Pleasure Quotes

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.

Bertrand Russell

Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.

Jane Austen

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

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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