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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
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.
It is most pleasant to commit a just action which is disagreeable to someone whom one does not like.
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.
When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from.
There may be good, but there are no pleasant marriages.
Rainer Maria Rilke
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print. A book's a book, although there's nothing in 't.
The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.
Finley Peter Dunne
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless. It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.
The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.
Sydney J. Harris
One of the pleasant things those of us who write or paint do is to have the daily miracle. It does come.
Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation; not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.
We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing.
To go to heaven, fully to enjoy God, is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here.
You know, the standard state for people is 'mildly pleasant.' Negative emotions are quite rare, and extremely positive emotions are rare. But people are mildly pleased most of the time, they're mildly tired a lot of the time, and they wish they were somewhere else a substantial part of the time - but mostly they're mildly pleased.
President Obama hasn't been elected by the American people in order to be pleasant to Russia.
Daddy was real gentle with kids. That's why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
What is beauty, anyway? It's more than something pleasant looking. If it doesn't stop us in our tracks and make us unable to move for a moment, unable to put into words what's closing off the breath in our throats, then maybe it's pretty, but it probably isn't beauty.
It would be my guess that Madonna is not a very happy woman. From my own experience, having gone through persona changes like that, that kind of clawing need to be the center of attention is not a pleasant place to be.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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