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The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

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The average man does not get pleasure out of an idea because he thinks it is true; he thinks it read more

The average man does not get pleasure out of an idea because he thinks it is true; he thinks it is true because he gets pleasure out of it.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Pleasure's a sin, and sometimes sin's a pleasure.

Pleasure's a sin, and sometimes sin's a pleasure.

by Lord Byron Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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In everything satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
[Lat., Omnibus in rebus voluptatibus maximis fastidium finitimum
est.]

In everything satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
[Lat., Omnibus in rebus voluptatibus maximis fastidium finitimum
est.]

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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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I live and reign since I have abandoned those pleasures which you
by your praises extol to the skies.
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I live and reign since I have abandoned those pleasures which you
by your praises extol to the skies.
[Lat., Vivo et regno, simul ista reliqui
Quae vos ad coelum effertis rumore secundo.]

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Pleasure admitted in undue degree
Enslaves the will, nor leaves the judgment free.

Pleasure admitted in undue degree
Enslaves the will, nor leaves the judgment free.

by William Cowper Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.

In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.

by Honore De Balzac Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Doubtless the pleasure is as great
Of being cheated as to cheat.

Doubtless the pleasure is as great
Of being cheated as to cheat.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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