Quotes of Enjoyment

“ For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. ”

- Bible

“ Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition. ”

- Alexander Smith

“ Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. ”

- Mark Twain

“ When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery. ”

- Maxim Gorky

“ Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word "satiety.". ”

- Francis Quarles

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

- Jane Austen

“ Variety alone gives joy; The sweetest meats the soonest cloy. ”

- Matthew

“ But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads. ”

- Albert Camus

“ Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money. ”

- Arthur Schopenhauer

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

- Charles Lamb

“ Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Some pursue happiness - others create it. ”

- Unknown

“ Happiness is a journey? not a destination. ”

- Ben Sweetland

“ Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy; they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner of the streets of life They of a sudden greet us with a smile. ”

- Gerald Massey

“ All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation. ”

- Francois de Salignac Fenelon

“ I have always said and felt that true enjoyment cannot be described. ”

- Jean Jacques Rousseau

“ I can sympathize with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ All human joys are swift of wing, For heaven doth so allot it; That when you get an easy thing, You find you haven't got it. ”

- Eugene Field

“ To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another. ”

- Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz

“ Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable. ”

- Clare Boothe Luce

“ Enjoy your happiness while you have it; and while you have it, do not too closely scrutinize its foundation. ”

- Joseph Farrell

“ Whoever said money can't buy happiness didn't know where to shop. ”

- Gittel Hudnick

“ Follow pleasure, and then will pleasure flee, Flee pleasure, and pleasure will follow thee. ”

- John Heywood

“ The New England conscience doesn't keep you from doing what you shouldn't-it just keeps you from enjoying it. ”

- Cleveland Amory

“ What a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised! ”

- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

“ The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. ”

- Thich Nhat Hanh

“ On with the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the glowing hours with flying feet. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief. ”

- Joseph Addison
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