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Pleasurable Quotes

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It just makes everything more pleasurable when you've
got someone that emotionally is there to rely on.
- Daniel Johns

A woman who looks like a girl and thinks like a man is the best sort,
the most enjoyable to be and the most pleasurable to have and to hold.
- Julie Burchill

Photography to the amateur is recreation,
to the professional it is work, and hard work too,
no matter how pleasurable it my be.
- Edward Weston

If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure,
stop trying to balance them.
Instead make your work more pleasurable.
- Donald Trump

 

Skiing is the pleasurable part of alpinism -
way more pleasurable and fun than alpine climbing.
- Michael Kennedy

When I got a lap dance, because I was 17,
they had to put a massive pillow between me and the
girl when she was grinding me.
It was weird, yet pleasurable.
- Emile Hirsch

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

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Life does not agree with philosophy:
There is no happiness that is not idleness,
and only what is useless is pleasurable.
- Anton Chekhov

It's human nature to keep doing something as long as
it's pleasurable and you can succeed at it -
which is why the world population continues to double every 40 years.
- Peter Lynch

I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
- John D. Rockefeller

In architecture the idea degenerated.
Design allows a more direct and pleasurable route.
- Charles Eames

It's such a pleasurable experience to look back,
and all of the fun I had just comes rushing back.
- Jenna Elfman

The only sensible ends of literature are,
first, the pleasurable toil of writing;
second,
the gratification of one's family and friends;
and lastly,
the solid cash.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

We want our buildings to work like a machine that will
create a pleasurable environment.
- Helmut Jahn

Romantic love is mental illness.
But it's a pleasurable one.
It's a drug.
It distorts reality, and that's the point of it.
It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw.
- Fran Lebowitz

I look at other filmmakers and see skills in them that
I wish I had but I know that I don't.
I feel like I have to work really hard to keep myself afloat,
doing what I do.
But I find it pleasurable.
- Steven Soderbergh

The one regret I have about my own abortions is that
they cost money that might otherwise have been spent
on something more pleasurable,
like taking the kids to movies and theme parks.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

There is pleasure when a sore is scratched,
But to be without sores is more pleasurable still.
Just so, there are pleasures in worldly desires,
But to be without desires is more pleasurable still.
- Nagarjuna

It's the opposite journey from what I've usually done with films.
I find it very easy to go from, say,
a lit,
pleasurable environment, like what you see outside there,
to a very dark place.
But the opposite journey, which is what this movie takes,
is much more complicated.
- Neil Jordan

We're basically after Joe's beer money,
and Joe likes his beer, so you better make sure that
what you give him is at least as pleasurable to him
as having his six-pack of beer would be.
- Jerry Pournelle

It was the most pleasurable thing I've ever done,
playing this character, and I just remember feeling so at home and so -
I don't know,
I was just happy - and it just wasn't ever work!
It was like a sandbox for me, and I would crack myself up rehearsing.
- Jenna Elfman

Sex is...
perfectly natural.
It's something that's pleasurable.
It's enjoyable and it enhances a relationship.
So why don't we learn as much as we can about it and
become comfortable with ourselves as sexual human beings
because we are all sexual?
- Sue Johanson

I don't hate work, composing is not work for me,
it's my pleasure; it's my life.
So why should I stop? If something is pleasurable and exciting and rewarding,
why should one stop?
- Gunther Schuller

People repeat behaviour that leads to flooding their
brains with pleasurable chemicals.
The short-term reward loop acts over hours to years,
and the long-term reproductive success loop over generations.
- Keith Henson

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

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

Pleasure disappoints, possibility never
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

The greatest battle of all is simply... Life.
This is no child's game. This is the big one -
the Super Bowl - the Game of all games.
The rules of Life are unwritten and unknown.
Perhaps, one could say that there are no rules.
The Judge has ultimate power.
She can call the game at any time - for any reason.
The penalties in the Game are completely arbitrary -
in both timing and severity.
Penalty for what, we ask?
The Judge is silent.
How can I win the Game?
"You can never win," comes the answer,
"So just take pleasure in playing the Game."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

First of all, Shakespeare is about pleasure and interest.
He was from the first moment he actually wrote something for the stage,
and he remains so.
- Stephen Greenblatt

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

A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
- Groucho Marx

He invented this idea of telling the life story of
a great writer through becoming his characters and becoming him.
It was such a pleasure and I thought we must find another writer.
- Simon Callow

On that road of the informer, it is always night.
I cannot ever inform against anyone without feeling something die within me.
I inform without pleasure, because it is necessary.
- Whittaker Chambers

To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about,
but the inner music that words make.
- Truman Capote

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

The greatest and noblest pleasure which we have in
this world is to discover new truths,
and the next is to shake off old prejudices.
- Frederick II

There is an element of autobiography in all fiction
in that pain or distress,
or pleasure, is based on the author's own.
But in my case that is as far as it goes.
- William Trevor

Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived
to be constant companions.
- Pierre Charron

I was never that much a focus of interest in my career.
I'm aware of that now, which doesn't give me a lot of pleasure.
- Harrison Ford

I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a
few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
- Clarence Darrow


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