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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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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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Doubtless the pleasure is as great
Of being cheated as to cheat.

Doubtless the pleasure is as great
Of being cheated as to cheat.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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O Athenians, what toil do I undergo to please you!

O Athenians, what toil do I undergo to please you!

by Alexander, The Great Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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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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The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by read more

The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.

by Charles Lamb 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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The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

by Aristotle 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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