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Delight Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Delight

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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

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

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

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

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

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


 

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

Living in the present moment requires discretion toward memory.
Without memory we'd have amnesia. What good would there be in that?
Offer discretion and discernment for our past
with a broad spectrum of forgiveness.
As for our present moment, delight.
And dedication to remain fully present to all the possibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary
thing called love and feel the depth,
the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that
for you the world is transformed.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

And so my militant philosophy is this:
to make with a brush on canvas is a simple direct delight-to
make with the movie is the same.
- Norman McLaren

Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation,
and is thus a source of civilized delight.
- William Safire

Thy love is singular when all thy delight is in Jesus
Christ and in no other thing finds joy and comfort.
- Richard Rolle

Lyrics are very different.
There is a clear line between that and a poem.
Something that has been a source of great excitement
and delight for me is this idea that I get to rhyme.
- Joanna Newsom

As we read the school reports on our children,
we realize a sense of relief that can rise to delight
that thank Heaven nobody is reporting in this fashion on us.
- Joseph Priestley

The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
- Joseph Joubert

Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure
system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Mysticism and exaggeration go together.
A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all
the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.
- Milan Kundera

There is no delight in owning anything unshared.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

True education flowers at the point when delight falls
in love with responsibility.
- Philip Pullman

The soul of sweet delight, can never be defiled.
- William Blake

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others,
and the delight in the recognition.
- Alexander Smith

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

Only when your consciousness is totally focused on
the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift,
lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.
- Barbara de Angelis

There is no spot of ground, however arid,
bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state
as may give an impression of beauty and delight.
- Gertrude Jekyll

If kind parents love their children and delight in their happiness,
then he who is perfect goodness in sending abroad mortal
contagions doth assuredly direct their use.
- John Woolman

Riches do not delight us so much with their possession,
as torment us with their loss.
- Dick Gregory

I delight in what I fear.
- Shirley Jackson

Saw a wedding in the church.
It was strange to see what delight we married people
have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
- Samuel Pepys

God created me to delight people with my goals.
- Romario

Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance,
and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness,
and their art.
- George Henry Lewes

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself.
Give yourself peace of mind.
You deserve to be happy.
You deserve delight.
- Hannah Arendt

The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit,
takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
- Samuel Richardson

Intelligence is nothing without delight.
- Paul Claudel

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier,
a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
- George Santayana

Children will not pretend to be enjoying books,
and they will not read books because they have been
told that these books are good.
They are looking for delight.
- Helen Dunmore

As for plenty, we had not only for necessity,
conveniency and decency, but for delight and pleasure to superfluity.
- Margaret Cavendish

To business that we love we rise bedtime,
and go to't with delight.
- Sydney Smith

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

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

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
- Marcus Aurelius

As for our garments, my Mother did not only delight
to see us neat and cleanly,
fine and gay, but rich and costly: maintaining us to
the heighth of her estate,
but not beyond it.
- Margaret Cavendish

Love and magic have a great deal in common.
They enrich the soul, delight the heart.
And they both take practice.
- Nora Roberts

To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
- Charles de Montesquieu

Books should to one of these fours ends conduce,
for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
- John Denham

Studies serve for delight, for ornaments,
and for ability.
- Francis Bacon

When we cannot be delivered from ourselves,
we delight in devouring ourselves.
- Emile M. Cioran

So it was scary, but that's how it goes.
To my great delight, I discovered that it did all belong.
- Michael Chabon

The brave love mercy, and delight to save.
- John Gay

Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on;
its delight is murder,
and its end is despair.
- Friedrich Schiller

By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity.
Let out a little more string on your kite.
- Alan Cohen

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

Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires,
but acts not, breeds pestilence.
- William Blake

I delight not in spreading any thing mysterious,
for I consider it all lost time; but the things that
all of us can see and know if we will.
- Elias Hicks

The true spirit of delight, the exaltation,
the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone
of the highest excellence,
is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry.
- Bertrand Russell

If venereal delight and the power of propagating the
species were permitted only to the virtuous,
it would make the world very good.
- James Boswell

To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight
to a girl who has been looking plain for the first
fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.
- Jane Austen

That is a good book which is opened with expectation,
and closed with delight and profit.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
- John Gay

Look thy last on all things lovely, Every hour -
let no night Seal thy sense in deathly slumber Till
to delight Thou hast paid thy utmost blessing.
- Austin Dobson


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