Pleasure is the bait of sin
An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young
Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.
The essence of pleasure is spontaneity
Visits always give pleasure - if not the arrival, the departure
Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure - they govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think: every effort we can make to throw off our subjection, will serve but to demonstrate and confirm
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
No pleasure endures unseasoned by variety
Pleasure itself is not a vice
Pleasure is sweeter as recreation than as a business.
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
All pleasure in the world is a passing dream.
Pleasure is continually disappointed, reduced, deflated, in favor of strong, noble values: Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, etc. Its victorious rival is Desire: we are always being told about Desire, never about Pleasure.
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it is like spending this year part of the next year's revenues
Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.
Sex is unclean, not because of the pleasure, but because of the suffering it brings
Sex is more than an act of pleasure, its' the ability to be able to feel so close to a person, so connected, so comfortable that it's almost breathtaking to the point you feel you canít take it. And at this moment you're a part of them.
The pleasure of criticizing robs us of the pleasure of being moved by some very fine things
... the use of our intelligence quite properly gives us pleasure. In this respect the brain is like a muscle. When we think well, we feel good. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.
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.
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