Pleasure Quotes and Sayings

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Submitted by: me

It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
– Arthur Schopenhauer

Being willing to delay pleasure for a greater result is a sign of maturity.

One man’s pain is another mans pleasure.

Submitted by: Taylor

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.


Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future one.

Don’t just hurry, don’t just haste. Don’t just worry, don’t just waste. Life is a treasure, enjoy the pleasure.

Submitted by: RVM

Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
William Shakespeare

Pleasures that we seek are not happiness at its peak. For it is contentment that gives true fulfillment.

Submitted by: RVM

Choose your pleasures for yourself, and do not let them be imposed upon you.
Lord Chesterfield


With the catching ends the pleasure of the chase.
Abraham Lincoln

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Thomas Jefferson

Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.

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

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