Pleasure Quotes

We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer tasting them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age. Charles Caleb Colton

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. Soren Kierkegaard

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

I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure. John D. Rockefeller

The great source of pleasure is variety. Samuel Johnson

Pleasure that isn’t paid for is as insipid as everything else that’s free. Anita Loos

Illusion is the first of all pleasures. Voltaire

One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other. Jane Austen

The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it; and, out of my observation that most men that do thrive in the world do forget to take pleasure during the time that they are getting their estate, but reserve that till they have got one, and then it is too late for them to enjoy it. Samuel Pepys

Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations. Jane Austen