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A vacation is like love: anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia.
Evan Esar

I was born lost and take no pleasure in being found.
John Steinbeck

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.
John F. Kennedy

One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
Jane Austen

Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.
Eckhart Tolle

Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.
Harold Bloom

Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Jane Austen

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

The day had been a complete washout. I had had no lunch, no life-giving infusions of coffee. It had been a day without pleasure or reward.
Bill Bryson
Source: Lost Continent

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Leonardo da Vinci

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Jane Austen
Source: Northanger Abbey

Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.
Jane Austen
Source: Pride and Prejudice

To the man who loves art for its own sake, it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Source: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Quoted: Sherlock Holmes

Vacations prove that a life of pleasure is overrated.
Mason Cooley

When pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure.
Jane Austen

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