If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never.
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from hope to hope.
No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the highest god.
The essence of pleasure is spontaneity.
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others.
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.
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Let no failure, disappointments, death or despair bow down your head. When you experience any of these, take a rest, reflect and find a way around them. Draw strength from your pain and pursue your dreams until you reach glory and happiness.
Taking responsibility means not blaming yourself Anything that takes away your power or your pleasure makes you a victim. Dont make yourself a victim of yourself!
It is well known to researchers of nature that one cannot perform even the slightest movement without motivation, meaning without somehow benefiting oneself. When, for example, one moves ones hand from the chair to the table it is because one thinks that by putting ones hand on the table one will thus receive greater pleasure. If one would not think so, one would leave one's hand on the chair for the rest of one's life without moving it an inch, all the more so concerning greater efforts.
Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
Men may scoff, and men may pray, but they pay every pleasure with a pain.
Love is born with the pleasure of looking at each other, it is fed with the necessity of seeing each other, it is concluded with the impossibility of separation.
There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
The time will come when public opinion will no longer tolerate amusements based on the mistreatment and killing of animals. The time will come, but when? When will we reach the point that hunting, the pleasure in killing animals for sport, will be regarded as a mental aberration?
Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
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.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible
Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain