The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Friendships multiply joys and divide griefs.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
Joy is the serious business of Heaven.
Do anything, but let it produce joy.
Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing.
“Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.”
My head is bursting with the joy of the unknown. My heart is expanding a thousand fold.
“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”
One filled with the joy preaches without preaching.
Joy is a net of love in which you can catch souls.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
Your joy is your sorrow unmasked.
Colors are light's suffering and joy.
Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own.
As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.