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I work in a medium where I get to be totally invisible and I get great pleasure from that, being a pretty self-conscious person.
Watching 'Scandal' is a fun and exciting guilty pleasure, which is how I imagine most real scandals start out.
I just think it's fun to remind people that good television has exited and it can exist again and just to give them pleasure and enjoy it and make them laugh.
If you ask people if they enjoy crime novels, they'll say, 'Oh, my guilty pleasure is...' then name a really brilliant crime writer.
I find pleasure in things that are simple.
It's a pleasure to play my sister because everything I've accused her of my whole life, I can now re-enact before her eyes.
There is work, and there is pleasure; acting is pleasure.
This quality, I mean Geoffrey was with me, was very easy doing - he loved me very much, I loved him very much, and we understood each other so well that it was a pleasure to make music.
Victoria de los Angeles
The pains of disconcerted or frustrated habits, and the inherent pleasure there is in following them, are motives which nature has put into our wills without generally caring to inform us why; and she sometimes decrees, indeed, that her reasons shall not be ours.
To my great surprise and pleasure, I have had dinner with most of the people living with whom I would like to have dinner.
It's always a pleasure when you can compose guitar parts from a strong vocal and not just put the melody on top of guitar riffs.
The end of poetry is not to create a physical condition which shall give pleasure to the mind... The end of poetry is not an after-effect, not a pleasurable memory of itself, but an immediate, constant and even unpleasant insistence upon itself.
I'm very happy that I got introduced to music only as something you got pleasure from.
People only have guilty pleasures when they crowbar pleasure down their throat all the time and then they reach for the brownies. Then you should feel guilty because you're killing your body and that's something to be guilty about.
My guilty pleasure is 'Revenge.' I've watched it from the very first episode.
According to your sympathy, you will take pleasure in your own happiness or in the happiness of other people; but it is always your own happiness you seek.
John Buchanan Robinson
Sorry, but there is no pleasure in finding new ways of saying the same stuff about projects which tanked.
Beauty - what is beauty, forsooth? Form and color; that is, surface only. Fortune - what is fortune? Nothing is ever a pleasure or a real profit to him who has to labour for it. Truth - you die in the pursuit, and the sea beats the beach as it did a thousand years ago. The stolid are alone happy.
Everything we do these days - our lust for ever more comfort, pleasure, and distraction, our refusal to engage with the mandates of reality, our fidelity to cults of technology and limitless growth, our narcissistic national exceptionalism - all of this propels us toward the realm where souls abandon all hope.
James Howard Kunstler
I've done a whole lot of things. I've had the pleasure of introducing two presidents, several senators and congressmen.
Besides merely some pleasure that we get out of the combinations of pitches together and lines, I think that there is some satisfaction that we get in the fact of having this diffuse thing organized very concretely and put onto a frame and have it actually decided.
In England, I suppose I have been known to once or twice tune into 'Big Brother', which is a pretty terrible guilty pleasure.
You want your mind to be boggled. That is a pleasure in and of itself. And it's more a pleasure if it's boggled by something that you can then demonstrate is really, really true.
Wisely used history can give pleasure and provide us with a useful tool; but we should not become its slaves.
I write and have done so primarily for personal pleasure.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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