Pleasure Quotes

Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible

William Feather

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.

Mary Worley Montagu

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

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


Pleasure is the bait of sin


Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.

Jean de Boufflers

Pleasure's couch is virtue's grave.

Augustine J Duganne

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

George Sand

The future belongs to those who are virile, to whom it is a pleasure to live, to create, to whet their intelligence on that of the others

Henri Deterding

Sensual pleasure passes and vanishes in the twinkling of an eye, but the friendship between us, the mutual confidence, the delights of the heart, the enchantment of the soul, these things do not perish and can never be destroyed. I shall love you until I die.


Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.

Maya Angelou

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.


Revenge, we find, the abject pleasure of an abject mind.


Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.

Earl of Chesterfield

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
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