Archived Joy Quotes

January 29, 2012

2Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. 3For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. 4So let it grow for when your endurance is fully developed, you wil be perfect and complete, needing nothing. ---James 1:2-4

January 1, 2012
Happy New Year! May your year be filled with joy, health, and prosperity---Michelle Richards, Ph.D.
Week of December 22, 2011
Joy to the world the Lord has come! --- Isaac Watts
Week of December 10, 2011
There are those who give with love, and that joy is their reward. ---Kahlil Gibran
Week of Decemer 1, 2011
When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, and prosperity, happiness...all the good things. --- Maya Angelou
Week of October 24, 2011
Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy as they are also the marks of great art. They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole Creation. ---Richard Holloway
Week of October 17, 2011
The joy of the Lord is your strength. --- Nehemiah 8:10
Week of October 3, 2011
You don't have the power to make life fair, but you do have the power to make life joyful. --- Jonathan LockwoodHuie
Week of September 26, 2011
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by doubling our joys and dividing our griefs. --- Joseph Addison
Week of September 19, 2011
Create in me a clean heart. O God; and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from your presence; and take not your holy spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation; and uphold me with your free spirit. --- Psalm 51:10-12

Week of September 9, 2011
The joy of the Lord is your strength. --- Nehemiah 8:10
Week of September 2, 2011
Our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time of joyful hope and profound gratitude. --- Joseph Ratzinger
Week of August 3, 2011
Expect nothing at all and accept as a joyful suprise whatever you find in matrimony. --- Frank Leslie
Week of July 18, 2011
A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love. --- Mother Teresa
Week of June 25, 2011
Some of the secret joys of living are not found by rushing from point A to point B, but by inventing some imaginary letters along the way. ~Douglas Pagels, These Are the Gifts I'd Like to Give to You

Week of June 19, 2011

Until you have a son of your own... you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son. You will never know the sense of honor that makes a man want to be more than he is and to pass something good and hopeful into the hands of his son. And you will never know the heartbreak of the fathers who are haunted by the personal demons that keep them from being the men they want their sons to be. --- Kent Nerburn


Week of June 14, 2011
Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. --- Orison Swett Marden

Week of June 5, 2011
The fullness of Joy is to behold God in everything.
---Julian of Norwich
Week of May 27, 20011
Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results. --- James Allen
Week of May 20, 2011
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others. ---Pope John Paul II
Week of May 1, 2011
“This is the true joy of life, the being used up for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clot of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it what I can. --- George Bernard Shaw.”
Week of April 10, 2011
“The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” ---Jim Rohn
Week of March 21, 2011
“I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.” --- C.S. Lewis
Week of March 13, 2011
"Let a JOY keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by." ---Karl Sandburg

Week of March 7, 2011
Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself." --- Mahatma Gandi
Week of February 27, 2011

"You can live while you're dyin', Laugh while you're cryin', Smile thru your sorrow, Look for tomorrow, See the light in darkness, Good times and progress, WITH JOY. --- Robert Edwin lyrics to "With Joy"
Week of February 20, 2011

"To get joy, we must give it, and to keep joy, we must scatter it. --- John Templeton
Week of February 13, 2011

"Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind." --- William Shakespeare


Week of January 30, 2011

“ Loving is a feeling that brings both joy and pain to my heart. Joy from being with you, being filled with an emotion so deep and tender that no other feeling can compare. Pain from knowing that I'm so in love, that I'm more vulnerable than ever.”---Author Unknown (Correction: Author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

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