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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Pleasure:

Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotes.

For some, pleasure is a fever they can't shake. For others, it's a disease they cannot seem to catch.
~ Nathaniel LeTonnerre, Translated.

Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth.
~ Thomas Carlyle.

God whispers in our pleasures, but shouts in our pain.
~ C.S. Lewis Quotes.

I despise making the most of one's time. Half of the pleasures of life consist of the opportunities one has neglected.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Quotes.

I take it as a prime cause of the present confusion of society that it is too sickly and too doubtful to use pleasure frankly as a test of value.
~ Rebecca West.

In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
~ Honore de Balzac.

In everything satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes.

It's not the having, it's the getting.
~ Charles Spurgeon Quotes.

Men may scoff, and men may pray, but they pay every pleasure with a pain.
~ William Henley.

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
~ Soren Kierkegaard.

Physical pleasure is a sensual experience no different from pure seeing or the pure sensation with which a fine fruit fills the tongue; it is a great unending experience, which is given us, a knowing of the world, the fullness and the glory of all knowing. And not our acceptance of it is bad; the bad thing is that most people misuse and squander this experience and apply it as a stimulant at the tired spots of their lives and as distraction instead of a rallying toward exalted moments.
~ Rainer Maria Rilke.

Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden.
~ Chinese Proverb.

Pleasure is Nature's test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.
~ Oscar Wilde Quotes.

Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.
~ Jean de Boufflers.

Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
~ Voltaire Quotes.

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

So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotes.

The average man does not get pleasure out of an idea because he thinks it is true; he thinks it is true because he gets pleasure out of it.
~ Henry Louis Mencken.

The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us - of becoming happy - is not attainable: yet we may not - nay, cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.
~ Sigmund Freud Quotes.

The pleasure of living and the pleasure of the orgasm are identical. Extreme orgasm anxiety forms the basis of the general fear of life.
~ Wilhelm Reich.

There is something self-defeating in the too-conscious pursuit of pleasure.
~ Max Eastman.

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

When will pleasure crash with regret?
~ Jareb Teague.

Work is often the father of pleasure.
~ Voltaire Quotes.

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