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My relationship with my readers is somewhat theatrical. One of the main things I try to do in my work is delight my readers.
The European who comes to America plunges into the virgin forest with wonder and delight; while the American who goes to Europe finds his greatest pleasure, at first, in hunting up the memorials of the past. Each is in quest of novelty, and is burning with the desire to gaze at objects of which he has often read.
James Fenimore Cooper
There is much boasting among the young men about their teams as their horse and carts in Cleveland. Most of the Yorkshire men take as much delight in their ox draught as they used to do in their Horse Draught.
Girls enjoy complex social interaction. Their verbal skills - and their delight in using them - develop earlier than boys'.
I spent many hours ensconced in the local library, reading - nay, devouring - book after book after book. Books were my soul's delight.
Technology does more than delight, entertain and make our lives more convenient, it's also an agent for social good. That is why it's important for tech startups to stay informed about, and make a mark on, policies that impact them.
I know not if the dark or bright shall be by lot; if that wherein my hopes delight be best or not.
Every entrepreneur needs ideas, vision, and creativity - no matter what the product or service. Not only that, but the product should truly delight customers and become an essential part of their lives.
Kids delight in 'magical thinking', whether in the form of the Tooth Fairy or the saints: whether you see these as comforting lies or eternal verities, they are part of how we help kids make sense of the world.
Critic's delight: scolding the Mighty Dead.
I wore miniskirts in the days when no fat girls should have, and with total delight.
I have been unusually blessed in that I've been allowed to pursue two strands of a career that both delight me and seem to please the public.
Alaska Airlines and I have a lot in common, so coming together to delight travelers with savory, high quality food from the Pacific Northwest made sense.
I delight in my family obligations, but they leave little time for breaks let alone quick trips across the country.
It's one of the functions of the theater to shock and titillate and appall, apart from entertain and delight.
It's hard to think of a 16-month child being anything other than a delight to be around.
I have 17 nieces and nephews, who are a pure delight. We have hiked and biked and fasted and prayed together.
Sheri L. Dew
When I went to Sundance for 'Afternoon Delight,' I came back feeling like I wanted to take my experience that I learned from directing and bring that into a series.
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.
Language in fiction is made up of equal parts meaning and music. The sentences should have rhythm and cadence, they should engage and delight the inner ear.
Children will not pretend to be enjoying books, and they will not read books because they have been told that these books are good. They are looking for delight.
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?
'Middlesex' by Jeffrey Eugenides left me both moved and, at times, laughing out loud in delight.
It took many years to accept that fantasy is the fuel for my storytelling passion, and without that, I really am a hack, writing for money or approval rather than for the pure delight of storytelling.
Pay-per-view would deprive many kids of the delight of seeing the Olympics.
Mary Lou Retton
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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