When work, commitment, and pleasure all become one and you reach that deep well where passion lives, nothing is impossible.
Pleasure is the bait of sin.
Joy is never in our power and pleasure often is
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Man could not live if he were entirely impervious to sadness. Many sorrows can be endured only by being embraced, and the pleasure taken in them naturally has a somewhat melancholy character.
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
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.
The pleasure of love is in loving; we are happier in the passion we feel than in the passion we inspire
There is no sterner moralist than pleasure.
There is something self-defeating in the too-conscious pursuit of pleasure.
We can often endure an extra pound of pain far more easily than we can suffer the withdrawal of an ounce of accustomed pleasure.
Perhaps all pleasure is only relief.
There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
No pleasure endures unseasoned by variety.
The essence of pleasure is spontaneity.
I take it as a prime cause of the present confusion of society that it is too sickly and too doubtful to use pleasure frankly as a test of value.
For let me tell you, that the more the pleasures of the body fade away, the greater to me is the pleasure and charm of conversation
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
Some mathematician has said pleasure lies not in discovering truth, but in seeking it.