Joy Quotes and Sayings
The healthiest response to life is joy.
— Deepak Chopra
Love of God is pure when joy and suffering inspire an equal degree of gratitude.
- Simone Weil
I do not care about happiness simply because I believe that joy is something worth fighting for.
- Criss Jami
The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it.
- Michel de Montaigne
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
- Pearl Bailey
Our purest form of joy comes when people we envy get hurt. That most genuine form of joy.
- Chuck Palahniuk
The essence of life is not in the great victories and grand failures, but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Suffering teaches joy.
- Sonia Rumzi
Peace is joy at rest, and joy is peace on its feet.
- Anne Lamott
There is no joy in the soul that has forgotten what God prizes.
- Oswald Chambers
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything a new, and in that there is joy.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
Joy came always after pain.
- Guillaume Apollinaire
People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
- Iris Murdoch
Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling.
- Tony DeLiso
A joyful heart is the normal result of a heart burning with love. She gives most who gives with joy.
- Mother Teresa
Joy multiplies when it is shared among friends, but grief diminishes with every division.
- R.A. Salvatore
Beauty is whatever gives joy.
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.
- Henri J.M. Nouwen
Return something not for the possibility of a reward, but for the joy of giving a gift which you did not have to pay for.
- Jarod Kintz
The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.
- Thich Nhat Hanh