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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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Human beings need pleasure the way they need vitamins.

Human beings need pleasure the way they need vitamins.

by Lionel Tiger Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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Painting is a source of endless pleasure, but also of great anguish.

Painting is a source of endless pleasure, but also of great anguish.

by Balthus Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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It is happy for you that possess the talent of pleasing with
delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing read more

It is happy for you that possess the talent of pleasing with
delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed
from the impulse of the moment, or are the result of previous
study?

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Despise pleasure; pleasure bought by pain in injurious.
[Lat., Sperne voluptates; nocet empta dolora voluptas.]

Despise pleasure; pleasure bought by pain in injurious.
[Lat., Sperne voluptates; nocet empta dolora voluptas.]

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A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.

A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.

by Minna Thomas Antrim 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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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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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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