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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.
God's plan for enlarging His kingdom is so simple - one person telling another about the Savior. Yet we're busy and full of excuses. Just remember, someone's eternal destiny is at stake. The joy you'll have when you meet that person in heaven will far exceed any discomfort you felt in sharing the gospel.
It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in visible and tangible fashion; it is a joy of every moment.
Honore de Balzac
Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery.
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.
James Russell Lowell
Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Use those talents you have. You will make it. You will give joy to the world. Take this tip from nature: The woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except those who sang best.
Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
Henry A. Kissinger
When you're happy you find pure joy in your life. There are no regrets in this state of happiness - and that's a goal worth striving for in all areas of your life.
We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
Discovering the 'impossible' ending to a new book makes me sick with joy and relief.
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!
For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
Honore de Balzac
We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone - but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy.
Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.
Ideology, politics and journalism, which luxuriate in failure, are impotent in the face of hope and joy.
P. J. O'Rourke
I love my children beyond all reason. They're my joy, even when they're wild with kid energy.
The real joy is in constructing a sentence. But I see myself as an actor first because writing is what you do when you are ready and acting is what you do when someone else is ready.
Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.
We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.
E. B. White
Joy is of the will which labours, which overcomes obstacles, which knows triumph.
William Butler Yeats
To the scientist there is the joy in pursuing truth which nearly counteracts the depressing revelations of truth.
H. P. Lovecraft
I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.
Jerome K. Jerome
Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.
Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying.
Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm.
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
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