Pleasure Quotes


252 Pleasure quotes:



"Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it."
"The great source of pleasure is variety"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"Personally, I experience the greatest degree of pleasure in having contact with works of art. They furnish me with happy feelings of an intensity such as I cannot derive from other realms."
Author: Einstein Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful."
"Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today; And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year."
Author: Frost Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"Pleasure is Nature's test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment."
"The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us / of becoming happy / is not attainable: yet we may not / nay, cannot / give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other."
Author: Freud Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"So turning to his horse, he said, / I am in haste to dine; / 'Twas for your pleasure you came here, / You shall go back for mine."
Author: Cowper Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid."
"Remorse, the fatal egg by Pleasure laid / In every bosom where her nest is made."
Author: Cowper Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"There is a pleasure in poetic painsWhich only poets know."
Author: Cowper Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"Never to blend our pleasure or our prideWith sorrow of the meanest thing that feels."
"A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes."
"Physical pleasure is a sensual experience no different from pure seeing or the pure sensation with which a fine fruit fills the tongue; it is a great unending experience, which is given us, a knowing of the world, the fullness and the glory of all knowing. And not our acceptance of it is bad; the bad thing is that most people misuse and squander this experience and apply it as a stimulant at the tired spots of their lives and as distraction instead of a rallying toward exalted moments."
Author: Rilke Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"The weakest soul, within itself unblest, Leans for all pleasure on another's breast"
Author: Goldsmith Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"Our pleasures are short, and can only charm at intervals; love is a method of protraction our greatest pleasure."
Author: Goldsmith Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves, or, more generally, in the acquisition of power."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes British Philosopher Quotes
"It is a great pleasure for me to announce that Steve Ballmer -- my long-term partner in building Microsoft and a great business leader -- is being named CEO,"
Author: Gates Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes


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