"The pleasure in lovers' gifts is that they are often covert and secretive, worn next to the skin, hidden under pillows."
"Is 'The Wind in the Willows' a children's book? Is 'Alice in Wonderland?' Is 'Treasure Island?' These are masterpieces which we read with pleasure as children, but with how much more pleasure when we are grown-up."
"There is a certain aesthetic pleasure in trying to imagine the unimaginable and failing, if you are a reader."
"The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business."
"The pleasure from acting comes from having great writing to work with. If it's well written and the character is interesting, then, as an actor, that's the raw material I need."
"One great pleasure of being an academic is the ability to trade in ideas with your colleagues and students; it is not much fun being the only connoisseur of some fine point."
"I can't begin to tell you what a pleasure it was to work with Vikram. He is such a brilliant actor and so hassle-free."
"Our fates are in the hands of An Almighty God, to whom I can with pleasure confide my own; he can save us, or destroy us; his Councils are fixed and cannot be disappointed, and all his designs will be Accomplished."
"I'm very happy that I got introduced to music only as something you got pleasure from."
"It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self."