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Every age has its pleasures, its style of wit, and its own ways.

Every age has its pleasures, its style of wit, and its own ways.

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I fly from pleasure, because pleasure has ceased to please: I am
lonely because I am miserable.

I fly from pleasure, because pleasure has ceased to please: I am
lonely because I am miserable.

by Samuel Johnson 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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I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise.

I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise.

by Mary Wortley Montagu 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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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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I walked a mile with Pleasure,
She chattered all the way;
But left me none the wiser,
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I walked a mile with Pleasure,
She chattered all the way;
But left me none the wiser,
For all she had to say.
I walked a mile with Sorrow
And ne'er a word said she;
But, oh, the things I learned from her
When Sorrow walked with me!

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We tire of those pleasures we take, but never of those we give.

We tire of those pleasures we take, but never of those we give.

by John Petit-senn Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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When the idea of any pleasure strikes your imagination, make a just computation between the duration of the pleasure and read more

When the idea of any pleasure strikes your imagination, make a just computation between the duration of the pleasure and that of the repentance that is likely to follow it.

by Epicetus Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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