Quotes containing word "delight"

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Sell also: enjoy, enthral, joy, please, pleasure, revel, transport

Definitions and meanings of word "delight"

• Noun: a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction; example: "his delight to see her was obvious to all"

• Noun: something or someone that provides pleasure; a source of happiness; examples: "a joy to behold", "the pleasure of his company", "the new car is a delight"

• Verb: give pleasure to or be pleasing to; examples: "These colors please the senses", "a pleasing sensation"

• Verb: take delight in; example: "he delights in his granddaughter"

• Verb: hold spellbound

Featured authors with quotes containing word "delight"

Margaret Cavendish
3 quotes about delight
English Writer, Scientist
1623 - 1673
John Masefield
one quote about delight
English Writer, Poet, Author
Saturday 1 June 1878 - Friday 12 May 1967
Daniel Boone
2 quotes about delight
American Explorer
Tuesday 2 November 1734 - Tuesday 26 September 1820
Robert Frost
2 quotes about delight
American Poet
Thursday 26 March 1874 - Tuesday 29 January 1963
Robert Bridges
one quote about delight
English Poet
Wednesday 23 October 1844 - Monday 21 April 1930
William Blake
2 quotes about delight
English Poet
Monday 28 November 1757 - Sunday 12 August 1827
Bertrand Russell
2 quotes about delight
British Philosopher, Critic, Historian, Mathematician
Saturday 18 May 1872 - Monday 2 February 1970
George Santayana
2 quotes about delight
Spanish Philosopher, Novelist, Poet
Wednesday 16 December 1863 - Friday 26 September 1952
John Gay
2 quotes about delight
English Poet, Dramatist
Saturday 30 June 1685 - Thursday 4 December 1732
Khalil Gibran
2 quotes about delight
Lebanese Poet
Saturday 6 January 1883 - Friday 10 April 1931
Venerable Bede
2 quotes about delight
English Clergyman
672 A.D. - 735 A.D.
Samuel Pepys
2 quotes about delight
English Writer, Administrator
Wednesday 23 February 1633 - Saturday 26 May 1703

I do not question the power of our weapons and the efficiency of our logistics; I cannot say these things delight me as the y seem to delight some of our officials, but they are certainly impressive.

J. William Fulbright

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Since the printing press came into being, poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man; it has become the amusement and delight of the few.

John Masefield

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My delight and thy delight Walking, like two angels white, In the gardens of the night.

Robert Bridges

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From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.

Lucretius

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Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?

Rose Kennedy

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If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.

William Congreve

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A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.

Robert Frost

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The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.

Julia Margaret Cameron

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From heav'nly thoughts all true delight doth spring.

Thomas Campion

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Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.

John Gay

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The brave love mercy, and delight to save.

John Gay

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I delight in what I fear.

Shirley Jackson

Words: delight, fear
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There is no spot of ground, however arid, bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state as may give an impression of beauty and delight.

Gertrude Jekyll

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Work is the order of the day, just as it was at one time, with our first starts and our best efforts. Do you remember? Therein lies its delight. It brings back the forgotten; one's stores of energy, seemingly exhausted, come back to life.

Boris Pasternak

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As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit.

Emmanuel Teney

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Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.

William Safire

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And I feel that we in our society should not be held by any such myth; that we should do everything we can to gain a delight and joy in our society with all the available parts of the palette.

Minoru Yamasaki

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Idle is the day and lantern the hour as I delight in the splendor of your kiss grog.

Isabel Yosito

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I'm not convinced that women have the education or the sense of their own history enough or that they understand the cruelty of which men are capable and the delight that many men will take in seeing you choose to chain yourself - then they get to say 'See, you did it yourself.'

Alice Walker

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Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Hannah Arendt

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