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Who pleases one against his will.

Who pleases one against his will.

by William Congreve 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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The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

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In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.

In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.

by Honore De Balzac Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.

The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.

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In our amusements a certain limit is to be placed that we may not
devote ourselves to a life read more

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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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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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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That, though on pleasure she was bent,
She had a frugal mind.

That, though on pleasure she was bent,
She had a frugal mind.

by William Cowper Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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