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Funny Pleasure Quotes
Funny Quotes about Pleasure

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Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do;
the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
- Mary Wilson Little

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure,
till you know there is no hook beneath it.
- Thomas Jefferson

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness
of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
- Albert Einstein


 

If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends -
you're safe in doing it.
But if you take the slightest pleasure in it,
that's the time to hold your tongue.
- Alice Duer Miller

Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.
- Aphra Behn

Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune.
For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure
in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
- Russell Baker


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Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure?
It's to see my dividends coming in.
- John D. Rockefeller

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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

Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has,
it may be inadvisable to draw it out...
Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
- A. E. Housman

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
- Henny Youngman

God made me fast.
And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
- Eric Liddell

There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.
- Thomas Fuller

Work is not man's punishment.
It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody;
they were my refuge when annoyed -
my dearest pleasure when free.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Pleasure disappoints, possibility never
- Soren Kierkegaard

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit
which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
- Henry David Thoreau

Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally,
in the end, pleasure.
- Mark Strand

Music produces a kind of pleasure
which human nature cannot do without.
- Confucius

When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure,
when I really enjoy my life.
- Monica Bellucci

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

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
- Clarence Darrow

My definition of success is to live your life in a way
that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain -
and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel
a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
- Tony Robbins

Don't get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific.
I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style,
and ride them for pleasure and light exercise.
- Brock Yates

I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat.
There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra
three years in the geriatric ward.
- John Mortimer

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Dale Carnegie

A new friend is like new wine;
when it has aged you will drink it with pleasure.
- Ecclesiastes 9:10

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

The greatest pleasure when I started making money was
not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to
have as many freshly typed drafts as possible.
- Gore Vidal

Love consists in giving without getting in return;
in giving what is not owed,
what is not due the other.
That's why true love is never based,
as associations for utility or pleasure are,
on a fair exchange.
- Mortimer Adler

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play.
It is bound up with hatred, jealousy,
boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence.
In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
- George Orwell

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.
- Thomas Jefferson

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.
- Abraham Lincoln

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap,
there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving
God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have
given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all
their hope in His goodness.
- Alphonsus Liguori

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination,
because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise,
gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which
it was not before possessed.
- Joseph Addison

A tragedy need not have blood and death;
it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic
sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.
- Jean Racine

If I displayed this cup, I might look at it once or twice a week.
By using it, I get pleasure from it continually.
- Lila Acheson Wallace

It's just such a pleasure to bring a talent you respect to the world.
- Tina Weymouth

What our children have to fear is not the cars on the
highways of tomorrow but our own pleasure in calculating
the most elegant parameters of their deaths.
- J. G. Ballard

She is such a good friend that she would throw all
her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

It's such a pleasure to work in these movies,
it's almost like it's not really happening.
- Fred Willard

Work is both my living and my pleasure.
- Harlan Howard

Your chances of success are directly proportional to
the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do.
If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
- Michael Korda

The mere brute pleasure of reading -
the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
- Lord Chesterfield

If you live for pleasure, your ability to enjoy it
may pass away and your senses grow dim.
- Matthew Simpson

Technological society has succeeded in multiplying
the opportunities for pleasure,
but it has great difficulty in generating joy.
- Pope Paul VI

The first draught serveth for health,
the second for pleasure, the third for shame,
and the fourth for madness.
- Anacharsis

People don't understand that it was maybe my biggest
pleasure to drive an F1 car when it's wet.
- Alain Prost

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

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

The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying.
I have not book toured before.
I've never had quite as much pleasure,
as much satisfaction.
- Leonard Nimoy

One should take good care not to grow too wise for
so great a pleasure of life as laughter.
- Joseph Addison

The mind is but too naturally prone to pleasure,
but too easily yielded to dissipation.
- Frances Burney

Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market;
or the precipice.
- Robinson Jeffers

Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous,
and the expense damnable.
- Lord Chesterfield

There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
- John Dryden

I was very influenced by Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix,
both of whom I had the pleasure of playing with and becoming friends with.
- Mick Taylor

Variety is the soul of pleasure.
- Aphra Behn

The pleasure of jogging and running is rather like
that of wearing a fur coat in Texas in August:
the true joy comes in being able to take the damn thing off.
- Joseph Epstein

It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
- Tacitus

Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.
- B. C. Forbes

Novelty is the great parent of pleasure.
- Robert South

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.
- Voltaire

For the most part, I have a very manageable celebrity.
People recognize me from time to time,
and they usually say very appreciative things.
It affords me a great deal of pleasure.
- Armistead Maupin

There is no such thing as pure pleasure;
some anxiety always goes with it.
- Ovid

My kitchen linoleum is so black and shiny that I waltz
while I wait for the kettle to boil.
This pleasure is for the old who live alone.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell

A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure,
a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth,
a link between angels and men.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper


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