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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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There is no sterner moralist than pleasure.

There is no sterner moralist than pleasure.

by Lord Byron 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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With the catching ends the pleasure of the chase

With the catching ends the pleasure of the chase

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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But pleasures are like poppies spread;
You seize the flower, its bloom is shed.
Or like the read more

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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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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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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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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I live and reign since I have abandoned those pleasures which you
by your praises extol to the skies.
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I live and reign since I have abandoned those pleasures which you
by your praises extol to the skies.
[Lat., Vivo et regno, simul ista reliqui
Quae vos ad coelum effertis rumore secundo.]

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