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Pleasant Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Pleasant.

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

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It is easy enough to be pleasant
When life flows by like a song,
But the man worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
- Voltaire

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt.
Doubt separates people.
It is a poison that disintegrates
friendships and breaks up pleasant relations.
It is a thorn that irritates and hurts;
it is a sword that kills.
- The Buddha


People do not like to think.
If one thinks, one must reach conclusions.
Conclusions are not always pleasant.
- Helen Keller

I look forward to these confrontations with the press
to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things
that come to me as president.
- Jimmy Carter

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

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There are three roads to ruin; women,
gambling and technicians.
The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling,
but the surest is with technicians.
- Georges Pompidou

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design -
it reinforces it.
- Pierre Bonnard

The tendency of old age to the body,
say the physiologists,
is to form bone.
It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old
man whose opinions are not ossified.
- Bob Wells

Daddy was real gentle with kids.
That's why I expected so much out of marriage,
figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
- Loretta Lynn

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing.
It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage,
but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
- Confucius

While you can and should keep your composure and happiness
regardless of circumstances - regardless of your friends,
family and co-workers - regardless of gossip, sarcasm, and negativity.
Nonetheless, life is much easier and more pleasant
when you spend as much time as possible
in the company of enthusiastic positive people -
not necessarily those who agree with you,
but those who respect your right to your point of view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we do not find anything very pleasant,
at least we shall find something new.
- William Styron

No matter how nice the company one might be with,
however, it is never pleasant to have a rifle pointed at one's back.
- Meg Cabot

It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living
wisely and well and justly.
And it is impossible to live wisely and well and justly
without living a pleasant life.
- Epicurus

It is always pleasant to learn that someone takes an
interest in a work which one enjoyed writing.
- James Schuyler

Today's business and health care climate may not be pleasant.
Cutbacks, pay cuts and layoffs do not make anyone's job easy.
But that does not mean that the humor need stop.
- Allen Klein

Housework is a breeze.
Cooking is a pleasant diversion.
Putting up a retaining wall is a lark.
But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
- Fawn M. Brodie

It is as pleasant as it is unusual to see thoroughly
good people getting their deserts.
- Charles Williams

It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on
the ground that one can do it well.
- George Santayana

Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer;
and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit,
like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day.
- Donald G. Mitchell

This has taught me that being pleasant is always so much more productive,
for I know well the rewards for being good-natured.
- Marie Windsor

Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you
a more pleasant form of misery.
- Spike Milligan

I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
- Moliere

Villa Grande has in many ways symbolized an important,
but less than pleasant, part of our history.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

Garner up pleasant thoughts in your mind,
for pleasant thoughts make pleasant lives.
- John Wilkins

To go to heaven, fully to enjoy God,
is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here.
- Jonathan Edwards

Death can really absorb a person.
Lik most people, I would find it pleasant not to have to go,
but you just accept that it's more or less inevitable.
- Graham Chapman

When you deal with your brother, be pleasant,
but get a witness.
- Hesiod

The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is:
a little earth is thrown at last upon our head,
and that is the end forever.
- Blaise Pascal

I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman's mind to be
more like my own than any other man's living.
As he is a very great scoundrel this is not a pleasant confession.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing.
- Charlotte Whitton

To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious
to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it.
- Elizabeth I

Life is pleasant.
Death is peaceful.
It's the transition that's troublesome.
- Isaac Asimov

It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves.
We love them at once for being so.
- Jerome K. Jerome

There's that thing about the '80s, the '40s and the '60s,
and the '30s, the '50s and the '70s.
Something about those odd decades in this century that weren't too pleasant.
- Paul Kantner

I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers.
Life seemed pleasant and orderly.
- Lawrence Welk

It's a pleasant thing to be young, and have ten toes.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself.
It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening;
it gives a change from the surroundings of home,
however pleasant.
- Ivor Novello

Let me recommend the best medicine in the world:
a long journey,
at a mild season, through a pleasant country,
in easy stages.
- James Madison

Home wasn't a pleasant place to live,
growing up.
- David Morse

The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly
in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless.
It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.
- Eric Hoffer

Reform is not pleasant, but grievous;
no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work,
how much less a nation.
- Thomas Carlyle

It's pleasant and bothersome and embarrassing all at once.
Especially when you haven't done much and are a celebrity.
- Nastassja Kinski

The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make
one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.
- Sydney J. Harris

I like to get paid for doing basic research,
so it's pleasant to write some nonfiction about it.
- Bruce Sterling

There may be good, but there are no pleasant marriages.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

The past always looks better than it was.
It's only pleasant because it isn't here.
- Finley Peter Dunne

Okay, the experience itself was a pleasant experience.
- Betty Hill

A pleasant voice, which has to include clear enunciation,
is not only attractive to those who hear it...
its appeal is permanent.
- Loretta Young

He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
- Horace

We must learn to understand humanity better so that
we can create an environment that is more beneficial to people,
more rewarding, more pleasant to experience.
- John Portman

I thought, frankly, that it would be more pleasant
to write a memoir than it was.
- Jim Harrison

There are three easy ways of losing money -
racing is the quickest,
women the most pleasant, and farming the most certain.
- Lord Amherst

There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
- Muhammad Ali

A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man
in London if he has a comfortable income.
- George Bernard Shaw

The first couple of days on the detox diet aren't pleasant.
- Carol Vorderman

I think one can achieve a very pleasant lifestyle by treating human beings,
fellow human beings, very well.
- Rene Rivkin

To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to
those who have never tried it;
those who have,
fear it.
- Horace

Money can add very much to one's ability to lead a constructive life,
not only pleasant for oneself, but, hopefully,
beneficial to others.
- David Rockefeller

Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most
of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating.
- Richard Neville

To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant
to those who have never tried it;
those who have,
fear it.
- Homer

One of the pleasant things those of us who write or
paint do is to have the daily miracle.
It does come.
- Gertrude Stein

I've always had a kind of visual eye,
and it was a pleasant exercise for that.
- Adrian Edmondson

In the best of all possible worlds, February 14 is
a pleasant and sentimental opportunity to lavish your
partner with attention or move your relationship to the next level.
- Pepper Schwartz

Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions:
the day was clear and pleasant,
but last night was very cold and there was a white frost.
- Meriwether Lewis

Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.
- George Ade

Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the
rest of the day will take care of itself.
- Elbert Hubbard

To make pleasures pleasant shortens them.
- Charles Buxton

I am not generally regarded as a pleasant or socially minded fellow.
- Caryl Chessman

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