Quotes: enjoyment

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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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.

  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!

  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    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.

  • Denis Diderot
    Denis Diderot
    French philosopher 1713-1784
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    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.

  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    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.

  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    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.

  • Chuck Noll
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    A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning.

  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    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.

  • François Fénelon
    François Fénelon
    French Writer 1651-1715
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    All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.

  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    All government - indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act - is founded on compromise and barter.

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