Joy Quotes and Sayings
I do not care about happiness simply because I believe that joy is something worth fighting for.
– Criss Jami
Joys do not stay, but take wing and fly away.
Joy came always after pain.
– Guillaume Apollinaire
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
– Mark Twain
There is no joy in the soul that has forgotten what God prizes.
– Oswald Chambers
The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it.
– Michel de Montaigne
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
– Mark Twain
Joy multiplies when it is shared among friends, but grief diminishes with every division.
– R.A. Salvatore
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
– Thich Nhat Hanh
Our purest form of joy comes when people we envy get hurt. That most genuine form of joy.
– Chuck Palahniuk
When you feel someone else’s pain and joy as powerfully as if it were your own, then you know you really loved them.
– Ann Brashares
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
– Rabindranath Tagore
If your joy is derived from what society things of you, you’re always going to be disappointed.
A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
– John Keats
Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.
– Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
A joyful heart is the normal result of a heart burning with love. She gives most who gives with joy.
– Mother Teresa
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
– Pearl Bailey
The essence of life is not in the great victories and grand failures, but in the simple joys.
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.
– James Russell Lowell
Peace is joy at rest, and joy is peace on its feet.
– Anne Lamott
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
– Theodore Roosevelt
Joy is to fun what the deep sea is to a puddle. It’s a feeling inside that can hardly be contained.
– Terry Pratchett
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 is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
– Marianne Williamson
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