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- Joy Baluch: Australian politician
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American writer and publisher 1859-1915
Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
American author 1964-
... focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.
Teach music and singing at school in such a way that it is not a torture but a joy for the pupil; instill a thirst for finer music in him, a thirst which will last for a lifetime.
French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked…
English poet 1795-1821
A thing of beauty is a joy forever.Source: Endymion (1818) I, 1
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
All joy emphasises our pilgrim status; always reminds, beckons, awakens desire. Our best havings are wantings.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
William B. Yeats
Irish poet 1865-1918
Hate is a kind of 'passive suffering', but indignation is a kind of joy.
English writer 1952-
I've grown to realize the joy that comes from little victories is preferable to the fun that comes from ease and the pursuit of pleasure.
Indian-born Canadian writer 1952-
If there was an abundance of misery in the world, there was also sufficient joy, yes - as long as one knew where to look for it.Source: Faceboek (2016)
English writer and poet 1819-1880
It is in these acts called trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted, until men and women look round with haggard faces at the devastation their own waste has made, and say, the earth bears no harvest of sweetness - calling their denial knowledge.
American statesman 1858-1919
The men and women who have the right ideals... are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.