31 Quotes About Joy


Tapping into your inner abilities to find joy in our life is just one way to make life work for you. These quotes about joy encourage us to find purpose and happiness in everyday and in the work we perform.

“Create. Not for the money. Not for the fame. Not for the recognition. But for the pure joy of creating something and sharing it.”

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

“Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.”

“From sunrise to sunset to sunrise, there is a lifetime of joy, sorrow and happiness.”

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

“Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.”

“Happiness is in your ability to love others.”

“Happiness is there for the taking and making.”

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

“If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.”

“Joy is increased by spreading it to others.”

“Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.”

“Just follow your joy. Always. I think that if you do that, life will take you on the course that it’s meant to take you.”

“Laughter is wine for the soul – laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness – the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living.”

“Let your joy be in your journey—not in some distant goal.”

“Never take life for granted. Savor every sunrise, because no one is promised tomorrow…or even the rest of today.”

“One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.”

“Remember this, that very little is needed to make a happy life.”

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”

“That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.”

“The joy that isn’t shared dies young.”

“The more the heart is sated with joy, the more it becomes insatiable.”

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”

“The pleasure which we most rarely experience gives us greatest delight.”

“The soul’s joy lies in doing.”

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

“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”

“To communicate is our chief business; society and friendship our chief delights; and reading, not to acquire knowledge, not to earn a living, but to extend our intercourse beyond our own time and province.”

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

“We have to embrace obstacles to reach the next stage of joy.”

“Writing is a bittersweet addiction. The more it drains you; the more replenished you feel, and you crave it even more.”

There are some times where it may be more difficult to choose joy. It is in these instances where we must make the right choice for ourselves.

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