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There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one's life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
George Bernard Shaw
Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.
This is what customers pay us for - to sweat all these details so it's easy and pleasant for them to use our computers. We're supposed to be really good at this. That doesn't mean we don't listen to customers, but it's hard for them to tell you what they want when they've never seen anything remotely like it.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
It's a pleasant thing to be young, and have ten toes.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work, how much less a nation.
Say what you will about the ten commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them.
H. L. Mencken
It is most pleasant to commit a just action which is disagreeable to someone whom one does not like.
Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.
James A. Baldwin
'Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song; But the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
Louisa May Alcott
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is: a little earth is thrown at last upon our head, and that is the end forever.
It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and well and justly. And it is impossible to live wisely and well and justly without living a pleasant life.
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
I many no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord. I must rather response to principles I know to be right, whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not.
Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
There may be good, but there are no pleasant marriages.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
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