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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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Plato divinely calls pleasure the bait of evil, inasmuch as men
are caught by it as fish by a read more

Plato divinely calls pleasure the bait of evil, inasmuch as men
are caught by it as fish by a hook.
[Lat., Divine Plato escam malorum appeliat voluptatem, quod ea
videlicet homines capiantur, ut pisces hamo.]

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For some, pleasure is a fever they can't shake. For others, it's a disease they cannot seem to catch.

For some, pleasure is a fever they can't shake. For others, it's a disease they cannot seem to catch.

by Terri Guillemets 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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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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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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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.

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Men may scoff, and men may pray,
But they pay
Every pleasure with a pain.

Men may scoff, and men may pray,
But they pay
Every pleasure with a pain.

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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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