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Enjoyment Quotes

Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word ''satiety.''

Author: Francis Quarles (1592-1644)

Profession: British Poet

Our works and our play. All our pleasures experienced as the pleasure of love. What could be better that? To feel in one's work the tender and flushed substance of one's dearest concern.

Author: Mary Caroline Richards


If you are going to do something wrong, at least enjoy it.

Author: Leo Rosten (1908-1997)

Profession: Polish Born American Political Scientist

I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Profession: Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist

Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come in time to like doing it.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

Nobody can be successful if he doesn't love his work, love his job.

Author: David Sarnoff (1891-1971)

Profession: Belarus-born American Entrepreneur

The first essential in a boy's career is to find out what he's fitted for, what he's most capable of doing and doing with a relish.

Author: Charles M. Schwab (1862-1939)

Profession: American Industrialist, Businessman

People are going to be most creative and productive when they're doing something they're really interested in. So having fun isn't an outrageous idea at all. It's a very sensible one.

Author: John Sculley

Profession: American Businessman, Former Chairman of Apple Computer

He enjoys much who is thankful for little.

Author: Thomas Secker


No man is a success in business unless he loves his work.

Author: Florence Scovel Shinn

Profession: American Artist, Metaphysics Teacher, Author

Be absolutely determined to enjoy what you do.

Author: Gerry Sikorski


The New England conscience doesn't keep you from doing what you shouldn't -- it just keeps you from enjoying it.

Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-1991)

Profession: Polish-born American Journalist, Writer

Enjoy yourself -- it's later than you think.

Author: Socrates

Profession: Greek Philosopher of Athens

A person will be called to account on Judgment Day for every permissible thing he might have enjoyed but did not.

Author: The Talmud

Profession: Jewish Archive of Oral Tradition

When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.

Author: William M. Thackeray (1811-1863)

Profession: Indian-born British Novelist