Joy Quotes - Page 10

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

– Hosea Ballou

Until you have a son of your own… you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son.

– Kent Nerburn

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

– Albert Einstein

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.

– Karl Barth

I believe that a trusting attitude and a patient attitude go hand in hand. You see, when you let go and learn to trust God, it releases joy in your life. And when you trust God, you’re able to be more patient. Patience is not just about waiting for something… it’s about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.

– Joyce Meyer

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.

– Greg Anderson

If we’re destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there’s got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.

– Ellen DeGeneres

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.

– Max de Pree

Each day holds a surprise. But only if we expect it can we see, hear, or feel it when it comes to us. Let’s not be afraid to receive each day’s surprise, whether it comes to us as sorrow or as joy It will open a new place in our hearts, a place where we can welcome new friends and celebrate more fully our shared humanity.

– Henri Nouwen

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.

– Buddha

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.

– Kevyn Aucoin

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.

– Richard Bach

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.

– Joseph Campbell

I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.

– Charles R. Swindoll

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

– Dr. Seuss

“Without pain, how could we know joy?’ This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate.”

– John Green

“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”

– Tom Bodett

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”

– Nicolas Chamfort