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Pleasant quotes by Lamees Alhassar
#1. The future takes care of itself, and we should instead focus on taking care of the present. Try to make it pleasant and happy. #Quote by Lamees Alhassar
Pleasant quotes by Tariq Ali
#2. THERE CAN BE FEW delights in the world as pleasant as a Siracusan spring. The fragrance of the lemon, orange, apricot, almond and peach blossoms pervade the city, enriched by the moist, salty sea breezes. On #Quote by Tariq Ali
Pleasant quotes by Jonathan Edwards
#3. Holiness appeared to me to be of a sweet, pleasant, charming, serene, calm nature; which brought an inexpressible purity, brightness, peacefulness and ravishment to the soul. #Quote by Jonathan Edwards
Pleasant quotes by Babe Didrikson Zaharias
#4. Good golf is easier to play-and far more pleasant-than bad golf. #Quote by Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Pleasant quotes by Derek Landy
#5. I'm sorry? No more smooches is worse than the world ending? #Quote by Derek Landy
Pleasant quotes by Ernest Hemingway,
#6. There is not much future in men being friends with great women although it can be pleasant enough before it gets better or worse, and there is usually even less future with truly ambitious women writers. #Quote by Ernest Hemingway,
Pleasant quotes by H.L. Mencken
#7. Life may not be exactly pleasant, but it is at least not dull. Heave yourself into Hell today, and you may miss, tomorrow or next day, another Scopes trial, or another War to End War, or perchance a rich and buxom widow with all her first husband's clothes. There are always more Hardings hatching. I advocate hanging on as long as possible. #Quote by H.L. Mencken
Pleasant quotes by K.A. Mitchell
#8. I possess the three things guaranteed to make life pleasant: wealth, power and a big
cock. #Quote by K.A. Mitchell
Pleasant quotes by Leif Enger
#9. Let me say something about that word: miracle. For too long it's been used to characterize things or events that, though pleasant, are entirely normal. Peeping chicks at Easter time, spring generally, a clear sunrise after an overcast week
a miracle, people say, as if they've been educated from greeting cards. #Quote by Leif Enger
Pleasant quotes by Friedrich Schleiermacher
#10. The first, that their pretensions to this possession of an art properly so called in their art of speaking are entirely unfounded; and the second, that they are involved in a profound mistake in their confusion of the good with the pleasant. #Quote by Friedrich Schleiermacher
Pleasant quotes by Diana Palmer
#11. She spotted Matt Holden and her eyes began to twinkle. He was a handsome devil, even at his age. His wife had died the year before, and the husky black-eyed politician with his glimmering silver hair and elegant broad-shouldered physique was now on every widow's list of eligible. Even now, two lovely elderly society dames were attacking from both sides with expensive perfume and daring cleavage. At least one of them should have worn something high-necked, she mused, with her collarbone and skinny neck so prominent.
Another pair of eyes followed her amused gaze. "Doesn't it remind you of shark attacks?" a pleasant voice murmured in her ear.
She jumped, and looked up at her companion for the evening. "Good grief, Colby, you scared me out of a year's growth!" she burst out with a helpless laugh. #Quote by Diana Palmer
Pleasant quotes by David Benedictus
#12. Pooh and Piglet were sitting together over breakfast at that pleasant time of the day when you know that there is much to be done but not quite yet. #Quote by David Benedictus
Pleasant quotes by Iris Murdoch
#13. Today there is a pleasant very light haze over the whole sky, and the sea has a misleadingly docile silvered look, as if the substantial wavelets were determined to stroke the rocks as hard as they could without showing any trace of foam. It is a compact radiant complacent sort of sea, very beautiful. There ought to be seals, the waves themselves are almost seals today, but still I scan the water in vain with my long-distance glasses. Enormous yellow-beaked gulls perch on the rocks and stare at me with brilliant glass eyes. A shadow-cormorant skims the glycerine sea. The rocks are thronged with butterflies. The temperature remains high. I wash my clothes and dry them on the lawn. I have been swimming every day
and feel very fit and salty. Still no move from Lizzie, but I am not worried. I feel happy in my silence. If the gods have some treat in store for Lizzie and me, good. If not, also good. I feel innocent and free. Perhaps it is all that swimming. #Quote by Iris Murdoch
Pleasant quotes by Jack Kerouac
#14. So even that marvelous, long remembrances of life all the time in the world to just sit there or lie there or walk about slowly remembering all the details of life which now because a million lightyears away have taken on the aspect (as they must've for Proust in his sealed room) of pleasant movies brought up at will and projected for further study ― And pleasure ― As I imagine God to be doing this very minute, watching his own movie, which is us. #Quote by Jack Kerouac
Pleasant quotes by Steve Paxton
#15. Just the pleasure of moving and the pleasure of using your body is, I think, maybe the main point. And the pleasure of dancing with somebody in an unplanned and spontaneous way, when you're free to invent and they're free to invent and you're neither one hampering the other - that's a very pleasant social form. #Quote by Steve Paxton
Pleasant quotes by Miles Franklin
#16. It came home to me as a great blow that it was only men who could take the world by its ears and conquer their fate, while women, metaphorically speaking, were forced to sit with tied hands and patiently suffer as the waves of fate tossed them hither and thither, battering and bruising without mercy. Familiarity made me used to this yoke; I recovered from the disappointment of being a girl, and was reconciled to that part of my fate. In fact, I found that being a girl was quite pleasant, until a hideous truth dawned upon me--I was ugly! ... In conjunction with this brand of hell I developed a reputation of cleverness. Worse and worse! Girls! girls! Those of you who have hearts, and therefore a wish for happiness, homes, and husbands by and by, never develop a reputation of being clever. It will put you out of the matrimonial running as effectually as though it had been circulated that you had leprosy. So, if you feel that you are afflicted with more than ordinary intelligence, and especially if you are plain with it, hide your brains, cramp your mind, study to appear unintellectual--it is your only chance. Provided a woman is beautiful, allowance will be made for all her shortcomings. She can be unchaste, vapid, untruthful, flippant, heartless, and even clever; so long as she is fair to see, men will stand by her, and as men in this world are "the dog on top," they are the power to truckle to. A plain woman will have nothing forgiven her. #Quote by Miles Franklin
Pleasant quotes by S. N. Goenka
#17. The mind spends most of the time lost in fantasies and illusions, reliving pleasant or unpleasant experiences and anticipating the future with eagerness or fear. While lost in such cravings or aversions, we are unaware of what is happening now, what we are doing now. #Quote by S. N. Goenka
Pleasant quotes by Joanne Baker
#18. Falling into a black hole would not be pleasant, having your limbs torn asunder and all the while appearing to your friends to be frozen in time just as you fell in #Quote by Joanne Baker
Pleasant quotes by Revilo P. Oliver
#19. Now I admit that the notion of a warless world is a pleasant and attractive thought. But people who believe that there can be such a thing should ask it of Santa Claus, in whom they doubtless also believe. #Quote by Revilo P. Oliver
Pleasant quotes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#20. Burn, O evening hearth, and waken Pleasant visions, as of old! Though the house by winds be shaken, Safe I keep this room of gold! #Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Pleasant quotes by Robert Duvall
#21. I like the smell of toast. Coffee is okay, but I don't drink much coffee. But toast is a nice smell. You smell some toast coming from your kitchen in the morning, you know that you're involved in a domestic situation and the operation that's going on is pleasant. #Quote by Robert Duvall
Pleasant quotes by Philip Zaleski
#22. Charles Williams loved his son with reservations, complaining that "a child is a guest of a somewhat inconsistent temperament, rather difficult to get rid of, almost pushing; a poor relation rather than a pleasant kind. #Quote by Philip Zaleski
Pleasant quotes by Steven Gregory
#23. The stories told by ancient peoples from which we are descended have managed to put into pleasant and entertaining words what we've been repeating ever since in living rooms, courts, churches, and therapy sessions. The "life tips" that we seek have been there for us all along. #Quote by Steven Gregory
Pleasant quotes by John Flanagan
#24. You won't get much with only ten men," Will said, in a reasonable tone of voice. Gundar snorted angrily.
"Ten? I've got twenty-seven men behind me!" There was an angry growl of assent from his men-although Ulf didn't join in, Gundar noticed.
This time, when the Ranger spoke, there was no trace of the pleasant, reasonable tone. Instead, the voice was hard and cold.
"You haven't reached the castle yet," Will said. "I've got twenty-three arrows in my quiver still, and a further dozen in my packsaddle. And you've got several kilometers to go-all within bowshot of the trees there. Bad shot as I am, I should be able to account for more than half your men. Then you'll be facing the garrison with just ten men. #Quote by John Flanagan
Pleasant quotes by Helen DeWitt
#25. There is a strange taboo in our society against ending something merely because it is not pleasant
life, love, a conversation, you name it, the etiquette is that you must begin in ignorance & persevere in the face of knowledge, & though I naturally believe that this is profoundly wrong it's not nice to go around constantly offending people. #Quote by Helen DeWitt
Pleasant quotes by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
#26. He thought of nothing. Some thoughts or fragments of thoughts, some images without order or coherence floated before his mind--faces of people he had seen in his childhood or met somewhere once, whom he would never have recalled, the belfry of the church at V., the billiard table in a restaurant and some officers playing billiards, the smell of cigars in some underground tobacco shop, a tavern room, a back staircase quite dark, all sloppy with dirty water and strewn with egg-shells, and the Sunday bells floating in from somewhere.... The images followed one another, whirling like a hurricane. Some of them he liked and tried to clutch at, but they faded and all the while there was an oppression within him, but it was not overwhelming, sometimes it was even pleasant.... The slight shivering still persisted, but that too was an almost pleasant sensation. #Quote by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Pleasant quotes by Shannyn Sossamon
#27. Less Than Zero and American Psycho were both really different, so I was just like, Okay, he's just really doesn't have anything pleasant to say, you know? But I get it. I get at least why it's difficult and what he's really doing. #Quote by Shannyn Sossamon
Pleasant quotes by Daniel Radcliffe
#28. I'm not clean or even vaguely pleasant to be around in a domestic situation. #Quote by Daniel Radcliffe
Pleasant quotes by Derek Landy
#29. Through the gaps in the books, Ryan could see someone in the next aisle over, moving slowly. Someone in black. Someone whistling. Ryan recognized the tune. It was the theme music to Harry Potter. #Quote by Derek Landy
Pleasant quotes by Tove Jansson
#30. You saved us in the nick of time."
"Have I saved you?" asked the Hemulen in surprise. "I didn't mean to. I was looking for the caterpillars that were making such a noise down there." (Hemulens are generally a bit slow in grasping an idea, but they are very pleasant if you don't annoy them.) #Quote by Tove Jansson
Pleasant quotes by L.J. Kentowski
#31. The subconscious mind often speaks the truth. You should listen to it once in a while. Maybe then, you would be asking me not to stop for much more pleasant reason. #Quote by L.J. Kentowski
Pleasant quotes by Georgia O'Keeffe
#32. My pleasant disposition likes the world with nobody in it. (Life, March 1, 1968) #Quote by Georgia O'Keeffe
Pleasant quotes by Francis Ford Coppola
#33. I associate my motion picture career more with being unhappy and scared, or being under the gun, than with anything pleasant. #Quote by Francis Ford Coppola
Pleasant quotes by Nathaniel Parker Willis
#34. It is the month of June,
The month of leaves and roses,
When pleasant sights salute the eyes
And pleasant scents the noses. #Quote by Nathaniel Parker Willis
Pleasant quotes by Andrew McMahon
#35. The present's just a pleasant interruption to the past. #Quote by Andrew McMahon
Pleasant quotes by Horace
#36. He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful. #Quote by Horace
Pleasant quotes by Italo Calvino
#37. What is more natural than that a solidity, a complicity, a bond should be established between Reader and Reader, thanks to the book?
You can leave the bookshop content, you, a man who thought that the period where you could still expect something from life had ended. You are bearing with you two different expectations, and both promise days of pleasant hopes; the expectation contained in the book - of a reading experience you are impatient to resume - and the expectation contained in that telephone number - of hearing again the vibrations, a times treble and at times smoldering, of that voice, when it will answer your first phone call in a while, in fact tomorrow, with the fragile pretext of the book, to ask her if she likes it or not, to tell her how many pages you have read or not read, to suggest to her that you meet again ... #Quote by Italo Calvino
Pleasant quotes by Bruce Sterling
#38. I like to get paid for doing basic research, so it's pleasant to write some nonfiction about it. #Quote by Bruce Sterling
Pleasant quotes by Marcus Tullius Cicero
#39. A bachelor's bed is the most pleasant. #Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Pleasant quotes by Derek Landy
#40. Stephanie had no problem doing what she
was told, just so long as she was given a good reason why she
should. #Quote by Derek Landy
Pleasant quotes by James Patterson
#41. I made a pleasant discovery. You work hard at something eight hours a day, you get better. Not a lot better necessarily, but a little better, and that's just fine, because improving at golf, or anything else probably, is just a matter of making an endless series of tiny improvements. #Quote by James Patterson
Pleasant quotes by Charles Dickens
#42. Most men unconsciously judge the world from themselves, and it will be very generally found that those who sneer habitually at human nature, and affect to despise it, are among its worst and least pleasant samples. #Quote by Charles Dickens
Pleasant quotes by Zadie Smith
#43. And in the past, Archie wondered, was it just that fewer people cheated? Were they more honest, and did they leave their front doors open, did they leave their kids with the neighbors, pay social calls, run up tabs with the butcher? The funny thing about getting old in a country is people always want to hear that from you. They want to hear it really was once a green and pleasant land. They need it. #Quote by Zadie Smith
Pleasant quotes by Lee Strobel
#44. Only by facing my sin could God use it to change me for the better. The Bible warns that God's discipline isn't pleasant, but in the end the changes God produces in our character are worth it. #Quote by Lee Strobel
Pleasant quotes by Mary McGarry Morris
#45. I'm a quiet person, and I live a quiet, pleasant, ordinary, simple life. #Quote by Mary McGarry Morris
Pleasant quotes by Sabrina Jeffries
#46. I never dreamed it would be as amazing as that," she whispered.
"I did."
"Really?" Her soft voice was a caress. Everything about her was as smooth and silky and sweet as whipped cream.
Well, except for her tart opinions. And her fierce determination to make him tell everything in his soul. Though he had to admit that after confessing his secret fears to her earlier, he felt freer, as if the boulder he'd been carrying for years had dropped from his back.
"I knew it would be perfect." He gave her a lingering kiss, then drew back to cup her pinkening cheek. "With you it could be nothing less."
Shyly avoiding his gaze, she finger-combed his short hair. "Nancy always said that sharing a man's bed was something to 'endure.' That marriage was more pleasant without it, but it was required for having children so she'd had to put up with it."
He skimmed a hand down her lightly freckled arm. "And what do you think, now that you've experienced it for yourself?"
"I think I could 'endure' it with great enthusiasm." Jane flashed him a mischievous smile. "But I'm not really sure. Should we try it again so I can make certain?"
Stifling a laugh, he tried to look stern. "We're lucky none of the grooms have stumbled over us already." He managed to sound even-toned, though the prospect of taking her again--here, now--was already making him hard. "Speaking of that, we'd better get dressed, before someone finds us here naked."
A sigh escaped her. "You do #Quote by Sabrina Jeffries
Pleasant quotes by Neal Shusterman
#47. You think you want to know the secrets of the universe. You think you want to see the way things all fit together. You believe in your heart of hearts that enlightenment will save the world and set you free.
Maybe it will.
But the path to enlightenment is rarely a pleasant one. #Quote by Neal Shusterman
Pleasant quotes by Lucy Maud Montgomery
#48. I'm always sorry when pleasant things end. Something still pleasanter may come after, but you can never be sure. #Quote by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Pleasant quotes by Michel De Montaigne
#49. For table-talk, I prefer the pleasant and witty before the learned and the grave; in bed, beauty before goodness. #Quote by Michel De Montaigne
Pleasant quotes by Lucy Larcom
#50. Like a plant that starts up in showers and sunshine and does not know which has best helped it to grow, it is difficult to say whether the hard things or the pleasant things did me the most good. #Quote by Lucy Larcom
Pleasant quotes by Sari Botton
#51. They pine for the hip, frosty girlfriend they abandoned for a pleasant if unexciting marriage to her sunnier, less mentally present sister coast. #Quote by Sari Botton
Pleasant quotes by Douglas R. Hofstadter
#52. I am a lifelong lover of form–content interplay, and this book is no exception. As with several of my previous books, I have had the chance to typeset it down to the finest level of detail, and my quest for visual elegance on each page has had countless repercussions on how I phrase my ideas. To some this may sound like the tail wagging the dog, but I think that attention to form improves anyone's writing. I hope that reading this book not only is stimulating intellectually but also is a pleasant visual experience. #Quote by Douglas R. Hofstadter
Pleasant quotes by Diana Abu-Jaber
#53. Aunt Rachel removes the knaffea from the oven and places it on its sumptuous tray; the shredded phyllo dough is crisp and brown, crackling with hot, rose-scented syrup. Nestled within, like a naughty secret, is the melting layer of sweet cheese. The pastry is freshly hot, the only way to eat it, really, with its miraculous study in contrasts - the running cheese hidden within crisp, crackling layers of baked phyllo and the distinctive, brocaded complexities of flavors. It's so hot that it steams in your mouth, and at first you eat it with just the tips of your teeth. Then the layers of crisp and sweet and soft intermingle, a series of surprises. It is so rich and dense that you can eat only a little bit, and then it is over and the knaffea is just a pleasant memory - like a lovely dream that you forget a few seconds after you wake. But for a few seconds, you knew you were eating knaffea. #Quote by Diana Abu-Jaber
Pleasant quotes by George Eliot
#54. Ingenious philosophers tell you, perhaps, that the great work of the steam-engine is to create leisure for mankind. Do not believe them: it only creates a vacuum for eager thought to rush in. Even idleness is eager now - eager for amusement; prone to excursion-trains, art museums, periodical literature, and exciting novels; prone even to scientific theorizing and cursory peeps through microscopes. Old Leisure was quite a different personage. He only read one newspaper, innocent of leaders, and was free from that periodicity of sensations which we call post-time. He was a contemplative, rather stout gentleman, of excellent digestion; of quiet perceptions, undiseased by hypothesis; happy in his inability to know the causes of things, preferring the things themselves. He lived chiefly in the country, among pleasant seats and homesteads, and was fond of sauntering by the fruit-tree wall and scenting the apricots when they were warmed by the morning sunshine, or of sheltering himself under the orchard boughs at noon, when the summer pears were falling. He knew nothing of weekday services, and thought none the worse of the Sunday sermon if it allowed him to sleep from the text to the blessing; liking the afternoon service best, because the prayers were the shortest, and not ashamed to say so; for he had an easy, jolly conscience, broad-backed like himself, and able to carry a great deal of beer or port-wine, not being made squeamish by doubts and qualms and lofty aspirations. #Quote by George Eliot
Pleasant quotes by Julia Fletcher Carney
#55. Little drops of water,
Little drops of sand,
Make the mighty ocean
And the pleasant land #Quote by Julia Fletcher Carney
Pleasant quotes by Philipp Meyer
#56. A man, a life - it was barely worth mentioning. The Visigoths had destroyed the Romans, and had themselves been destroyed by the Muslims. Who were destroyed by the Spanish and Portuguese. You did not need Hitler to see that it was not a pleasant story. And yet here she was. Breathing, having these thoughts. The blood that ran through history would fill every river and ocean, but despite all the butchery, here you were. #Quote by Philipp Meyer
Pleasant quotes by John Kenney
#57. I have an odd capacity to escape reality. It makes life much more pleasant. Now, in this moment, I realize I have no intention of ever spreading my father's ashes off the coast of Hawaii or the coast of Coney Island, for that matter. A Buddhist might say that I wasn't living in the moment. I would reply to my saffron-robe-wearing mediator that with rare exceptions there are few moments I want to live in. I like escape. I like my made-up world. #Quote by John Kenney
Pleasant quotes by Grace Slick
#58. Ideal government would be a very boring job - it would be a matter of organizing a lot of utilities and keeping the wires together and the power plant and all that kind of stuff. It's not a matter of telling people how to live, it's a matter of making it pleasant for them to live. Government should be in the position of distributing food, stuff like that. #Quote by Grace Slick
Pleasant quotes by Christopher Morley
#59. A gathering of booksellers is a pleasant sanhedrim to attend. The members of this ancient craft bear mannerisms and earmarks just as definitely recognizable as those of the cloak and suit business or any other trade. They are likely to be a little - shall we say - worn at the bindings, as becomes men who have forsaken worldly profit to pursue a noble calling ill rewarded in cash. They are possibly a trifle embittered, which is an excellent demeanour for mankind in the face of inscrutable heaven. Long experience with publishers' salesmen makes them suspicious of books praised between the courses of a heavy meal. #Quote by Christopher Morley
Pleasant quotes by Gertrude Stein
#60. An audience is pleasant if you have it, it is flattering and flattering is agreeable always, but if you have an audience the being an audience is their business, they are the audience you are the writer, let each attend to their own business. #Quote by Gertrude Stein
Pleasant quotes by Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
#61. The plant and animal kingdoms (excluding humans) offered some pleasant surprises. Organisms from these realms are much simpler to figure out. Their behaviours are not muddied by personality factors or flawed belief systems. If an insect smells like a fart, you can be sure that the stench has a genetic basis. It is neither trying to make a lofty point, nor is it suffering from an inferiority complex. #Quote by Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
Pleasant quotes by Maj Sjowall
#62. After five years of marriage their idea of a really pleasant evening was to be at home, alone, help each other make a good dinner and then sit for a long time and eat and drink and talk. #Quote by Maj Sjowall
Pleasant quotes by Derek Landy
#63. Gracious ignored him. "A farmer's daughter, she was, though back then every girl was a farmer's daughter. Or a farmer. She had long hair like rope, and a nose. All her eyes were blue and she had a smile like a radiant hole in the ground, with teeth. God, she was beautiful."
"She sounds terrifying," said Donegan.
"Hush, you. I will hear no bad word spoken of your sister. #Quote by Derek Landy
Pleasant quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche
#64. It is not to everyone's taste that truth should be pronounced pleasant. But at least let no one believe that error becomes truth when it is pronounced unpleasant. #Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
Pleasant quotes by Derek Landy
#65. What about you?" he asked, his words not much more than a mumble. "Regrets?"

"Many," Skuduggery said.

Tesseract's breath rattled in his chest. "That's the goo thing about living. You get to make up for past mistakes."

"Or make brand-new ones. #Quote by Derek Landy
Pleasant quotes by Maureen Ogle
#66. [N]ow that growing your own (food, dope, hair, younameit) is hip," wrote the author of an essay widely reprinted in alternative newspapers, "it's time to resurrect the Dope of the Depression - Homebrew." Homemade beer inspired "good vibrations" and a "pleasant high." Unlike the rest of "plastic, mass-produced shit" of modern America, homebrew represented "an exercise of craft" and empowered the "politically oriented" to retaliate against "Augustus [sic] Busch and the other fascists pigs who [were] ripping off the Common Man." "If you're looking for a cheap drunk," added the beer adviser, "go back to Gussie Busch. But if you dig the good vibes from using something you make yourself, plus an improvement in quality over the commercial shit," brew on, brothers and sisters, brew on. #Quote by Maureen Ogle
Pleasant quotes by Charles Dickens
#67. Show Pleasant Riderhood a Wedding in the street, and she only saw two people taking out a regular license to quarrel and fight. Show her a Christening, and she saw a little heathen personage having a quite superfluous name bestowed upon it, inasmuch as it would be commonly addressed by some abusive epithet; which little personage was not in the least wanted by anybody, and would be shoved and banged out of everybody's way, until it should grow big enough to shove and bang. Show her a Funeral, and she saw an unremunerative ceremony in the nature of a black masquerade, conferring a temporary gentility on the performers, at an immense expense, and representing the only formal party ever given by the deceased. Show her a live father, and she saw but a duplicate of her own father, who from her infancy had been taken with fits and starts of discharging his duty to her, which duty was always incorporated in the form of a fist or a leathern strap, and being discharged hurt her. All things considered, therefore, Pleasant Riderhood was not so very, very bad. #Quote by Charles Dickens
Pleasant quotes by William C. Bryant
#68. I gazed upon the glorious sky
And the green mountains round,
And thought that when I came to lie
At rest within the ground,
'Twere pleasant, that in flowery June
When brooks send up a cheerful tune,
And groves a joyous sound,
The sexton's hand, my grave to make,
The rich, green mountain-turf should break. #Quote by William C. Bryant
Pleasant quotes by Edgar Cayce
#69. Keep the body - or keep the mind, and it will keep the body! - in a constructive manner. That is, think the pleasant things, even when the outlook may be the darkest. Do not allow the little things that are hindrances make for irritating, or to hurt the feelings. For naturally the body is sensitive to feelings of others, through the overflow of those activities in the sympathetic system. But know that God is! Know that He protects those who put their trust in Him; that what is necessary will be supplied thee if ye will keep joyous, keep happy, keep in that way of constructive forces throughout! #Quote by Edgar Cayce
Pleasant quotes by Richard Neville
#70. Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating. #Quote by Richard Neville
Pleasant quotes by Ernest Hemingway
#71. I had gone to no place where the roads were frozen and hard as iron, where it was clear cold and dry and the snow was dry and powdery and hare-tracks in the snow and the peasants took off their hats and called you Lord and there was good hunting. I had gone to no such place but to the smoke of cafés and nights when the room whirled and you needed to look at the wall to make it stop, nights in bed, drunk, when you knew that that was all there was, and the strange excitement of waking and not knowing who it was with you, and the world all unreal in the dark and so exciting that you must resume again unknowing and not caring in the night, sure that this was all and all and all and not caring. Suddenly to care very much and to sleep to wake with it sometimes morning and all that had been there gone and everything sharp and hard and clear and sometimes a dispute about the cost. Sometimes still pleasant and fond and warm and breakfast and lunch. Sometimes all niceness gone and glad to get out on the street but always another day starting and then another night. I tried to tell about the night and the difference between the night and the day and how the night was better unless the day was very clean and cold and I could not tell it; as I cannot tell it now #Quote by Ernest Hemingway
Pleasant quotes by Lisa Kleypas
#72. Did you have a pleasant ride?" she asked softly, watching as Kathleen introduced Devon to Lady Berwick.
"Which ride are you referring to?" His tone was so bland that at first she didn't perceive his implication.
Helen shot him a shocked glance. "Don't be wicked," she whispered. #Quote by Lisa Kleypas
Pleasant quotes by F Scott Fitzgerald
#73. It was pleasant to drive back to the hotel in the late afternoon, above a sea as mysteriously colored as the agates and cornelians of childhood, green as green milk, blue as laundry water, wine dark. #Quote by F Scott Fitzgerald
Pleasant quotes by Eric Weiner
#74. [Happiness is] a ghost, it's a shadow. You can't really chase it. It's a by-product, a very pleasant side effect to a life lived well. #Quote by Eric Weiner
Pleasant quotes by Ernest Hemingway
#75. It was always pleasant crossing bridges in Paris. #Quote by Ernest Hemingway
Pleasant quotes by J.P. Den Hartog
#76. Pleasant memories of the past are precious possessions of the present. #Quote by J.P. Den Hartog
Pleasant quotes by Stevie Smith
#77. These thoughts are depressing I know. They are depressing,
I wish I was more cheerful, it is more pleasant,
Also it is a duty, we should smile as well as submitting
To the purpose of One Above who is experimenting
With various mixtures of human character which goes best,
All is interesting for him it is exciting, but not for us.
There I go again. Smile, smile, and get some work to do
Then you will be practically unconscious without positively having to go. #Quote by Stevie Smith
Pleasant quotes by Henry David Thoreau
#78. However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are richest. The fault-finder will find faults even in paradise. Love your life, poor as it is. You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poorhouse. The setting sun is reflected from the windows of the almshouse as brightly as from the rich man's abode; the snow melts before its door as early in the spring. I do not see but a quiet mind may live as contentedly there, and have as cheering thoughts, as in a palace. #Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Pleasant quotes by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
#79. To my mind, a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful, and pretty, yes pretty! There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is without creating still more of them. #Quote by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Pleasant quotes by A. Edward Newton
#80. It is really surprising how many and what pleasant things happen to me; perhaps it is because I am always ready to meet an agreeable situation a little more than halfway. #Quote by A. Edward Newton
Pleasant quotes by Hannah Arendt
#81. Persecution of powerless or power-losing groups may not be a very pleasant spectacle, but it does not spring from human meanness alone. What makes men obey or tolerate real power and, on the other hand, hate people who have wealth without power, is the rational instinct that power has a certain function and is of some general use. Even #Quote by Hannah Arendt
Pleasant quotes by Stuart Woods
#82. What's the matter, don't you like surprises?"
"I like them if they're pleasant ones, and when they happen suddenly," Holly said. "But not when I have to ponder them for an hour and forty-five minutes. #Quote by Stuart Woods
Pleasant quotes by George Sarton
#83. My main interest ... is the love of truth, whether pleasant or not. Truth is self-sufficient, and there is nothing to which it can be subordinated without loss. When truth is made subservient to anything else, however great (say religion), it becomes impure and sordid. #Quote by George Sarton
Pleasant quotes by Anonymous
#84. 10. When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul; 11. Discretion shall preserve thee, #Quote by Anonymous
Pleasant quotes by Jim Butcher
#85. It took several minutes, and when Butters woke up, Andi and Marci, both naked, both rather pleasant that way, were giving him CPR. They'd kept his body alive in the absence of his soul.
"Wow," Butters slurred as he opened his eyes. He looked back and forth between the two werewolf girls. "Subtract the horrible pain in my chest, and all the mold and mildew, and I'm living the dream."
Then he passed out. #Quote by Jim Butcher
Pleasant quotes by Anne Bradstreet
#86. If we had not winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. #Quote by Anne Bradstreet
Pleasant quotes by Immanuel Kant
#87. When an upright man is in the greatest distress, which he might have avoided if he could only have disregarded duty, is he not sustained by the consciousness that he has maintained humanity in its proper dignity in his own person and honoured it, that he has no reason to be ashamed of himself in his own sight, or to dread the inward glance of self-examination? This consolation is not happiness, it is not even the smallest part of it, for no one would wish to have occasion for it, or would, perhaps, even desire a life in such circumstances. But he lives, and he cannot endure that he should be in his own eyes unworthy of life. This inward peace is therefore merely negative as regards what can make life pleasant; it is, in fact, only the escaping the danger of sinking in personal worth, after everything else that is valuable has been lost. It is the effect of a respect for something quite different from life, something in comparison and contrast with which life with all its enjoyment has no value. He still lives only because it is his duty, not because he finds anything pleasant in life. #Quote by Immanuel Kant
Pleasant quotes by Joseph Addison
#88. It is pleasant to see a notorious profligate seized with a concern for religion, and converting his spleen into zeal. #Quote by Joseph Addison
Pleasant quotes by George Bernard Shaw
#89. Usually I enjoy a first night as a surgeon enjoys an operation: this time I enjoyed it as a playgoer enjoys a pleasant performance. p 267 #Quote by George Bernard Shaw
Pleasant quotes by Ernest Hemingway
#90. He watched Richard Gordon lurching down the street until he was out of sight in the shadow from the big trees whose branches dipped down to grow into the ground like roots. What he was thinking as he watched him was not pleasant. It is a mortal sin, he thought, a grave and deadly sin and a great cruelty, and while technically one's religion may permit the ultimate result, I cannot pardon myself. On the other hand, a surgeon cannot desist while operating for fear of hurting the patient. But why must, all operations in life be performed with out an anesthetic? If I had been a better man I would have let him beat me up. It would have been better for him. The poor stupid man. The poor homeless man. I ought to stay with him, but I know that is too much for him to bear. I am ashamed and disgusted with myself and I hate what I have done. It all may turn out badly too. But I must not think about that. I will now return to the anesthetic I have used for seventeen years and will not need much longer. Although it is probably a vice now for which I only invent excuses. Though at least it is a vice for which I am suited. But I wish I could help that poor man who I am wronging. #Quote by Ernest Hemingway
Pleasant quotes by William Makepeace Thackeray
#91. As his hero and heroine pass the matrimonial barrier, the novelist generally drops the curtain, as if the drama were over then: the doubts and struggles of life ended: as if, once landed in the marriage country, all were green and pleasant there: and wife and husband had nothing to do but to link each other's arms together, and wander gently downwards towards old age in happy and perfect fruition. But our little Amelia was just on the bank of her new country, and was already looking anxiously back towards the sad friendly figures waving farewell to her across the stream, from the other distant shore. #Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
Pleasant quotes by Johann Arndt
#92. Whatever man uses without the fear of God, whatever he applies to the mere gratifying of his flesh, cannot fail to operate as a poison to the soul, however pleasant and salutary it may appear to be to the body. #Quote by Johann Arndt
Pleasant quotes by Louisa May Alcott
#93. It takes so little to make a child happy, that it is a pity in a world full of sunshine and pleasant things, that there should be any wistful faces, empty hands, or lonely little hearts. #Quote by Louisa May Alcott
Pleasant quotes by Kerri Maniscalco
#94. One may never know what secrets we'll uncover when we dare to plunge into less... pleasant places. #Quote by Kerri Maniscalco
Pleasant quotes by Derek Landy
#95. I love you all, even those I don't
particularly like. That's you, Beryl. #Quote by Derek Landy
Pleasant quotes by Anne Enright
#96. I see her on a Sunday after lunch, and we spend a pleasant afternoon, and when I leave I find she has run through me like water. #Quote by Anne Enright
Pleasant quotes by Grace Burrowes
#97. My countess tells me Genevieve has taken it into her head to remove to Paris. I suspect she wants to avoid being aunt-at-large, while her own situation admits of no change. We are Jenny's family, and Christmas is upon us. Harrison paints, he argues with her, and he has all his teeth. What say you, gentlemen?" "Paris reeks," Lord Kesmore said. "Harrison's scent is rather pleasant by comparison." "He smells of linseed oil," St. Just observed. "A point in his favor," Hazelton murmured, "from Lady Jenny's perspective." Westhaven #Quote by Grace Burrowes
Pleasant quotes by Nikki Giovanni
#98. The world is not a pleasant place to be without someone to hold and be held by. #Quote by Nikki Giovanni
Pleasant quotes by Tom Peters
#99. Fact is, the work place to a great extent is "where we live." We need star accountants. Boffo saleswomen. Over-the-top creatives in marketing and new product development. And so on. But, since we're effectively talking about "where we live," good sense and good business and "good" engagement throughout the "supply chain," from vendor's vendor to customer's customer, we would benefit mightily-including on the P & L-if we insisted (!) on: "Pleasant." "Caring." "Engaged." #Quote by Tom Peters
Pleasant quotes by Isaac Barrow
#100. There do remain dispersed in the soil of human nature divers seeds of goodness, of benignity, of ingenuity, which, being cherished, excited, and quickened by good culture, do, by common experience, thrust out flowers very lovely, and yield fruits very pleasant of virtue and goodness. #Quote by Isaac Barrow
Pleasant quotes by Ursula K. Le Guin
#101. If you cannot or will not imagine the results of your actions, there's no way you can act morally or responsibly. Little kids can't do it; babies are morally monsters - completely greedy. Their imagination has to be trained into foresight and empathy. [It's the writer's] pleasant duty is to ply the reader's imagination with the best and purest nourishment that it can absorb. #Quote by Ursula K. Le Guin
Pleasant quotes by Kazuo Ishiguro
#102. [...] An old burial ground. And so it may be. I dare say, sir, our whole country is this way. A fine green valley. A pleasant copse in the springtime. Dig its soil, and not far beneath the daisies and buttercups come the dead. And I don't talk, sir, only of those who received Christian burial. Beneath our soil lie the remains of old slaughter. Horace and I, we've grown weary of it. Weary and we no longer young. #Quote by Kazuo Ishiguro
Pleasant quotes by Abraham Lincoln
#103. I know of nothing so pleasant to the mind, as the discovery of anything which is at once new and valuable
nothing which so lightens and sweetens toil, as the hopeful pursuit of such discovery. #Quote by Abraham Lincoln
Pleasant quotes by Joan Didion
#104. And once it comes, now that I am wise in its ways, I no longer fight it. I lie down and let it happen. At first every small apprehension is magnified, every anxiety a pounding terror. Then the pain comes, and I concentrate only on that. Right there is the usefulness of migraine, there in that imposed toga, the concentration on the pain. For when the pain recedes, ten or twelve hours later, everything goes with it, all the hidden resentments, all the vain anxieties. The migraine has acted as a circuit breaker, and the fuses have emerged intact. There is a pleasant convalescent euphoria. I open the windows and feel the air, eat gratefully, sleep well. I notice the particular nature of a flower in a glass on the stair landing. I count my blessings. #Quote by Joan Didion
Pleasant quotes by C.S. Lewis
#105. A perfect practice of Christianity would, of course, consist in a perfect imitation of the life of Christ
I mean, in so far as it was applicable in one's own particular circumstance. Not in an idiotic sense
it doesn't mean that every Christian should grow a beard, or be a bachelor, or become a travelling preacher. It means that every single act and feeling, every experience, whether pleasant or unpleasant, must be referred to God. #Quote by C.S. Lewis
Pleasant quotes by Charles Williams
#106. It is as pleasant as it is unusual to see thoroughly good people getting their deserts. #Quote by Charles Williams
Pleasant quotes by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
#107. Hope is the last thing that dies in man; and though it be exceedingly deceitful, yet it is of this good use to us, that while we are traveling through life it conducts us in an easier and more pleasant way to our journey's end. #Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Pleasant quotes by Gil Fronsdal
#108. To be 'free' only when things are pleasant is not real freedom. #Quote by Gil Fronsdal
Pleasant quotes by Kathleen Grissom
#109. With each passing month, I was introduced to other aspects of a new and pleasant world. Yet, though most of my days were spent in happy pursuit, always, underlying, was the tenuous feeling of an uncertain future. #Quote by Kathleen Grissom
Pleasant quotes by Robert Jordan
#110. Always plan for the worst, child, that way all your surprises are pleasant ones. #Quote by Robert Jordan
Pleasant quotes by F Scott Fitzgerald
#111. It was dawn now on Long Island and we went about opening the rest of the windows downstairs, filling the house with gray-turning, gold-turning light. The Shadow of a tree fell abruptly across the dew and ghostly birds began to sing among the blue leaves. There was a slow, pleasant movement in the air, scarcely a wind, promising a cool, lovely day. #Quote by F Scott Fitzgerald
Pleasant quotes by Anthony Hopkins
#112. It's such a pleasant surprise when you come on set and you find someone in charge like Ken Branagh or James Ivory. You know that you're going to do a day's work and at the end of it, it's going to be good. #Quote by Anthony Hopkins
Pleasant quotes by Alice M. Tybout
#113. Ultimately, brands are built by people who passionately believe in their brands. Indeed, many of the world's best brands can be linked to a single person: Howard Schultz created Starbucks, Steve Jobs built Apple, Pleasant Roland formed American Girl, Richard Branson developed Virgin, and Phil Knight was the driving force behind Nike. Brand builders understand and believe in the power of brands. Tim #Quote by Alice M. Tybout
Pleasant quotes by Mike McCue
#114. Articles themselves are condensed to narrow columns of text across 5, 6, 7 pages, and ads that are really distracting for the reader, so it's not a pleasant experience to 'curl up' with a good website. #Quote by Mike McCue
Pleasant quotes by Sadhguru
#115. So whatever you think about yourself, whatever the world thinks about you right now does not mean a damn thing existentially. When you say spirituality, you are seeing how to progress existentially – not socially, not psychologically, not emotionally. You want to progress on the existential level. You want to go somewhere on that level, because your emotion, your society, your psychology is all just pure imagination. Isn't it so? Maybe sometimes pleasant imagination, but still imagination, isn't it? So, the progression of a being beyond his body is not dependent upon who he was in the world, what he thought of himself, what everybody thought of him. It simply depends on how conscious he is, what he has generated beyond the physical within himself. #Quote by Sadhguru
Pleasant quotes by John Worlidge
#116. In all places where there is a Summer and a Winter, and where your Gardens of pleasure are sometimes clothed with their verdant garments, and bespangled with variety of Flowers, and at other times wholly dismantled of all these; here to recompense the loss of past pleasures, and to buoy up their hopes of another Spring, many have placed in their Gardens, Statues, and Figures of several Animals, and great variety of other curious pieces of Workmanship, that their walks might be pleasant at any time in those places of never dying pleasures. #Quote by John Worlidge
Pleasant quotes by David Morse
#117. Home wasn't a pleasant place to live, growing up. #Quote by David Morse
Pleasant quotes by Nhat Hanh
#118. Every feeling is a field of energy. A pleasant feeling is an energy which can nourish. Irritation is a feeling which can destroy. Under the light of awareness, the energy of irritation can be transformed into and energy which nourishes. #Quote by Nhat Hanh
Pleasant quotes by Marilynne Robinson
#119. Lila had no particular notion of what the word 'married' meant, except that there was an endless, pleasant joke between them that excluded everybody else and that all the rest of them were welcome to admire. #Quote by Marilynne Robinson
Pleasant quotes by B.E. Sanderson
#120. That's the ultimate anonymity. Me in a cabin in the woods somewhere. I imagine I'll go to town once a week for groceries, make small talk with pleasant people that I will never get any closer to, and then go home." "It sounds lonely," he said. In the back of his head, he wondered if she didn't have the right idea. "You can be lonely in a room full of people. And perfectly content in a cabin by yourself. It all depends on what you're looking for in life. #Quote by B.E. Sanderson
Pleasant quotes by William Shakespeare
#121. The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices
Make instruments to plague us. #Quote by William Shakespeare
Pleasant quotes by Oscar Wilde
#122. There is a great deal to be said in favour of reading a novel backwards. The last page is as a rule the most interesting, and when one begins with the catastrophe or the dénouement one feels on pleasant terms of equality with the author. It is like going behind the scenes of a theatre. One is no longer taken in, and the hair-breadth escapes of the hero and the wild agonies of the heroine leave one absolutely unmoved. One knows the jealously guarded secret, and one can afford to smile at the quite unnecessary anxiety that the puppets of fiction always consider it their duty to display. #Quote by Oscar Wilde
Pleasant quotes by Karen Donahue
#123. Do something pleasant for her when you get home. So, what are you working on? #Quote by Karen Donahue
Pleasant quotes by Lisa Kleypas
#124. I wanted a footman with twinkly eyes like Father Christmas, not the eyes of a Viking mercenary. Footmen are supposed to be clean-shaven and pleasant-looking, and have nice names like Peter or George. But mine is scowly and growly, and his name is Drago and he has a black beard. #Quote by Lisa Kleypas
Pleasant quotes by Michel De Montaigne
#125. Nature has with a Motherly Tenderness observed this, that the Action she has enjoyned us for our Necessity should be also pleasant to us, and invites us to them, not only by Reason, but also by Appetite: and 'tis Injustice to infringe her Laws. #Quote by Michel De Montaigne
Pleasant quotes by Joel Garreau
#126. There are three levels of happiness: the pleasant life, the good life, and the meaningful life. #Quote by Joel Garreau
Pleasant quotes by Mark Twain
#127. Preachers are always pleasant company when they are off duty. #Quote by Mark Twain
Pleasant quotes by Maeve Binchy
#128. I am a big, confident, happy woman who had a loving childhood, a pleasant career, and a wonderful marriage. I feel very lucky. #Quote by Maeve Binchy
Pleasant quotes by Victoria Schwab
#129. Shouldn't she stay on the boat?" The cat's ear twitched, and Lila felt that whatever pleasant inclinations the cat was forming toward her, she'd just lost them.
"Don't be ridiculous," said Alucard. "The ship's no place for a cat." Lila was about to point out that the cat had been aboard the ship as long as she had when he added, "I believe in keeping my valuables with me."
Lila perked up. Were cats so precious here? Or rare? She hadn't ever seen another one, but in the little time she was ashore, she hadn't exactly been looking. "Oh yeah?"
"I don't like that look," Alucard said, twisting chest and cat away.
"What look?" asked Lila innocently.
"The look that says Esa might conveniently go missing if I tell you what she's worth. #Quote by Victoria Schwab
Pleasant quotes by Liu Wen
#130. My parents are very humble people who have simple lives ... they live in a pleasant little town in China. #Quote by Liu Wen
Pleasant quotes by Margaret Atwood
#131. He says there are many ways to die and some are less pleasant than others. He says I am lucky I will never have to know things like this. "This country has no heroes," he says. "You should keep it that way. #Quote by Margaret Atwood
Pleasant quotes by Kevin Hart
#132. Any hand that I've shaken, any person that I met when I was Joe Blow, now that I'm this guy Kevin Hart, has come back. That's why I treat everybody with respect. I'm always a nice pleasant guy to meet because when they come back to you, they remember. #Quote by Kevin Hart
Pleasant quotes by David Lipsky
#133. This was the first thing I ever said, "All right, I'm gonna try to do the very best I can." Instead of doing this, "All right, I'll work at like three-quarters speed, and then I can always figure that if I just hadn't been a fuckup, the book coulda been really good." You know that defense system? You write the paper the night before, so if it doesn't get a great grade, you know that it could've been better.
And this worked
I worked as hard as I could on this. And in a weird way, you might think that would make me more nervous about whether people would like it. But there was this weird
you know like when you work out really well, there's this kind of tiredness that's real pleasant, and it's sort of placid. #Quote by David Lipsky
Pleasant quotes by Herman Melville
#134. Praise when merited is not a boon: yet to a generous nature, is it pleasant to utter it. #Quote by Herman Melville
Pleasant quotes by Aldo Leopold
#135. The river was nowhere and everywhere, for he could not decide which of a hundred green lagoons offered the most pleasant and least speedy path to the Gulf. So he traveled them all, and so did we. He divided and rejoined, he twisted and turned, he meandered in awesome jungles, he all but ran in circles, he dallied with lovely groves, he got lost and was glad of it, and so were we. For the last word in procrastination, go travel with a river reluctant to lose his freedom in the sea. #Quote by Aldo Leopold
Pleasant quotes by Vladimir Nabokov
#136. The road now stretched across open country, and it occured to me - not by way of protest, not as a symbol, or anything like that, but merely as a novel experience - that since I had disregarded all laws of humanity, I might as well disregard the rules of traffic. So I crossed to the left side of the highway and checked the feeling, and the feeling was good. It was a pleasant diaphragmal melting, with elements of diffused tactility, all this enhanced by the thought that nothing could be nearer to the elimination of basic physical laws than deliberately driving on the wrong site of the road. #Quote by Vladimir Nabokov
Pleasant quotes by Jamie O'Neill
#137. I'm just thinking that would be pleasant. To be reading, say, out of a book, and you to come up and touch me – my neck, say, or my knee – and I'd carry on reading, I might let a smile, no more, wouldn't lose my place on the page. It would be pleasant to come to that. We'd come so close, do you see, that I wouldn't be surprised out of myself every time you touched. #Quote by Jamie O'Neill
Pleasant quotes by Fredrik Backman
#138. Parvaneh's belly is now so big that she looks like a giant tortoise when she heaves herself down into a squatting position, one hand on the gravestone and the other hooked around Patrick's arm. Not that Ove dares bring up the giant tortoise metaphor, of course. There are more pleasant ways of killing oneself, he feels. #Quote by Fredrik Backman
Pleasant quotes by Debasish Mridha
#139. The most pleasant surprise is to get lost in the beauty of life. #Quote by Debasish Mridha
Pleasant quotes by Izaak Walton
#140. No life is so happy and so pleasant as the life of the well-govern'd angler. #Quote by Izaak Walton
Pleasant quotes by Pedro Acevedo
#141. I rather live my life with an uncomfortable truth than live it with a pleasant lie... #Quote by Pedro Acevedo
Pleasant quotes by Sylvia Boorstein
#142. Right Understanding means feeling terrible, remembering pain is finite, and taking some solace from that remembering. And, when things are pleasant, even splendidly pleasant, remembering impermanence doesn't diminish the experience--it enhances it [p. 33] #Quote by Sylvia Boorstein
Pleasant quotes by Melanie Dickerson
#143. Valten turned and grasped Gisela around the waist to help her down. She placed her hands on his shoulders and he set her on her feet, but slowly. After all, when one has a pleasant task to do, there's no reason to rush it. #Quote by Melanie Dickerson
Pleasant quotes by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
#144. Oh, if I had done nothing simply from laziness! Heavens, how I should have respected myself, then. I should have respected myself because I should at least have been capable of being lazy; there would at least have been one quality, as it were, positive in me, in which I could have believed myself. Question: What is he? Answer: A sluggard; how very pleasant it would have been to hear that of oneself! It would mean that I was positively defined, it would mean that there was something to say about me. 'Sluggard' - why, it is a calling and vocation, it is a career. Do not jest, it is so. I should then be a member of the best club by right, and should find my occupation in continually respecting myself. I knew a gentleman who prided himself all his life on being a connoisseur of Lafitte. He considered this as his positive virtue, and never doubted himself. He died, not simply with a tranquil, but with a triumphant conscience, and he was quite right, too. Then I should have chosen a career for myself, I should have been a sluggard and a gluteton, not a simple one, but, for instance, one with sympathies for everything sublime and beautiful. How do you like that? I have long had visions of it. That 'sublime and beautiful' weighs heavily on my mind at forty But that is at forty; then - oh, then it would have been different! I should have found for myself a form of activity in keeping with it, to be precise, drinking to the health of everything 'sublime and beautiful.' I should have s #Quote by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Pleasant quotes by Stephen King
#145. Thanks to you guys and girls who read my stuff, too. May you have long days and pleasant nights. #Quote by Stephen King
Pleasant quotes by Clarence Darrow
#146. Criminal cases receive the attention of the press. The cruel and disagreeable things of life are more apt to get the newspaper space than the pleasant ones. It must be that most people enjoy hearing of and reading about the troubles of others. Perhaps men unconsciously feel that they rise in the general level as others go down. #Quote by Clarence Darrow
Pleasant quotes by Alexander McCall Smith
#147. There were some people, it seemed, who were incapable of being pleasant about anything. Of course, the cars that such people drove tended to be difficult as well. Nice cars have nice drivers; bad cars have bad drivers. A person's gearbox revealed everything that you could want to know about that person, thought Mr J.L.B. Matekoni. #Quote by Alexander McCall Smith
Pleasant quotes by Derek Landy
#148. You are a cynical man, Mr. Pleasant." "We live in cynical times, Miss Cain. #Quote by Derek Landy
Pleasant quotes by Lydia M. Child
#149. No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word-father. #Quote by Lydia M. Child
Pleasant quotes by Stephen Leacock
#150. But after all
I say this as a kind of afterthought in conclusion
why bother with success at all? I have observed that the successful people get very little real enjoyment out of life. In fact the contrary is true. If I had to choose
with an eye to having a really pleasant life
between success and ruin, I should prefer ruin every time. I have several friends who are completely ruined
some two or three times
in a large way of course; and I find that if I want to get a really good dinner, where the champagne is just as it ought to be, and where hospitality is unhindered by mean thoughts of expense, I can get it best at the house of a ruined man. #Quote by Stephen Leacock
Pleasant quotes by Byron Nelson
#151. Arnold Palmer has what I call an 'Eisenhower smile'. Those two men, they'd smile and their whole faces would look so pleasant; it was like they were smiling all over. #Quote by Byron Nelson
Pleasant quotes by Solomon Northup
#152. There are few sights more pleasant to the eye than a wide cotton field when it is in bloom. It presents an appearance of purity, like an immaculate expanse of light, new-fallen snow. #Quote by Solomon Northup
Pleasant quotes by Lucretius
#153. The gods and their tranquil abodes appear, which no winds disturb, nor clouds bedew with showers, nor does the white snow, hardened by frost, annoy them; the heaven, always pure, is without clouds, and smiles with pleasant light diffused.
[Lat., Apparet divom numen, sedesque quietae;
Quas neque concutiunt ventei, nec nubila nimbeis.
Aspergunt, neque nex acri concreta pruina
Cana cadens violat; semper sine nubibus aether
Integer, et large diffuso lumine ridet.] #Quote by Lucretius
Pleasant quotes by Epictetus
#154. Who is not attracted by bright and pleasant children, to prattle, to creep, and to play with them? #Quote by Epictetus
Pleasant quotes by Dr. Seuss
#155. A Wasn't just isn't. He just isn't present. But you ... You ARE YOU! And, now isn't that pleasant! #Quote by Dr. Seuss
Pleasant quotes by Banana Yoshimoto
#156. I realized that the world did not exist for my benefit. It followed that the ratio of pleasant and unpleasant things around me would not change. It wasn't up to me. It was clear that the best thing to do was to adopt a sort of muddled cheerfulness. #Quote by Banana Yoshimoto
Pleasant quotes by James Ellis
#157. Man's birth is a lottery; it may be in the pleasant home of ease and affluence, or in the hut of poverty; in either case it may be a stain or an honor. If he is born in poverty, and his future life throws a lustre over an humble birth, the reward will not only be great, but his name will stand higher on the roll of honor and virtue, than he who can only boast of his proud descent. #Quote by James Ellis
Pleasant quotes by Victoria Aveyard
#158. I didn't ask if you could read it,' he replies, still pleasant. 'Besides, words can lie. See beyond them. #Quote by Victoria Aveyard
Pleasant quotes by Thomas Harris
#159. I'll confess it is pleasant to look at you asleep. You're quite beautiful, Clarice. #Quote by Thomas Harris
Pleasant quotes by Jean Rhys
#160. She spent the foggy day in endless, aimless walking, for it seemed to her that if she moved quickly enough she would escape the fear that hunted her. It was a vague and shadowy fear of something cruel and stupid that had caught her and would never let her go. She had always known that it was there - hidden under the more of less pleasant surface of things. Always. Ever since she was a child.
You could argue about hunger or cold or loneliness, but with that fear you couldn't argue. It went too deep. You were too mysteriously sure of its terror. You could only walk very fast and try to leave it behind you. #Quote by Jean Rhys
Pleasant quotes by Derek Jacobi
#161. One of the last episodes was all about a flood. We were working in the rain till all hours, and it was muddy and it was cold and it was damp, and it was hours under the hoses. That was not pleasant. That was not pleasant. #Quote by Derek Jacobi
Pleasant quotes by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
#162. Love of fame, fear of disgrace, schemes for advancement, desire to make life comfortable and pleasant, and the urge to humiliate others are often at the root of the valour men hold in such high esteem. #Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Pleasant quotes by L. Tom Perry
#163. The almost universal gift everyone can develop is the creation of a pleasant disposition, an even temperament. #Quote by L. Tom Perry
Pleasant quotes by Rex Stout
#164. She had been a pleasant surprise. From what her father had said I had expected an intellectual treat in a plain wrapper, but the package was attractive enough to take your attention off of the contents ... she was not in any way hard to look at, and those details which had been first disclosed when she appeared in her swimming rig were completely satisfactory. #Quote by Rex Stout
Pleasant quotes by Steve Goodier
#165. Unexpected and pleasant surprises occur every day...random kindnesses from a stranger; would-be tragic accidents narrowly avoided; sicknesses healed.... We will notice if we look. We will see good sprinkled liberally over every day if we are open. #Quote by Steve Goodier
Pleasant quotes by John Hillaby
#166. Few things are more pleasant than a village graced with a good church, a good priest and a good pub. #Quote by John Hillaby
Pleasant quotes by Miguel Ruiz
#167. In the dream of the planet it is normal for humans to suffer, to live in fear, and to create emotional dramas. The outside dream is not a pleasant dream; it is a dream of violence, a dream of fear, a dream of war, a dream of injustice. The personal dream of humans will vary, but globally it is mostly a nightmare. If we look at human society we see a place so difficult to live in because it is ruled by fear. Throughout the world we see human suffering, anger, revenge, addictions, violence in the street, and tremendous injustice. It may exist at different levels in different countries around the world, but fear is controlling the outside dream. #Quote by Miguel Ruiz
Pleasant quotes by Pat Morita
#168. I've been working on my autobiography, just pecking away in longhand. The more you write, the more you remember. The more you remember, the more detail you recall. It's not all pleasant! #Quote by Pat Morita
Pleasant quotes by Joseph Conrad
#169. There are men here and there to whom the whole of life is like an after-dinner hour with a cigar; easy, pleasant, empty, perhaps enlivened by some fable of strife to be forgotten - before the end is told - even if there happens to be any end to it. #Quote by Joseph Conrad
Pleasant quotes by Paolo Giordano
#170. Mattia stayed right where he was, feeling those clothes that weren't his, but with the pleasant sensation of disappearing into them. #Quote by Paolo Giordano
Pleasant quotes by Elizabeth Newton
#171. I don't know if you've ever been covered head to toe in prickle bush, but let me tell you, it's not a pleasant experience, as I'm sure you can imagine. #Quote by Elizabeth Newton
Pleasant quotes by Ernie J Zelinski
#172. Occasionally, you will be given the chance to be either intellectual or pleasant. Leave being intellectual to others. #Quote by Ernie J Zelinski
Pleasant quotes by Keith Hollihan
#173. She introduced herself to me as Ray's wife. I was only mildly surprised to realize that Ray had this pleasant-looking matron for a partner, a little glassy-eyed, tagged by forty years of marriage like a dead deer on a car roof. #Quote by Keith Hollihan
Pleasant quotes by Charles Dickens
#174. She had given him her hand in an indifferent way that seemed habitual to her and spoke in a correspondingly indifferent manner, though in a very pleasant voice. She was as graceful as she was beautiful, perfectly self-possessed, and had the air, I thought, of being able to attract and interest any one if she had thought it worth her while. The keeper had brought her a chair on which she sat in the middle of the porch between us. #Quote by Charles Dickens
Pleasant quotes by Cathy Burnham Martin
#175. Skip the urge to respond to a road rage invitation. I find that my days are far more smooth and pleasant when I don't give someone the leverage to annoy or stress me. Just smile, giggle to yourself, or wave "hi" with a wag of your pinky finger, if you must. But then the incident is over, and no stress or annoyance remains, at least not in my car. The self-centered driver has the negative attitude. Don't let someone else's poor behavior choices become contagious. #Quote by Cathy Burnham Martin
Pleasant quotes by Ann Rinaldi
#176. You are a man without a heart, Dr. Leddell.
And you, Mary Cooper, are a meddler. A woman can be forgiven for many transgressions but not that.
I have been called worse. And by people I hold in more esteem than you.
Ha! I pity the poor man unfortunate enough to marry you someday. He writes his own ticket to hell.
If he does, then I'll make that hell as pleasant a place for him as I know how. But I won't deceive him and tell him it's heaven, then stoke the fires behind his back and cover it all with the scent of lilacs. #Quote by Ann Rinaldi
Pleasant quotes by Mahatma Gandhi
#177. It is pleasant that there will be no religions in heaven. #Quote by Mahatma Gandhi
Pleasant quotes by Derek Landy
#178. Bravery, after all, isn't the absence of fear. Bravery is the acknowledgement and the conquering of fear. #Quote by Derek Landy
Pleasant quotes by W. Somerset Maugham
#179. There are few things so pleasant as a picnic eaten in perfect comfort. #Quote by W. Somerset Maugham
Pleasant quotes by Donald Trump
#180. In real life, if I were firing you, I'd tell you what a great job you did, how fantastic you are, and how you can do better someplace else. If somebody steals, that's different, but generally speaking, you want to let them down as lightly as possible. It's not a very pleasant thing. I don't like firing people. #Quote by Donald Trump
Pleasant quotes by Louisa May Alcott
#181. Jo's eyes sparkled, for it's always pleasant to be believed in; and a friend's praise is always sweeter than a dozen newspaper puffs. #Quote by Louisa May Alcott
Pleasant quotes by Marty Rubin
#182. Whatever I love to do I will always try to find the easiest and most pleasant way to do it. #Quote by Marty Rubin
Pleasant quotes by Evgeni Plushenko
#183. I'm a wealthy man now. I've got a flat, a car, I have enough money to buy food. I skate to make the people happy. If somebody skates to earn money, I don't care. I skate for the people. Besides, it's pleasant to supply Russia with gold medals. #Quote by Evgeni Plushenko
Pleasant quotes by Hesiod
#184. When you deal with your brother, be pleasant, but get a witness. #Quote by Hesiod
Pleasant quotes by George Peele
#185. God in the whizzing of a pleasant wind Shall march upon the tops of mulberry trees. #Quote by George Peele
Pleasant quotes by Haruki Murakami
#186. It's like watching some rare exotic butterfly. Pleasant to watch, but you can't touch it, for as soon as you do, it dies, it's brilliance gone. #Quote by Haruki Murakami
Pleasant quotes by Derek Landy
#187. Skulduggery Pleasant walked off the battlefield, and Lord Vile walked into my Temple. - High Priest Tenebrae #Quote by Derek Landy
Pleasant quotes by Publilius Syrus
#188. Each day is the scholar of yesterday. #Quote by Publilius Syrus
Pleasant quotes by Bertrand Russell
#189. Curious learning not only makes unpleasant things less unpleasant but also makes pleasant things more pleasant. #Quote by Bertrand Russell
Pleasant quotes by John Tillotson
#190. It is pleasant to be virtuous and good, because that is to excel many others; it is pleasant to grow better, because that is to excel ourselves; it is pleasant to mortify and subdue our lusts, because that is victory; it is pleasant to command our appetites and passions, and to keep them in due order within the bounds of reason and religion, because this is empire. #Quote by John Tillotson
Pleasant quotes by Henry David Thoreau
#191. When the ground was partially bare of snow, and a few warm days had dried its surface somewhat, it was pleasant to compare the first tender signs of the infant year just peeping forth with the stately beauty of the withered vegetation which had withstood the winterdecent weeds, at least, which widowed Nature wears. #Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Pleasant quotes by Curtis Sittenfeld
#192. Hannah is missing school because one night, her father exiled her and her mother and Allison from the house. This was, obviously, somewhat insane. But it wasn't more insane or cruel than other things he's done, which is not to say he's insane or cruel all the time. He's himself; he can be perfectly pleasant; he's the weather system they live with , and all the behavior, whenever he is around, hinges on his mood. Don't the three of them understand that living with him simply is what it is? To complain or resist would be as useless as complaining about or resisting a tornado. #Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld
Pleasant quotes by Francis Scott Key
#193. Nothing but Christianity will give you the victory. Until a man believes in his heart that Jesus Christ is his Lord and Master ... his course through life will be neither safe nor pleasant. My only regret is that I was so long blinded by my pleasures, my vices and pursuits, and the examples of others that I was kept fr ... om seeing, admiring, and adoring the marvelous light of the gospel. #Quote by Francis Scott Key
Pleasant quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche
#194. Pity is the most pleasant feeling in those who have not much pride, and have no prospect of great conquests: the easy prey - and that is what every sufferer is - is for them an enchanting thing. #Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
Pleasant quotes by Victoria Kahler
#195. She thoroughly felt the pitch and roll of the ship as it traveled southerly across the ocean. It was a pleasant feeling, an ancient one that every person who had ever loved the sea had felt and cherished
to be rocked to sleep, as if in a mother's arms or in a cradle. #Quote by Victoria Kahler
Pleasant quotes by Noel Clarke
#196. I'm a nice guy to anyone I meet, until they show me they don't deserve niceness. I'll turn very quickly. But I'm pretty pleasant overall. #Quote by Noel Clarke
Pleasant quotes by John Oliver
#197. As any Brit will understand, things get a little easier when you don't have to be number one any more. Really, the fall of an empire is not as bad as everyone thinks. It's like retirement. People fear retirement, but it can turn out be rather pleasant. #Quote by John Oliver
Pleasant quotes by Derek Landy
#198. This is your one chance. Tell me where the key is."
"Okay."
Serpine raised an eyebrow. "Really?"
"No, only joking. Do your worst. #Quote by Derek Landy
Pleasant quotes by K.R. Royal
#199. Poetry should make you feel good, life's already full of possibilities that make you feel bad. But, there's always the needed philosophical poem that puts you back into a reality that might not be so pleasant. #Quote by K.R. Royal
Pleasant quotes by Doreen Orion
#200. As Tim followed me up the narrow stairwell, he playfully pinched my butt with every step, a pleasant (and painful
in a black-and-blue sort of way) reminder that all I had yearned for as a student twenty-five years before had come true, even if I hadn't taken the time to notice it until now: I was happy. At twenty years old, had I articulated what I thought I needed in life, I would have probably said a big house, a successful husband, and a great career. Yet all I really needed for true happiness was the homeless, unemployed bus driver right behind me, pinching my butt every step of the way. #Quote by Doreen Orion

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