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It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world. (Quote by - John Steinbeck)

A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure. (Quote by - Tony Benn)

Pleasure and action make the hours seem short. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending. (Quote by - Fred Rogers)

Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable. (Quote by - Donald Trump)

Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Pleasure is continually disappointed, reduced, deflated, in favor of strong, noble values: Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, etc. Its victorious rival is Desire: we are always being told about Desire, never about Pleasure. (Quote by - Roland Barthes)

The most delightful pleasures cloy without variety (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

No pleasure has any savor for me without communication. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

Pleasure is the bait of sin (Quote by - Plato)

We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose. (Quote by - Charles Baudelaire)

Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music. (Quote by - Alvin Ailey)

In the lexicon of the political class, the word "sacrifice" means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it. (Quote by - George Will)

Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume. (Quote by - Jean de Boufflers)

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)

It is happy for you that possess the talent of pleasing with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are the result of previous study? (Quote by - Jane Austen)

The greatest pleasure of life is love. (Quote by - Euripides)

Buying is a profound pleasure. (Quote by - Simone de Beauvoir)

Joy is never in our power and pleasure often is (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

When I come into the theatre I get a sense of security. I love an audience. I love people, and I act because I like trying to give pleasure to people. (Quote by - Vivien Leigh)

One of the most lasting pleasures you can experience is the feeling that comes over you when you genuinely forgive an enemy - whether he knows it or not. (Quote by - O. A. Battista)

Pleasure resorts are like film stars and royalty... embarrassed by the figures they cut in the fantasies of people who have never met them. (Quote by - Doris Lessing)


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