There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.
All human joys are swift of wing, for heaven doth so allot it; That when you get an easy thing, you find you haven't got it.
I'm glad I did it, partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again
Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.
Beauty is whatever gives joy.
Now you understand the Oriental passion for tea, said Japhy. Remember that book I told you about the first sip is joy, the second is gladness, the third is serenity, the fourth is madness, the fifth is ecstasy.
Cheerfulness is the very flower of health.
The universal joy of Christmas is certainly wonderful. We ring the bells when princes are born, or toll a mournful dirge when great men pass away. Nations have their red-letter days, their carnivals and festivals, but once a year and only once, the w
Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy as they are also the marks of great art. They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole creation.
Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it.
What does not satisfy when we find it, was not the thing we were desiring.
Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven
I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse
Labor wants also pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister
The pleasure of expecting enjoyment is often greater than that of obtaining it, and the completion of almost every wish is found a disappointment
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends, and living our lives.
One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one's friend springs from his earnest counsel