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Rare indulgence produces greater pleasure. (Quote by - Decimus Junius Juvenal)

Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil. (Quote by - Plato)

Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable. (Quote by - Mortimer Adler)

No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure; but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God. (Quote by - Saint Patrick)

Pleasure is sweeter as recreation than as a business. (Quote by - Raymond Hitchcock)

Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

Who pleases one against his will. (Quote by - William Congreve)

What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of giving offense. (Quote by - Charles Baudelaire)

Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali. (Quote by - Salvador Dali)

I know that two and two make four - and should be glad to prove it too if I could - though I must say if by any sort of process I could convert 2 and 2 into five it would give me much greater pleasure. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience. (Quote by - Marquis de Sade)

I live and reign since I have abandoned those pleasures which you by your praises extol to the skies. (Quote by - Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

I don't believe for one moment you can write well what you wouldn't read for pleasure. (Quote by - Nora Roberts)

All desirable things... are desirable either for the pleasure inherent in themselves, or as a means to the promotion of pleasure and the prevention of pain. (Quote by - John Stuart Mill)

Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well. (Quote by - Vivienne Westwood)

Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures. (Quote by - Voltaire)

It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure. (Quote by - Marquis de Sade)

If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it? (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Pleasure blinds (so to speak) the eyes of the mind, and has no fellowship with virtue. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)


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