Quotes About Joy Of Life

Quotes tagged as "joy-of-life" (showing 1-27 of 27)
Julia Child
“The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.”
Julia Child

Alice Walker
“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it. People think pleasing God is all God cares about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back.”
Alice Walker, The Color Purple

Justina Chen
“Come on, don't you ever stop and smell the coffee?”
Justina Chen, North of Beautiful

“Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because life is sweet and they are growing.”

Richelle E. Goodrich
“It's not my job to make you happy. It's your job to learn that only those who quit selfishly seeking their own happiness find it.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, & Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

“Got just enough room to be a friend of yours. Oh I hope you got room to be a friend of mine.”
Aberjhani, Christmas When Music Almost Killed the World

“The beautiful fragrance of joy is breathtaking.”
Marie Cornelio

“Joy is found in the simple and ordinary things of life: the smile of a newborn baby, the kiss from a sweet new puppy, and the warm sunshine on a spring day.”
Marie Cornelio

Virginia Woolf
“To communicate is our chief business; society and friendship our chief delights; and reading, not to acquire knowledge, not to earn a living, but to extend our intercourse beyond our own time and province.”
Virginia Woolf, The Common Reader

Orhan Pamuk
“In actuality, we don't look for smiles in pictures of bliss, but rather, for the happiness in life itself. Painters know this, but this is preciously what they cannot depict. That's why they substitute the joy of seeing for the joy of life.”
Orhan Pamuk, My Name is Red

Kehinde Sonola
“That’s the thing about love
It can take you up to the mountaintop and can drop you
And the impact will either kill you or make you a new person”
Kehinde Sonola, Klosophy

“You either choose to help others, or you don't choose to help others... THERE IS NO IN-BETWEEN!”
Martin R. Lemieux

Jane  Carroll
“Joys are like stray cats...the more you feed them...the more you get! ~Bertha”
Jane Carroll

“Every once In while we are blessed with love and we realize what matters most...it's love and spreading love.”
Rodger Halston

Friedrich Nietzsche
“To stay cheerful when involved in a gloomy and exceedingly responsible business is no inconsiderable art: yet what could be more necessary than cheerfulness? Nothing succeeds in which high spirits play no part. Only excess of strength is proof of strength.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols/The Anti-Christ

Virginia Woolf
“And of course she enjoyed life immensely. It was her nature to enjoy. Anyhow there was no bitterness in her; none of that sense of moral virtue which is so repulsive in good women. She enjoyed practically everything. If you walked with her in Hyde Park now it was a bed of tulips, now a child in a perambulator, now some absurd little drama she made up on the spur of the moment.”
Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway

Q. M. Sidd
“We live in the present all the time and the past does not matter anymore. Only if we can understand this in the past, when the past is the present, we would be able to live every moment with satisfaction and joy. Only if we understand that the quarrels and miseries, the sadness and even the strongest of problems of the present will not matter to us in the future in a way they do now; we can be content with whatever our present holds in store for us.”
Q. M. Sidd, Weapon of Mass Construction

Wilkie Collins
“Miss Fairlie laughed with a ready good-humour, which broke out as brightly as if it had been part of the sunshine above us…”
Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White

“Everyday is wonderful if we do not hope too much from it”
Abhinav Gaur

“Human laws pattern divine laws, but divine laws use only originals.”
Mamie Smith, The Unfolding of a Rose

“Joy is something we can’t manufacture. Joy happens to us not because of us.”
Todd Stocker, Dancing with God: First Year Thoughts on the Loss of My Daughter

Saurabh Sharma
“Prayer for today:

Dear Lord, the eternal ecstatic joy within me is often turned into bondage by my labeling mind. Please, give me some meditative wisdom.”
Saurabh Sharma

“Joy is a wonderful feeling that makes our lives alive.”
Euginia Herlihy

“We only need to open our eyes to see the gifts that abound all around us. These are the simple joys in life.”
Genevieve Gerard

“Teen life is a chapter that is not to be learned but to be remembered”
Abhinav Gaur

“Earth is a natural pearl that will always give us Joy.”
Elena Toledo

Priscilla Koranteng
“You are your art
Your are your song
You are your craft.
You are all the immaculate designs of which you dream;”
Priscilla Koranteng, Trails to the Stream: Poetry and Inspiration for Everyday Living

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