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Abraham Clark Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Abraham Clark

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I have the Pleasure to assure you Congress pay particular
Attention to the Defence of New Jersey,
and hitherto have denied us nothing which we have Asked for that Purpose.
- Abraham Clark

As to my Title, I know not yet whether it will be honourable or dishonourable,
the issue of the War must Settle it.
Perhaps our Congress will be Exalted on a high Gallows.
- Abraham Clark

Our fates are in the hands of An Almighty God,
to whom I can with pleasure confide my own;
he can save us,
or destroy us; his Councils are fixed and cannot be disappointed,
and all his designs will be Accomplished.
- Abraham Clark

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow PHOTO

 

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness
of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
- Albert Einstein

A new friend is like new wine;
when it has aged you will drink it with pleasure.
- Ecclesiastes 9:10

Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit
which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
- Henry David Thoreau

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Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

Pleasure disappoints, possibility never
- Soren Kierkegaard

My definition of success is to live your life in a way
that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain -
and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel
a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
- Tony Robbins

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do;
the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
- Mary Wilson Little

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

Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has,
it may be inadvisable to draw it out...
Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
- A. E. Housman

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Don't get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific.
I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style,
and ride them for pleasure and light exercise.
- Brock Yates

Work is not man's punishment.
It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure?
It's to see my dividends coming in.
- John D. Rockefeller

If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends -
you're safe in doing it.
But if you take the slightest pleasure in it,
that's the time to hold your tongue.
- Alice Duer Miller

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Dale Carnegie

I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat.
There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra
three years in the geriatric ward.
- John Mortimer

Music produces a kind of pleasure
which human nature cannot do without.
- Confucius

When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure,
when I really enjoy my life.
- Monica Bellucci

There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.
- Thomas Fuller

The greatest pleasure when I started making money was
not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to
have as many freshly typed drafts as possible.
- Gore Vidal

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
- Henny Youngman

Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.
- Aphra Behn

God made me fast.
And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
- Eric Liddell

My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody;
they were my refuge when annoyed -
my dearest pleasure when free.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
- Clarence Darrow

Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune.
For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure
in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
- Russell Baker

Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally,
in the end, pleasure.
- Mark Strand

I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading,
as I had in the writing.
- Francis Quarles

Literature is my calling To hold up the mirror to my
countrymen comes natural to me;
and in the open field of invention I am not without
hopes of giving them pleasure.
- Thomas Edward Brown

Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when
they wake up from a nightmare.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Like everybody at that age, I read an awful lot of pulp fiction.
But at the same time, I also read quite a bit of history
and read that as much for pleasure as part of a curriculum.
- John Hume

If I had my choice, I'd pick a song that tells a story every time.
There is a great deal of pleasure in doing the vocal
on a number that you can put feeling into.
- Vaughn Monroe

First of all, Shakespeare is about pleasure and interest.
He was from the first moment he actually wrote something for the stage,
and he remains so.
- Stephen Greenblatt

Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from
counting without being aware that it is counting.
- Gottfried Leibniz

The vocabulary of pleasure depends on the imagery of pain.
- Marina Warner

Sorry, but there is no pleasure in finding new ways
of saying the same stuff about projects which tanked.
- Alex Cox

One can become enthusiastic over anything.
For a time I was delighted with bomb throwing.
It gave me a tremendous pleasure to bomb those fellows from above.
- Manfred von Richthofen

The good pleasure of God is an act of the divine will
freely and effectively determining all things.
- William Ames

Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure,
there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.
- Lord Byron

All their sport in the park is but a shadow to that
pleasure that I find in Plato;
alas good folk,
they never felt what true pleasure meant.
- Jane Grey

Wisely used history can give pleasure and provide us with a useful tool;
but we should not become its slaves.
- Douglas Hurd

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

The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue.
You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure
of others and finally for money.
- Marcel Achard

Rap is only one end of a whole spectrum of verbal play and virtuosity.
Rap is geared for aural pleasure.
- Rita Dove

The first thing we become convinced of is that man
is organized so as to be far more sensible of pain than of pleasure.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

When I'm writing a song, it gives me more actual pleasure
to hear someone else sing it than do it meself.
- Shane MacGowan

What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic
pleasure of giving offense.
- Charles Baudelaire

Next to the pleasure of finding a new mistress is that
of being rid of an old one.
- William Wycherley

Money gives me pleasure all the time.
- Hilaire Belloc

It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.
- Marquis de Sade

Our sages of blessed memory have said that we must
not enjoy any pleasure in this world without reciting a blessing.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

I don't believe for one moment you can write well what
you wouldn't read for pleasure.
- Nora Roberts

The real pleasure in writing this, for me,
was discovering how little you need.
- Jonathan Franzen

Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
- Baruch Spinoza

One does not get better but different and older and
that is always a pleasure.
- Gertrude Stein

It gives me pleasure to find that public liberty is
effectually secured in each and all the policies of the United States,
though somewhat differently modeled.
- Ezra Stiles

I used to own a dingy and can still sail one if pushed,
but I like the pleasure boats.
- John Dyer

It was a pleasure to be a gay eyesore.
- Lance Loud

Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat;
the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure
but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Free will is an illusion.
People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure.
- Scott Adams

I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society,
be it country or town.
A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
- Emily Bronte

Book love...
is your pass to the greatest, the purest,
and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures.
- Anthony Trollope

My father was always anxious to give pleasure to his children.
Accordingly, he took me one day, as a special treat,
to the top of the grand old tower, to see the chimes played.
- James Nasmyth


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