Joy Quotes - Page 6

Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fall away like sand, creeds follow one another, but what is beautiful is a joy for all seasons, a possession for all eternity.

– Oscar Wilde

Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one’s identity as a being of worth and dignity.

– Rollo May

Joy is not in things; it is in us.

– Richard Wagner

Musical composition should bring happiness and joy to people and make them forget their troubles.

– Horace Silver

The real joy is in constructing a sentence. But I see myself as an actor first because writing is what you do when you are ready and acting is what you do when someone else is ready.

– Steve Martin

I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.

– Anais Nin

The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

– Mark Twain

Love is cheering and sharing and compassion and giving and receiving. Love is an action thing more than a word thing, that brings comfort or joy or relief to anyone or anything.

– Ziggy Marley

Carrying a grudge is a heavy burden. As you forgive, you will feel the joy of being forgiven.

– Henry B. Eyring

Joy comes from places you least expect it. It’s usually the simple things, like watching my son play basketball or going through Central Park when the blossoms are blooming.

– Dave Gahan

Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

– Mark Twain

At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants.

– Egon Schiele

I have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine tonight.

– Percy Bysshe Shelley

Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.

– Joseph Campbell

It has been an ache and a joy both to look over this big shoulder of mine at all my yesterdays.

– Ethel Waters

Fearlessness is not only possible, it is the ultimate joy. When you touch nonfear, you are free.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference.

– Audre Lorde

Use those talents you have. You will make it. You will give joy to the world. Take this tip from nature: The woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except those who sang best.

-* Bernard Meltzer

Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

One thing I’ve learned about life is that if you really let go, it’s just a joy ride.

– Ricky Williams