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There is no human bliss equal to twelve hours of work with only six hours in which to do it.
Among the many problems with taking the Bible literally is it reduces the most mysterious and complex of realities to simple - even simplistic - terms. Yes, scripture speaks of fire and damnation and eternal bliss, but the Bible is the product of human hands and hearts, and much of the imagery is allegorical, not meteorological.
I was quite able at the insignificant work I did in MI6, but absolutely dysfunctional in my domestic life. I had no experience of fatherhood. I had no example of marital bliss or the family unit.
John le Carre
Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!
The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks are carriers of a nostalgia for heavenly bliss and eternal calmness.
I'm not saying that there's anything better than mated bliss at its best, but I'm saying that living alone is as good in its own way. But we haven't quite given ourselves permission to recognize that.
Ignorance is bliss. I wish I still had some.
Heartache is very fertile ground for song-making but so is happiness, so is absolute bliss.
K. D. Lang
Straight men just can't imagine the bliss of being in a relationship with someone who finds farting as funny as they do.
Is there anything science should not try to explain? Science is knowledge and knowledge is power - power to do good or evil. Sometimes ignorance is bliss.
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
One has to go beyond the mind to experience the spiritual bliss of desirelessness.
I'm a believer in 'Ignorance is bliss.'
Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life to misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss.
Many CEOs and leaders think that silence is indeed golden, that consensus is bliss. It is - sometimes. But more often what it signifies is that there are no respected processes for surfacing concerns and dissent.
The philosophy of life is this: Life is not a struggle, not a tension... Life is bliss. It is eternal wisdom, eternal existence.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Ignorance is not bliss, but in my case, that was.
My recipe for bliss on a Friday night consists of a 'New York Times' crossword puzzle and a new episode of 'Homicide;' Saturdays and Sundays are oriented around walks in the woods with the dog, human companion in tow some of the time but not always.
Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.
I don't know if bliss is possible and I've always thought that my best times will be later in life.
Ignorance is not bliss - it is oblivion.
Do you think that you shall enter the Garden of Bliss without such trials as came to those who passed before you?
My mind to me a kingdom is, such present joys therein I find, that it excels all other bliss.
Ignorance is kind of bliss.
My favorite hotel is the Villa Alilla in Bali. The setting is pure bliss, overlooking the ocean of Uluwhatu; the eye line makes you feel as if you're floating on top of the ocean.
If you're Stephen King and you have a massive body of huge-selling well-respected work, you can pivot and do whatever you want. I don't have that body of work, I don't have that audience that's comfortable with me enough yet to follow my bliss with me.
Comprehensive climate legislation must be passed so that we can ensure a world where this and future generations can experience the bliss of breathing clean crisp air, while fishing in the Adirondacks... and being able to eat the fish afterwards.
By mere burial man arrives not at bliss; and in the future life, throughout its whole infinite range, they will seek for happiness as vainly as they sought it here, who seek it in aught else than that which so closely surrounds them here - the Infinite.
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
Well may your heart believe the truths I tell; 'Tis virtue makes the bliss, where'er we dwell.
Occasionally, I just need to escape from my work or be reminded of the comparative bliss of my own life, so I pick up a novel.
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