Favorite Quotations ~  Pleasure, 2 Power in Praise

"The living pleasures, the almost awesome ones, are the simplest. Notably these are three: to walk, to look, and to eat." ~ Emmett Hughes


I come from a long line of women who see pleasure--delight in living and loving with all your heart--as dangerous, because it leaves you wide open to rejection. ~ Cathleen Medwick

I was neither doing these people nor myself a favor by showing up when my heart wasn’t in it. There were not getting the real me, the whole me, the true me. ~ Edwidge Danticat

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

Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks. ~ Samuel Johnson

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