Pleasure Quotes

Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

I'd rather be mad than feel pleasure.

Antisthenes

If you have a love for the game of cricket, whether you are a player, an ex-player or simply an onlooker, many will be the pleasures in your life.

Keith Andrew

Necessity brings him here, not pleasure.

Durante degli Alighieri

No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth.

Francis Bacon

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid

Jane Austen

Surprizes are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.

Jane Austen

One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.

Jane Austen

For pain is perhaps but a violent pleasure? Who could determine the point where pleasure becomes pain, where pain is still a pleasure? Is not the utmost brightness of the ideal world soothing to us, while the lightest shadows of the physical world annoy?

Honor de Balzac

To kill a relative of whom you are tired, is something; but to inherit his property afterwards that is a real pleasure!

Honor de Balzac

Selfish men make the best lovers. They're prepared to invest in the women's pleasures so that they can collect an even bigger dividend for themselves.

James Graham Ballard

God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed it is the purest of human pleasures.

Francis Bacon

A good, skillful worker is one who does not consider the reward, but enjoys his work. If, for example, a skillful tailor knows that the clothing fits its owner at every point, it gives him pleasure, more than the money he receives.

Baruch Shalom Ashlag

What is intoxicating about bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of offensiveness.

Charles Baudelaire

To love intelligent women is the pleasure of a pederast.

Charles Baudelaire

There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.

Charles Baudelaire

A story gives delight to read Though it be fabulous indeed. Then should a story that is true, And told in skilful manner too, Give pleasure that is full twofold. The first is in the tale as told; The second is to know full well That all is true the tale may tell.

John Barbour

Who mourns makes grief his master. Who drinks makes pleasure his master.

Matsuo Bash

The sophist sneers: Fool, take Thy pleasure, right or wrong! The pious wail: Forsake A world these sophists throng! Be neither saint nor sophist-led, but be a man.

Matthew Arnold

Everything that gives pleasure has its reason. To scorn the mobs of those who go astray is not the means to bring them around.

Charles Baudelaire

Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.

Aphra Behn

Variety is the soul of pleasure.

Aphra Behn

It can never be wrong to give pleasure.

Augustine Birrell

I'm tired of Love; I'm still more tired of Rhyme. But money gives me pleasure all the time.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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