Quotes: enjoyments

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  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    As I was walking among the fires of Hell,
    delighted with the enjoyments of Genius;
    which to Angels look like torment and insanity.
    I collected some of their Proverbs.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Every man is rich or poor according to the proportion between his desires and his enjoyments.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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    Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word ''satiety.''
  • Pliny the Elder
    Pliny the Elder
    Roman author, naturalist and natural 23-79AD
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    The enjoyments of this life are not equal to its evils.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Who ever lives looking for pleasure only, his senses uncontrolled, immoderate in his enjoyments, idle and weak, the tempter will certainly overcome him, as the wind blows down a weak tree.
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