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110+ Joy Quotes

Joy refers to a feeling of great pleasure and happiness. A joy is something or someone that makes you feel happy or gives you great pleasure. Joy is a feeling of great happiness. This is a collection of 110+ quotes and sayings on Joy.



1. If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment. Carlos Santana
2. Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt
3. Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams. Hosea Ballou
4. Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. Leo Buscaglia

5. The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Richard Bach
6. Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. Mother Teresa
7. We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness. Pierre Corneille
8. The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. Jim Rohn

9. Nobody understands another's sorrow, and nobody another's joy. Franz Schubert
10. The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again. Charles Dickens
11. There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief. Aeschylus
12. Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift. Albert Einstein

13. A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness. John Keats
14. For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
15. It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it. Amelia Barr
16. True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
17. Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. Karl Barth
18. Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. Claude Monet
19. Style is joyful if you allow yourself to have joy. Stacy London
20. Joy is the serious business of Heaven. C. S. Lewis
21. Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
22. Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. Emily Dickinson
23. Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing. William Shakespeare
24. To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth. Pearl S. Buck
25. It's an ongoing joy being a dad. Liam Neeson
26. Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
27. Your closet needs to be a place of joy and celebration of who are you now - not who you were. Stacy London
28. Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying. Neil Armstrong
29. There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward. Khalil Gibran
30. Joy is of the will which labours, which overcomes obstacles, which knows triumph. William Butler Yeats
31. Our Heavenly Father loves you. He has created you to be successful and to have joy. Russell M. Nelson
32. Being an uncle brings me utter joy. Russell Tovey
33. We can feel joy even while having a bad day, a bad week, or even a bad year! Russell M. Nelson
34. The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven. Mark Twain
35. Once you have to start counting calories, it takes away from the joy of eating. Mireille Guiliano
36. Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary. Khalil Gibran
37. Nothing has brought me more love, joy and peace than being a good husband and good daddy. Frank Abagnale
38. There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness, but there is the discovery of joy. Joyce Grenfell
39. Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow. Rene Descartes
40. Light is what gives joy to buildings. Jaquelin T. Robertson
41. Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom. Anatole France
42. Art is man's expression of his joy in labor. Henry Kissinger
43. The soul's joy lies in doing. Percy Bysshe Shelley
44. In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag. W. H. Auden
45. It is a fine seasoning for joy to think of those we love. Moliere
46. The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy. Eudora Welty
47. Look for joy in your life; it's not always easy to find. Charles Kuralt
48. I think that peace is, in many ways, a precondition of joy. Yo-Yo Ma
49. Taking joy in living is a woman's best cosmetic. Rosalind Russell
50. Real joy seems to me almost as unlike security or prosperity as it is unlike agony. C. S. Lewis
51. To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind. Pearl S. Buck
52. Think of things that can be created, not destroyed, and that bring beauty and joy. Issey Miyake
53. Comedy is here to bring joy to the world, whether you want to hear the curse words or not. Kenan Thompson
54. Find joy and solace in the simple, and cultivate your utopia by feeling the Tao in every cubic inch of space. Wayne Dyer
55. Let your joy be in your journey - not in some distant goal. Tim Cook
56. Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy. Felicia Hemans
57. Joy is not in things; it is in us. Richard Wagner
58. Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm. Jean Paul
59. Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life. Virginia Woolf
60. Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps. William Blake
61. A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy. Thomas Carlyle
62. Laughter and joy are part of the beauty of life. Diogo Morgado
63. The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others. Doug Larson
64. The source of one's joy is also often the source of one's sorrow. Jessamyn West
65. Beauty is whatever gives joy. Edna St. Vincent Millay
66. Music is such a joy, just an absolute joy. Mavis Staples
67. Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter. Victor Hugo
68. When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. Rumi
69. Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. Thich Nhat Hanh
70. Sorrow doesn't kill, reckless joy does. Yoruba
71. Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. Marianne Williamson
72. Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. Greg Anderson
73. Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell
74. The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. Jim Rohn
75. When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness - all the good things. Maya Angelou
76. Resolve to keep happy and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. Helen Keller
77. The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. Henry Ward Beecher
78. Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day. Henri Nouwen
79. When we are centered in joy, we attain our wisdom. Marianne Williamson
80. Joy is not in things; it is in us. Richard Wagner
81. The only joy in the world is to begin. Cesare Pavese
82. You have to sniff out joy. Keep your nose to the joy trail. Buffy Sainte-Marie
83. Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm. Jean Paul Richter
84. Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings. Euripedes
85. The joy of a spirit is the measure of its power. Ninon de Lenclos
86. Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself. Mahatma Gandhi
87. To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with. Mark Twain
88. The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again. Charles Dickens
89. Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
90. A thing of beauty is a joy forever. John Keats
91. Joy multiplies when it is shared among friends, but grief diminishes with every division. That is life. R.A. Salvatore
92. Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. Marianne Williamson
93. Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling. Tony DeLiso
94. Comparison is the death of joy. Mark Twain
95. Joy is to fun what the deep sea is to a puddle. It’s a feeling inside that can hardly be contained. Terry Pratchett
96. Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy. Leo Tolstoy
97. Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. Emily Dickinson
98. Joy came always after pain. Guillaume Apollinaire
99. Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day. Henri J.M. Nouwen
100. Joy is strength. Mother Teresa
101. The root of joy is gratefulness...It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful. David Steindl-Rast
102. Suffering teaches joy. Sonia Rumzi
103. Fear of joy is the darkest of captivities. Phil Kaye
104. People who shout joy from the rooftops are often the saddest of all. Milan Kundera
105. There's light and joy, but there's also darkness all around and we can be lost in it. David Almond
106. There is no joy in the soul that has forgotten what God prizes. Oswald Chambers
107. Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open. Jonathan Lockwood Huie
108. Helping others is the secret sauce to a happy life. Todd Stocker
109. One must have sorrow to truly appreciate joy. Megan Hart
110. There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go. Frederick William Faber
111. Joy is but the sign that creative emotion is fulfilling its purpose. Charles Du Bos
112. The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it. Michel de Montaigne
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