It's been a business doing pleasure with you.
It's a business to do pleasure with you, said Mary tartly.
It's a pleasure doing business with you, Mr. Spock. Kirk
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which Nature herself is animated.
In everything satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
When the idea of any pleasure strikes your imagination, make a just computation between the duration of the pleasure and that of the repentance that is likely to follow it.
An intelligent person does not take part in the sources of misery, which are due to contact with material senses. Such pleasures have a beginning and an end, and so the wise man does not delight in them.
To hide her cares her only art; her pleasure, pleasures to impart.
Men may scoff, and men may pray, but they pay every pleasure with a pain.
Men seldom give pleasure where they are not pleased themselves.
We have not an hour of life in which our pleasures relish not some pain, our sours, some sweetness.
Pleasure is the bait of sin.
Simple pleasures are the last refuge of the complex.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
To do something, say something, see something, before anybody else - these are things that confer a pleasure compared with which other pleasures are tame and commonplace, other cheap and trivial