Joy Quotes

"Comparison is ...

"Comparison is the thief of joy" - Theodore Roosevelt
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"When you were a child, you were bursting with joy. Someone had...

"When you were a child, you were bursting with joy. Someone had to make you miserable. Today, someone has to make you happy. Time to go back from the muddle of the mind to the exuberance of life."
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"The wise man is neither raised up by prosperity nor cast ...

"The wise man is neither raised up by prosperity nor cast down by adversity; for always he has striven to rely predominantly on himself, and to derive all joy from himself." โ€”Seneca
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"Pleasure is always derived from...

"Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within." --Eckhart Tolle
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Comparison is t...

Comparison is the thief of joy! -Theodore Roosevelt
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 07
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" Life is hard and even sometimes it's cruel b...

" Life is hard and even sometimes it's cruel but with somebody special hardships and cruelty of life truns into joy and happiness"-~Usman Rashdi
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 29
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"Joy lives...

"Joy lives concealed in grief." โ€”Rumi
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โ€œHappiness is not in the mere possession of mo...

โ€œHappiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.โ€ โ€“ Franklin D. Roosevelt
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It is not morbidity which draws crowds to scenes of disaster or unusual joy. It is the...

It is not morbidity which draws crowds to scenes of disaster or unusual joy. It is the desire to participate in a moment when life breaks through to some higher level of intensity so that one's own life might take fire from that sudden spurted flame. ...Maya Deren
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 20
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"Worry never robs tomorrow ...

"Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy." โ€”Leo Buscaglia
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 05
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"Focus on the journey, not the destin...

"Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it." -Greg Anderson
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"Be moderate in order ...

"Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance." -- Epicurus
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 09
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"We realized that life, even the worst of life, consists of an alternat...

"We realized that life, even the worst of life, consists of an alternation of joys and sorrows, successes and failures, and there was no need to fear the failures more than the successes." - Harlan Shalanov "Kolyma Tales"
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 13
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"happi...

"happiness =/= joyfulness"
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Be of good cheer. Do not think of todayโ€™s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You...

Be of good cheer. Do not think of todayโ€™s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 20
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The excursion is the same when you ...

The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy ~Eudora Welty
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If you choose not to find joy in ...

If you choose not to find joy in the snow you will have less joy in your life but the same amount of snow.
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"Walk in silence, don't w...

"Walk in silence, don't walk away in silence" Ian Curtis, Joy Division (Atmosphere)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 31
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"Moment after moment, everythin...

"Moment after moment, everything comes out of Nothingness. This is the true joy of life." โ€”Zen saying
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 21
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Life is truly about balance. "You can't know joy unless ...

Life is truly about balance. "You can't know joy unless you've known sorrow." ~ Anne with an E and "The pain now is part of the happiness then. That's the deal." ~ Shadowlands
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"I have tried to live my life such that in the h...

"I have tried to live my life such that in the hour of my death I would feel joy rather than fear" - Witold Pilecki, Polish Intelligence Officer, 1948
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 23
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"The greatest obstacle t...

"The greatest obstacle to connecting with our joy is resentment." -Pema Chodron
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 09
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โ€œIโ€™d rather be just like a flower on a ...

โ€œIโ€™d rather be just like a flower on a mountainside, that brings joy & light to anyone who might find meโ€ โ€“Amber Coffman
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 12
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โ€We choose our joys and ...

โ€We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.โ€ โ€”Kahlil Gibran
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โ€œI became who I am because I really wanted to please my momma...

โ€œI became who I am because I really wanted to please my momma. My mom was so disappointed so much her life, and I wanted to be that joy.โ€ โ€“ Evander Holyfield (Jesus Calling podcast interview)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 03
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โ€Some Planned Things That Happen In Your Life Sometimes Donโ€™t Live Up To The Same Expec...

โ€Some Planned Things That Happen In Your Life Sometimes Donโ€™t Live Up To The Same Expectations & Joy As You May Have Thought They Would Have,The Unusual Thing Is The Unplanned Things That You Thought Would Not Happen Surprisingly Give You The Most Joyโ€-Hassan Patel
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 30
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โ€œBehind Joy and Laughter there may be a temperament, co...

โ€œBehind Joy and Laughter there may be a temperament, coarse, hard and callous. But behind Sorrow there is always Sorrow. Pain, unlike Pleasure, wears no mask.โ€ --Oscar Wilde
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โ€œThe most important part about all the music, just boiling it down to the bare, bare-bones, is t...

โ€œThe most important part about all the music, just boiling it down to the bare, bare-bones, is the way you speak to other people. The songs that we pick and the way the songs speak to their hearts and give them such peace and joy.โ€ โ€“ Darrin Vincent of Dailey & Vincent (Jesus Calling podcast)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 20
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โ€œAs long as Man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will...

โ€œAs long as Man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.โ€ ~ Pythagoras
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"Be joyful, though y...

"Be joyful, though you have considered all the facts." Wendell Berry
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"One of the sanest, surest, and most genero...

"One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others." -- Robert A. Heinlein
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There are souls in this world which have the ...

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
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"To be able to talk to your heartโ€™s content about a book ...

"To be able to talk to your heartโ€™s content about a book you like with someone who feels the same way about it is one of the greatest joys that life can offer." -Haruki Murakami
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Comparison is t...

Comparison is the thief of joy.- Theodore Roosevelt
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โ€œIt's only natural to feel lonely after the enjoya...

โ€œIt's only natural to feel lonely after the enjoyable moments pass. But as you experience new joys those feelings of sorrow will start to fade.โ€ โ€• Mizu Sahara
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โ€œExcessive sorrow l...

โ€œExcessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.โ€ โ€” William Blake
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 18
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"Do it for joy an...

"Do it for joy and you can do it forever.โ€ โ€• Stephen King
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If we can just let go and trust that things will work out the way theyโ€™re supposed to, wit...

If we can just let go and trust that things will work out the way theyโ€™re supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself.โ€ โ€“ Goldie Hawn
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โ€œExistence is a ...

โ€œExistence is a happening we all may derive joy from.โ€
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 05
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I am the source of my happi...

I am the source of my happiness, joy, success and my life's circumstance and conditions.
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โ€œIf we can just let go and trust that things will work out the way theyโ€™re supposed to, wi...

โ€œIf we can just let go and trust that things will work out the way theyโ€™re supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself.โ€ โ€“ Goldie Hawn
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โ€œWe are always looking for the destination. The resolution, some form of control...

โ€œWe are always looking for the destination. The resolution, some form of control. But the journey is where life happens, where love happens, where beauty, pain, joy,and all of our hopes and fears happen. Itโ€™s not in the control, itโ€™s in the chaosโ€
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โ€œI donโ€™t want a beautiful life filled with decadence. I w...

โ€œI donโ€™t want a beautiful life filled with decadence. I want a life with beautiful outcomes that outlast me and a life filled with simple joys, hardships, and responsibilities.โ€
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"Just as the sun sometimes hides to give way to the gray of the clouds,and then t...

"Just as the sun sometimes hides to give way to the gray of the clouds,and then to the rain to leave its fruits;so sometimes a joy is hidden to give way to a gray feeling,and to the rain of a sadness that turns its fruits in tears" (William Ventura)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 24
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โ€œFind a place inside wh...

โ€œFind a place inside where thereโ€™s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.โ€
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 27
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"I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I...

"I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy." โ€“ Kahlil Gibran
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 30
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"The tree which moves some to tears of j...

"The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way." - William Blake
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Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fal...

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
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โ€œComparis...

โ€œComparison is the thief of joy.โ€
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โ€œSometimes your joy is the source...

โ€œSometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.โ€
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Being joyful AND a good...

Being joyful AND a good person - that is a beautiful and winning combination.
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"Find a place inside where th...

"Find a place inside where thereโ€™s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain." --Joseph Campbell
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"One fatal remembrance, one sorrow which throws its bleak shade alik...

"One fatal remembrance, one sorrow which throws its bleak shade alike o'er our joys and our woes; To which life nothing darker nor brighter can bring; For which joy has no balm and affliction no sting." ~Byron~
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 03
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Nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very ba...

Nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a manโ€™s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and so there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 17
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"All that's needed for joy...

"All that's needed for joy are small exchanges of happiness, after all." -Lilly Satou
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"The word courage is very interesting. It comes from a Latin root cor, which means โ€œheart.โ€ So to...

"The word courage is very interesting. It comes from a Latin root cor, which means โ€œheart.โ€ So to be courageous means to live with the heart. And weaklings, only weaklings, live with the head; afraid, they create a security of logic around themselves" . - - Osho, Courage joy of living dangerously.
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Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the l...

Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth. Menachem Begin
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The pain you are feeling...

The pain you are feeling, can't compare to the joy that is coming" Romans 18:8
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"Forgiveness exists first for the forgiver, to fr...

"Forgiveness exists first for the forgiver, to free him from something that will destroy him, which will end his joy and ability to love fully and openly๏ปฟ"
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"They say: think twice before you jump. I say ...

"They say: think twice before you jump. I say : jump first and then think as much as you want to "-- by Osho, Courage: Joy of living dangerously.
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โ€œWhen joy is a ...

โ€œWhen joy is a habit, love is a reflex.โ€ - Bob Goff
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โ€œI have have drunken deep of j...

โ€œI have have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine tonight.โ€ -Percy Bysshe Shelley
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 10
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Our notions of happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas. Our idea of happiness ca...

Our notions of happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas. Our idea of happiness can prevent us from actually being happy. We fail to see the opportunity for joy that is right in front of us when we are caught in a belief that happiness should take a particular form. Thich Nhat Hanh
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