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There has also been much love, joy, evidence of admiration, there has never been one without the other.

Tags: Evidence, Love  ✍ Author: Isabelle Adjani

Ultimately, we wish the joy of perfect union with the person we love.

Tags: Love, Perfect  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

It's been a joy to be a part of other people's journey, to be able to inspire and be a part of new singers coming up in this business.

Tags: Able, Business  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures.

Tags: Spiritual, True  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying.

Tags: Special, Walking  ✍ Author: Neil Armstrong

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.

Tags: Beautiful, Nature  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.

Tags: Mind, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.

Tags: Sometimes, Whether  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.

Tags: Love, Mind  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.

Tags: Brave, Patience  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.

Tags: Experience, Human  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.

Tags: Pain, Poetry  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.

Tags: Days, Might  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

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

Tags: Give, Reward  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.

Tags: Love, Work  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.

Tags: Human, Humor  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

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

Tags: Care, Value  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

Tags: Humor, Secret  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Tags: Catch, Love  ✍ Author: Mother Teresa

Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.

Tags: Love, Mind  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing.

Tags: Done, Soul  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

They have a joy for life in Brazil unlike any country I've ever seen.

Tags: Country, Life  ✍ Author: Morena Baccarin

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.

Tags: Less, Love  ✍ Author: Pearl Bailey

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

Tags: Inspirational, Rain  ✍ Author: Hosea Ballou

Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.

Tags: Bear, Sorrow  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac
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I don't quite jump for joy, but I am awfully glad to see him.

Tags: Him, Quite  ✍ Author: Anne Bancroft

The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.

Tags: Few, Sun  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.

Tags: Sorrow, Sympathy  ✍ Author: William Blake

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!

Tags: Happy, Old  ✍ Author: William Blake

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.

Tags: Life, Sun  ✍ Author: William Blake

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.

Tags: Eyes, Nature  ✍ Author: William Blake

Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion.

Tags: Religion, Universe  ✍ Author: John Burroughs

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.

Tags: Today, Tomorrow  ✍ Author: Leo Buscaglia

When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.

Tags: Laugh, Voice  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.

Tags: Happiness, Win  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

Let there be more joy and laughter in your living.

Tags: Laughter, Living  ✍ Author: Eileen Caddy

You must submit to supreme suffering in order to discover the completion of joy.

Tags: Order, Suffering  ✍ Author: John Calvin

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

Tags: Inspirational, Pain  ✍ Author: Joseph Campbell

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

Tags: Cannot, Sad  ✍ Author: Joseph Campbell

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.

Tags: Friendship, Happiness  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

The certainty that our football, the football of Spain, is recognised, that's very important to us - perhaps more important than the successes and the joy that you can create. Football hasn't always been appreciated, and luckily our football is appreciated now, at all levels of society.

Tags: Football, Society  ✍ Author: Vicente del Bosque

The joy about the recording is that you are your own boss. You don't have a director telling you how to do it.

Tags: Boss, Director  ✍ Author: Jim Dale

For pure joy, I look at a small painting by Arbit Blatas. An ocean liner is at the center of the composition, perhaps ready to depart. It holds the promise of discovery.

Tags: Ocean, Small  ✍ Author: Antonio Damasio

I'm not complaining about doing 20-hour days. It's a joy to be able to work on yet another film.

Tags: Another, Work  ✍ Author: Jean-Claude Van Damme

The world is full of a lot of fear and a lot of negativity, and a lot of judgment. I just think people need to start shifting into joy and happiness. As corny as it sounds, we need to make a shift.

Tags: Fear, Happiness  ✍ Author: Ellen DeGeneres

Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.

Tags: Often, Worth  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes

The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.

Tags: Again, Pain  ✍ Author: Charles Dickens

Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.

Tags: Enough, Life  ✍ Author: Emily Dickinson

I've had the joy of spending thousands of hours under the sea. I wish I could take people along to see what I see, and to know what I know.

Tags: Sea, Wish  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

I think it's tragic that we have this human capacity, which appears to be hardwired, or so the evolutionary biologists say, for collective joy. We have these techniques for generating it that go back thousands of years, and yet we tend not to use this.

Tags: Capacity, Human  ✍ Author: Barbara Ehrenreich

The joy of acting for me is to be able to experience emotions in a safe environment. You can't scream and cry in the street because everybody will look. If you do it on a movie set, you get applauded.

Tags: Acting, Experience  ✍ Author: Jesse Eisenberg

This is going to sound completely absurd, but I do sometimes feel like the enjoyment of an awards ceremony or the pride in the finished article hasn't ever surpassed the joy of doing the work, of making it. The doing it is really the bit I'm there for.

Tags: Sometimes, Work  ✍ Author: Chiwetel Ejiofor

Each mind is pressed, and open every ear, to hear new tidings, though they no way joy us.

Tags: Mind, Though  ✍ Author: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

I feel that it means a lot to the people of Iran that my film is represented at the Oscars, and it makes me happy to bring them that joy, that I'm representing them and that I'm able to give them that element of pleasure to be the envoy from Iran. It's a very pleasant thing.

Tags: Give, Happy  ✍ Author: Asghar Farhadi

When you get pure joy out of 'being' rather than 'doing' or 'seeing,' that's when you realize how big and unexplainable some things are and being a dad is one of those very few things.

Tags: Big, Dad  ✍ Author: Brendan Fehr

And of course, pop music is all about memorability and simplicity and positive messages and a little dash of joy.

Tags: Music, Positive  ✍ Author: Feist

For me, comedy should have a certain amount of joy in it. It should be about attacking the powerful - the politicians, the Trumps, the blowhards - going after them. We shouldn't be attacking the vulnerable.

Tags: After, Powerful  ✍ Author: Craig Ferguson

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Tags: Happiness, Work  ✍ Author: Henry Ford

Those who prepared for all the emergencies of life beforehand may equip themselves at the expense of joy.

Tags: Life, May  ✍ Author: E. M. Forster

Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.

Tags: Reflection, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Anatole France

Hollywood is the kind of place that takes what you do well in one thing and manufactures it so the joy can be taken out of it.

Tags: Place, Takes  ✍ Author: Josh Gad

This work is a torture on the rump but a joy to the heart.

Tags: Heart, Work  ✍ Author: Eduardo Galeano

There's room for the Gap, but the joy of dressing is an art.

Tags: Art, Room  ✍ Author: John Galliano

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.

Tags: Service, Spirit  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

Your intuition will tell you where you need to go; it will connect you with people you should meet; it will guide you toward work that is meaningful for you - work that brings you joy, work that feels right for you.

Tags: Tell, Work  ✍ Author: John Gavin

Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.

Tags: Destiny, Sympathy  ✍ Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

But I think there's a genuine joy, too, a sense that no matter what, even if my stomach's growling, I'm going to dance. That's what I want to leave people with at the end of the play. After all this, people still know how to live.

Tags: After, End  ✍ Author: Sammy Hagar

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.

Tags: Envy, Forgiveness  ✍ Author: Elbert Hubbard

Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.

Tags: Laughter, Smile  ✍ Author: Victor Hugo

Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.

Tags: Less, Words  ✍ Author: Helen Hunt Jackson

Michael has a connection with children, just like Mickey Mouse does, and he brings happiness to them, and joy.

Tags: Children, Happiness  ✍ Author: Jermaine Jackson

If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart.

Tags: Heart, Lost  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

There was a lot of Southern Baptist preachers and some yelling ones but mostly we had a pastor who didn't scream and I found a lot of comfort and joy and peace as a child hearing the Bible.

Tags: Child, Peace  ✍ Author: Victoria Jackson

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

Tags: Found, Reality  ✍ Author: Max Jacob

A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.

Tags: Beauty, Forever  ✍ Author: John Keats

A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a lousy newspaper is a joy forever.

Tags: Enough, Good  ✍ Author: Garrison Keillor

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.

Tags: Art, Expression  ✍ Author: Henry A. Kissinger

Northern Sweden holds a special kind of magic. It's cold, lonely, and the people are tough and silent, or so the stereotype says. This is Asa Larsson's home turf and I find as much joy in reading her closely observed descriptions of the environment, as in following her intriguing plots.

Tags: Home, Lonely  ✍ Author: Camilla Lackberg

Although we hardly see each other off the set, Joy and I get along well when we do. As far as the marriage between Nathan and Haley, I think they are young and will see the reality of the situation eventually.

Tags: Marriage, Reality  ✍ Author: James Lafferty

These days cry out, as never before, for us to pay attention, so we can move through them and get our joy and pride back.

Tags: Attention, Pride  ✍ Author: Anne Lamott

But I do love horses. They are such an expression of joy.

Tags: Expression, Love  ✍ Author: Diane Lane

The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others.

Tags: Nice, Others  ✍ Author: Brie Larson

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.

Tags: Happiness, Spring  ✍ Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose.

Tags: Door, Nose  ✍ Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference.

Tags: Between, Emotional  ✍ Author: Audre Lorde

To the scientist there is the joy in pursuing truth which nearly counteracts the depressing revelations of truth.

Tags: Depressing, Truth  ✍ Author: H. P. Lovecraft

Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.

Tags: Goes, Grief  ✍ Author: James Russell Lowell

Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation; not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.

Tags: Great, Yourself  ✍ Author: John Lubbock

The only joy I had was writing what was. That book was. It no longer amuses me to be all the things I was when I wrote that. But it is my story as I was then.

Tags: Book, Writing  ✍ Author: Shirley MacLaine

Life is a tragedy full of joy.

Tags: Full, Life  ✍ Author: Bernard Malamud

Whatever I do is done out of sheer joy; I drop my fruits like a ripe tree. What the general reader or the critic makes of them is not my concern.

Tags: Done, Whatever  ✍ Author: Henry Miller

Instead of asking 'How much damage will the work in question bring about?' why not ask 'How much good? How much joy?'

Tags: Good, Work  ✍ Author: Henry Miller

Sing the songs of joy to the Lord, serve the Name of the Lord, and become the servant of His servants.

Tags: Become, Lord  ✍ Author: Joe Namath

It's an ongoing joy being a dad.

Tags: Dad, Ongoing  ✍ Author: Liam Neeson

For my whole career, I've been a singer-slash-songwriter, even though I'm very thankfully known for my voice. Songwriting has always been a joy in my life, and to be recognized for it is extremely validating.

Tags: Career, Life  ✍ Author: Jennifer Nettles

I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.

Tags: Cannot, Love  ✍ Author: Anais Nin

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.

Tags: Fire, Morning  ✍ Author: Anais Nin

My professional life in Hollywood has been filled with joy and laughter.

Tags: Laughter, Life  ✍ Author: Carroll O\'Connor

I think the joy of wanting to direct is having that nervous anxiety knowing your film is about to be shown and you're sitting right there with everyone.

Tags: Everyone, Knowing  ✍ Author: Renee O\'Connor

Justice Ginsburg is a very competent justice, and it is a joy to have her on the court, but particularly for me it is a pleasure to have a second woman on the court.

Tags: Justice, Woman  ✍ Author: Sandra Day O\'Connor

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