Quotes: delightful

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  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
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    It was delightful but, of course, it was pretty insulting to my professional reputation.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage: it can be delightful.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Loneliness is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is mature.
  • Richard Branson
    Richard Branson
    English business magnate, investor and philanthropist 1950-
    Richard Branson
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    Material things are delightful, but they're not important.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
    Thomas Jefferson
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    No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
  • Nothing makes people so worthy of compliments as receiving them. One is more delightful for being told one is delightful - just as one is more angry for being told one is angry.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
  • Georges Bataille
    Georges Bataille
    French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
    Georges Bataille
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    Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
  • Charles Simmons
    Charles Simmons
    American editor and novelist 1924-2017
    Charles Simmons
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    Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    The most delightful pleasures cloy without variety.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
    Maxwell Maltz
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    The most delightful surprise in life is to suddenly recognize your own worth.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
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    There is no place more delightful than one's own fireplace.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
    Emily Dickinson
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    Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
    Desiderius Erasmus
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    War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.