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A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
The delights of self-discovery are always available.
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.
Johann Sebastian Bach
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.
Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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
Unless you have been to boarding-school when you are very young, it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home.
Hatred, in the course of time, kills the unhappy wretch who delights in nursing it in his bosom.
Some of us live a Christian life as if we're always under the stern, watchful eye of our Father and he is very impossible to please... No, God delights even in our heartfelt attempts at obedience.
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.
And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
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.
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
All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.
For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life.
The first painting that I realised I liked was 'The Garden of Earthly Delights' by Hieronymus Bosch, when I was six years old, at the Prado in Madrid. I still find myself returning there every time I'm in the city.
Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in.
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
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
What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going.
Why should the eyes be denied what delights them most?
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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