The Decadent:

The philosopher of pleasure

 

"What does it matter the duration of the damnation to he who tastes the infinite instant of pleasure! -[ Baudelaire - Spleen of Paris] 

 

“I’m addicted to the aristocratic pleasure of offending.” — Count Robert de Montesquiou

 

"I shall make him acquire the habit of
those pleasures which his means forbid his enjoying"- des Esseintes- à Rebours