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There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing. (Quote by - Gilbert K. Chesterton)

Simple pleasures are always the last refuge of the complex (Quote by - Oscar Wilde )

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. (Quote by - Mary Worley Montagu)

Despise pleasure; pleasure bought by pain in injurious. (Quote by - Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

The arts are not just instantaneous pleasure - if you don't like it, the artist is wrong. I belong to the generation which says if you don't like it, you don't understand and you ought to find out. (Quote by - Ethel Barrymore )

False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness. (Quote by - Charles Darwin)

O Athenians, what toil do I undergo to please you! (Quote by - Alexander)

I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have intentionally omitted so as to leave to others the pleasure of discovery. (Quote by - Rene Descartes)

The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain. (Quote by - Anne Rice)

Better be alone than in bad company. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure. (Quote by - Scott Adams)

The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident (Quote by - Charles Lamb)

The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices. (Quote by - Frederick The Great)

Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

When will pleasure crash with regret? (Quote by - Jareb Teague)

When a man says he had pleasure with a woman he does not mean conversation. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain (Quote by - Robert Browning)

A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke. (Quote by - Groucho Marx)


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