Joy Quotes Choosing, Spiritual, Bible, Inspirational

Joy Quotes Choosing, Spiritual, Bible, Inspirational

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Joy is described as the emotion of great pleasure or happiness induced by goodness. Can these quotes inspire you to live a happy life. Joy Quotes are given below.

Always have the support of a joyful mind in all situations.

Gautama Buddha

Become less suspicious of joy.

John Perry Barlow

Remembered joys are never past.

James Montgomery

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

Men without joy seem like corpses.

Käthe Kollwitz

Great joys, like griefs, are silent.

Shackerley Marmion

Joy rises in me, like as a summer’s morn.

Samuel Coleridge

Joy is really the simplest form of gratitude.

Karl Barth

Life thy life … and pluck the joys that fly.


Love and joy are twins, or born of each other.

William Hazlitt

Excess of sorrow laughs. Excess of joy weeps.

William Blake

One filled with joy preaches without preaching.

Mother Teresa

Joy is the best makeup. Joy, and good lighting.

Anne Lamott

Is shorter than the first.

Emily Dickinson

Joy’s smile is much closer to tears than laughter.

Victor Hugo

There is no hope of joy except in human relations.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

When the great joys are stilled, the minor ones must sing.

Margaret Lee Runbeck

Shared joy is double joy and shared sorrow is half-sorrow.

Swedish proverb

Always is to joy inclined.

William Blake

You have to sniff out joy, keep your nose to the joy-trail.

Buffy Sainte-Marie

We should spread joy, but, as far as we can, repress sorrow.

Michel de Montaigne

Joy goes as deep as sorrow, but leaves less of itself behind.

Mason Cooley

The sweetest joys of life grow in the very jaws of its perils.

Herman Melville

Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

The Bible Psalms 30:5

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift. Albert Einstein

The source of one’s joy is also often the source of one’s sorrow.

Jessamyn West

It’s easier to write about pain than about joy. Joy is wordless.

Erica Jong

Find a place where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.

Joseph Campbell

It is not settled happiness but momentary joy that glorifies the past.

C. S. Lewis

We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.

Joseph Campbell

An ecstasy is a thing that will not go into words; it feels like music.

Mark Twain

To win one’s joy through struggle is better than to yield to melancholy.

André Gide

People need joy quite as much as clothing. Some of them need it far more. Margaret Collier Graham

It takes moral courage to grieve; it takes religious courage to be joyful.

Søren Kierkegaard

Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.

Helen Keller

The root of joy, as of duty, is to put all one’s powers towards some great end.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Gloom we have always with us, a rank and sturdy weed, but joy requires tending.

Barbara Holland

Than a dull prospect of a distant good.

John Dryden

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

Stanisław Jerzy Lec

It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.

Amelia E. Barr

Don’t postpone joy until you have learned all of your lessons. Joy is your lesson.

Alan Cohen

Life would not be life if a sorrow were sad, and a joy merry, from beginning to end.

Germaine Guèvremont

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness.

Sir John Buchan

We all need joy, and we can all receive joy in only one way, by adding to the joy of others.

Eknath Easwaran

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

We all sin by needlessly disobeying the apostolic injunction to rejoice as much as by anything else.

C. S. Lewis

Those undeserved joys which come uncalled and make us more pleased than grateful are they that sing.

Henry David Thoreau

Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

Mark Twain

There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I find my joy in living in the fierce and ruthless battles of life, and my pleasure comes from learning something.

August Strindberg

Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears.

Kahlil Gibran

Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings.

Rollo May

When large numbers of people share their joy in common, the happiness of each is greater because each adds fuel to the other’s flame.

Augustine of Hippo

Joy is distinct not only from pleasure in general but even from aesthetic pleasure. It must have the stab, the pang, the inconsolable longing.

C. S. Lewis

Joy is not a substitute for sex; sex is very often a substitute for Joy. I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for Joy.

C. S. Lewis

Joy is prayer; joy is strength; joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. God loves a cheerful giver. She gives most who gives with joy.

Mother Teresa

Joy is an important element of happiness. It is sometimes the difference between striving and thriving. One must nurture the joy in one’s life so that it reaches full bloom.

Maya Angelou

Joy seems to me a step beyond happiness—happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes when you’re lucky. Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love.

Adela Rogers St. Johns

Joy seems to me a step beyond happiness—happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes when you’re lucky. Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love.

Adela Rogers St. Johns

The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared by them.

Audre Lorde

I doubt whether anyone who has tasted it [joy] would ever, if both were in his power, exchange it for all the pleasures in the world. But then Joy is never in our power and pleasure often is.

C. S. Lewis

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.

I have seen

a curious child, who dwelt upon a tract

of inland ground, applying to his ear

The convolutions of a smooth-lipped shell,

To which, in silence hushed, his very soul

Listened intensely, and his countenance soon

Brightened with joy.

William Wordsworth

I used to think—when I was small, and before I could read—that everybody was always happy, and at first it made me very sad to know about pain and great sorrow; but now I know that we could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.

Helen Keller

And here the first word that I wish to say to you: joy! Do not be men and women of sadness: a Christian can never be sad! Never give way to discouragement! Ours is not a joy born of having many possessions, but of having encountered a Person: Jesus, in our midst.

Pope Francis

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

Kahlil Gibran

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

George Bernard Shaw

It is that of an unsatisfied desire which is itself more desirable than any other satisfaction. I call it Joy, which is here a technical term and must be sharply distinguished both from Happiness and from Pleasure. Joy (in my sense) has indeed one characteristic, and one only, in common with them; the fact that anyone who has experienced it will want it again.

C. S. Lewis


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