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I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone.
A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.
H. L. Mencken
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Leonardo da Vinci
Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It's beyond me.
Zora Neale Hurston
The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas A. Edison
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable.
Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
T. S. Eliot
Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.
Marquis de Sade
I try to read for pleasure whenever I can - it's a great way just to shut it off for a while so your brain doesn't get fried.
Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas A. Edison
We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
The end is the beginning of all things, Suppressed and hidden, Awaiting to be released through the rhythm Of pain and pleasure.
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure in noticing those in others.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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