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It’s a delight to trust somebody so completely.
– Jeff Goldblum
It’s one of the functions of the theater to shock and titillate and appall, apart from entertain and delight.
– Jacki Weaver
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
– Charles de Montesquieu
Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.
– The Bible
When we cannot be delivered from ourselves, we delight in devouring ourselves.
– Emile M. Cioran
The universe must exist for the self-expression of God and the delight of God.
– Ernest Holmes
Who does not delight in oratory? How we gather to hear even an ordinary speaker! How often is a jury swayed and controlled by the appeals of counsel!
– David Josiah Brewer
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
– Francis Bacon
I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge, and, looking round with astonishing delight, beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below.
– Daniel Boone
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
– Franz Kafka
As for plenty, we had not only for necessity, conveniency and decency, but for delight and pleasure to superfluity.
– Margaret Cavendish
So it was scary, but that’s how it goes. To my great delight, I discovered that it did all belong.
– Michael Chabon
For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
– John Denham
There is no greater delight than to be conscious of sincerity on self-examination.
Take me away with you – let us hurry! Let the king bring me into his chambers. We rejoice and delight in you; we will praise your love more than wine. How right they are to adore you!
The greatest delight which the fields and woods minister is the suggestion of an occult relation.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
– Robert Frost
I delight in what I fear.
– Shirley Jackson
I confess I take perverse delight as a theologian in the controversies surrounding postmodernism.
– Stanley Hauerwas
When infuriated by an outrageous column, do not be suckered into responding with an abusive e-mail. Pundits so targeted thumb through these red-faced electronic missives with delight, saying ‘Hah! Got to ’em.’
– William Safire
Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
– William Blake