Quotes about Joy

Let these quotes about joy give you inspirational thoughts to reflect on. What brings you joy. Find quotes that discuss joy and show satisfaction, contentment, comfort and delight.

"I guess what I want most of all is joy. I can look back at the way I have celebrated Christmas in the past, and while things have been fun, this year I'm less interested in more of the same and more interested in cultivating joy, a pervasive sense of well-being, because of the fact that the Lord has come and he indeed does rule the world with truth and grace." Daniel Ethan Harris, Wait: Four Weeks of Preparing the Soul for Christmas
Christmas   |  

"Experts cited the benefits of caring for your emotional needs through regular implementation of activities that inspire thoughts and feelings of joy, hope, passion, purpose, or general well being." Lisa Broesch-Weeks, Practical Bliss: The Busy Person's Guide to Happiness
Inspirational Quotes  |  

"Go forth into the busy world and love it. Interest yourself in its life; mingle kindly with its joys and sorrows." Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love  |  

There's a great joy in my giving. It's thrilling. It's exhilarating. It's important to be a part of sharing. W. Clement Stone
"There's a great joy in my giving. It's thrilling. It's exhilarating. It's important to be a part of sharing." W. Clement Stone
Sharing   |  

"These joys are free to all who live, the rich and poor, the great and low: the charms which kindness has to give, the smiles which friendship may bestow, the honor of a well-spent life, the glory of a purpose true, high courage in the stress of strife, and peace when every task is through." Edgar A Guest , The Common Joys
Inspirational Poems   |  

"Friendship will always find joy in unique relationships." Martin Murphy, Friendship: The Joy of Relationships
Friendship Poems   |  

"Prayer changes us in ways that we never thought would be possible.  When we are unhappy, prayer can lift our hearts and fill it with unspeakable joy." Julia Bristol, Prayer: The Bible for Beginners
Prayer   |  

"The benefits of humor are extraordinary. When there is a fusion of enthusiasm, energy, joy, and hope, a peak experience emerges that most of us identify as a sense of humor." Mary Kay Morrison, Using Humor to Maximize Living: Connecting With Humor
Humor   |  

"My greatest accomplishment, and my greatest pride and joy are my children. They truly are my greatest success. They have inspired me in all aspects of my life." Catherine Pulsifer
Children   |  

"Whether we're young 'Nanas,' 'boomer-grams,' or 'great-grams,' we all crave understanding and companionship - other grandmoms, friends, and family members who will share our load and celebrate our joys." Rebecca Barlow Jordan, Day-votions for Grandmothers: Heart to Heart Encouragement
Friend   |  

Perhaps most important, being in a state of joy is a learned skill, not an innate ability. Donald Altman
"Perhaps most important, being in a state of joy is a learned skill, not an innate ability." Donald Altman, The Joy Compass: Eight Ways to Find Lasting Happiness, Gratitude, and Optimism in the Present Moment
Optimistic   |  

"When the Christian praises and gives thanks to God, this not only pleases God, but it enriches the Christian's life with joy." Rick Warren
Thanksgiving   |  

"Joy is a choice based on being content regardless of circumstances. Understanding what encourages joy in your life can help you cultivate it and build up your resources for when circumstances are difficult." M. Ahlers, 50 Things to Know About Practicing Spiritual Discipline
Choices   |  

"What joy the glorious music of Christmas brings to our celebration of Christ's birth! No other season offers such an abundance of spiritual enrichment." Kenneth W. Osbeck. Joy to the World: The Stories Behind Your Favorite Christmas Carols
Christmas Poems   |  

"The reality is that this is how you know if you're getting closer to God: more kindness, more gentleness, more joy, more peace, more patience." Matt Brown, Awakening: How God's Great Move Inspires and Influences Our Lives Today
Kindness Quotes   |  

"Live for today, but hold your hands open to tomorrow. Anticipate the future and its changes with joy. There is a seed of God's love in every event, every unpleasant situation in which you may find yourself." Barbara Johnson
Quotes about Change   |  

"Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both." Phillips Brooks
Christmas Greetings   |  

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. Franklin Roosevelt
"Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort." Franklin Roosevelt
Achievement   |  

"Behind self-confidence is joy, happiness, acceptance and compassion. But behind arrogance is fear, resentment and stress." Ingrid Lindberg, Self-Confidence: The 21-Day Self-Confidence Challenge: An easy and step-by-step approach to overcome self-doubt & low self-esteem and start developing ... acceptance
Compassion   |  

"Life is box full of surprises so you never know what the next surprise in your way is. People who take life seriously are those people who unfortunately ruined the joy of life by their seriousness and misleading power of thinking." David Dashner, Self Improvement
Quotes about Life   |

"Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joy, and dividing our grief." Joseph Addison
Friendship   |  

"Joy can be real only if people look upon their lives as a service and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness." Leo Tolstoy
Helping Others   |  

"We all have battles to fight. And it's often in those battles that we are most alive: it's on the frontlines of our lives that we earn wisdom, create joy, forge friendships, discover happiness, find love, and do purposeful work." Eric Greitens, Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life
Work   |  

"Truly living means your days are filled with joy and thanksgiving for the very fact that you are alive. As opposed to constantly going after the next best thing you are going after a new goal to achieve." Sandra Leon, Supercharge Your Life
Goal   |  

"But the more you say no to the things that don't matter, the more you can say yes to the things that do. This will let you live and enjoy your life - the life that you want." Ryan Holiday, Stephen Hanselman, The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
Wise   |  

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Richard Bach
"The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life." Richard Bach
Family   |  

"Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary." Kahlil Gibran
Motivational Poems   |  

"Suddenly, I was aware that no matter what our age, we never know when we will see our last sunset, and as I began to live my days with that deeper attentiveness, suddenly the sunsets seemed to be more colorful, and it somehow seemed that the moments of joy began to increase." John Izzo, Ph D., The five secrets you must discover before you die
Inspirational Books   |  

"Advent helps us to make more room for joy so that we are fully prepared to receive the Lord when he comes." Beth Bevis
Christmas Messages   |  

"It's hard to enjoy music at the same time you are paying attention to, and thinking about, the notes. When enjoying, you are simply letting the music in and absorbing it." Dicken Bettinger, Natasha Swerdloff, Coming Home: Uncovering the Foundations of Psychological Well-being
Music   |  

"There is more joy to be found in owning less than can ever be found in pursuing more. In a world that constantly tells us to buy more and more, we often lose sight of that." Joshua Becker, The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own
Simplicity   |  

"If you are confident that something brings you joy, keep it, regardless of what anyone else might say. Even if it isn't perfect, no matter how mundane it might be, when you use it with care and respect, you transform it into something priceless." Marie Kondo, Spark Joy
Confidence   |  

"I've grown to realize the joy that comes from little victories is preferable to the fun that comes from ease and the pursuit of pleasure." Lawana Blackwell
Happy   |  

For the Christian, joy in God is available at all times, in any situation. Wayne Davies
"For the Christian, joy in God is available at all times, in any situation." Wayne Davies, Top 10 Reasons to Read the Bible Today
God   |  

"But it isn't just about dollars and cents. Retirement should be a joy." Clark Howard
Retirement   |  

"If we want joy, we must 1) accept ourselves as the unique persons we are, 2) allow ourselves to hurt, knowing that our joy runs deeper than our emotions, and 3) work on resolving any personal hindrances to joy." Gaylyn Williams, Gratitude Encourages Joy: How to Unlock God's Gift of Lasting Happiness
Encouraging   |  

"You need to sow seeds of thought if you want to reap joy." Bill Powell, Easter by Heart
Positive Thinking   |  

"Joy must be developed from the inside. If we cannot find happiness within ourselves we will not be able to find happiness anywhere." Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living
Attitude   |  

"I have to say that I was not prepared to become a grandmother but I do feel proud that my little people depend on me and love me.  I get such joy from their successes, and it does hurt my heart a bit when they have failures." Janice Elliott-Howard, Being A Grandmother
Grandmother   |  

"Pray for your ability to share your joy with others and be a light in this world." Kathryn Shirey, Pray Deep for Advent
Poems about Prayer   |  

I do not let fear keep me from living life to the fullest extent of the joy and happiness I am entitled to. Patricia A Gilpin-Hudson; Carol R Muschette, Find Joy in Daily Living
Fear   |  

Cultivating inner happiness will allow you to have boundless joy whatever the situation. Tom Miles
"Cultivating inner happiness will allow you to have boundless joy whatever the situation." Tom Miles, A Year For Change
Happiness   |  

"He who has not looked on Sorrow will never see Joy." Kahlil Gibran
Grief   |  

"We all experience joy differently and have our own unique barriers to attaining joy. Understanding what makes you tick helps you develop a plan that's tailored specifically for you." Kaia Roman, The Joy Plan: How I Took 30 Days to Stop Worrying, Quit Complaining, and Find Ridiculous Happiness
Experience   |  

"Part of the joy comes from seeing one's own children become parents - watching the cycle of birth, nurturance and independence begin again. Grandmothers became quite passionate about the magic of it all, often bowled over by their intensity of feeling." Doreen Rosenthal, New Age Nanas Being a Grandmother in the 21st Century
Passion   |  

The Word of God is the source of man's strength, wisdom and joy. Janet Fuller, The Bible: The Key Bible Chapters
Words of Encouragement   |  

Once you open your eyes to the fun some 90 year olds are having, you'll be surprised at how much more willing you become to step into that joy yourself. Noelle C. Nelson, Happy Healthy…Dead
Age   |  

If you want to enjoy good health, you first need to believe that you can enjoy living a healthy lifestyle. Alex Uwajeh, The Power of Positive Affirmations
Health   |  

The joy of seeing your money put into uses that are worthwhile cannot compare to the instant gratification that impulsive buying can give you. Marshal Lightwill, Discipline Yourself: Self-Discipline Habits to Create Great Results
Wealth  |

Think joy, talk joy, practice joy, share joy, saturate your mind with joy, and you will have the time of your life today and every day all your life. Norman Vincent Peale
"Think joy, talk joy, practice joy, share joy, saturate your mind with joy, and you will have the time of your life today and every day all your life." Norman Vincent Peale
Sharing  |

"A joyful heart is the normal result of a heart burning with love." Mother Teresa
Famous  |

"People in developing countries have a depth of joy, a richness to which those of us consumed with material things are often blind." Pam Grout, The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life
Positive  |

"Cheer up, keep your spirits high, things are bound to get better!" Anne Frank, The Diary of a young girl Anne Frank
Positive Attitude  |

"Despite knowing the value and joy of giving to others, many people are at a loss on how to go about it. Some mistakenly think that only those with money are the only ones who can give." John Michaels, Learn How To Give On The Cheap: Make People Happy And Feel Better About Yourself Without Breaking The Bank
Giving   |  

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