Pleasure In Simple Things Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 56 Pleasure In Simple Things Quotes

#1. Lincoln had an almost childlike habit of regaling visitors with any sharp saying he'd uttered during the day, taking simple-hearted pleasure in some of his best hits. - Author: Harold Holzer
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#2. The true Epicurean cultivates the capacity to take pleasure in simple things, while those around him chase pleasure in more things. - Author: Luke Slattery
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#3. Mamma was the first person who had given her the pleasure of feeling that her peasant existence, with its simple joys and sorrows, might offer some interest, might be a source of grief or pleasure to some one other than herself. My - Author: Marcel Proust
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#4. I'd missed this so much, this simple pleasure. The sensation of a heavy shaft sliding over my tongue, pushing deeper and deeper into me until my lips bumped against my hand. - Author: Josephine Myles
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#5. Our free trade plan is quite simple. We say that every [citizen] shall have the right to buy whatever he wants, wherever he wants, at his own good pleasure, without restriction or discouragement from the state. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#6. According to this very simple teaching, becoming immersed in these four pairs of opposites - pleasure and pain, loss and gain, fame and disgrace, and praise and blame - is what keeps us stuck in the pain of samsara. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#7. There is all the pleasure that one can have in golddigging in finding one's hopes satisfied in the riches of a good hill of potatoes. - Author: Sarah Orne Jewett
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#8. And she realized, standing there, that in all her practical plans for marriage, she'd never thought about the simple pleasure of being loved. - Author: Jude Watson
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#9. In meditation we can notice how emotions and moods are connected with having lost or gained something, having been praised or blamed, and so forth. We can notice how what begins as a simple thought, a simple quality of energy, quickly blossoms into full-blown pleasure and pain. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#10. Bob Dylan continues to release odd and unsettling records, and to do odd and unsettling things on stage. So the term 'still' seems meaningless to me. But the real answer is simple: I listen to Bob Dylan for pleasure more than I listen to anyone else for pleasure. - Author: Greil Marcus
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#11. The raw tomato, devoured in the garden when freshly picked, is a horn of abundance of simple sensations, a radiating rush in one's mouth that brings with it every pleasure ... a tomato, an adventure. - Author: Muriel Barbery
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#12. All you need remember is one simple rule. Never mix business...with pleasure. - Author: Andrew Helfer
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#13. When a man can look upon the simple wild-rose, and feel no pleasure, his taste has been corrupted. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#14. If I can't read, if I can't make a simple Indian pudding, then I don't see the point in living much more, really. Because aside from a good book, and perhaps, a fresh morning in a dew-covered garden, few things in life give me as much pleasure as magic of making a truly spectacular dessert. - Author: Sarah Strohmeyer
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#15. Sprinkling drops of lavender and clary-sage oil into a bath is a totally simple yet complex pleasure. - Author: Isabel Gillies
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#16. In 1985 I'd never seen a mullet before, had no idea what a mullet was, what it was called, or why someone might choose to endure such a thing except for the simple pleasure that comes from having two haircuts on one head. All I knew was that it looked monumentally stupid. - Author: David Liss
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#17. The cigarette represents a simple pleasure coupled with self-destruction and defiance of death. Melodrama - Author: Benjamin Doolin
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#18. Children have become disengaged from nature and we need to reintroduce them to the pleasure that it brings. If we do that they will care for it. Through the simple act of planting a tree we can open their eyes to nature's beauty. - Author: Judi Dench
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#19. I have never derived the least joy out of amusements. Perhaps that is a sign of the impotence of pleasure. I ran riot and threw myself into wild diversions out of the simple desire to escape from my own shadow. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#20. I never went to a John Wayne movie to find a philosophy to live by or to absorb a profound message. I went for the simple pleasure of spending a couple of hours seeing the bad guys lose. - Author: Mike Royko
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#21. So you'll let me exert my will over you. I will gain a great deal of pleasure, joy even, in your submission. The more you submit, the greater my joy ... it's a very simple equation. - Author: E.L. James
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#22. Danat was asking if we had any other books," Maati said.
"You have all of them," the boy said, awe I'm his voice.
Maati chuckled, and then felt the mirth and simple pleasure fade.
"Yes," he said. "Yes, we have all of them. - Author: Daniel Abraham
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#23. I've come to think that if doing something simple or silly can give a person pleasure, then, by God, do it - Author: Susan Vreeland
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#24. I'm a simple cook, and there's a lot I don't eat. But food is important. It translates so easily into pleasure. - Author: Mona Simpson
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#25. Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#26. I do to miss my childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in simple things, even as greater things crumbled. I could not control the world I was in, could not away from things, or people or moments that hurt, but I found joy in the things that made me happy. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#27. I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. - Author: John Green
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#28. I know the secret of life, interestingly [laughs]: it's pleasure in simple things. I've always had this since I started growing up; I realised why I was mostly happy. It's because I took pleasure in the simplest, little things. - Author: Anonymous
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#29. I find pleasure in things that are simple. - Author: Stephan Jenkins
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#30. Simple things bring infinite pleasure. Yet, it takes us a while to realize that. But once simple is in, complex it out - forever. - Author: Joan Marques
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#31. I drank, sucking the blood out of the holes, experiencing for the first time since infancy the special pleasure of sucking nourishment, the body focused with the mind upon one vital source. - Author: Anne Rice
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#32. If you don't love the sea, the sun, all the simple pleasures, what sort of life are you going to have? - Author: Marty Rubin
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#33. Some of us will admit to a simple fascination with the inner world for its own sake, a fascination with no further goal than the thrill of discovery, the pleasure of engaging the mysterious, dark ground of our own nature. - Author: Sandra Lee Dennis
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#34. And hearing him, Stephen found herself thinking that all men had something simple about them; something that took pleasure in the things that were blameless, that longed, as it were, to contact Nature. - Author: Radclyffe Hall
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#35. I realized that my life was to be one of simple, childlike faith, and that my part was to trust, not to do. I was to trust in Him and He would work in me to do His good pleasure. From that time my life was different. - Author: Charles Studd
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#36. She'd not known grief would come in waves, brought on by the smallest of things. Nor had she realized that ordinary acts of living would continue even after the loss of a love and that it would remain possible to get caught up in the moment of a simple pleasure before remembering. - Author: Tess Thompson
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#37. Simple joys are the great ones. Pleasure is not complicated. - Author: Ethan Hawke
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#38. Happy people tend to be those who take pleasure in simple things. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#39. I think that writing should be honest and simple, and it should say something about what it means to be a person. When God is good to us, we write in such a way that the act of reading becomes a pleasure to those who buy our books. - Author: M.V. Carey
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#40. Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#41. As I've grown older, the simple pleasure of sitting on the couch with someone you love and watching a documentary is about as good as it gets for me. - Author: Paul Wesley
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#42. Tea is the only simple pleasure left to us. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#43. A look into the Human Mind..of how we perceive..How can we see beauty in and around us..Not the correction of evil or pursuit of the virtuous..BUT..pleasure that resides in the Sense of Self !! A Self living in a state of 'nothingness' and beauty as it lies there..from that place! Simple and Deft - Author: Abha Maryada Banerjee
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#44. There is no pleasure pure and simple, and some care always
comes to mar our joys. - Author: Ovid
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#45. If you wander with open eyes and simple curiosity, you'll discover a much richer pleasure - the simple feeling of possibility that hums from every direction as you move from place to place. - Author: Rolf Potts
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#46. A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it. - Author: Anne Spencer
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#47. Make up your mind to be happy. Learn to find pleasure in simple things. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#48. I grew up around people that enjoyed life day to day and found pleasure in simple things. - Author: Josh Turner
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#49. I want to learn his body, find every pleasure it's hiding. All this reverence and simple awe I feel when I touch him, feel his breath brush my skin. - Author: Aleksandr Voinov
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#50. My golden retriever, Callie, is so easy to please. She finds great pleasure in our day-to-day routine, which helps me to enjoy the simple things. She loves to jump on the couch with her favorite toys and roll around while I clap my hands. - Author: Kristin Davis
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#51. In this age of getting what you want and getting it now, the simple pleasure of browsing is often forgotten. - Author: Tom Hodgkinson
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#52. Science is full of egos and arrogance, but it is fuller of simple moments of pleasure at the joy of finding some gem of new knowledge, big or small. Such gems can be anyone's. - Author: Rob Dunn
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#53. There is pleasure from learning the simple truth, and there is a pleasure from learning that the truth is not simple. - Author: Wayne C. Booth
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#54. I'm not a big shopper. I'm a pretty simple dresser, and that's not my pleasure go-to thing, looking for clothes. - Author: Paul Dano
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#55. Perhaps the rare and simple pleasure of being seen for what one is compensates for the misery of being it. - Author: Margaret Drabble
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#56. This idea of body is a simple superstition. It is superstition that makes us happy or unhappy. It is superstition caused by ignorance that makes us feel heat and cold, pain and pleasure. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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