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Though every man naturally abhorreth sorrow, and loves the most merry and joyful life; yet few do love the way to joy, or will endure the pains by which it is obtained; they will take the next that comes to hand, and content themselves with earthly pleasures, rather than they will ascend to heaven to seek it ;l and yet when all is done, they must have it there, or be without it (491).
Pretending is one of our greatest pleasures. But you have to know you're pretending.
Manfred Von Richthofen
One can become enthusiastic over anything. For a time I was delighted with bomb throwing. It gave me a tremendous pleasure to bomb those fellows from above.
I always have this sense of food as triangular, in that one point is nourishment, one point is connection, and one point is pleasure, and I always come at it from the pleasure and connection points, and the nourishment follows.
We are, or rather our natural desire to evade pain and to attain pleasure is, the primary reason we do or say every single thing we do or say.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
Any nation which for an extended period puts pleasure before liberty is likely to lose the liberty it misused.
In the sex education process in schools, the one thing that they teach about is how to get pregnant and how to not get pregnant. But they don't really talk about sex as a point of pleasure for women.
Wisely used history can give pleasure and provide us with a useful tool; but we should not become its slaves.
A pleasure moved through me with the sounds of our collective hums. Having traveled thousands of miles to feel my body again -- the vibration of our chants, the touch of her hand, the knowing that our pleasure is our power -- I finally leaned into this wild love.
I was a married woman! she said. Why does every generation believe it is the discoverer of pleasure? Your father was a spectacular lover. Even through the wall, I could hear the triumph in her voice.
I don't believe in guilty pleasures. If you enjoy something, there's nothing guilty about it.
Generosity without delicacy, like wit without judgement, generally gives as much pain as pleasure.
What is the beauty of a thing if others do not take pleasure in it.
Pleasure, when it is a man's chief purpose, disappoints itself; and the constant application to it palls the faculty of enjoying it.
There is a remembrance of the dead to which we turn even from the charms of the living.
How do we get our values so mixed up? We look for shortcuts to happiness. Our lust for immediate pleasure prompts us to think of evil as good.
Safe men are for marrying. Dangerous men are for pleasure.
All the other pleasures of life seem to wear out, but the pleasure of helping others in distress never does.
The most reliable pleasure afforded by theater is the intermission.
The greatest pleasure is obtained by improving.
It's a great pleasure having survived six generations of TV critics
Ted kisses Rachel with tongue and squeezes her ass. In doing so, he discovers that it is possible to enjoy something and yet not care about it in the slightest. He finds this sensation—feeling pleasure, and simultaneously feeling detached from the pleasure—to be, itself, quite pleasurable. He wonders if he has miraculously become a Buddhist, or suffered a psychotic break.
Jean De La Bruyere
A prince wants only the pleasure of private life to complete his happiness.
When there is pleasure, there is often abandon, and mistakes are made.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
There is room in the halls of pleasure for a large and lordly train, but one by one we must all file on through the narrow aisles of pain.
Marriage is the only thing that affords a woman the pleasure of company and the perfect sensation of solitude at the same time.
Don't trade future blessings for temporary pleasures.
Then love of pleasure sways each heart, and we From that no more than from ourselves can fly. Blameless when govern'd well. But where it errs Extravagant, and wildly leads to ill, Public or private, there its curbing pow'r Cool reason must exert.
In images,... beauty was the agency that caused visual pleasure in the beholder; and any theory of images that was not grounded in the pleasure of the beholder begged the question of their efficacy and doomed itself to inconsequence.
In travelling I shape myself betimes to idleness And take fools' pleasure
Marquis De Sade
The pleasure of the senses is always regulated in accordance with the imagination. Man can aspire to felicity only by serving all the whims of his imagination.
living only for the moment, savouring the moon, the snow, the cherry blossoms, and the maple leaves, singing songs, drinking wine, and diverting oneself in simply floating, unconcerned by the prospect of imminent poverty, buoyant and carefree, like a gourd carried along with the current of the river...
To work without pleasure or affection, to make a product that is not both useful and beautiful, is to dishonor God, nature, the thing that is made, and whomever it is made for.
A vice is merely a pleasure to which somebody has objected.
Sexual intercourse is a grossly overrated pastime; the position is undignified, the pleasure momentary and the consequences damnable.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Pure pleasure is than mere pleasure.
William Butler Yeats
The poor have very few hours in which to enjoy themselves; they must take their pleasure raw; they haven't the time to cook it.
One joy is worth more than ten thousand pleasures.
All beings desire pleasure, a surcease of need or want, and there is no shame in that.
Every nerve that can thrill with pleasure, can also agonize with pain.
Pleasure is sweetest when 'tis paid for by another's pain.
The pleasure is unique and the one that reaches its effect will remembers it later. Joy is proper to being. It does not cease its durability and has no time to end.
Michel De Montaigne
From books all I seek is to give myself pleasure by an honourable pastime: or if I do study, I seek only that branch of learning which deals with knowing myself and which teaches me how to live and die well...
R. A. Delmonico
Pleasure never waits, it is desire that always does the waiting.
Moderation multiplies pleasures, and increases pleasure.
You want your mind to be boggled. That is a pleasure in and of itself. And it's more a pleasure if it's boggled by something that you can then demonstrate is really, really true
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Not the poem which we have read , but that to which we return , with the greatest pleasure, possesses the genuine power, and claims the name of essential poetry .
I've read de Sade, and Anaïs Nun, and Gravity's Rainbow, and the Story of O. First you have to have pleasure—then pain.
Eric Jerome Dickey
I deserved to find pleasure that surpassed my imagination, better than any I had experienced.
The world lures people with its temptations and attractions, masking them with a cover of pleasure