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I will never forget the pleasure and instruction I derived from working with a true master of his art, such as Edward G. Robinson was - and is. Surely his record for versatility, studied characterization - ranging from modern colloquial to the classics - and artistic integrity is unsurpassed.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
The act of seeing any film generally is you knowing more than the characters, even if it's the classic Hitchcock shot of two people talking and a bomb being under the table. Part of the pleasure of it is seeing where people go wrong, and the irony of situations.
Seeing results flow from my gifts is my greatest pleasure as a philanthropist - whether exonerating a jailed innocent or completing a Frank Gehry building. I want to enjoy my philanthropy.
Peter B. Lewis
The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Man is not constituted to take pleasure in the same things always.
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure in noticing those in others.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
When a man says he had pleasure with a woman he does not mean conversation.
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 man of pleasure is a man of pains.
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.
Those who are devoted to amusements; who love the society of those who love pleasure, have an aversion to religious exercises.
Ellen G. White
Variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something.
Some loves are like a vice that has ceased to give pleasure.
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.
You have to really understand how people speak, and you have to reconstruct it... Most pleasure in writing, you know, is in inventing.
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.
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.
Now that I have conquered social anxiety disorder, I find pleasure in fans approaching me.
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
Beauty and brains, pleasure and usability - they should go hand in hand.
Pleasure resorts are like film stars and royalty... embarrassed by the figures they cut in the fantasies of people who have never met them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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