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Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing.
George A. Sheehan
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.
To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
He who eats with most pleasure is he who least requires sauce.
Perhaps all pleasure is only relief.
William S. Burroughs
No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure; but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.
Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.
The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
We're designed for persistence hunting, which is a mix of running and walking. What's built into that kind of running is a sense of pleasure. You are designed and built and perfect for this activity, and it should be enjoyable and fun.
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
John D. Rockefeller
True artists are almost the only men who do their work for pleasure.
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure, yet he cannot live without her, and resents any aspersions that strangers may cast on her character.
A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.
Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible.
If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure; but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake, we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure, because we can never have the virtue.
John Henry Newman
The pleasure of those who injure you lies in your pain. Therefore they will suffer if you take away their pleasure by not feeling pain.
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never did me the smallest favor.
O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it.
The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.
No state of society or laws can render men so much alike but that education, fortune, and tastes will interpose some differences between them; and though different men may sometimes find it their interest to combine for the same purposes, they will never make it their pleasure.
Alexis de Tocqueville
One does not get better but different and older and that is always a pleasure.
Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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