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Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company.
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Life is little more than a loan shark: It exacts a very high rate of interest for the few pleasures it concedes.
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Luigi Pirandello Quotes

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Men may scoff, and men may pray, but they pay every pleasure with a pain.
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William Henley Quotes

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Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
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Charles Dickens Quotes

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Crime is the soul of lust. What would pleasure be if it were not accompanied by crime It is not the object of debauchery that excites us, rather the idea of evil.
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Marquis de Sade Quotes

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I know that two and two make four - & should be glad to prove it too if I could - though I must say if by any sort of process I could convert 2 & 2 into five it would give me much greater pleasure.
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George Gordon Quotes

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The pleasures of ignorance are as great, in their way, as the pleasures of knowledge.
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Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
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Gottfried Leibniz Quotes

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In everything satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
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Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes

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I take it as a prime cause of the present confusion of society that it is too sickly and too doubtful to use pleasure frankly as a test of value.
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Rebecca West Quotes

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To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is a pleasure beyond compare.
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Kenko Yoshida Quotes

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Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.
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Christian Nestell Bovee Quotes

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Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
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William Hazlitt Quotes

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Visits always give pleasure - if not the arrival, the departure.
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Portuguese Proverb Quotes

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Let your bookcases and your shelves be your gardens and your pleasure-grounds. Pluck the fruit that grows therein, gather the roses, the spices, and the myrrh.
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Judah Ibn Tibbon Quotes

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If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.
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Alice Duer Miller Quotes

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To wash one's hair, make one's toilet, and put on scented robes; even if not a soul sees one, these preparations still produce an inner pleasure.
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Sei Shonagon Quotes

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Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling.
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Blaise Pascal Quotes

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The concern that some women show at the absence of their husbands, does not arise from their not seeing them and being with them, but from their apprehension that their husbands are enjoying pleasures in which they do not participate, and which, from their being at a distance, they have not the power of interrupting.
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Michel de Montaigne Quotes

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Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
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