Pleasure Quotes

There is no sterner moralist than pleasure.

Lord Byron

There is something self-defeating in the too-conscious pursuit of pleasure.

Max Eastman

We can often endure an extra pound of pain far more easily than we can suffer the withdrawal of an ounce of accustomed pleasure.

Sydney J Harris

Perhaps all pleasure is only relief.

William Borroughs

There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.

Ovid

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.

Soren Kierkegaard

We can often endure an extra pound of pain far more easily than we can suffer the withdrawal of an ounce of accustomed pleasure.

Sydney J. Harris

Pleasure is the bait of sin.

Plato

No pleasure endures unseasoned by variety.

Publilius Syrus

The essence of pleasure is spontaneity.

Germaine Greer

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.

Rebecca West

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

Plato

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed

Albert Einstein

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.

Samuel Johnson

Some mathematician has said pleasure lies not in discovering truth, but in seeking it.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Oscar Wilde

With the catching ends the pleasure of the chase

Abraham Lincoln

Joy is never in our power and pleasure often is

C.S. Lewis

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.

Bertrand Russell

One of the most lasting pleasures you can experience is the feeling that comes over you when you genuinely forgive an enemy - whether he knows it or not.

O. A. Battista

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young

Oscar Wilde

Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.

Tony Benn

Visits always give pleasure - if not the arrival, the departure

Portuguese Proverb

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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