Quotes 1 till 10 of 43.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!
French philosopher 1713-1784
No man has received from nature the right to give orders to others. Freedom is a gift from heaven, and every individual of the same species has the right to enjoy it as soon as he is in enjoyment of his reason.
True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
English writer 1709-1784
A continual feast of commendation is only to be obtained by merit or by wealth: many are therefore obliged to content themselves with single morsels, and recompense the infrequency of their enjoyment by excess and riot, whenever fortune sets the banquet before them.
A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning.
English economist 1826-1877
A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
French Writer 1651-1715
All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
All government - indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act - is founded on compromise and barter.