Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.
If I eat mindlessly while watching television, reading, or talking with someone else, I can go through an entire meal without tasting the food, without even noticing that I’ve been eating. The plate is empty but I didn’t enjoy the food – I had all of the calories and little of the pleasure.
The good pleasure of God is an act of the divine will freely and effectively determining all things.
All desirable things… are desirable either for the pleasure inherent in themselves, or as a means to the promotion of pleasure and the prevention of pain.
Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
I write and have done so primarily for personal pleasure.
We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.
No pleasure has any savor for me without communication.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.