I was unable to walk for a whole week after that, so much did the race take out of me. But it was the most pleasant exhaustion I have ever known.
I will say that since our capture we have met with uniform kindness, and while in the penitentiary our relations with the officers have been cordially pleasant, and for their considerate and kind disposition we feel profoundly grateful.
This has taught me that being pleasant is always so much more productive, for I know well the rewards for being good-natured.
It is as pleasant as it is unusual to see thoroughly good people getting their deserts.
I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers. Life seemed pleasant and orderly.
However, very recently I have come to an understanding that complex music is not necessarily pleasant.
Less Than Zero and American Psycho were both really different, so I was just like, Okay, he's just really doesn't have anything pleasant to say, you know But I get it. I get at least why it's difficult and what he's really doing.
It is always pleasant to learn that someone takes an interest in a work which one enjoyed writing.
The first, that their pretensions to this possession of an art properly so called in their art of speaking are entirely unfounded and the second, that they are involved in a profound mistake in their confusion of the good with the pleasant.
I like to get paid for doing basic research, so it's pleasant to write some nonfiction about it.
There are some things that we know are just not as pleasant as the lies that we tell ourselves, and in that sense in order to endure existence everyone endures a certain amount of dishonesty in their everyday lives.
If I become defensive and upset right away, then that's going to adversely affect how I deal with it and it's probably not going to be good press for me and probably be bad just because I'm angry. Just be open and pleasant.
I think that the quality of all bands is steadily improving and it is a pleasant thought to me that perhaps the efforts of Sousa's Band have quickened that interest and improved that quality.
The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is a little earth is thrown at last upon our head, and that is the end forever.
Arnold Palmer has what I call an 'Eisenhower smile'. Those two men, they'd smile and their whole faces would look so pleasant it was like they were smiling all over.
Solitude is pleasant. Loneliness is not.
A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself. It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening it gives a change from the surroundings of home, however pleasant.
Home wasn't a pleasant place to live, growing up.
I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
The Inhabitants of Carolina, thro' the Richness of the Soil, live an easy and pleasant Life.
Daddy was real gentle with kids. That's why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
There's that thing about the '80s, the '40s and the '60s, and the '30s, the '50s and the '70s. Something about those odd decades in this century that weren't too pleasant.
To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it.
It's a fun day, a day which kicks off the start of our tour, it's got great tradition - Australian cricketers just love tradition - and it's been a really pleasant day.
I thought, frankly, that it would be more pleasant to write a memoir than it was.