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It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure.
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Watching 'The Jeremy Kyle Show' is my guilty pleasure.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
When I portray Stabler, I have to shave every day and cut my hair every week! And then, I really like to change my looks for films like 'Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle' where I have the pleasure of playing the ugliest man in the world.
There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win.
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
Jean de la Bruyere
Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
If you have a relative who's lost interest in everything and doesn't get out of bed, who doesn't care for things they used to, can't imagine anything that would give them any pleasure, don't fool around with it; get therapy, get help, get medication if that's right for you, or talk therapy, or something.
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
Joseph de Maistre
A little girl who finds a puzzle frustrating might ask her busy mother (or teacher) for help. The child gets one message if her mother expresses clear pleasure at the request and quite another if mommy responds with a curt 'Don't bother me - I've got important work to do.'
Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.
Giotto di Bondone
Musical compositions can be very sad - Chopin - but you have the pleasure of this sadness. The cheap consolation is: you will be happy. The higher consolation is the pleasure and recognition of your unhappiness, the pleasure of having recognised that fate, destiny and life are such as they are and so you reach a higher form of consciousness.
Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
The greatest pleasure when I started making money was not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to have as many freshly typed drafts as possible.
The journey matters as much as the destination. By engaging in the moment on set, I've stopped rushing and now find pleasure in the collaborative process - the characters, the costumes - rather than worrying about the finished product.
Smart people make good choices. They dig science and say 'no' to the invasion of sovereign nations for the pleasure of corporations.
We loved cars until the '70s or so. Then they became appliances. They turned into motorized cup holders. Most of it has to do with urban sprawl. What began as pleasure ends up in necessity, as so many things do.
P. J. O'Rourke
Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure.
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
Jean de La Fontaine
Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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