labor is often the father of pleasure.
french philosopher and historian
one of the greatest pleasure in life is conversation.
logan peasall smith, americen writer
perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
a.e. housman, british scholar and poet
never less idle than when wholly idle, nor less alone than when wholly alone.
john clare, british poet
people who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
john wanamaker,american merchant
pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain, the enjoying of something i am in great trouble for till i have it.
john selden , british jurist
praise is ilde sunlight to the human spirit, we cannot flower and grow without it.
graham green, british writer
rest is a good thing, but boredom is its brother.
voltaire, french philosopher
a good laugh is sunshine in a house.
william makepeace thackeray.british novelist
a man who is never satisfied with himself and whom therefore nobody can please.
johann wolfgang von goethe , german poet
a smile is ever the most bright and beautiful with a tear upon it. what is the dawn without its dew? the tear, by the smile is made precious above the smile itself.
susanne k.langer, american philosopher and educator
all work and no play makes jack a dull boy.
james howell, british witer
anticipating pleasure is also a pleasure.
friedrich schiller.german dramatist and plet
better by far you should forget and smile than that you should remem-ber and be sad.
chtistina georgina rossetti.british poetess.
but headlong joy is ever on the wing.
john milton,british poet
energy is eternal delight.
w.black. american poet and artist
everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
baudelaire charles, french poet
he laughs best who laughs last.
walter scott, british writer
he who can conceal his joys is greater than he who can hide his griefs.
johnann lavater, seiss writer
i like the laughter that opens the lips and the heart, that shows at the same time pearls and the soul.
victor hugo, french writer
i never condider ease and joyfulness as the purpose of life itself.
albert einstein, american scientist
i wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.
theodore roosevelt, american statesman
it is a curious fact that in bad days we can very vividly recall the good time that is now no more; but that in good days we have only a very cold and imperfect memory of the bad.
arthur schopenharer, german philosopher
it is a poor heart that never rejoices.
f rederick marryat, british novelist
joys are our wings, sorrows are our spurs.
jean paul richter,french writer