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Beauty is whatever gives joy.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
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.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.
A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.
Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.
To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment.
Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
Pearl S. Buck
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Leonardo da Vinci
The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.
The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Joy is not in things; it is in us.
I am happier when I love than when I am loved. I adore my husband, my son, my grandchildren, my mother, my dog, and frankly, I don't know if they even like me. But who cares? Loving them is my joy.
God has blessed me with an amazing family, friends and work colleagues that have been my joy, my support, and my sanity. I don't know what I'd do without them.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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