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Tiramisu for desert.
We have more days to live through than pleasures. Be slow in enjoyment, quick at work, for men see work ended with pleasure, pleasure ended with regret.
Fun comes hard - like, alas, its prarens, pleasure and happiness, whom we have to pursue.
This lively health, when entirely free from all mixture of pain, of itself gives an inward pleasure, independent of all external objects of delight; and though this pleasure does not so powerfully affect us, nor act so strongly on the senses as some of the others, yet it may be esteemed as the greatest of all pleasures, and almost all the Utopians reckon it the foundation and basis of all the other joys of life; since this alone makes the state of life easy and desirable; and when this is wanting, a man is really capable of no other pleasure.
He didn't just want her now. He needed her. He needed to feel his rhythm in her body, to see if his soul was still there in her pleasure.
I bought abandon dearAnd sold all piety for pleasure.My own free spirit I have followed,And never will I give up lust.
Louisa May Alcott
The small hopes and plans and pleasures of children should be tenderly respected by grown-up people, and never rudely thwarted or ridiculed.
... the appreciation of pleasure can be an anchor of one's humanity.
However, the difficulties and pleasures of the writing itself are similar for a novel with a historical setting and a novel with a contemporary setting, as far as I'm concerned.
There is a certain pleasure in weeping.
Few pleasures there are indeed without an aftertouch of pain, but that is the preservation which keeps them sweet.
when you are dealing with art, any kind of art, your pleasure in making it is what matters most.
I am absolutely convinced that meaninglessness does not come from being weary of pain; meaninglessness comes from being weary of pleasure. And that is why we find ourselves emptied of meaning with our pantries still full.
School made us 'literate' but did not teach us to read for pleasure.
Books were a dependable pleasure. I read more then than I ever was able to read again until now when I am too old to work much and am mostly alone.
Without pleasure man would live like a fool and soon die.
Some things are worth the wait. A little suspense heightens the pleasure.
Materialistic things bring forth some pleasurable moments, but never a sample of happiness.
We are like a restless sea, finding a little peace here and a little pleasure there, but nothing permanent and satisfying. So the search continues!
The artist isn't particularly keen on getting a thing done, as you call it. He gets his pleasure out of doing it, playing with it, fooling with it, if you like. The mere completion of it is an incident.
Michel De Montaigne
The natural heat, say the good-fellows, first seats itself in the feet: that concerns infancy; thence it mounts into the middle region, where it makes a long abode and produces, in my opinion, the sole true pleasures of human life; all other pleasures in comparison sleep; towards the end, like a vapor that still mounts upward, it arrives at the throat, where it makes its final residence, and concludes the progress.
Seneca The Younger
So called pleasures, when they go beyond a certain limit, are but punishments.
Make the most of every sense; glory in all the facets of pleasure and beauty which the world reveals to you...
Do not look for rest in any pleasure, because you were not created for pleasure: you were created for spiritual joy. And if you do not know the difference between pleasure and spiritual joy you have not yet begun to live.
I have never searched for happiness. Who wants happiness? I have searched for pleasure.
Norman O. Brown
For two thousand years or more man has been subjected to a systematic effort to transform him into an ascetic animal. He remains a pleasure-seeking animal.
'Tis better to be vile than vile esteemed, When not to be, receives reproach of being, And the just pleasure lost, which is so deemed, Not by our feeling, but by others' seeing.
The reactionary of any kind condemns sexual pleasure because it stimulates and repulses him at the same time. He is unable to solve the conflict within him between sexual demands and moralistic inhibitions. The revolutionary refutes the perverse, unhealthy kind of pleasure, because it is not his kind of pleasure, because it is not the sexuality of the future, but the sexuality which results from the conflict between instinct and morals, the sexuality of authoritarian society, a debased, smutty, pathological sexuality.
You need great passion, because everything you do with great pleasure, you do well.
Without pleasure there is no sight or measure.
The human being receives the pleasure from music, not from the argument over what it is.
Take too much pleasure in good things, you'll feel The shock of adverse fortune makes you reel.
There are a lot of people with a lot of money, and I'm amazed they don't understand what a great pleasure it can be to give.
Success is not for those who love to chase after pleasure.
It's always a pleasure to talk about someone else's work.
Albert Durer, the famous painter, used to say he had no pleasure in pictures that were painted with many colors, but in those which were painted with a choice simplicity. So it is with me as to sermons.
You were given your sensuality for the joy you may give in return.
Some very common foods and drinks are aversive. Few people enjoy, at first, coffee, beer, tobacco, or chili pepper. Pleasure from pain is uniquely human. No other animal willingly eats such foods when there are alternatives. Philosophers have often looked for the defining feature of humans—language, rationality, culture, and so on. I'd stick with this: Man is the only animal that likes Tabasco sauce.
Jean De La Bruyere
There is a pleasure in meeting the glance of a person whom we have lately laid under some obligations.
Revenge, we find, the abject pleasure of an abject mind.
The last pleasure in life is the sense of discharging our duty.
Take all the pleasures of all the spheres, And multiply each through endless years,- One minute of heaven is worth them all.
For me, the pleasure of writing comes with inventing stories.
I realized that my life was to be one of simple, childlike faith, and that my part was to trust, not to do. I was to trust in Him and He would work in me to do His good pleasure. From that time my life was different.
One always finds time for what one likes.
A goddess does not need to eat and does so only for her pleasure.
If we lose sight of pleasures and luxuries that intoxicate the senses in the most sensuous and beautiful and simplest of ways, then we`ve lost a lot.
Anna Brownell Jameson
Occupation was one of the pleasures of paradise, and we cannot be happy without it.
when you are earning money by doing what you don’t particularly like, there will be an urgent need to buy pleasure and happiness, from the acquired money to justify the pain and suffering you are going through in your work. The more is the suffering in earning the wealth, the greater is the desire of enjoying pleasure from the money so earned.
If God is dead, somebody is going to have to take his place. It will be megalomania or erotomania, the drive for power or the drive for pleasure, the clenched fist or the phallus, Hitler or Hugh Hefner.