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It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make.
A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.
Martin Farquhar Tupper
Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. It is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain.
John Stuart Mill
I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire.
The enemy for the fanatic is pleasure, which makes it extremely important to continue to indulge in pleasure. Dance madly. That is how you get rid of terrorism.
We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain.
Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure.
Music can also be a sensual pleasure, like eating food or sex. But its highest vibration for me is that point of taking us to a real understanding of something in our nature which we can very rarely get at. It is a spiritual state of oneness.
You have to pretend that your life is a financial pleasure even when your autographs are bouncing.
In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision.
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
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.
Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
People don't understand that it was maybe my biggest pleasure to drive an F1 car when it's wet.
Beauty, pleasure, freedom and plenty of sleep: these are the hallmarks of a successful idler's break. Travel should not be hard work.
Death is present every day in our lives. It's not that I take pleasure in the morbid fascination of it, but it is a fact of life.
Filmmaking, like any other art, is a very profound means of human communication; beyond the professional pleasure of succeeding or the pain of failing, you do want your film to be seen, to communicate itself to other people.
Painting is a source of endless pleasure, but also of great anguish.
Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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