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It was an unspoken pleasure, that having come together so many years, ruined so much and repaired a little, we had endured. - Lillian Hellman


Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice. - Samuel Johnson


The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity. The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope. - Samuel Johnson


The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation. - Benjamin Disraeli


Riches, like glory or health, have no more beauty or pleasure than their possessor is pleased to lend them. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne


We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose. - Charles Pierre Baudelaire


Every age has its pleasures, its style of wit, and its own ways. - Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux


As to the family, I have never understood how that fits in with the other ideals, or, indeed, why it should be an ideal at all. A group of closely related persons living under one roof; it is a convenience, often a necessity, sometimes a pleasure, sometimes the reverse; but who first exalted it as admirable, an almost religious ideal? - Rose Macaulay


Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset. - Ann Landers