The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of pleasure. If we find it in one place today, it is vain to seek it there tomorrow. You can not lay a trap for it.
To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn’t just part of our civic responsibility. To me it’s an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.
Pride is pleasure arising from a man’s thinking too highly of himself.
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
Too oft is transient pleasure the source of long woes.
The end is the beginning of all things, Suppressed and hidden, Awaiting to be released through the rhythm Of pain and pleasure.
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of giving offense.
Pleasure is none, if not diversified.