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on 21 Jul 2012 12:23

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Hedonistic Quotes

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1. Jesus Christ
"A man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry."

- the Hebrew Bible

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2. Hunter S. Thompson
"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me."

"Buy the ticket, take the ride."
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3. Marquis de Sade
"In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice

"It is only by enlarging the scope of one's tastes and one's fantasies, by sacrificing everything to pleasure, that that unfortunate individual called man, thrown despite himself into this sad world, can succeed in gathering a few roses ..."
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4. Oscar Wilde
"Pleasure is the only thing to live for. Nothing ages like happiness."
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5. Aristotle
"The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain."
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6. Lord George Gordon Byron
"Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter,
Sermons and soda-water the day after. "
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7. Sallust
"Yet many human beings, resigned to sensuality and indolence, un-instructed and unimproved, have passed through life like travellers in a strange land."
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8. Anton LaVey
"There is a beast in man that should be exercised, not exorcised."

“I dont crave companionship. It stands in my way. I live for pleasure. There are few persons who can give me as much pleasure as those acts I perform myself. I would rather create pleasure according to my own whim than be subjected to the whims of others.”
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9. Epicurus
"It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and well and justly. And it is impossible to live wisely and well and justly without living a pleasant life."
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10. Jim Morrison
"Well, I woke up this morning, and I got myself a beer
The future's uncertain, and the end is always near."

-Roadhouse Blues by The Doors
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The pursuit of pleasure.
The ethical theory that pleasure is the highest good and proper aim of human life.

And why shouldn't it be? Decadence, lack of responsiblity, indulgence, hell, life should be fun!

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Posted: 2 years, 1 month ago at Feb 14 5:58
I do love a good quote; it gives me great...pleasure. ;)
Posted: 2 years ago at Mar 25 20:29
In some way everyone is a hedonist. Whether they acknowledge
that or not is another matter.

“You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.”
Woody Allen

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