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I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place.
Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.
Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
You may earn whatever money you earn as a cricketer, but you want to play for your country. At the end of the day, you want to do something special. There are plenty of people who earn 50 crores or 100 crores as businessmen or big professionals or who are really doing well in business. But what gives pleasure to your mom and dad is the fame.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Nothing gives me as much pleasure as travelling. I love getting on trains and boats and planes.
I grew up around people that enjoyed life day to day and found pleasure in simple things.
My parents both had Oxford degrees, they read important books, spoke foreign languages, drank real coffee and went to museums for pleasure. People like that don't have fat kids: they were cut out to be winners and winners don't have children who are overweight.
A beginner must look on himself as one setting out to make a garden for his Lord's pleasure, on most unfruitful soil which abounds in weeds. His Majesty roots up the weeds and will put in good plants instead. Let us reckon that this is already done when the soul decides to practice prayer and has begun to do so.
Saint Teresa of Avila
People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.
Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.
B. C. Forbes
Problem solving is hunting. It is savage pleasure and we are born to it.
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity... The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
There's a way that you can throw negativity out there that seems rebellious. But I've always taken pleasure in a different kind of rebellion, which is putting a positive spin on everything, trying to enjoy myself at all times.
Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn.
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Leonardo da Vinci
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