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And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life.
The imagination is the spur of delights... all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything; now, is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy? Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures arise?
Marquis de Sade
A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
I have no interest in returning to yesteryear. I love the conveniences and delights of today's time. I wouldn't go back if I could.
Charles R. Swindoll
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations.
He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.
All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.
All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away.
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Hatred, in the course of time, kills the unhappy wretch who delights in nursing it in his bosom.
Unless you have been to boarding-school when you are very young, it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home.
The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful.
It delights me that I don't fit the stereotype of an actress.
Why should the eyes be denied what delights them most?
The delights of self-discovery are always available.
What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Quite often - a lot of the work I had done had been extensively with women. Most especially in the theater, but also quite often in the movies. That has its own delights, and maybe pitfalls too.
Think it not hard if you get not your will, nor your delights in this life; God will have you to rejoice in nothing but himself.
One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going.
The idea behind a dish - the delight and the surprise - makes a difference. Great literature surprises and delights, and provokes us. It isn't just 'Here's the facts - boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl.' It's how you tell it.
I get little kids who recognize me from 'Mary Poppins,' and it just delights me because it's our third generation.
Dick Van Dyke
It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one's earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison.
When a novel has 200,000 words, then it is possible for the reader to experience 200,000 delights, and to turn back to the first page of the book and experience them all over again, perhaps more intensely.
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