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Enjoyment Quotes

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Anything that costs you more hours of effort or worry
than it brings you hours of enjoyment
is a candidate for downsizing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Simplicity

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body;
the two are ever united.
- Wilhelm von Humboldt

Freedom is not procured by a full
enjoyment of what is desired,
but by controlling the desire.
- Epictetus

True happiness arises, in the first place,
from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next,
from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
- Joseph Addison

 

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship.
To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment,
is a secret which but few discover.
- Joseph Addison

Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth -
look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity,
and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus
could be intended for enjoyment.
- Soren Kierkegaard

All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment;
but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.
- Francois Fenelon

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What it all boils down to for me is having the enthusiasm
to do something for enjoyment and being stimulated by what's around you.
That's what photography does for me.
- Graeme Le Saux

My passion and great enjoyment for architecture,
and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it,
is because I believe we - architects -
can effect the quality of life of the people.
- Richard Rogers

The real thing is, you should be seeing these plays in the Theatre.
That's what they were written for.
That's where the enjoyment is.
Studying them is no enjoyment whatsoever.
- Tony Randall

The average person is gregarious; there is something
in the spirit of the crowd that adds to the enjoyment of entertainment.
- Ivor Novello

The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment
to the constantly postponed future.
- Norman O. Brown

From a very early period of my life I have derived
the highest enjoyment from listening to music,
especially to melody, which is to me the most pleasing form of composition.
- James Nasmyth

I do not let a bad score ruin my enjoyment for golf.
- Darrell Royal

Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies
important ongoing activity.
- Paul Goodman

It is not knowledge, but the act of learning,
not possession but the act of getting there,
which grants the greatest enjoyment.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

I think of art as the highest level of creativity.
To me, it is one of the greatest sources of enjoyment.
- David Rockefeller

I am just learning to notice the different colors of the stars,
and already begin to have a new enjoyment.
- Maria Mitchell

Love grows.
Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is,
that one springs from an Union of Souls,
and the other from an Union of Sense.
- William Penn

He, who cannot forgive a trespass of malice to his enemy,
has never yet tasted the most sublime enjoyment of love.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater

Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace
of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only
to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
- Napoleon Hill

Clubs are so lame.
Nobody even dances at these clubs.
They stand around and get drunk and they schmooze.
There is no enjoyment factor.
- Shia LaBeouf

The lesson adults can learn here is that the world
is filled with things for our enjoyment.
- Allen Klein

Happiness or satisfaction consists only in the enjoyment
of those objects which are by nature suited to our
several particular appetites,
passions, and affections.
- Joseph Butler

Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there
permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth.
- Giovanni Boccaccio

Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment,
must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.
- Claude Debussy

Black music has increased my enjoyment of what I do.
It has increased my range, my ability to reach into
myself and accept myself.
- Michael Bolton

A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting
to the dwellers in civilization;
like the gentle air of a genial climate,
it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
- Walter Bagehot

As this world was not intended to be a state of any
great satisfaction or high enjoyment,
so neither was it intended to be a mere scene of unhappiness and sorrow.
- Joseph Butler

There are, as is known, insects that die in the moment of fertilization.
So it is with all joy: life's highest,
most splendid moment of enjoyment is accompanied by death.
- Soren Kierkegaard

It was so wonderful outside that even the wild senselessness of this enormous death,
whose music I hear again and again, could not disturb
me from my great enjoyment!
- Max Beckmann

Then I came in twice a week - for my own enjoyment
as well as to be a guide.
And then we started to apply some of the splinters
of the ideas back into the piece.
- Siobhan Davies

Lord of the Rings was just so much enjoyment.
It was over about the space of a year that I was filming.
It's one of the most enjoyable things I've ever done,
so emotional.
- Sean Bean

Ambition is a lust that is never quenched,
but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.
- Thomas Otway

What looks like enjoyment is the sneer of contempt.
That's not a smile.
- Jack Kevorkian

I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of
the sound of my own voice as I work.
- Muriel Spark

Cartoons have always been an enjoyment to me...
a relaxation...
I get my ideas from everyday events.
- Matthew Ashford

The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy;
it lasts when all other pleasures fade.
- Anthony Trollope

A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose
main enjoyment is winning.
- Chuck Noll

To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn,
is but a state of half enjoyment.
- Jane Austen

Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that,
but hope and enterprise and change.
- Bertrand Russell

Concentration, Confidence, Competitive urge,
Capacity for enjoyment.
- Arnold Palmer

The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life,
a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good,
by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.
- Mortimer Adler

I believe the right question to ask,
respecting all ornament,
is simply this; was it done with enjoyment,
was the carver happy while he was about it?
- John Ruskin

Since every man desires happiness, it is evidently
no small matter whether he conceives of happiness in
terms of work or of enjoyment.
- Irving Babbitt

Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains
are ours without his cares.
Thus I have soared above this world,
where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys.
- Honore de Balzac

Only mediocrity of enjoyment is allowed to man.
- Hugh Blair

The enjoyment of life would be instantly gone if you
removed the possibility of doing something.
- Chauncey Depew

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is,
at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
- Horace Mann

A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition;
to curb that,
is the first step to contentment, since to diminish
expectation is to increase enjoyment.
- Frances Burney

Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience,
and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
- Alfred North Whitehead

I quit because I didn't feel like the Detroit Lions had a chance to win.
It just killed my enjoyment of the game.
- Barry Sanders

Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity,
and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment,
perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
- DeWitt Clinton

With the greater part of rich people,
the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches.
- Adam Smith

It's a real conflict for me when I go to a concert
and find out somebody in the audience is a Republican
or fundamental Christian.
It can cloud my enjoyment.
I'd rather not know.
- Linda Ronstadt

I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,
every virtue, and every prudent act,
is founded on compromise and barter.
- Edmund Burke

Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.
- Novalis

If you want to get out of medicine the fullest enjoyment,
be students all your lives.
- David Riesman

I didn't want to stay until I had used up all the enjoyment
because that's too long to stay anywhere.
- Darrell Royal

My family is a part of my life and everything is all a mixture of enjoyment.
- Davy Jones

I mean, I haven't been completely lacking in some enjoyment
of Chuck Berry or Buddy Holly.
But I just didn't pay attention to that period of music,
obviously.
- Warren Zevon

Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.
- Cesare Pavese

Then to have Brett come along and follow in the footsteps,
it's so gratifying.
I get as much enjoyment out of watching Brett play
as I did of entertaining people myself.
- Bobby Hull

Among the American contemporaries I read with most
enjoyment are several North Carolinians.
I think the best poetry being written these days is
being written by Southerners.
- Robert Morgan

The Gen.
Commanding, takes this means of informing the people
that he has not come among them to disturb them in
the enjoyment of their rights,
either of person or property.
- John H. Morgan

The cinema is an institution nowadays,
with its roots sunk deep in the hearts of the millions
of people who find enjoyment and entertainment in going to the pictures.
- Ivor Novello

Give us equality of enjoyment, equal right to expansion -
it is as necessary to our prosperity as yours.
- Robert Toombs

But the delights of solitude don't only consist of dreaming.
Next in enjoyment, I think, comes planning.
- Anna Neagle

For unflagging interest and enjoyment,
a household of children, if things go reasonably well,
certainly all other forms of success and achievement
lose their importance by comparison.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates
as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is,
everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth
century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies
(mechanical and political) of expression.
- Marshall McLuhan


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