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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
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Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
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.
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.
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,
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,
- 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
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.
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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May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie