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Delightful Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Delightful

Please enjoy these Delightful Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Instead of being presented with stereotypes
by age, sex, color, class, or religion,
children must have the opportunity
to learn that within each range,
some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
- Margaret Mead

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No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth,
and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
- Thomas Jefferson

Solitude is painful when one is young,
but delightful when one is more mature.
- Albert Einstein

My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves,
chearful meadows, and high distant forests,
which in grand order presented themselves to view.
- William Bartram

 

Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.
- Emily Dickinson

How delightful to find a friend in everyone.
- Joseph Brodsky

Being an old maid is like death by drowning,
a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.
- Edna Ferber

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I always think that the most delightful thing about
traveling is to always be running into Americans and to always feel at home.
- Anita Loos

It's delightful, it's delicious, it's de-lovely.
- Cole Porter

Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit,
to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
- Georges Bataille

Just after I entered my teens I suddenly entertained
an insatiable enthusiasm for the delightful habit of criticizing others.
- Loretta Young

But it is a delightful challenge to try to depict interesting aliens.
- David Brin

The world's as ugly as sin, and almost as delightful.
- Frederick Locker-Lampson

Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful,
more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips,
if you take your time.
Reading is not an exception.
- Amos Oz

We are driven by the usual insatiable curiosity of the scientist,
and our work is a delightful game.
- Murray Gell-Mann

My children are delightful people, whom I would love
even if they weren't my children.
- Toni Morrison

Alchemy is the art of far and near, and I think poetry is alchemy in that way.
It's delightful to distort size, to see something that's
tiny as though it were vast.
- Robert Morgan

I don't get recognized much, and am very happy with that.
The fans I have met have all been delightful.
- David Walliams

She belongs to a race of delightful women,
who never do any harm, whom everybody calls good,
and who are very severe on those who do not pretend to be good.
- Gilbert Parker

I have two delightful sons, who I love dearly.
- Charles Keating

Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.
- Helen Keller

Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful
companion if you have him all to yourself,
his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
- Charles Dickens

I don't understand people who like to work and talk
about it like it was some sort of goddamn duty.
Doing nothing feels like floating on warm water to me.
Delightful, perfect.
- Ava Gardner

There is always a delightful sense of movement,
vibration and life.
- Theodore Robinson

Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in
which there is much agreement,
much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
- George Eliot

We wanted to meet him, for though we were neither of
us naive people we had not wholly lost our belief that
it is delightful to meet artists who have given us pleasure.
- Robertson Davies

Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful
girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.
- John Barrymore

Death is delightful.
Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.
- James Russell Lowell

When Tim Allen made The Santa Clause,
I thought that was a delightful film.
It took a modern sensibility but layered onto it a kind of sentiment.
- Leonard Maltin

What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists!
One understands absolutely nothing and it's charming.
- Edgar Degas

It was delightful but, of course, it was pretty insulting
to my professional reputation.
- Anthony Holden

Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
- Herodotus

Frankly, writing poetry for children is plain old fun,
and I consider myself blessed to have such a delightful career.
- Jack Prelutsky

To know anything of a poet but his poetry is,
so far as the poetry is concerned, to know something
that may be entertaining,
even delightful, but is certainly inessential.
- John Drinkwater

No jealousy their dawn of love overcast,
nor blasted were their wedded days with strife;
each season looked delightful as it past,
to the fond husband and the faithful wife.
- James Beattie

It is the most delightful thing that ever happens to me,
when I hear something coming out of my guitar and out
of my mouth that wasn't there before.
- James Taylor

I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
- Lord Byron

I loved Japan.
I used to read a lot about it when I was a child.
And I always wanted to go.
And it was delightful.
I absolutely loved it.
What a smashing place.
- Billy Connolly

Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can
calm the agitations of the soul;
it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
- Martin Luther

I love the feel of hitting the ball hard,
the pleasure of a rally.
It is these things that make tennis the delightful game that it is.
- Helen Wills Moody

War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Of all the species of literary composition,
perhaps biography is the most delightful.
The attention concentrated on one individual gives
a unity to the materials of which it is composed,
which is wanting in general history.
- Robert Hall

It hasn't been smooth or delightful every minute,
there were lean years and rough years,
but it's been exciting and good and I'm thrilled to
be an actress and a singer and to have spent my life this way.
- Sally Kellerman

The only problem was that I couldn't communicate with Dario.
He speaks Italian and I don't.
We had a translator the whole time.
I just felt that something was lost with the go between.
He was a delightful man, but I wish we could have spoken the same language.
- Kim Hunter

I'm a citizen of the world.
I like it that way.
The world's a wonderful.
I just think that some people are pretty badly represented.
But when you speak to the people themselves they're delightful.
They all want so little.
- Billy Connolly

Evil borders upon good, and vices are confounded with virtues;
as the report of good qualities is delightful to a well-disposed mind,
so the relation of the contrary should not be offensive.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

Have regular hours for work and play;
make each day both useful and pleasant,
and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well.
Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets,
and life will become a beautiful success.
- Louisa May Alcott

The short English miles are delightful for walking.
You are always pleased to find, every now and then,
in how short a time you have walked a mile,
though, no doubt, a mile is everywhere a mile,
I walk but a moderate pace, and can accomplish four
English miles in an hour.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

Donald had reached its further edge,
and could hear the rush of the stream from the deep
obscurity of the abyss below,
when there rose from the opposite side a strain of
the most delightful music he had ever heard.
- Hugh Miller

Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners;
it is favorable to fortune,
reputation, influence, and usefulness;
a little attention and energy will form the habit,
so as to make it easy and delightful.
- Charles Simmons

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Verse is not written, it is bled; Out of the poet's abstract head.
Words drip the poem on the page; Out of his grief,
delight and rage.
- Paul Engle

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


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