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Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight.
Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
The soul of sweet delight, can never be defiled.
You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
If you really want to know what Middle-earth is based on, it's my wonder and delight in the earth as it is, particularly the natural earth.
J. R. R. Tolkien
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
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.
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.
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.
War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, the lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.
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.
There is no spot of ground, however arid, bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state as may give an impression of beauty and delight.
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.
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
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
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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