"To all, to each, a fair good-night, and pleasing dreams, and slumbers light."
"Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music."
"The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope."
"Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people."
"We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it."
"The art of pleasing is the art of deception."
"The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man."
"The art of pleasing consists in being pleased."
"Beauty is produced by the pleasing appearance and good taste of the whole, and by the dimensions of all the parts being duly proportioned to each other."
"There's something pleasing about large, well-lit spaces. I love that dealers are willing to take massive chances in order to give this much room to their artists. Most of all, I love that more galleries showing more art gives more artists a shot."