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In our amusements a certain limit is to be placed that we may not
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In our amusements a certain limit is to be placed that we may not
devote ourselves to a life of pleasure and thence fall into
immorality.
[Lat., Ludendi etiam est quidam modus retinendus, ut ne nimis
omnia profundamus, elatique voluptate in aliquam turpitudinem
delabamur.]

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Pleasure blinds (so to speak) the eyes of the mind, and has no
fellowship with virtue.
[Lat., Voluptas read more

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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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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Rare indulgence produces greater pleasure.
[Lat., Voluptates commendat rarior usus.]

Rare indulgence produces greater pleasure.
[Lat., Voluptates commendat rarior usus.]

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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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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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The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

by Aristotle Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Pleasure the servant, Virtue looking on.

Pleasure the servant, Virtue looking on.

by Ben Jonson Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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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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