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Picture quote by Walter Bagehot about pleasure

The greatest please in life is doing what people say you cannot do. ⏤ Walter Bagehot

Picture quote by Aristotle about pleasure

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. ⏤ Aristotle

Picture quote about motivational

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Picture quote by Seneca about pleasure

Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones. ⏤ Seneca

Picture quote by C. S. Lewis about eating

Eating and reading are two pleasures than combine admirably. ⏤ C. S. Lewis

Picture quote about life

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do

Picture quote by Salvador Dali about existence

Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure of being. ⏤ Salvador Dali

Picture quote about nature

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, there is a rapture on the lonely shore, there is society, where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar. I love not the man the less, but nature more.

Picture quote about greatest

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

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There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.

Andrew Jackson, president

Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.

Josh Billings, comedian

Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, author

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

Aristotle, philosopher

Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy.

Giacomo Casanova, celebrity

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson, president

Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden.

Chinese Proverbs,

I am happy now, to recall that I was not only his son but his companion, and whenever there was a hunting expedition or any other pleasure, I was always with him.

John Philip Sousa, musician

Pleasure may come from illusion, but happiness can come only of reality.

Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort,

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie, writer

A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot, author

If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

We all try to escape pain and death, while we seek what is pleasant.

Albert Einstein, physicist

Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.

Giotto di Bondone, artist

Short lived pleasure is the parent of pain.


It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.

Epictetus, philosopher

I also derive a great deal of pleasure from horses and dogs... the ocean... and love.

William Shatner, actor

We enjoy the process far more than the proceeds.

Warren Buffett, business magnate

Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced and the inconvenience is often considerable.

Jane Austen, writer

Pleasure is Nature

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Look for a long time at what pleases you, and a longer time at what pains you.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, novelist

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

Captain Kirk has been a source of pleasure and income for a long time.

William Shatner, actor

Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.

Plato, philosopher

Work is often the father of pleasure.

Voltaire, writer

Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

The mind ought sometimes to be diverted, that it may return the better to thinking.

Phaedrus, poet

If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?

Samuel Johnson, author

Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.

Voltaire, writer

People have many different kinds of pleasure. The real one is that for which they will forsake the others.

Marcel Proust, author

The pleasure of those who injure you lies in your pain. Therefore they will suffer if you take away their pleasure by not feeling pain.

Tertullian, author

So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.

George Santayana, philosopher

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.

Voltaire, writer

No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.

Samuel Johnson, author

Work is not man's punishment! It is his reward and his strength, his glory and his pleasure.

George Sand, novelist

If I didn't care for fun and such, I'd probably amount to much. But I shall stay the way I am, Because I do not give a damn.

Dorothy Parker, poet

Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant. Proverbs 9:17


To find recreation in amusement is not happiness.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.

Samuel Butler, poet

All sensations are true; pleasure is our natural goal.

Epicurus, philosopher

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson, president

The joy of viewing land, the hope of in a few days ranging through the long wished-for spot and the pleasure of again resuming my wonted employment may be readily calculated.

David Douglas, environmentalist

The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet

Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free.

Anita Loos, writer

He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man.


I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.

John D. Rockefeller, businessman

A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.

Edward George BulwerLytton,

To make pleasures pleasant shorten them.

Charles Buxton, public servant

One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.

Jane Austen, writer

The greatest pleasure of reading consists in re-reading.

Vernon Lee, author

My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author

I don't gamble, because winning a hundred dollars doesn't give me great pleasure. But losing a hundred dollars pisses me off.

Alex Trebek, entertainer

Everyone is dragged on by their favorite pleasure.

Virgil, poet

The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement.

Edward W. Howe,

Our pleasures are short, and can only charm at intervals; love is a method of protraction our greatest pleasure.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

Oh! The good times when we were so unhappy.

Alexander Dumas, novelist

All desirable things... are desirable either for the pleasure inherent in themselves, or as a means to the promotion of pleasure and the prevention of pain.

John Stuart Mill, philosopher

Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

When pleasure interferes with business, give up business.


To what fortuitous occurrence do we not owe every pleasure and convenience of our lives.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

It's always a pleasure to talk about someone else's work.

Chuck Close, artist

It is not sex that gives the pleasure, but the lover.

Marge Piercy, writer

If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?

Virginia Woolf, author

To torture a man you have to know his pleasures.

Stanislaw Lem, writer

Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

The average man does not get pleasure out of an idea because he thinks it is true; he thinks it is true because he gets pleasure out of it.

H. L. Mencken, writer

It's true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found.


Such truth, as opposeth no man's profit, nor pleasure, is to all men welcome.

Thomas Hobbes, philosopher

O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.

Laurence Sterne, novelist

It's always a pleasure to find something that matters.

Don Cornelius, director

There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.

John Dryden, poet

I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.

Thomas A. Edison, inventor

All the things I really like to do are either immoral, illegal, or fattening.

Alexander Woollcott, critic

The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices.

Frederick the Great, royalty

You have to pretend that your life is a financial pleasure even when your autographs are bouncing.

Kinky Friedman, musician

People must not do things for fun. We are not here for fun. There is no reference to fun in any act of Parliament.

Auberon Herbert, writer

The ugly is very appealing to man. It's instinct. One shrinks from the ugly, yet wants to look at it. There's a devilish fascination in it. We extract pleasure from horror.

Sonya Levien,

If you live for pleasure, your ability to enjoy it may pass away and your senses grow dim.

Matthew Simpson, clergyman

You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water -- an inch deep and then the mud.

George Macdonald, novelist

In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.

Honore de Balzac, novelist

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived to be constant companions.

Pierre Charron, philosopher

He is incapable of truly good action who finds not a pleasure in contemplating the good actions of others.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

I never went to a John Wayne movie to find a philosophy to live by or to absorb a profound message. I went for the simple pleasure of spending a couple of hours seeing the bad guys lose.

Mike Royko, writer

Amusement to an observing mind is study.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly.

Pierre Bonnard, artist

Pleasure is none, if not diversified.

John Donne, poet

Writing a novel is like making love, but it's also like having a tooth pulled. Pleasure and pain. Sometimes it's like making love while having a tooth pulled.

Dean Koontz, author

To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is a pleasure beyond compare.

Kenko Yoshida,

The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.

Thomas Macaulay, poet

Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail.

Francis Quarles, poet

It is not known precisely where angels dwell -- whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.

Voltaire, writer

Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.

H. L. Mencken, writer

For God's sake, if you sin, take pleasure in it, and do it for the pleasure.

Gerald Gould, writer

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.

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

Pleasure becomes a value, a teleological end in itself. It's probably more Western than U.S. per se.

David Foster Wallace, writer

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