All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
The only end of writing is to enable the readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it.
Therearetwothingstoaimat inlife: first, toget what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it.Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.Logan Pearsall Smith
The Xanthians, suspecting my kindness, have made their country the grave of their despair; the Patareans, trusting themselves to me, enjoy in all points their former liberty; it is in your power to choose the judgment of the Patareans or the fortune of the Xanthians.marcus junius brutus
The most unpardonable privilege that men enjoy is their magnanimity.Germaine Greer
The chief aim of education is to show you, after you make a livelihood, how to enjoy living; and you can live longest and best and most rewardingly by attaining and preserving the happiness of learning.gilbert highet
For he lives twice who can at once employThe present well, and e'en the past enjoy.Alexander Pope
What question can be here? Your own true heartMust needs advise you of the only part:That may be claim'd again which was but lent,And should be yielded with no discontent,Nor surely can we find herein a wrong,That it was left us to enjoy it long.richard chenevix trench
Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.
What comfort there is in a cheerful spirit! how the heart leaps up to meet a sunshiny face, a merry tongue, an even temper, and a heart which either naturally, or, what is better, from conscientious principle, has learned to take all things on their bright side, believing that the Giver of life being all-perfect Love, the best offering we can make to Him is to enjoy to the full what He sends of good, and bear what He allows of evil!dinah maria mulock
Most of life is so dull that there is nothing to be said about it, and the books and talks that would describe it as interesting are obliged to exaggerate, in the hope of justifying their own existence. Inside its cocoon of work or social obligation, the human spirit slumbers for the most part, registering the distinction between pleasure and pain, but not nearly as alert as we pretend. There are periods in the most thrilling day during which nothing happens, and though we continue to exclaim, “I do enjoy myself", or , “I am horrified,” we are insincere.e. m. forster
And they would ask, well, now, are you one of those narrow-minded Baptists who think only Baptists are going to heaven? To which I enjoy replying, now actually I'm more narrow than that, I don't think all the Baptists are going to make it.mike huckabee
[After describing a hopper for feeding winter game:] If you think you're too old to enjoy building such contraptions that only Boy Scouts get a kick out of such nonsense just try it. You may end up by building several.aldo leopold
If hope be fixed on Christ as the Rock of Ages, a rock rent, if we may use the expression, on purpose that there might be a holding-place for the anchors of a perishing world, it may well come to pass that we enjoy a calm as we journey through life, and draw near the grave.henry melvill
If hope be fixed on Christ as the Rock of Ages, a rock rent, if we may use the expression, on purpose that there might be a holding-place for the anchors of a perishing world, it may well come to pass that we enjoy a calm as we journey through life, and draw near the grave.
The most intelligent hearers are those who enjoy most heartily the simplest preaching. It is not they who clamor for superlatively intellectual or aesthetic sermons. Daniel Webster used to complain of some of the preaching to which he listened. "In the house of God" he wanted to meditate" upon the simple varieties, and the undoubted facts of religion;" not upon mysteries and abstractions.
If we did but know how little some enjoy of the great things that they possess, there would not be much envy in the world.
Deities like Brahma and others taste only a particle, of the unlimited Bliss of Brahman and enjoy in proportion their share of that particle.
Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity will enjoy the accumulating of facts, far more than pausing at times to reflect on these facts .
Piety does not mean that a man should make a sour face about things, and refuse to enjoy in moderation what his Maker has given.
O my God! close my eyes, that I may see Thee; separate me from the world, that I may enjoy Thy company.
It is duty of men to perform the sacrifice and thus give the gods something they want, enjoy, and profit from. In return it is the duty of the gods to respond to the sacrificers prayers for favors by granting those favors, which most often are for victory over enemies, wealth and numerous offspring.
enjoy the present hour, be thankful for the past, And neither fear nor wish th' approaches of the last.Abraham Cowley