Quotes by pleasure

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    People have a peculiar pleasure in making converts, that is, in causing others to enjoy what they enjoy, thus finding their own likeness represented and reflected back to them.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
    Thomas Jefferson
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    Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience.
  • Katherine Mansfield
    Katherine Mansfield
    New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
    Katherine Mansfield
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    The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives whith another who shares the same books.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    Work is often the father of pleasure.
  • Barbara Windsor
    Barbara Windsor
    English actress 1937-
    Barbara Windsor
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    'EastEnders' has been wonderful to me and it's no secret that it changed my life all of those years ago. I'll be so sad to leave Peggy behind; she's such a wonderful character to play. I have had the pleasure of working with a marvelous cast and crew and have made many lasting good friends.
  • Carter Burwell
    Carter Burwell
    American composer of film scores 1954-
    Carter Burwell
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    A carefree quality is a whole aspect of life that I will never understand. I don't think I have ever been carefree and can't see the pleasure of it.
  • Minna Antrim
    Minna Antrim
    American writer 1861-1950
    Minna Antrim
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    A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
    Walter Bagehot
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    A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
  • Rose Macaulay
    Rose Macaulay
    English writer 1881-1958
    Rose Macaulay
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    A hot bath! I cry, as I sit down in it! Again as I lie flat, a hot bath! How exquisite a pleasure, how luxurious, fervid and flagrant a consolation for the rigors, the austerities, the renunciation of the day.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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    A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.
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