Quotes 1 till 7 of 7.
English poet 1757-18270
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.
German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-18250
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.
English writer 1709-17840
Every man is rich or poor according to the proportion between his desires and his enjoyments.
English writer 1894-19630
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
British poet 1592-16440
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word ''satiety.''
Pliny the Elder
Roman author, naturalist and natural 23-79AD0
The enjoyments of this life are not equal to its evils.
Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC0
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.