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Delight Quotes

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May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your season shine with delight and surprise.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

Love is like a beautiful flower
which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden
a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

May You Delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The challenge before us is to savor the unknown
and delight in the taste of possibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Take Delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast,
It is not proud. It does not dishonor others,
It is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered,
It keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil
but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts,
always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails.
- Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)

When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart,
and you shall see that in truth
you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
- Khalil Gibran

It's a delight to trust somebody so completely.
- Jeff Goldblum

The universe must exist for the self-expression
of God and the delight of God.
- Ernest Holmes

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel
as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose Kennedy

Beauty is the bait which with delight
allures man to enlarge his kind.
- Socrates

LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food;
sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
- Henry Fielding

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
- Robert Frost

What more felicity can fall to creature,
than to enjoy delight with liberty?
- Edmund Spenser

Children will not pretend to be enjoying books,
and they will not read books because they have been
told that these books are good.
They are looking for delight.
- Helen Dunmore

War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight,
the lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Thy love is singular when all thy delight is in Jesus
Christ and in no other thing finds joy and comfort.
- Richard Rolle

I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge,
and, looking round with astonishing delight,
beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below.
- Daniel Boone

Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy;
they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner
of the streets of life they of a sudden greet us with a smile.
- Gerald Massey

To business that we love we rise bedtime,
and go to't with delight.
- Sydney Smith

Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance,
and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness,
and their art.
- George Henry Lewes

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary
thing called love and feel the depth,
the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that
for you the world is transformed.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.
- Julia Margaret Cameron

You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity.
Let out a little more string on your kite.
- Alan Cohen

For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance.
- Margaret Cavendish

Well building hat three conditions.
Commodity, firmness, and delight.
- Henry Wotton

Strange, to see what delight we married people have
to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition,
every man and wife gazing and smiling at them.
- Samuel Pepys

There is no spot of ground, however arid,
bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state
as may give an impression of beauty and delight.
- Gertrude Jekyll

Mysticism and exaggeration go together.
A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all
the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.
- Milan Kundera

Saw a wedding in the church.
It was strange to see what delight we married people
have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
- Samuel Pepys

The applause is a celebration not only of the actors
but also of the audience.
It constitutes a shared moment of delight.
- John Charles Polanyi

God created me to delight people with my goals.
- Romario

If venereal delight and the power of propagating the
species were permitted only to the virtuous,
it would make the world very good.
- James Boswell

Look thy last on all things lovely, Every hour -
let no night Seal thy sense in deathly slumber Till
to delight Thou hast paid thy utmost blessing.
- Austin Dobson

There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
- Walter Savage Landor

Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure
system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

And so my militant philosophy is this:
to make with a brush on canvas is a simple direct delight-to
make with the movie is the same.
- Norman McLaren

Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight,
which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him,
has the idea we call love.
- John Locke

My delight and thy delight Walking, like two angels white,
In the gardens of the night.
- Robert Bridges

Riches do not delight us so much with their possession,
as torment us with their loss.
- Dick Gregory

Living in the present moment requires discretion toward memory.
Without memory we'd have amnesia. What good would there be in that?
Offer discretion and discernment for our past
with a broad spectrum of forgiveness.
As for our present moment, delight.
And dedication to remain fully present to all the possibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If kind parents love their children and delight in their happiness,
then he who is perfect goodness in sending abroad mortal
contagions doth assuredly direct their use.
- John Woolman

I delight not in spreading any thing mysterious,
for I consider it all lost time; but the things that
all of us can see and know if we will.
- Elias Hicks

A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge.
They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong,
take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing.
- Richard Russo

Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind,
And turns delight itself to punishment.
- Ben Jonson

As for our garments, my Mother did not only delight
to see us neat and cleanly,
fine and gay, but rich and costly: maintaining us to
the heighth of her estate,
but not beyond it.
- Margaret Cavendish

Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
- John Gay

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others,
and the delight in the recognition.
- Alexander Smith

Books should to one of these fours ends conduce,
for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
- John Denham

The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists.
That is why they invented Hell.
- Bertrand Russell

If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart,
which others bleed for, bleed for me.
- William Congreve

The soul of sweet delight, can never be defiled.
- William Blake

I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
- Henri Matisse

Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on;
its delight is murder,
and its end is despair.
- Friedrich Schiller

The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies
in the certainty of committing evil.
And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight.
- Charles Baudelaire

Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature,
should be limited.
In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.
- Vladimir Nabokov

Intelligence is nothing without delight.
- Paul Claudel

Verse is not written, it is bled; Out of the poet's abstract head.
Words drip the poem on the page; Out of his grief,
delight and rage.
- Paul Engle

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier,
a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
- George Santayana

Twins are usually hailed with delight,
because they swell the power of the family,
though in some instances they are put to death.
- John H. Speke

True education flowers at the point when delight falls
in love with responsibility.
- Philip Pullman

The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
- Joseph Joubert

Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently
is nothing to do but delight in heaven's wonders.
- Louis D. Brandeis

The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit,
takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
- Samuel Richardson

Love and magic have a great deal in common.
They enrich the soul, delight the heart.
And they both take practice.
- Nora Roberts

Since the printing press came into being,
poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man;
it has become the amusement and delight of the few.
- John Masefield


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