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Ah, reality TV: where opportunists delight in exposing opportunism! It's kind of like the indie music scene.
Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently is nothing to do but delight in heaven's wonders.
Louis D. Brandeis
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Charles de Montesquieu
One of the principal goals in my life has been to avoid embarrassing my children by doing the job I do. I hope I've managed to do that, and I hope that, with the job I'm in now, they are, if not proud, at least unembarrassed by it. I must say, my three are most agreeable children, who do nothing but delight me.
To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child's delight added to your own - this is happiness.
J. B. Priestley
You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity. Let out a little more string on your kite.
Look at Christ, my dear friend: His life was divine through and through, full of self-denial, and He did everything for mankind, finding His satisfaction and His delight in the dissolution of His material being.
I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge, and, looking round with astonishing delight, beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below.
Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight.
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
Walter Savage Landor
A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing.
To business that we love we rise bedtime, and go to't with delight.
I delight in my family obligations, but they leave little time for breaks let alone quick trips across the country.
I do not question the power of our weapons and the efficiency of our logistics; I cannot say these things delight me as the y seem to delight some of our officials, but they are certainly impressive.
J. William Fulbright
And I feel that we in our society should not be held by any such myth; that we should do everything we can to gain a delight and joy in our society with all the available parts of the palette.
Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance, and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness, and their art.
George Henry Lewes
Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.
The applause is a celebration not only of the actors but also of the audience. It constitutes a shared moment of delight.
John Charles Polanyi
When you enchant people, your goal is not to make money from them or to get them to do what you want, but to fill them with great delight.
The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.
Julia Margaret Cameron
Work is the order of the day, just as it was at one time, with our first starts and our best efforts. Do you remember? Therein lies its delight. It brings back the forgotten; one's stores of energy, seemingly exhausted, come back to life.
Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country.
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment.
The brave love mercy, and delight to save.
It is also very engaging - and a delight - to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can, which is not only my old home, but also where some of my closest friends and collaborators live and work.
I think it's very dangerous for people who do anything that's public to venture on the Web and check out what people are saying about them. Yes, you're bound to find things that will delight you - but you also find things that will make you brood and feel bad about yourself. Why would you intentionally invite that into your life?
However, without considering this connection, there is no doubt but that more good than evil, more delight than sorrow, arises from compassion itself; there being so many things which balance the sorrow of it.
Close interaction with farmers and scientists can expose the chef to new flavours that can be used to delight diners.
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