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Positive Quotes about Pleasant

Let these Pleasant quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure,
convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature
to the deathly inner consuming fire.
- Hermann Hesse

Well, it's not a pleasant experience.
And it's a terribly political process,
because that thing was initiated by the Congress and by,
you know, our adversaries in the Congress.
- Bruce Babbitt

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

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

You do get some weirdos, but if there are any nice
people out there who want to write to me pleasantly,
then they'll get a pleasant reply back!
- Katie Price

She gave up beauty in her tender youth,
gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways;
she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity,
and chose the bitter truth.
- Christina Rossetti

It's not pleasant when you lose your whole football team.
- Chuck Noll

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

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

Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
- Francis Bacon

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

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

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

1972 was a year of many pleasant and rewarding experiences for me:
- Chuck Mangione

I do not ask, O Lord, that life may be a pleasant road.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

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

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

It's not been a pleasant life.
- Benny Hinn

'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print.
A book's a book, although there's nothing in 't.
- Lord Byron

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

The Inhabitants of Carolina, thro' the Richness of the Soil,
live an easy and pleasant Life.
- John Lawson

Each year we look for a big name that is attractive
to the public and pleasant for the girls.
- Marcello Mastroianni

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

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

I many no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord.
I must rather response to principles I know to be right,
whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not.
- Jim Elliot

It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts
while eating a homegrown tomato.
- Lewis Grizzard

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

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

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

Solitude is pleasant.
Loneliness is not.
- Anna Neagle

Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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

A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough.
Joys are found in it, not pleasure.
What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
- Simone Weil

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

Editing is the only process.
The shooting is the pleasant work.
The editing makes the movie, so I spend all my life in editing.
- Garry Marshall

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

I assure you, it would be much more pleasant for me
to be an ordinary voter in peaceful Chechnya than the
president of a republic at war.
- Aslan Maskhadov

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

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

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

Arnold Palmer has what I call an 'Eisenhower smile'.
Those two men, they'd smile and their whole faces would look so pleasant;
it was like they were smiling all over.
- Byron Nelson

Teaching was the most pleasant thing I did.
- Earl Butz

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

I associate my motion picture career more with being unhappy and scared,
or being under the gun, than with anything pleasant.
- Francis Ford Coppola

To make pleasures pleasant shortens them.
- Charles Buxton

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

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

Men value things in three ways: as useful,
as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent,
or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
- Mortimer Adler

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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