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It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode. (Quote by - Voltaire)

I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust. (Quote by - Diogenes)

Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee! (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases. (Quote by - Jean Jacques Rousseau)

Visits always give pleasure - if not the arrival, the departure (Quote by - Portuguese Proverb)

Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing. (Quote by - William Butler Yeats)

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. (Quote by - Soren Kierkegaard)

One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success. (Quote by - Thomas A. Edison)

Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause. (Quote by - Baruch Spinoza)

To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting. (Quote by - Gottfried Leibniz)

No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure. (Quote by - Thomas Hardy)

It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win. (Quote by - Muhammad Ali)

I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure. (Quote by - Clarence Darrow)

Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken )

Variety is the soul of pleasure. (Quote by - Aphra Behn)

We tire of those pleasures we take, but never of those we give. (Quote by - John Petit-senn)

All pleasure in the world is a passing dream. (Quote by - Francesco Petrarch)

Pleasure the servant, Virtue looking on. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

Every age has its pleasures, its style of wit, and its own ways. (Quote by - Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux)

To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make. (Quote by - Truman Capote)

What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)


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