Pleasure Quotes

Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.


If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others.

FranÁois de la Rochefoucauld

An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young

Oscar Wilde

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


Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains


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

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

Mary Worley Montagu

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

William Feather

Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain

Robert Browning

The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident

Charles Lamb

Pleasure is none, if not diversified.

John Donne

Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.

Samuel Johnson

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.

Roland Barthes

No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.


Novelty is the great parent of pleasure

Robert South

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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