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And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge, so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee, the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face.
Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy; they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner of the streets of life they of a sudden greet us with a smile.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.
'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' is a good one because it not only turned out, I think, to be a really funny movie but it was also a delight to shoot. We were in the South of France, working with Glenne Headly and Michael Caine and Frank Oz the director - who were just fun.
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Critic's delight: scolding the Mighty Dead.
From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight, my every pain is born.
Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the idea we call love.
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.
It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear!
Anthony de Mello
Verse is not written, it is bled; Out of the poet's abstract head. Words drip the poem on the page; Out of his grief, delight and rage.
War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, the lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being wise, take a strange delight in showing what they think they have sagaciously read in mankind by uncharitable suspicions of them.
The universe must exist for the self-expression of God and the delight of God.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.
When we cannot be delivered from ourselves, we delight in devouring ourselves.
Emile M. Cioran
Love consists in desiring to give what is our own to another and feeling his delight as our own.
Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.
Mysticism and exaggeration go together. A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.
I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility.
Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss.
The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit, takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
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