Joy Quotes

Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression.

Bertrand Wilbertforce

At the judgement day a man will be called to account for all the good things he might have enjoyed and did not enjoy.

Jewish Proverb

Curiosity is a gift, a capacity of pleasure in knowing, which if you destroy, you make yourself cold and dull.

John Ruskin

Everyone\'s travels through life end the same way, so you might as well enjoy the journey.

Unknown

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, old time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today tomorrow will be a dying.

Robert Herrick

In the midst of all the doubts which we have discussed for four thousand years in for thousand ways, the safest course is to do nothing against one\'s conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.

Voltaire

Joy lies in the fight.

Mahatma Gandhi

Remember that life is neither pain nor pleasure; it is serious business, to be entered upon with courage and in a spirit of self-sacrifice.

Alexis De Tocqueville

Among the mind\'s powers is one that comes of itself to many children and artists. It need not be lost, to the end of his days, by anyone who has ever had it. This is the power of taking delight in a thing, or rather in anything, not as a means to some other end, but just because it is what it is. A child in the full health of his mind will put his hand flat on the summer lawn, feel it, and give a little shiver of private glee at the elastic firmness of the globe.

Charles E Montague

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D Roosevelt

Joy is one of nature's greatest medicines. Joy is always healthy. A pleasant state of mind tends to bring abnormal conditions back to normal.

Catherine Ponder

Love is not getting, but giving. Not a wild dream of pleasure and madness of desire - oh, no - love is not that! It is goodness and honor and peace and pure living - yes, love is that and it is the best thing in the world and the thing that lives the longest.

Henry Van Dyke

Once you learn to contact and release the hidden power of your subconscious mind, you can bring into your life more power, more wealth, more health, more happiness, and more joy.

Joseph Murphy

If I fret over tomorrow, I'll have little joy today.

Lloyd Chudley Alexander

Whatsoever Venus bids Is a joy excelling, Never in an evil heart Did she make her dwelling.

Archpoet

Joy! Joy! I triumph! Now no more I know Myself as simply me. I burn with love Unto myself, and bury me in love. The centre is within me and its wonder Lies as a circle everywhere about me. Joy! Joy! No mortal thought can fathom me.

Farid al-Din Attar

The greatest joys are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in what we hope for.

Bryant McGill

To-day, whatever may annoy, The word for me is Joy, just simple Joy.

John Kendrick Bangs

I don't quite jump for joy, but I am awfully glad to see him.

Anne Bancroft

Ah, love, let us be true To one another! for the world, which seems To lie before us like a land of dreams, So various, so beautiful, so new, Hath really neither joy, nor love, nor light, Nor certitude, nor peace, nor help for pain; And we are here as on a darkling plain Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight, Where ignorant armies clash by night.

Matthew Arnold

Of joys departed, Not to return, how painful the remembrance!

Robert Blair

Man was made for joy and woe, And when this we rightly know Through the world we safely go.

William Blake

Laugh. Laughter is immeasurable. Be joyful though you have considered all the facts.

Wendell Berry

The best laid schemes o' mice and men Gang aft a-gley; And leave us naught but grief and pain For promised joy.

Robert Burns

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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