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There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when
two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife,
confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
- Homer

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So is the savage buffalo, especially delighting in dark places,
where he can wallow in the mud and slake his thirst without much trouble;
and here also we find the wild pig.
- John H. Speke

They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the
houses and the graves about,
Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out,
Delighting still in their forsaken hosts.
- Joshua Sylvester

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is like a beautiful flower
which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden
a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast,
It is not proud. It does not dishonor others,
It is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered,
It keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil
but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts,
always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails.
- Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)

Take Delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May You Delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The challenge before us is to savor the unknown
and delight in the taste of possibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

May your season shine with delight and surprise.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart,
and you shall see that in truth
you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
- Khalil Gibran

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

I Delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
- Robert Frost

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel
as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose Kennedy

It's a delight to trust somebody so completely.
- Jeff Goldblum

LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food;
sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
- Henry Fielding

The universe must exist for the self-expression
of God and the delight of God.
- Ernest Holmes

To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle,
is a deep delight of the blood.
- George Santayana

Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation,
and is thus a source of civilized delight.
- William Safire

How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
- Franz Kafka

Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
- John Gay

I delight in what I fear.
- Shirley Jackson

When we cannot be delivered from ourselves,
we delight in devouring ourselves.
- Emile M. Cioran

What more felicity can fall to creature,
than to enjoy delight with liberty?
- Edmund Spenser

Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature,
should be limited.
In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.
- Vladimir Nabokov

Lyrics are very different.
There is a clear line between that and a poem.
Something that has been a source of great excitement
and delight for me is this idea that I get to rhyme.
- Joanna Newsom

Look thy last on all things lovely, Every hour -
let no night Seal thy sense in deathly slumber Till
to delight Thou hast paid thy utmost blessing.
- Austin Dobson

Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure
system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

The brave love mercy, and delight to save.
- John Gay

From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight,
my every pain is born.
- Michelangelo

Books should to one of these fours ends conduce,
for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
- John Denham

If venereal delight and the power of propagating the
species were permitted only to the virtuous,
it would make the world very good.
- James Boswell

Only when your consciousness is totally focused on
the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift,
lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.
- Barbara de Angelis

Nature was here a series of wonders,
and a fund of delight.
- Daniel Boone

I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
- Henri Matisse

For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance.
- Margaret Cavendish

Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently
is nothing to do but delight in heaven's wonders.
- Louis D. Brandeis

The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
- Joseph Joubert

A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge.
They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong,
take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing.
- Richard Russo

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself.
Give yourself peace of mind.
You deserve to be happy.
You deserve delight.
- Hannah Arendt

Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight,
which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him,
has the idea we call love.
- John Locke

The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented
the unity of life in nature,
delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth,
death and regeneration.
- Carol P. Christ

Pay-per-view would deprive many kids of the delight of seeing the Olympics.
- Mary Lou Retton

Mysticism and exaggeration go together.
A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all
the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.
- Milan Kundera

The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit,
takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
- Samuel Richardson

Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on;
its delight is murder,
and its end is despair.
- Friedrich Schiller

The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.
- Julia Margaret Cameron

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
- Marcus Aurelius

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary
thing called love and feel the depth,
the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that
for you the world is transformed.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy;
they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner
of the streets of life they of a sudden greet us with a smile.
- Gerald Massey

Living in the present moment requires discretion toward memory.
Without memory we'd have amnesia. What good would there be in that?
Offer discretion and discernment for our past
with a broad spectrum of forgiveness.
As for our present moment, delight.
And dedication to remain fully present to all the possibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There is no delight in owning anything unshared.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Studies serve for delight, for ornaments,
and for ability.
- Francis Bacon

Since the printing press came into being,
poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man;
it has become the amusement and delight of the few.
- John Masefield

My delight and thy delight Walking, like two angels white,
In the gardens of the night.
- Robert Bridges

I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge,
and, looking round with astonishing delight,
beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below.
- Daniel Boone

The soul of sweet delight, can never be defiled.
- William Blake

If kind parents love their children and delight in their happiness,
then he who is perfect goodness in sending abroad mortal
contagions doth assuredly direct their use.
- John Woolman

She discovered with great delight that one does not
love one's children just because they are one's children
but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

As for our garments, my Mother did not only delight
to see us neat and cleanly,
fine and gay, but rich and costly: maintaining us to
the heighth of her estate,
but not beyond it.
- Margaret Cavendish

If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart,
which others bleed for, bleed for me.
- William Congreve

True education flowers at the point when delight falls
in love with responsibility.
- Philip Pullman

There is no greater delight than to be conscious of
sincerity on self-examination.
- Mencius

Twins are usually hailed with delight,
because they swell the power of the family,
though in some instances they are put to death.
- John H. Speke

By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others,
and the delight in the recognition.
- Alexander Smith

As your faith is strengthened you will find that there
is no longer the need to have a sense of control,
that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them,
to your great delight and benefit.
- Emmanuel Teney

And so my militant philosophy is this:
to make with a brush on canvas is a simple direct delight-to
make with the movie is the same.
- Norman McLaren


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