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British journalist, writer0
A woman who looks like a girl and thinks like a man is the best sort, the most enjoyable to be and the most pleasurable to have and to hold.
John D. Rockefeller
American industrialist: founder Exxon 1839-19370
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
German poet, writer 1772-18010
Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.
Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-19040
Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.
English writer 1894-19630
Of the significant and pleasurable experiences of life only the simplest are open indiscriminately to all. The rest cannot be had except by those who have undergone a suitable training.
Psychologically, it's always more pleasurable to blame others for our problems than it is to acknowledge our own responsibility.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
English poet and critic 1772-18340
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little soon forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment, and the countless infinitesimal of pleasurable and genial feeling.
American theater stage director and playwright 1941-0
The more internal freedom you achieve, the more you want: it is more fun to be happy than sad, more enjoyable to choose your own emotions than to have them inflicted on you by mechanical glandular processes, more pleasurable to solve your problems than to be stuck with them forever.
American author and political activist 1941-0
The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable, like taking the kids to movies and theme parks.
American short story writer 1804-18640
The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one's family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash.
American Journalist, Novelist 1888-19390
The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.
William S. Burroughs
American writer and artist 1914-19970
There is the pleasurable orgasm, like a rising sales graph, and there is the unpleasurable orgasm, slumping ominously like the Dow Jones in 1929.
When you are proud of something you have done, and you have made a film you feel has merit, and it's found an audience and is critically well received, that's a pretty pleasurable place to be. I mean, you don't want it gathering dust at the bottom of someone's DVD collection.
When you begin to write poems because you love language, because you love poetry. Something happens that makes you write poems. And the writing of poems is incredibly pleasurable and addictive.