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“Pleasure is Nature's test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.”
“Happiness is not pleasure, it's victory.”
“The greatest pleasure of reading consists in re-reading.”
“To do something, say something, see something, before anybody else - these are things that confer a pleasure compared with which other pleasures are tame and commonplace, other cheap and trivial”
“... the use of our intelligence quite properly gives us pleasure. In this respect the brain is like a muscle. When we think well, we feel good. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.”
Dr. Carl Sagan
“Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.”
“People have a peculiar pleasure in making converts, that is, in causing others to enjoy what they enjoy, thus finding their own likeness represented and reflected back to them.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
“Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.”
Giotto di Bondone
“Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.”
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