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God created me to delight people with my goals. (Quote by - Romario)

Energy is eternal delight. (Quote by - William Blake)

Work is the order of the day, just as it was at one time, with our first starts and our best efforts. Do you remember? Therein lies its delight. It brings back the forgotten; one's stores of energy, seemingly exhausted, come back to life. (Quote by - Boris Pasternak)

Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much. (Quote by - Vladimir Nabokov)

Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance, and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness, and their art. (Quote by - George Henry Lewes)

The kindly God who lovingly fashioned each and every one of us and sprinkled the sky with shining stars for our delight - that God is, like Santa Claus, a myth of childhood, not anything a sane, undeluded adult could literally believe in. (Quote by - Daniel Dennett)

Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save. (Quote by - John Gay)

I am delighted that we have been able to give our backing to (this) amendment. (Quote by - Andy Burnham)

A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing. (Quote by - Richard Russo)

I know not if the dark or bright shall be by lot; if that wherein my hopes delight be best or not. (Quote by - Henry Alford)

She was a Phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and pain of others (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the idea we call love. (Quote by - John Locke)

It is in recognizing the actual presence of God that we find prayer no longer a chore, but a supreme delight. (Quote by - Gordon Lindsay)

The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life (Quote by - William Blake)

Friendship, peculiar boon of Heaven, The noble mind's delight and pride, To men and angels only given, To all the lower world denied. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it. (Quote by - John Paul Jones)

There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use. (Quote by - John Denham)

These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

There is neither encouragement nor room in Bible religion for feeble desires, listless efforts, lazy attitudes; all must be strenuous, urgent, ardent. Flamed desires, impassioned, unwearied insistence delight heaven. God would have His children incorrigibly in earnest and persistently bold in their efforts. Heaven is too busy to listen to half-hearted prayers or to respond to pop-calls. Our whole being must be in our praying. (Quote by - E. M. Bounds)

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

Some are born to sweet delight, Some are born to endless night. (Quote by - William Blake)


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