Joy Quotes


Joys are bubble-like; what makes them bursts them too. -Philip James Bailey

There are souls in this world which have their gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go. -Frederick William Faber

The wise man seeks little joys, knowing that life is long and that his quota of great joys is distinctly limited. -William Feather

The greatest joy of a thinking man is to have searched the explored and to quietly revere the unexplored. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue. -Henry Fielding (1707-1754)

When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet. -Stanislaus Lec

A joy that’s shared is a joy made double. -John Ray

I wish you all the joy that you can wish. -William Shakespeare

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. -Jim Rohn

To pursue joy is to lose it. The only way to get it is to follow steadily the path of duty. -Alexander Maclaren (1826-1910)

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There is the true joy of life; to be used by a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; to be thoroughly worn out before being thrown on the scrap heap; to be a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that life will not devote itself to making you happy. -George Bernard Shaw

When the power of imparting joy is equal to the will, the human soul requires no other heaven. -Percy Bysshe Shelley

We French found it and called it joie de vivre–the joy of living. -Renee Repound

“On with the dance, let joy be unconfined” is my motto, whether there’s a dance to dance or any joy to unconfine. -Mark Twain

Oh the wild joys of living! The leaping from rock to rock…the cool silver shock of the plunge in a pool’s living waters. -Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Joy is the life of man’s life. -Benjamin Whichcote

I have always felt that the moment when first you wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours. No matter how weary or dreary you may feel, you possess the certainty that…absolutely anything may happen. And the fact that it practically always doesn’t, matters not one jot. The possibility is always there. -Monica Baldwin

Man is the merriest, the most joyous of all the species of creation. Above and below him all are serious. -Addison

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart. -Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

He who can conceal his joys is greater than he who can hide his griefs. -Lavater

Joys are our wings; sorrows our spurs. -Richter

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. -Agatha Christie (1891-1976)

Those who can not feel pain are not capable, either, of feeling joy. -Raden Adjeng Kartini

The world is grand, awfully big and astonishingly beautiful, frequently thrilling. -Dorothy Kilgallen

We lose the peace of years when we hunt after the rapture of moments. -Bulwer

Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear long the burden of great joys. -Bovee

There is sweet joy that comes to us through sorrow. -Spurgeon

There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life. -Mary Rose McGeady

Exude happiness and you will feel it back a thousand times. -Joan Lunden

To live exhilarating in and for the moment is deadly serious work, fun of the most exhausting sort. -Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bent arm for a pillow…I have still joy in the midst of all these things. -Confucius (BC551-479)

Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile. -Pierre Coneille

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