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Joy Quotes


These are some of the best 'Joy' quotations and sayings.

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A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.

All human joys are swift of wing, For heaven doth so allot it; That when you get an easy thing, You find you haven't got it.

Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.

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

Here below is not the land of happiness; it is only the land of toil; and every joy which comes to us is only to strengthen us for some greater labor that is to succeed.

I have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine tonight.

I wish you all the joy that you can wish.

Joy is more divine than sorrow, for joy is bread and sorrow is medicine.

Joys are our wings; sorrows our spurs.

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

Sweets with sweets war not, joy delights in joy.

The joy resulting from the diffusion of blessings to all around us is the purest and sublimest that can ever enter the human mind, and can be conceived only by those who have experienced it. Next to the consolations of divine grace, it is the most sovereign balm to the miseries of life, both in him who is the object of it, and in him who exercises it.

The joyfulness of a man prolongeth his days.

The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it.

The very society of joy redoubles it; so that, while it lights upon my friend it rebounds upon myself, and the brighter his candle burns the more easily will it light mine.

There is a sweet joy that comes to us through sorrow.

To pursue joy is to lose it. The only way to get it is to follow steadily the path of duty, without thinking of joy, and then, like sheep, it comes most surely unsought, and we "being in the way," the angel of God, bright-haired joy, is sure to meet us.

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

We ask God to forgive us for our evil thoughts and evil temper, but rarely, if ever, ask him to forgive us for our sadness.

We can do nothing well without joy, and a good conscience which is the round of joy.


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