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    But pleasures are like poppies spread;
    You seize the flower, its bloom is shed.
    Or like the snow falls in the river,
    A moment white--then melts forever.

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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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Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a read more

Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden.

by Chinese Proverbs Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Anticipation makes the pleasure.

Anticipation makes the pleasure.

by Dove Wrapper Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Pleasure's couch is virtue's grave.

Pleasure's couch is virtue's grave.

by Augustine J. Duganne Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure
my business.

The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure
my business.

by Aaron Burr Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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For some, pleasure is a fever they can't shake. For others, it's a disease they cannot seem to catch.

For some, pleasure is a fever they can't shake. For others, it's a disease they cannot seem to catch.

by Terri Guillemets Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Pleasure to me is wonder—the unexplored, the unexpected, the thing that is hidden and the changeless thing that lurks behind read more

Pleasure to me is wonder—the unexplored, the unexpected, the thing that is hidden and the changeless thing that lurks behind superficial mutability.

by H. P. Lovecraft Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.

Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.

by Plato Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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O Athenians, what toil do I undergo to please you!

O Athenians, what toil do I undergo to please you!

by Alexander, The Great Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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