Quotes for: joy
The best way to begin each day well is to think upon awakening whether we could not give at least one person pleasure on this day.
Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
He recognized in himself that power to forget which only children have, and geniuses, and the innocent. Innocent, overwhelmed by joy, he understood at last that he was made for happiness.
Art is a means of stirring the greatest number of people by offering them a privileged picture of common joys and sufferings. It obliges the artist not to keep himself apart; it subjects him to the most humble and the most universal truth.
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
The child sees everything in a state of newness; he is always drunk. Nothing more resembles what we call inspiration than the delight with which a child absorbs form and color.
We call "happiness" a certain set of circumstances that makes joy possible. But we call joy that state of mind and emotions that needs nothing to feel happy.
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.
There are, as is known, insects that die in the moment of fertilization. So it is with all joy: life's highest, most splendid moment of enjoyment is accompanied by death.
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
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