Quotes containing word "joy"

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Sell also: delight, joyfulness, joyousness, pleasure, rejoice

Definitions and meanings of word "joy"

• Noun: the emotion of great happiness

• Noun: something or someone that provides pleasure; a source of happiness; examples: "a joy to behold", "the pleasure of his company", "the new car is a delight"

• Verb: feel happiness or joy

• Verb: make glad or happy

Featured authors with quotes containing word "joy"

William Blake
4 quotes about joy
English Poet
Monday 28 November 1757 - Sunday 12 August 1827
Khalil Gibran
5 quotes about joy
Lebanese Poet
Saturday 6 January 1883 - Friday 10 April 1931
Helen Keller
4 quotes about joy
American Author, Activist, Lecturer
Sunday 27 June 1880 - Saturday 1 June 1968
Cecilia Bartoli
2 quotes about joy
Italian Musician
Born Saturday 4 June 1966
Sara Teasdale
2 quotes about joy
American Poet, Author
Friday 8 August 1884 - Sunday 29 January 1933
Pearl S. Buck
3 quotes about joy
American Novelist
Monday 6 June 1892 - Tuesday 6 March 1973
August Strindberg
one quote about joy
Swedish Writer, Novelist, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Monday 22 January 1849 - Tuesday 14 May 1912
Jean Paul
3 quotes about joy
German Writer, Author
Monday 21 March 1763 - Monday 14 November 1825
Joseph Campbell
2 quotes about joy
American Writer, Author, Lecturer
Saturday 26 March 1904 - Saturday 31 October 1987
Anais Nin
2 quotes about joy
American Author
Saturday 21 February 1903 - Friday 14 January 1977
Mark Twain
3 quotes about joy
American Author
Monday 30 November 1835 - Thursday 21 April 1910
Fiona Shaw
2 quotes about joy
Irish Actress, Director
Born Thursday 10 July 1958

It's a dream come true, and with this music, with this Rossini, it's unbelievable how to express the joy and express the joy of the situation and the joy to play this music, to sing this music, it's really fantastic.

Cecilia Bartoli

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People are constantly clamoring for the joy of life. As for me, I find the joy of life in the hard and cruel battle of life - to learn something is a joy to me.

August Strindberg

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Joy is not the result of getting what you want; it is the way to get what you want. In the deepest sense, joy is what you want.

Alan Cohen

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Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.

Mahatma Gandhi

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There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness.

John Buchan

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I started thinking about joy. Everything in our society is so purposeful. Let's bring joy back to the experience.

Sara Blakely

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The poet's expression of joy conceals his despair at not having found the reality of joy.

Max Jacob

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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

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Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Khalil Gibran

Words: give, joy, reward
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A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.

Anais Nin

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I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee? I happy am, Joy is my name. Sweet joy befall thee!

William Blake

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Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.

Frederick Buechner

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For me, the joy of doing it is doodling when I want to. But if I had to do it, I'd lose the joy.

Matthew Ashford

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

Joseph Campbell

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He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.

William Blake

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I know the joy of fishes in the river through my own joy, as I go walking along the same river.

Zhuangzi

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Performance art is about joy, about making something that's so full of kind of a wild joy that you really can't put into words.

Laurie Anderson

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I found more joy in sorrow than you could find in joy.

Sara Teasdale

Words: found, more, joy, sorrow, find
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What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money.

George Leigh Mallory

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