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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 superficial mutability.

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The average man does not get pleasure out of an idea because he thinks it is true; he thinks it read more

The average man does not get pleasure out of an idea because he thinks it is true; he thinks it is true because he gets pleasure out of it.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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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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Pleasure's a sin, and sometimes sin's a pleasure.

Pleasure's a sin, and sometimes sin's a pleasure.

by Lord Byron 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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Pleasure the servant, Virtue looking on.

Pleasure the servant, Virtue looking on.

by Ben Jonson 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 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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Love is born with the pleasure of looking at each other, it is fed with the necessity of seeing each read more

Love is born with the pleasure of looking at each other, it is fed with the necessity of seeing each other, it is concluded with the impossibility of separation.

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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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