Meaningful Quotes about Joy
The very society of joy redoubles it; so that, whilst it lights upon my friend it rebounds upon myself, and the brighter his candle burns the more easily will it light mine.—South.
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.—Bishop Porteus.
Who partakes in another's joys is a more humane character than he who partakes in his griefs.—Lavater.
Joy is more divine than sorrow; for joy is bread, and sorrow is medicine.—Beecher.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
I have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine tonight.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
There's a great joy in my giving. It's thrilling. It's exhilarating. It's important to be a part of sharing. It is my love. It is my joy.
W. Clement Stone
When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.
Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
Nobody understands another's sorrow, and nobody another's joy.
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
W. H. Auden
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
Without kindness, there can be no true joy.—Carlyle.
Joy is an import; joy is an exchange;
Joy flies monopolists: it calls for two;
Rich fruit! Heaven planted! never pluck'd by one.
There is no beautifier of complexion or form or behavior like the wish to scatter joy, and not pain, around us.—Emerson.
The healthiest response to life is joy.