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There is something self-defeating in the too-conscious pursuit of pleasure. (Quote by - Max Eastman)

The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. (Quote by - Stanislaw Lec)

The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I've never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction. (Quote by - Leonard Nimoy)

Pleasure is none, if not diversified. (Quote by - John Donne)

In our amusements a certain limit is to be placed that we may not devote ourselves to a life of pleasure and thence fall into immorality. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls. (Quote by - Honore De Balzac)

Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible (Quote by - William Feather)

No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water. (Quote by - Horace)

Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure. (Quote by - George Sand)

Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time. (Quote by - Pablo Picasso)

Pleasures lie thickest where no pleasures seem; There's not a leaf that falls upon the ground but holds some joy of silence or of sound, Some sprite begotten of a summer dream. (Quote by - Laman Blanchard)

Some mathematician has said pleasure lies not in discovering truth, but in seeking it. (Quote by - Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy)

I walked a mile with Pleasure, She chattered all the way; But left me none the wiser, For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow And ne'er a word said she; But, oh, the things I learned from her When Sorrow walked with me! (Quote by - Robert Browning Hamilton)

When the idea of any pleasure strikes your imagination, make a just computation between the duration of the pleasure and that of the repentance that is likely to follow it. (Quote by - Epicetus)

Plato divinely calls pleasure the bait of evil, inasmuch as men are caught by it as fish by a hook. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

We can often endure an extra pound of pain far more easily than we can suffer the withdrawal of an ounce of accustomed pleasure. (Quote by - Sydney J. Harris)

O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it. (Quote by - Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success. (Quote by - Thomas A. Edison)

But pleasures are like poppies spread; You seize the flower, its bloom is shed. Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white--then melts forever. (Quote by - Robert Burns)

Lies are essential to humanity. They are perhaps as important as the pursuit of pleasure and moreover are dictated by that pursuit. (Quote by - Marcel Proust)

Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence. (Quote by - David Hume)


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