Quotes of enjoyment

  1. Since every man desires happiness, it is evidently no small matter whether he conceives of happiness in terms of work or of enjoyment – Irving Babbitt
  2. The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion. – Walter Benjamin
  3. A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that, is the first step to contentment, since to diminish expectation is to increase enjoyment – Frances Burney
  4. In our excessive involvement in the affairs of other countries, we are not only living off our assets and denying our own people the proper enjoyment of their resources; we are also denying the world the example of a free society enjoying its freedom to the fullest. – J. William Fulbright
  5. Then to have Brett come along and follow in the footsteps, it's so gratifying. I get as much enjoyment out of watching Brett play as I did of entertaining people myself. – Bobby Hull
  6. My family is a part of my life and everything is all a mixture of enjoyment – Davy Jones
  7. Clubs are so lame. Nobody even dances at these clubs. They stand around and get drunk and they schmooze. There is no enjoyment factor. – Shia LaBeouf
  8. Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies( mechanical and political) of expression. – Marshall McLuhan
  9. The Gen. Commanding, takes this means of informing the people that he has not come among them to disturb them in the enjoyment of their rights, either of person or property. – John H. Morgan
  10. But part of the enjoyment I take in it is finding the most efficient way to do it, which doesn't mean the corrections aren't made. I like to have a feeling of the whole task before I start, even if it changes. – Bruce Nauman
  11. Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment and the Reason is, that one springs from an Union of Souls, and the other from an Union of Sense. – William Penn
  12. Maybe it's because I'm getting older, I'm finding enjoyment in things that stop time. Just the simple act of tasting a glass of wine is its own event. You're not downing a glass of wine in the midst of doing something else. – David Hyde Pierce
  13. What it all boils down to for me is having the enthusiasm to do something for enjoyment and being stimulated by what's around you. That's what photography does for me. – Graeme Le Saux
  14. I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of the sound of my own voice as I work. – Muriel Spark

Usage examples for enjoyment

  1. His whole appearance was full of life, health, energy, and enjoyment – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  2. I don't see why our enjoyment should put him out in the least, if he would only be reasonable. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  3. He had seated himself on an oak bench by the fire, towards which he extended his feet and hands with seeming enjoyment his cocked hat being, however, a little over his face. – Madam Crowl's Ghost and The Dead Sexton by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu
  4. I found a good deal of enjoyment too, in the busy scene around me. – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns
  5. She had run quickly to him, and that brief scene had in no wise disturbed the guests, then at the height of the evening's enjoyment – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  6. What would have been an injury to property then may be necessary to the enjoyment of property now. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. I was not sure that she would have been so grateful for the efforts made for her enjoyment if they had failed, but as the case stood she was certainly grateful; my wife said that, and I saw it. – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells
  8. There were pictures on the walls, and it never occurred to Gordon that these had been taken from Hazel's own bedroom at the ranch- for his enjoyment – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. Now, by the departure of our friend to look after his business, the doctor and the professor were thrown upon their own resources for enjoyment – The Gentleman from Everywhere by James Henry Foss
  10. Not to mention our enjoyment – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read
  11. Emilie was occupied in the enjoyment of the meal, and did not trouble herself about our behaviour. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. She knew the reason, but she had an angry prospect of enjoyment in making him express it. – The-Chaperon by James, Henry
  13. Every mile of the journey was an enjoyment to Johnnie. – Nine Little Goslings by Susan Coolidge
  14. The learning of the Jews, so far as higher education was concerned, did not add much either to the grace or the enjoyment of life. – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
  15. Well, my dear Peter, it would not be generous to press you, but I trust you will remember that this money has not been spent upon my private enjoyment – On Nothing & Kindred Subjects by Hilaire Belloc
  16. I rest with enjoyment – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  17. Altogether they had a very nice time, and went off to bed tired, it is true, but highly pleased with the day's enjoyment all except little Edwin. – Aunt Fanny's Story-Book for Little Boys and Girls by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
  18. Looked at as a whole, the Nation is in the enjoyment of remarkable prosperity. – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  19. Mr. Grooten leaned back in his chair and laughed silently, yet with obvious enjoyment – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. " Every comfort on earth I owe to you," said Hetty, one day, when Miss Bennett had proposed some new thing to add to her enjoyment – The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Various

Rhymes for enjoyment