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Even spiritually advanced people are often confused. They feel an inner ecstasy which comes from the vital world, and they think this is the real delight. But it is not so. Real delight comes from the highest world to the soul, and from the soul it saturates the whole being.
For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance.
'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.
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.
The magnificent lobby of the Chrysler Building - faced with rare marbles, aglitter with decorative metalwork, and surmounted by a ceiling painted with a totemic image of the tower itself - leads to elevator cabs inlaid with exotic woods in fanciful patterns. The entire route from street to office is invested with ceremony, dignity, and delight.
Lyrics are very different. There is a clear line between that and a poem. Something that has been a source of great excitement and delight for me is this idea that I get to rhyme.
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.
If you are paying attention, then the day is going to be pretty joyful, and a lot of delight will fill it.
You don't really get Jesus saying very often there'll be pie in the sky when you die. He's really talking about now and today, and it's supposed to be like that. You're supposed to delight in what's right in front of you.
Let it be our delight to find our society in the circle of which Jesus is the center, and let us make those our friends who are the friends of Jesus.
Cast away your sloth, your lethargy, your coldness, or whatever interferes with your chaste and pure love for Christ, your soul's husband. Make Him the source, the center, and the circumference of all your soul's range of delight.
It's one of the functions of the theater to shock and titillate and appall, apart from entertain and delight.
I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
So it was scary, but that's how it goes. To my great delight, I discovered that it did all belong.
Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
How could man rejoice in victory and delight in the slaughter of men?
The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion.
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
It has always seemed to me that a love of natural objects, and the depth, as well as exuberance and refinement of mind, produced by an intelligent delight in scenery, are elements of the first importance in the education of the young.
Frederick William Faber
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.
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.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.
If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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