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- Joy Baluch: Australian politician
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American writer and publisher 1859-1915+29
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.
French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924+2
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.
German - American physicist 1879-1955+2
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
... focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824+1
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
William B. Yeats
Irish poet 1865-1918+1
Hate is a kind of 'passive suffering', but indignation is a kind of joy.
English writer and poet 1819-1880+1
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.
English poet 1757-18270
''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!
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-19700
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.Source: The Conquest of Happiness
French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-19770
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 1795-18210
A thing of beauty is a joy forever.Source: Endymion (1818) I, 1
Adam had learned the jolly deed of kind:
He took her in his arms and there and then
Like the clean beasts, embracing from behind,
Began in joy to found the breed of men.Source: Imperial Adam (l. 25-28)
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-19630
All joy emphasises our pilgrim status; always reminds, beckons, awakens desire. Our best havings are wantings.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-18240
All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.
All you need to do is turn on the news, and in five minutes, you're depressed with the state of the world. Choosing joy is a completely active choice. It doesn't just happen. You can't just say, 'I want to be happy.' You have to take action.