If you are not yourself, if you surrender your personality, you have nothing left to give the world. You have no pleasure, no use, nothing which will attract and charm me, for by the suppression of your individuality, you lose your distinctive character.
If something pleasant happens to you, don't forget to tell it to your friends, to make them feel bad.
The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.
In every work a reward added makes the pleasure twice as great.
When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is duty, life is slavery.
There is no time like the pleasant.
When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from.
I find that pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more acute than the pleasure of much praise.
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
If we had no faults, we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.
The most delightful pleasures cloy without variety.
Next to having a staunch friend is the pleasure of having a brilliant enemy.