association, he will ‘realize’ true happiness. - Dada Bhagwan
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
Why not make a daily pleasure out a daily necessity. - Peter Mayle
The first sure symptom of a mind in health Is rest of heart and pleasure felt at home. - Edward Young
Pleasure is our force for living. Without it we go mad or kill ourselves. - Marty Rubin
Truth is a naked and open daylight, that does not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. . . A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure - Francis Bacon
Our pleasures are not material pleasures, but symbols of pleasure attractively packaged but inferior in content. - Alan W. Watts
Life is a balanced system of learning and evolution. Whether pleasure or pain; every situation in your life serves a purpose. It is up to us to recognize what that purpose could be. - Steve Maraboli
There are women who inspire you with the desire to conquer them and to take your pleasure of them; but this one fills you only with the desire to die slowly beneath her gaze. - Charles Baudelaire
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. - Soren Kierkegaard
Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you, --will invite you to add something to the pleasure of others, --or to diminish something of their pains. - Jeremy Bentham
It is one of man's curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them. - Joseph de Maistre
She'd not known grief would come in waves, brought on by the smallest of things. Nor had she realized that ordinary acts of living would continue even after the loss of a love and that it would remain possible to get caught up in the moment of a simple pleasure before remembering. - Tess Thompson
Only the mediocre want to die of old age. Suffer, then, drink pleasure to its last dregs, cry or laugh, scream in despair or with joy, sing about death or love, for nothing will endure! Morality can only make life a long series of missed opportunities. - Emil Cioran
Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure; but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake, we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure, because we can never have the virtue.
The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy. - Abraham H. Maslow
Learn to be Positive always. In pleasure or Pain, in Sun or Rain, in Loss or Gain, always be POSITIVE!- - RVM
All pain, pleasure and self-limitation either originate in theconscious mind or is accepted uncritically from an outside source. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Curiosity is the pleasure of seeking - Lailah Gifty Akita
I write because I can remember and to keep those memories alive. I write for pleasure. I write because I must. - F.M. Burgett
Here for business or pleasure, Mr. Wheeler?""Redemption," Shane says. - Jess Walter
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
Virtue extends our days: he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure. - Marcus Valerius Martialis
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
Men loves pleasure - Lailah Gifty Akita
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. - Mary Wortley Montagu
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure. - George Sand
Books that teach us to dance: There are writers who, by portraying the impossible as possible, and by speaking of morality and genius as if both were high-spirited freedom, as if man were rising up on tiptoe and simply had to dance out of inner pleasure. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you are alone, tell some stories to yourself. This is a different kind of pleasure and it has, indeed, its reward. I have tasted a little of everything, and I have truly never enjoyed anything more. - Charles Nodier
AZRAEL:No pleasure, no rapture, no exquisite sin greater... than central air. - Kevin Smith
Death is pleasure when Heaven is sure - omere victor o.
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. - Katherine Mansfield
School made us 'literate' but did not teach us to read for pleasure. - Ambeth R. Ocampo
...To see your life flow in obscurity among the treasures of the heart and of nature, happy in your anonymity, and to occasionally lose yourself in reading or in the pleasure of being a sensitive admirer of the fine arts; that’s the image of modern life you’re looking for! - Paul-Amadeus Dienach
A person feels the pain in judicious proportion to the sensitive nature cherished in own world; otherwise there is enough fun, happiness, enjoyment and pleasure in life. - Anuj Somany
There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience. - Marquis de Sade
The best way to realize the pleasure of feeling rich is to live in a smaller house than your means would entitle you to have. - Edward Clarke
Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable. - Lord Chesterfield
Do Love your career as you do SEX for a lifetime pleasure! - Mohith Agadi
[A]ny ecstatic experience can be healing not just for you but for others. Therapy is good to help you think differently and break patterns of pessimistic thinking or negative self-talk. But we have to be joyful, dance, and bring pleasure into our lives deliberately. - Christiane Northrup
The pain of being treated like a mere object. And a sense that this pain would turn into pleasure. - Natsuo Kirino
Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity. - Mahatma Gandhi
People forget the smallest things in life bring the simplest happiness into one's heart. It is the unfound treasure that is found within the smallest light that shines on the face of the simplest of pleasure, a forgotten smile." Amy Masella - Kittie Blessed-Known as Amy Masella
To ease a grieving heart is the world's greatest pleasure, more so, when the heart is yours. - Radhika Mundra
Mom is a compulsive reader. She reads for pleasure, she reads to edify herself, but more often than not, she reads because she can't help it. I understand. The minute I find myself sitting still, I start rummaging around for printed material.p 97 - Michael Perry
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