It is good to have an end to journey
toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans.
It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we
think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that
We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those
whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when
they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken
joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most
Only those who have learned the power of sincere
and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy:
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out
also keeps out the joy.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in
line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great
satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
Everything human is pathetic. The secret source
of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in
Grief can take care if itself, but to get the
full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it
The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow;
there is no humor in Heaven.
Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work
with love but only with distaste, it is better that you
should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and
take alms of those who work with joy.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy
is their reward.
When you are joyous, look deep into your heart
and you shall find it is only that which has given you
sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look
again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are
weeping for that which has been your delight.
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with
a dash of the dictionary.
You pray in your distress and in your need; would
that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in
your days of abundance.
Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy
inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all
chains from every mind.