I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one's life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.
The Inhabitants of Carolina, thro' the Richness of the Soil, live an easy and pleasant Life.
If we had not winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings as now in October.
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind.
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.
There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
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.
Solitude is pleasant. Loneliness is not.
Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, "In this world, Elwood, you must be" - she always called me Elwood - "In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant." Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me.
We're not retreating, we're advancing in reverse.' --Skulduggery Pleasant
You are a cynical man, Mr. Pleasant." "We live in cynical times, Miss Cain.
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
As it fell upon a day
In the merry month of May,
Sitting in a pleasant shade
Which a grove of myrtles made.
Dogs are very, very pleasant with people that they're connected to.
Feedback is a pleasant thing. I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places.
1972 was a year of many pleasant and rewarding experiences for me
I thought, frankly, that it would be more pleasant to write a memoir than it was.
Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.
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