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Riding exhilarated me; it gave me a joy and a purpose.
I seem to be thinking rationally again in the style that is characteristic of scientists. However, this is not entirely a matter of joy as if someone returned from physical disability to good physical health.
John Forbes Nash, Jr.
African art is functional, it serves a purpose. It's not a dormant. It's not a means to collect the largest cheering section. It should be healing, a source a joy. Spreading positive vibrations.
If you are a chef, no matter how good a chef you are, it's not good cooking for yourself; the joy is in cooking for others - it's the same with music.
And I think a woman should find it a joy to be female because God made both male and female.
Mitt doesn't like to talk about how he has helped others because he sees it as a privilege, not a political talking point. And we're no different than the millions of Americans who quietly help their neighbors, their churches and their communities. They don't do it so that other will think more of them. They do it because there is no greater joy.
Christianity is not about religion. It's about faith, about being held, about being forgiven. It's about finding joy and finding home.
All my life, I have loved and been inspired by French cinema, and as a studio head it has been my pride and joy to have the ability to bring movies to audiences around the world.
Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run... but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open that nothing worth our while shall escape us.
I loved words. I love to sing them and speak them and even now, I must admit, I have fallen into the joy of writing them.
I think people's perception of a rich girl is literal, but metaphorically I embrace it as being rich in love, spirit, joy and religion. So it's not about money.
Genuine happiness comes from within, and often it comes in spontaneous feelings of joy.
If Joy Behar or Sherri Shepherd was a dude, they'd be off TV. They're not funny enough for dudes. What if Roseanne Barr was a dude? Think we'd know who she was?
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.
I don't really care how I am remembered as long as I bring happiness and joy to people.
When the doctors came they said she had died of heart disease - of joy that kills.
The joy of working at something to find out what it means to me is what I grew up with.
I can see the music. I know what it looks like. I know what color it is. The words come easy, the tears come easy, and the joy comes easy. The music tells you what to do.
Mary J. Blige
Marriage is a lot of things - a source of love, security, the joy of children, but it's also an interpersonal battlefield, and it's not hard to see why: Take two disparate people, toss them together in often-confined quarters, add the stresses of money and kids - now lather, rinse, repeat for the rest of your natural life. What could go wrong?
I want to be the joy to people through my work.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
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.
I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes, the famous and the unknown, who have been so faithful to me and given me so much joy.
Yves Saint Laurent
I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness.
Those who rhapsodize about the ease and joy of childhood have perhaps forgotten what it's like to be 12 years old.
The girls are a complete joy and I love their passion. They argue with me like mad and I love that too.
The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.
If you have nothing but love for your avocados, and you take joy in turning them into guacamole, all you need is someone to share it with.
She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.
It would no doubt be very sentimental to argue - but I would argue it nevertheless - that the peculiar combination of joy and sadness in bell music - both of clock chimes, and of change-ringing - is very typical of England. It is of a piece with the irony in which English people habitually address one another.
A. N. Wilson
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