In an honest service there is thin commons, low wages, and hard labor; in this, plenty and satiety, pleasure and ease, liberty and power; and who would not balance creditor on this side, when all the hazard that is run for it, at worst, is only a sour look or two at choking. No, a merry life and a short one, shall be my motto.— Bartholomew Roberts
Bashful Satiety quotations
A merry life and a short one shall be my motto.
Satiety comes of riches and contumaciousness of satiety.
With much we surfeit; plenty makes us poor.
Satiety depends not at all on how much we eat, but on how we eat.
It's the same with happiness, the very same...happiness doesn't depend on how many external blessings we have snatched from life. It depends only on our attitude toward them. There's a saying about it in the Taoist ethic: 'Whoever is capable of contentment will always be satisfied.
Inconstancy is the child of satiety.
Some are cursed with the fullness of satiety;
and how can they bear the ills of life when its very pleasures fatigue them?
The fruition of what is unlawful must be followed by remorse.
The core sticks in the throat after the apple is eaten, and the sated appetite loathes the interdicted pleasure for which innocence was bartered.
We grow tired of ourselves, much more of other people.
There is no sense of weariness like that which closes in a day of eager and unintermittent pursuit of pleasure. The apple is eaten, but "the core sticks in the throat." Expectation has then given way to ennui, appetite to satiety.
FICKLENESS, n. The iterated satiety of an enterprising affection.
SATIETY, n. The feeling that one has for the plate after he has eaten its contents, madam.
Everything is good . . . as long as it is unpossessed. Satiety and possession are Death's horses they run in span.
It is by disease that health is pleasant;
by evil that good is pleasant; by hunger, satiety; by weariness, rest.
In everything, satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects.
Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license.
Satiety is a neighbor to continued pleasures. [Lat., Continuis voluptatibus vicina satietas.]
Novelty serves us for a kind of refreshment, and takes off from that satiety we are apt to complain of in our usual and ordinary entertainments.
Satiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty.
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word satiety.
The phases of fire are craving and satiety.
The silent treasuring up of knowledge;
learning without satiety; and instructing others without being wearied: which one of these things belongs to me?
Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts, a balm to our every chagrin, as welcome after satiety as after disappointment
From abundance springs satiety.
All surfeit is the father of much fast.
Satiety comes of too frequent repetition and he who will not give himself leisure to be thirsty can never find the true pleasure of drinking
Whatever may have been said of the satiety of pleasure and of the disgust which usually follows passion, any man who has anything of a heart and who is not wretchedly and hopelessly blasé feels his love increased by his happiness, and very often the best way to retain a lover ready to leave is to give one's self up to him without reserve.
Note that the eating of flesh is not only physically against nature, but it also makes us spiritually coarse and gross by reason of satiety and surfeit.
Gluttony and satiety in food produce defiled lust, while free association with women enflames the fire of lusts ... At the time of struggle with defilement, punish your thoughts with lack of nourishment, so that you will think not of defilements, but of hunger, and reject the invitation to go visiting.
If I had a lover who wanted to hear from me every day, I would break with him.
I know a love may be revived which absence, inconstancy, or even infidelity has extinguished, but there is no returning from a d?go?t given by satiety.
Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts, a balm to our every chagrin, as welcome after satiety as after disappointment; that background which the painter may not daub, be he master or bungler, and which, however awkward a figure we may have made in the foreground, remains ever our inviolable asylum, where no indignity can assail, no personality can disturb us.
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word "satiety."
He lay back for a little in his bed thinking about the smells of food… of the intoxicating breath of bakeries and dullness of buns… He planned dinners, of enchanting aromatic foods… endless dinners, in which one could alternate flavor with flavor from sunset to dawn without satiety, while one breathed great draughts of the bouquet of brandy.
There is some consensus: There's obsession, there's never satiety, and there's always remorse. For me, the big thing is that you're always breaking a promise - for example, you promise yourself you're just going to have coffee with a man, then before you know it, you're in bed together.