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The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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!
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.
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.