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Joys are our wings, sorrows our spurs.

Author: Jean Paul


Joy has this in common with pain, that it robs people of reason.

Author: Platen


One joy scatters a hundred grieves.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

The joys we expect are not so bright, nor the troubles so dark as we fancy they will be.

Author: Charles Reade (1814-1884)

Profession: British Novelist, Dramatist

We French found it and called it joie de vivre -- the joy of living.

Author: Renee Repound


The joy is that we can take back our bodies, reclaim our health, and restore ourselves to balance. We can take power over what and how we eat. We can rejuvenate and recharge ourselves, bringing healing to the wounds we carry inside us, and bringing to fuller life the wonderful person that each of us can be.

Author: John Robbins

Profession: American Health Expert, Author, Founder of Earthsave

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

Author: Jim Rohn

Profession: American Businessman, Author, Speaker, Philosopher

The joy in life is to be used for a purpose. I want to be used up when I die.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

The surest mark of a Christian is not faith, or even love, but joy.

Author: Samuel M. Shoemaker


What joy can the years bring half so sweet as the unhappiness they've taken away?

Author: Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946)

Profession: Anglo-American Essayist, Aphorist

For one mother, joy is the quiet pleasure found in gently rubbing shampoo into her young child's hair. For another woman it's taking a long walk alone, while for yet another it's reviling in a much -- anticipated vacation.

Author: Eileen Stukane


Joy is free, unrestrained passion

Author: Eileen Stukane


Joy is a subtle elf; I think one's happiest when he forgets himself.

Author: Cyril Tourneur


May your joys be as deep as the ocean, your sorrows as light as its foam.

Author: Source Unknown


The end of life is life. Life is action, the use of one's powers. And to use them to their height is our joy of duty.

Author: Source Unknown