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The most basic task of any museum must be the protection of works of cultur

The most basic task of any museum must be the protection of works of cultural significance entrusted to its care for the edification and pleasure of future generations.
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Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends.

Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends.
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Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the

Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
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Those who are devoted to amusements; who love the society of those who love

Those who are devoted to amusements; who love the society of those who love pleasure, have an aversion to religious exercises.
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Using simple equipment and daylight alone is for me a pleasure and a replen

Using simple equipment and daylight alone is for me a pleasure and a replenishment.
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Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure

Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure.
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Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I nev

Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I never turn to poetry for solace or pleasure in the way that I throw myself into prose.
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At Princeton I gained a great deal of pleasure from success in my classes.

At Princeton I gained a great deal of pleasure from success in my classes. knowing that I could accomplish those things, and I realized that my success was directly proportionate to the work I put in.
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It gives me immense pleasure to be trustworthy, faithful, and true - to hav

It gives me immense pleasure to be trustworthy, faithful, and true - to have the kind of romantic bond that inspires this.
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For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance.

For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance.
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We loved cars until the '70s or so. Then they became appliances. They turne

We loved cars until the '70s or so. Then they became appliances. They turned into motorized cup holders. Most of it has to do with urban sprawl. What began as pleasure ends up in necessity, as so many things do.
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Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner mora

Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.
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