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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.
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
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.
Variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something.
Some loves are like a vice that has ceased to give pleasure.
Those who are devoted to amusements; who love the society of those who love pleasure, have an aversion to religious exercises.
Ellen G. White
There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
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.
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.
Beauty and brains, pleasure and usability - they should go hand in hand.
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
People think I take some sort of masochistic pleasure out of putting out music that's gonna be unpopular.
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.
There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.
It takes tough love to order kids to step away from the iPhone or iPad during dinner or to take the devices away if they're interrupting and interfering with everyone else's pleasure at a movie, concert or other public event.
I have always tried to live my life with enthusiasm and pleasure.
It's not a pleasure torturing actors, although some of them enjoy it.
People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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