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The arts are not just instantaneous pleasure - if you don't like it, the artist is wrong. I belong to the generation which says if you don't like it, you don't understand and you ought to find out.
I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing.
Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail.
A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
Some loves are like a vice that has ceased to give pleasure.
Variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something.
Those who are devoted to amusements; who love the society of those who love pleasure, have an aversion to religious exercises.
Ellen G. White
Captain Kirk has been a source of pleasure and income for a long time.
There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
The man of the house can destroy the pleasure of the household, but he cannot make it. That rests with the woman, and it is her greatest privilege.
I also derive a great deal of pleasure from horses and dogs... the ocean... and love.
A man of pleasure is a man of pains.
You have to really understand how people speak, and you have to reconstruct it... Most pleasure in writing, you know, is in inventing.
Now that I have conquered social anxiety disorder, I find pleasure in fans approaching me.
In the lexicon of the political class, the word 'sacrifice' means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it.
Beauty and brains, pleasure and usability - they should go hand in hand.
It's not often a thriller keeps me wound up as well as 'Headhunters' did. I knew I was being manipulated and didn't care. It was a pleasure to see how well it was being done.
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
I confess that I listen to my own music for my own pleasure.
Pleasure resorts are like film stars and royalty... embarrassed by the figures they cut in the fantasies of people who have never met them.
It's always a pleasure on a personal note for me to come back to Australia.
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.
I have always tried to live my life with enthusiasm and pleasure.
There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.
Be careful how you do one man a pleasure which must needs occasion equal displeasure in another. For he who is thus slighted will not forget, but will think the offence to himself the greater in that another profits by it; while he who receives the pleasure will either not remember it, or will consider the favour done him less than it really was.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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