The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.
Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.
A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering.
Make treating yourself a priority and always remember your life is happening now. Don't put off all your dreams and pleasures to another day. In any balanced personal definition of success there has to be a powerful element of living life in the present.
I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.
I have no guilt about any of my pleasures.
Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
One of the pleasures of the original 'Grimm's Fairy Tales' is how incredibly ghastly they are. The ugly sisters have their eyes pecked out by crows.
Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible.
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
To go back and read Swift and Defoe and Samuel Johnson and Smollett and Pope - all those people we had to read in college English courses - to read them now is to have one of the infinite pleasures in life.
Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
Living big and joyful and content is almost always the result of our finding satisfaction in life's ordinary day-to-day pleasures. And God must be fond of them, too, for He made so many of them for us to enjoy.
Boundaries are to protect life, not to limit pleasures.
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