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Plato divinely calls pleasure the bait of evil, inasmuch as men
are caught by it as fish by a read more

Plato divinely calls pleasure the bait of evil, inasmuch as men
are caught by it as fish by a hook.
[Lat., Divine Plato escam malorum appeliat voluptatem, quod ea
videlicet homines capiantur, ut pisces hamo.]

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Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only read more

Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope

by George Iles Found in: Hope Quotes, Survival Quotes,
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With the catching ends the pleasure of the chase

With the catching ends the pleasure of the chase

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.

A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.

by Minna Thomas Antrim Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Follow pleasure, and then will pleasure flee,
Flee pleasure, and pleasure will follow thee.

Follow pleasure, and then will pleasure flee,
Flee pleasure, and pleasure will follow thee.

by John Heywood Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.

Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.

by Stendhal Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality, and will never, read more

He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality, and will never, therefore, make any progress

by Anwar Sadat Found in: Survival Quotes,
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Let the fictitious sources of pleasure be as near as possible to
the true.
[Lat., Ficta voluptatis causa read more

Let the fictitious sources of pleasure be as near as possible to
the true.
[Lat., Ficta voluptatis causa sint proxima veris.]

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The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool.

The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool.

by Jane Wagner Found in: Survival Quotes,
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