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    "Community" came to be seen as a chat-group: you switch on as long as your pleasure lasts, then push another button and switch off. Very easy to go in and out, join and leave.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: pleasure 
     
    Latin food is my guiltiest pleasure and my demise. My trainer hates when I go home to visit my mom and her cooking.
    — Zulay Henao
    tags: food  hate  pleasure 
     
    Pleasure is a manifestation of self-re-creation. Pleasure is worship because it replenishes the soul.
    — Zsuzsanna Budapest
    Fishing is a pleasure of retirement, yet the angler has the power to let the fish live or die.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: power  live  pleasure  die 
     
    When water isn't rippled, it is naturally still. When a mirror isn't clouded, it is clear of itself. So the mind is not to be cleared; get rid of what muddles it, and its clarity will spontaneously appear. Pleasure need not be sought; get rid of what pains you, and pleasure is naturally there.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: pain  pleasure  clarity  water  mind 
     
    People know that fame and position are pleasant, but they do not know that the pleasure of anonymity is most real. People know that hunger and cold are distressing, but they do not know that the distress of not experiencing cold or hunger is greater.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: people  pleasure  hunger  fame  real 
     
    We never had it so good: Every person alive today derives great benefit from comforts and pleasures that were not available in the past. All of the latest technological advances serve us to a remarkable degree. For all this we should be full of appreciation and gratitude.
    — Zelig Pliskin
    Objects of Appreciation: Every time you go to use a utensil or instrument, take pleasure and feel gratitude for the fact that you have such an object available. If you focus on this, you'll be able to be lifted many many times each day. Some common examples include: a pen, fork, cup, key, computers, clock, chair, stapler, and eyeglasses.
    — Zelig Pliskin
    Art is personal, originating from dreams, ideas, neuroses; art is shared, harkening back to the humans around the fire; art imbues pleasure and power by enabling people to know reality...Art is a necessity because it is a way of knowing...Is the need for truth physiological? Art exists out of time...images may be different bu there is always a repetition- a thread.
    — Zelda Fichandler
    To the non-initiate, whose experience of sexuality and bodily pleasure may be distorted by negative cultural conditioning, the introduction of sexuality into a sacred context is often mistakenly misconstrued as the ordinary pursuit of sex for recreation.
    — Zeena Schreck
    I confess that reading proofs is a pleasure. It stimulates and inspires me.
    — Zane Grey
    Architecture is really about well-being. I think that people want to feel good in a space ... On the one hand it's about shelter, but it's also about pleasure.
    — Zaha Hadid
    tags: people  pleasure  space 
     
    There's a way that you can throw negativity out there that seems rebellious. But I've always taken pleasure in a different kind of rebellion, which is putting a positive spin on everything, trying to enjoy myself at all times.
    — Zac Efron
    tags: time  pleasure  positive 
     
    According to Eshin's Essentials of Salvation, the Ten Pleasures are but a drop in the ocean when compared to the joys of the Pure Land.
    — Yukio Mishima
    tags: joy  pleasure  ocean  salvation 
     
    To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is a pleasure beyond compare.
    — Yoshida Kenko
    tags: men  alone  pleasure  book 
     
    On a moonlit night, after a snowfall, or under cherry blossoms, it adds to our pleasure if, while chatting at our ease, we bring forth the wine cups.
    — Yoshida Kenko
    tags: night  pleasure 
     
    Love is like a reservoir of kindness and pleasure, like silos and pools during a siege.
    — Yehuda Amichai
    tags: kindness  pleasure 
     
    Everything in this life is onl
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: beauty  pain  true  pleasure  real 
     
    As artists, the pleasure is to really have your work resonate and mean something. Art takes its inspiration from reality.
    — Yareli Arizmendi
    tags: work  reality  pleasure  artist 
     
    May we be saved from evil thoughts and deed of enemies of world peace who find pleasure in creating havoc and perpetrating all forms of carnage.
    — Yahya Jammeh
    My Pleasure is my business
    — Xaviera Hollander
    tags: pleasure  business 
     
    I am sorry for men who do not read the Bible every day. I wonder why they deprive themselves of the strength and pleasure.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  wonder  pleasure  bible  read  strength  sorry 
     
    Music, in even the most terrible situations, must never offend the ear but always remain a source of pleasure.
    — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    tags: pleasure  music 
     
    People mistakenly think that art is about nature, or about an artists feelings about nature. It is instead a path of enlightenment and pleasure, one of many paths, where nature and the artists feelings are merely raw material.
    — Wolf Kahn
    When one does not have what one wants, one must want what one has": "I have had, you see, to resort more and more to very small, almost invisible pleasures, little extras. You've no idea how great one becomes with these little details, it's incredible how one grows.
    — Witold Gombrowicz
    tags: pleasure  ideas 
     
    And oh! I shall find how, day by day, All thoughts and things look older; How the laugh of pleasure grows less gay, And the heart of friendship colder.
    — Winthrop Mackworth Praed
    Simple pleasures were all the pleasures that I knew as a child.
    — Willie Stargell
    tags: children  pleasure  child 
     
    I have always had a love for American geography, and especially for the landscapes of the South. One of my pleasures has been to drive across it, with no one in the world knowing where I am, languidly absorbing the thoughts and memories of old moments, of people vanished now from my life.
    — Willie Morris
    When I was in Birmingham I used to go to a place called Redwood Field. I used to get there for a two o'clock game. Where can you make this kind of money playing sports? It was just a pleasure to go out and enjoy myself and get paid for it.
    — Willie Mays
    tags: pleasure  money  games 
     
    Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business.
    — William Wycherley
    tags: pleasure  business 
     
    Come, for my part I will have only those glorious, manly pleasures of being very drunk, and very slovenly.
    — William Wycherley
    tags: pleasure 
     
    Next to the pleasure of finding a new mistress is that of being rid of an old one.
    — William Wycherley
    tags: pleasure 
     
    Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
    — William Wycherley
    Conversation augments pleasure and diminishes pain by our having shares in either; for silent woes are greatest, as silent satisfaction leas; since sometimes our pleasure would be none but for telling of it, and our grief insupportable but for participation.
    — William Wycherley
    tags: pain  grief  pleasure  shares 
     
    I call God to record against the day we shall appear before our Lord Jesus, that I never altered one syllable of God's Word against my conscience, nor would do this day, if all that is in earth, whether it be honor, pleasure, or riches, might be given me.
    — William Tyndale
    There is an element of autobiography in all fiction in that pain or distress, or pleasure, is based on the author's own. But in my case that is as far as it goes.
    — William Trevor
    tags: pain  pleasure  author  fiction 
     
    The greatest pleasure in life is love.
    — William Temple
    tags: pleasure 
     
    Editors seek out the first novels with the seductiveness of Don Juans; the pleasure of discovery is one of the obvious reasons.
    — William Targ
    I get a fine warm feeling when I'm doing well, but that pleasure is pretty much negated by the pain of getting started each day. Let's face it, writing is hell.
    — William Styron
    tags: pain  hell  pleasure  writing 
     
    The theory which follows is entirely based on a calculus of pleasure and pain; and the object of economics is to maximize happiness by purchasing pleasure, as it were, at the lowest cost of pain.
    — William Stanley Jevons
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