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A real pleasure is a pleasure that one enjoys by one's self, without a companion, and without a single argument.
It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure.
The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust.
My extravagance is my garden - it's the first thing I look at every morning when I wake up. It gives me so much pleasure.
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.
Watching 'The Jeremy Kyle Show' is my guilty pleasure.
The most basic task of any museum must be the protection of works of cultural significance entrusted to its care for the edification and pleasure of future generations.
Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.
For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance.
Alongside my 'no email' policy, I resolve to make better use of the wonderful Royal Mail, and send letters and postcards to people. There is a huge pleasure in writing a letter, putting it in an envelope and sticking the stamp on it. And huge pleasure in receiving real letters, too.
Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others' company.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
When I portray Stabler, I have to shave every day and cut my hair every week! And then, I really like to change my looks for films like 'Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle' where I have the pleasure of playing the ugliest man in the world.
A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
The Italians and Spanish, the Chinese and Vietnamese see food as part of a larger, more essential and pleasurable part of daily life. Not as an experience to be collected or bragged about - or as a ritual like filling up a car - but as something else that gives pleasure, like sex or music, or a good nap in the afternoon.
There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win.
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
Jean de la Bruyere
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
If you have a relative who's lost interest in everything and doesn't get out of bed, who doesn't care for things they used to, can't imagine anything that would give them any pleasure, don't fool around with it; get therapy, get help, get medication if that's right for you, or talk therapy, or something.
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
Joseph de Maistre
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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