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    Pleasure blinds (so to speak) the eyes of the mind, and has no
    fellowship with virtue.
    [Lat., Voluptas mentis (ut ita dicam) praestringit oculos, nec
    habet ullum cum virtute commercium.]

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Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.

Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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But pleasures are like poppies spread;
You seize the flower, its bloom is shed.
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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.

by Robert Burns 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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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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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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Look upon the world as your enemy because only then the gifts it gives will give you immense pleasure.

Look upon the world as your enemy because only then the gifts it gives will give you immense pleasure.

by Kazi Shams Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Joy is never in our power and pleasure often is

Joy is never in our power and pleasure often is

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Simple pleasures are always the last refuge of the complex

Simple pleasures are always the last refuge of the complex

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.

That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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