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Top 31 Pleasantest Quotes

#1. Happiness then is the best, noblest, and most pleasant thing in the world, and these attributes are not severed as in the inscription at Delos-
Most noble is that which is justest, and best is health;
But pleasantest is it to win what we love.


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#2. I took pains to relate to him many of my pleasantest adventures, by field and by flood, with the longbow.

J. Maurice Thompson

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#3. I hate the word 'ought' - it always implies something dull, cold, and commonplace. The 'ought nots' of life are its pleasantest things.

Letitia Elizabeth Landon

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#4. Pleasantest of all ties is the tie of host and guest.


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#5. While it is necessary to eat and therefore it is pleasantest to eat food that looks handsome and tastes good, on the other hand there are things I would far rather do than spend time in a kitchen.

Jo Coudert

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#6. I am more modest now, but I still think that one of the pleasantest of all emotions is to know that I, I with my brain and my hands, have nourished my beloved few, that I have concocted a stew or a story, a rarity or a plain dish, to sustain them truly against the hungers of the world.

Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher

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#7. If I were to choose among all gifts and qualities that which, on the whole, makes life pleasantest, I should select the love of children. No circumstance can render this world wholly a solitude to one who has this possession

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

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#8. Strange the faithless fuss made about taking a walk in the safest and pleasantest of all places, a wilderness.

John Muir

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#9. I believe that there are many herbs and many trees that are worth much in Europe for dyes and for medicines; but I do not know, and this causes me great sorrow. Arriving at this cape, I found the smell of the trees and flowers so delicious that it seemed the pleasantest thing in the world.

Christopher Columbus

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#10. Don't say anything about this to anybody. Any one would say that I am trying to play the good-natured philosopher. I am neither benefactor nor philosopher, but just a human being, and my charities are the pleasantest expense I have on these journeys.

Baron D'Holbach

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#11. There are three ways to spoil a public man: women, gambling, and listening to experts. The first is the pleasantest, the second is the fastest, but the third is the most certain.

Georges Pompidou

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#12. The Life of the intellect is the best and pleasantest for man, because the intellect more than anything else is the man. Thus it will be the happiest life as well.


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#13. Without thinking highly either of men or of matrimony, marriage had always been her object; it was the only honourable provision for well-educated young women of small fortune, and however uncertain of giving happiness, must be their pleasantest preservative from want.

Jane Austen

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#14. One of the pleasantest things about book writing is that sometimes it brings one in touch with old friends.

Rachel Field

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#15. Happiness is the pleasantest of emotions; because of this, it is the most dangerous. Having once felt happiness, one will do anything to maintain it, and losing it, one will grieve.

Kij Johnson

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#16. Men there have been who have done the essayist's part so well as to have earned an immortality in the doing; but we have had not many of them, and they make but a poor figure on our shelves. It is a pity that things should be thus with us, for a good essayist is the pleasantest companion imaginable.

William Ernest Henley

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#17. The present hour is always wealthiest when it is poorer than the future ones, as that is the pleasantest site which affords the pleasantest prospect.

Henry David Thoreau

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#18. The pleasantest part of a man's life is generally that which passes in courtship, provided his passion be sincere, and the party beloved kind with discretion. Love, desire, hope, all the pleasing emotions of the soul, rise in the pursuit.

Joseph Addison

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#19. The wise man neither rejects life nor fears death ... just as he does not necessarily choose the largest amount of food, but, rather, the pleasantest food, so he prefers not the longest time, but the most pleasant.


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#20. The pleasantest things in the world are pleasant thoughts, and the great art of life is to have as many of them as possible.

Michel De Montaigne

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#21. The pleasantest of all diversions is to sit alone under the lamp, a book spread out before you, and to make friends with people of a distant past you have never known.

Yoshida Kenko

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#22. The pleasantest hours of our life are all connected...with some memory of the table.

Charles Monselet

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#23. One of the pleasantest things in the world is going on a journey; but I like to go by myself.

William Hazlitt

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#24. And here will apply an observation made before, that whatever is proper to each is naturally best and pleasantest to him: such then is to Man the life in accordance with pure Intellect (since this Principle is most truly Man), and if so, then it is also the happiest.


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#25. Life in accordance with intellect is best and pleasantest, since this, more than anything else, constitutes humanity.


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#26. His second ... must give him the pleasantest proof of its being a great deal better to choose than to be chosen, to excite gratitude than to feel it.

Jane Austen

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#27. We ought to regard books as we do sweetmeats, not wholly to aim at the pleasantest, but chiefly to respect the wholesomest; not forbidding either, but approving the latter most.


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#28. The pleasantest part of work is having done it.

Mason Cooley

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#29. Happiness is at once the best, the noblest, and the pleasantest of things.


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#30. The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.

H.L. Mencken

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#31. A pleasant letter I hold to be the pleasantest thing that this world has to give.

Anthony Trollope

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