Pleasant Quotes

Its even pleasant to be sick when you know that there are people who await your recovery as they might await a holiday.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Love, a pleasant folly; ambition, a serious stupidity.

Nicolas Chamfort

Colour does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it.

Pierre Bonnard

It is always pleasant to learn that someone takes an interest in a work which one enjoyed writing.

James Schuyler

We dare not trust our wit for making our house pleasant to our friend, so we buy ice cream.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Now, at a certain time, in pleasant mood, He tried the luxury of doing good.

George Crabbe

Practice, which some regard as a chore, should be approached as just about the most pleasant recreation ever devised.

Babe Didrikson

Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense now and then is pleasant.


The most pleasant and useful persons are those who leave some of the problems of the universe for God to worry about.

Don Marquis

Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, Sweetness to the soul and health to the bones.


Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant, of interest, easy, and where both meet, happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and,

Joseph Addison

Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.

Spike Milligan

No other people have a government more worthy of their respect and love or a land so magnificent in extent, so pleasant to look upon, and so full of generous suggestion to enterprise and labor.

Benjamin Harrison

The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire.

Hermann Hesse

what is work? Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relatively to other such matter; second, telling other people to do so. The first one is unpleasant and ill paid; the second is pleasant and highly paid.

Bertrand Russell

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