Sensual pleasures are like soap bubbles, sparkling, effervescent. The pleasures of intellect are calm, beautiful, sublime, ever enduring and climbing upward to the borders of the unseen world.
Author: John H. Aughey
Profession: American Scientist
The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.
Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)
Profession: American Author, Lawyer
If sensuality were happiness, beasts were happier than men; but human felicity is lodged in the soul, not in the flesh.
Author: Seneca (4 B.C. – 65 A.D.)
Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher
I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
Author: Charles Sumner (1811-1874)
Profession: American Statesman
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
Author: Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)
Profession: Anglo-Irish Satirist