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Pleasure quotes (26)
Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure when he is really selling himself to it.
Benjamin Franklin Category: Pleasure
Simple pleasures are the last refuge of the complex.
Oscar Wilde Category: Pleasure
Rich the treasure Sweet the pleasure Sweet is pleasure after pain.
John Dryden Category: Pleasure
That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.
Henry David Thoreau Category: Pleasure
Let us have Wine and Women Mirth and Laughter Sermons and soda-water the day after.
Lord George Gordon Byron Category: Pleasure
No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth.
Francis Bacon Category: Pleasure
I walked a mile with Pleasure She chatted all the way But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow And neer word said she But oh the things I learned from her When Sorrow walked with me!
Robert Browning Hamilton Category: Pleasure
Ah that such sweet things should be fleet Such fleet things sweet!
Algernon Charles Swinburne Category: Pleasure
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
Jane Austen Category: Pleasure
The pleasure is momentary the position ridiculous and the expense damnable.
Phillip Dormer Stanhope Category: Pleasure
Consider pleasures as they depart not as they come.
Aristotle Category: Pleasure
I do not believe in doing for pleasure things I do not like to do.
Don Herold Category: Pleasure
Pleasures are like poppies spread You seize the flower its blossom is shed! Or like the snowfall in the river A moment white - then melts for ever.
Robert Burns Category: Pleasure
No profit grows where is no pleasure taen: In brief sir study what you most affect.
William Shakespeare Category: Pleasure
Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don't collect all these tiny successes the big ones don't really mean anything.
Norman Lear Category: Pleasure
I do not like to repeat successes I like to go on to other things.
Walter Elias Disney Category: Pleasure
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 Category: Pleasure
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
Aphra Behn Category: Pleasure
A man of pleasure is a man of pains.
Edward Young Category: Pleasure
Put this restriction on your pleasures be cautious that they injure no being that lives.
John Zimmerman Category: Pleasure
Pleasure is the bait of sin.
Plato Category: Pleasure
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 Category: Pleasure
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
John Davison Rockefeller Category: Pleasure
PLEASURE n. The least hateful form of dejection.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Pleasure
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought; our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
Dr. Samuel Johnson Category: Pleasure
Mental pleasures never cloy; unlike those of the body they are increased by repetition approved by reflection And strengthened by enjoyment.
Nathaniel Cotton Category: Pleasure