Joy Quotes

“The vocation for you is the one in which your deep gladness and the world’s deep need meet.”
– Frederick Buechner

“You cannot instill joy. You can only find where it lives and bring it forth.”
– Alan Cohen

“Allow yourself to trust joy and embrace it. You will find you dance with everything.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be?”
– Kahlil Gibran, ‘The Prophet’

“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit the very wood that was hollowed with knives?”
– Kahlil Gibran, ‘The Prophet’

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.”
– Khalil Gibran

“Joys divided are increased.”
– Josiah Gilbert Holland

“The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.”
– Jim Rohn

“Submit to a daily practice.
Your loyalty to that is a knock on the door.
Keep knocking and the joy inside
Will eventually open a window
And look out to see who’s there.”
– Rumi

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”
– Rumi

“Joy comes from using your potential.”
– Will Schultz

“Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love.”
– Mother Teresa

“Whatever joy there is in this world, All comes from desiring others to be happy, And whatever suffering there is in this world, All comes from desiring oneself to be happy. ”
– Lao Tzu

“May your joys be as deep as the ocean, your sorrows as light as its foam.”
– Unknown

“Joy is not in things, it is in us.”
– Richard Wagner

“The more you go within, the more you understand your true nature, and the more joy and happiness you feel in your life.”
– Dr Brian Weiss

“Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.”
– Marianne Williamson