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To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
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.
From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.
It's a delight to trust somebody so completely.
'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.
If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.
The universe must exist for the self-expression of God and the delight of God.
Love consists in desiring to give what is our own to another and feeling his delight as our own.
Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.
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.
We wind a simple ring of iron with coils; we establish the connections to the generator, and with wonder and delight we note the effects of strange forces which we bring into play, which allow us to transform, to transmit and direct energy at will.
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.
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Charles de Montesquieu
Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss.
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
That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.
Amos Bronson Alcott
When we cannot be delivered from ourselves, we delight in devouring ourselves.
Emile M. Cioran
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.
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.
LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
I know so many women in their fifties, sixties and seventies who delight in being on their own. It's amazing. They don't see any stigma attached to it. We don't need a man to prove our identity anymore.
Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.
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.
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
Walter Savage Landor
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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