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This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

No pleasure endures unseasoned by variety (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish. (Quote by - Pope John Paul II)

Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself. (Quote by - Baruch Spinoza)

Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors. (Quote by - Tony Robbins)

I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure. (Quote by - John D. Rockefeller)

Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends. (Quote by - John Stuart Mill)

We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain. (Quote by - Saint Augustine)

The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride. (Quote by - Martin Luther)

The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business. (Quote by - Aaron Burr)

The greatest pleasure when I started making money was not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to have as many freshly typed drafts as possible. (Quote by - Gore Vidal)

Who ever said that pleasure wasn't functional? (Quote by - Charles Eames)

Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain. (Quote by - John Stuart Mill)

Pleasure's couch is virtue's grave. (Quote by - Augustine J. Duganne)

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting. (Quote by - George Orwell)

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure. (Quote by - John Stuart Mill)

Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize. (Quote by - James Joyce)

A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer )

People can have many different kinds of pleasure. The real one is that for which they will forsake the others. (Quote by - Marcel Proust)

All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it is like spending this year part of the next year's revenues (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)


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