Quotes tagged with pleasure (336 quotes found)

John Green
I'm in love with you," he said quietly.
E.B. White
If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
life  humor  activism  pleasure  # 377
Roy Acuff
I've done a whole lot of things. I've had the pleasure of introducing two presidents, several senators and congressmen.
pleasure  Several  Presidents  # 4959
Arthur Adamov
Passive pleasure is no pleasure at all.
pleasure  Passive  # 4995
Joseph Addison
Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee!
love  pain  pleasure  # 5876
Joseph Addison
To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
Moment  lost  pleasure  # 5931
Isabelle Adjani
Passion is all but soft, it's not tender, it's violence to which you get hooked by pleasure.
passion  violence  pleasure  # 6078
Theodor Adorno
The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.
pleasure  gods  sinners  # 6453
Alvin Ailey
Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music.
music  Getting  pleasure  # 7729
Sholom Aleichem
A real pleasure is a pleasure that one enjoys by one's self, without a companion, and without a single argument.
single  self  pleasure  # 9034
Jason Alexander
The greatest part of the job was... that was for nine years it was a pleasure to go to work.
work  Greatest  pleasure  # 9253
Muhammad Ali
There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win.
fight  Win  pleasure  # 9788
Herb Alpert
I confess that I listen to my own music for my own pleasure.
music  Listen  pleasure  # 11418
Robbie Amell
It's not really a guilty pleasure, but I love old cartoons. I could watch Bugs Bunny and Tweety all day long.
love  watch  pleasure  # 12073
Anacharsis
The first draught serveth for health, the second for pleasure, the third for shame, and the fourth for madness.
health  Second  pleasure  # 12857