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Pleasant Quotes

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If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Related topics: Inspirational Wisdom

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
- Voltaire

It is easy enough to be pleasant
When life flows by like a song,
But the man worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt.
Doubt separates people.
It is a poison that disintegrates
friendships and breaks up pleasant relations.
It is a thorn that irritates and hurts;
it is a sword that kills.
- The Buddha

 

People do not like to think.
If one thinks, one must reach conclusions.
Conclusions are not always pleasant.
- Helen Keller

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design -
it reinforces it.
- Pierre Bonnard

Daddy was real gentle with kids.
That's why I expected so much out of marriage,
figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
- Loretta Lynn

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Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing.
It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage,
but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
- Confucius

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

While you can and should keep your composure and happiness
regardless of circumstances - regardless of your friends,
family and co-workers - regardless of gossip, sarcasm, and negativity.
Nonetheless, life is much easier and more pleasant
when you spend as much time as possible
in the company of enthusiastic positive people -
not necessarily those who agree with you,
but those who respect your right to your point of view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The tendency of old age to the body,
say the physiologists,
is to form bone.
It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old
man whose opinions are not ossified.
- Bob Wells

There are three roads to ruin; women,
gambling and technicians.
The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling,
but the surest is with technicians.
- Georges Pompidou

It's not pleasant when you lose your whole football team.
- Chuck Noll

No matter how nice the company one might be with,
however, it is never pleasant to have a rifle pointed at one's back.
- Meg Cabot

Each year we look for a big name that is attractive
to the public and pleasant for the girls.
- Marcello Mastroianni

I think one can achieve a very pleasant lifestyle by treating human beings,
fellow human beings, very well.
- Rene Rivkin

I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman's mind to be
more like my own than any other man's living.
As he is a very great scoundrel this is not a pleasant confession.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.
- George Ade

Editing is the only process.
The shooting is the pleasant work.
The editing makes the movie, so I spend all my life in editing.
- Garry Marshall

It's a fun day, a day which kicks off the start of our tour,
it's got great tradition - Australian cricketers just love tradition -
and it's been a really pleasant day.
- Matthew Hayden

It is always pleasant to learn that someone takes an
interest in a work which one enjoyed writing.
- James Schuyler

However, very recently I have come to an understanding
that complex music is not necessarily pleasant.
- Nobuo Uematsu

There may be good, but there are no pleasant marriages.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Well, it's not a pleasant experience.
And it's a terribly political process,
because that thing was initiated by the Congress and by,
you know, our adversaries in the Congress.
- Bruce Babbitt

As it fell upon a day in the merry month of May,
sitting in a pleasant shade which a grove of myrtles made.
- Richard Barnfield

A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough.
Joys are found in it, not pleasure.
What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
- Simone Weil

When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because
it is such a pleasant place to get away from.
- Oliver Herford

There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
- Muhammad Ali

Fires can't be made with dead embers,
nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men.
Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns
even labor into pleasant tasks.
- James A. Baldwin

Death can really absorb a person.
Lik most people, I would find it pleasant not to have to go,
but you just accept that it's more or less inevitable.
- Graham Chapman

She gave up beauty in her tender youth,
gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways;
she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity,
and chose the bitter truth.
- Christina Rossetti

The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly
in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless.
It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.
- Eric Hoffer

I assure you, it would be much more pleasant for me
to be an ordinary voter in peaceful Chechnya than the
president of a republic at war.
- Aslan Maskhadov

Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the
rest of the day will take care of itself.
- Elbert Hubbard

The past always looks better than it was.
It's only pleasant because it isn't here.
- Finley Peter Dunne

Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most
of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating.
- Richard Neville

Overwhelm is not a pleasant condition.
The to-do list overflows,
the deadlines appear imminent and immovable.
There are too many demands upon too little of your time.
Does this sound familiar?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Solitude is pleasant.
Loneliness is not.
- Anna Neagle

Love is more pleasant than marriage for the same reason
that novels are more amusing than history.
- Nicolas Chamfort

Money can add very much to one's ability to lead a constructive life,
not only pleasant for oneself, but, hopefully,
beneficial to others.
- David Rockefeller

If we do not find anything very pleasant,
at least we shall find something new.
- William Styron

I thought, frankly, that it would be more pleasant
to write a memoir than it was.
- Jim Harrison

It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night.
- Willie Sutton

Let me recommend the best medicine in the world:
a long journey,
at a mild season, through a pleasant country,
in easy stages.
- James Madison

I look forward to these confrontations with the press
to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things
that come to me as president.
- Jimmy Carter

To go to heaven, fully to enjoy God,
is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here.
- Jonathan Edwards

It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves.
We love them at once for being so.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Say what you will about the ten commandments,
you must always come back to the pleasant fact that
there are only ten of them.
- H. L. Mencken

It is as pleasant as it is unusual to see thoroughly
good people getting their deserts.
- Charles Williams

Housework is a breeze.
Cooking is a pleasant diversion.
Putting up a retaining wall is a lark.
But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
- Fawn M. Brodie

To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant
to those who have never tried it;
those who have,
fear it.
- Homer

I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers.
Life seemed pleasant and orderly.
- Lawrence Welk

A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself.
It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening;
it gives a change from the surroundings of home,
however pleasant.
- Ivor Novello

Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions:
the day was clear and pleasant,
but last night was very cold and there was a white frost.
- Meriwether Lewis

To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious
to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it.
- Elizabeth I

In this connection, faith and experience teach us many
truths by means of the short-cut of authority and by
the proofs of very pleasant and agreeable feelings.
- Nicolas Malebranche

Teaching was the most pleasant thing I did.
- Earl Butz

Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
- Francis Bacon

Garner up pleasant thoughts in your mind,
for pleasant thoughts make pleasant lives.
- John Wilkins

No kidding.
That's really true.
You're paying your own bills through this.
It's not a pleasant experience.
- Bruce Babbitt

A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man
in London if he has a comfortable income.
- George Bernard Shaw

This has taught me that being pleasant is always so much more productive,
for I know well the rewards for being good-natured.
- Marie Windsor

It's a pleasant thing to be young, and have ten toes.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

I like to get paid for doing basic research,
so it's pleasant to write some nonfiction about it.
- Bruce Sterling

Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
- Moliere

Men value things in three ways: as useful,
as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent,
or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
- Mortimer Adler

There's that thing about the '80s, the '40s and the '60s,
and the '30s, the '50s and the '70s.
Something about those odd decades in this century that weren't too pleasant.
- Paul Kantner

It's not been a pleasant life.
- Benny Hinn

To make pleasures pleasant shortens them.
- Charles Buxton

I am not generally regarded as a pleasant or socially minded fellow.
- Caryl Chessman


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