Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.— Gautama Buddha
Fantastic Joyful Life quotations
Life never stops. The torment of men will be eternal, unless the function of creating and acting and changing, living intensely through each day, be considered an eternal joy.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
The most important lesson that man can learn from life, is not that there is pain in this world, but that it is possible for him to transmute it into joy.
You know, the ancient Egyptians had a beautiful belief about death.
When their souls got to the entrance to heaven, the guards asked two questions. Their answers determined whether they were able to enter or not. 'Have you found joy in your life?' 'Has your life brought joy to others?'
When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food, and the joy of living. Tecumseh Appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.
If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.
As long as I breathe I hope. As long as I breathe I shall fight for the future, that radiant future, in which man, strong and beautiful, will become master of the drifting stream of his history and will direct it towards the boundless horizons of beauty, joy and happiness!
The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.
The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.
The Master of Lifes been good to me. He has given me strength to face past illnesses, and victory in the face of defeat. He has given me life and joy where other saw oblivion. He Has given new purpose to live for, new services to render and old wounds to heal. Life and love go on, let the music play.
We all have need to be trained to see, and to have our eyes opened before we can take in the joy that is meant for us in this beautiful life.
When someone is taught the joy of learning, it becomes a life-long process that never stops, a process that creates a logical individual. That is the challenge and joy of teaching.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
How can you and I really expect to glide naively through life, as if to say, 'Lord, give me experience, but not grief, not sorrow, not pain, not opposition, not betrayal, and certainly not to be forsaken. Keep from me, Lord, all those experiences which made Thee what Thou art! Then, let me come and dwell with Thee and fully share Thy joy!'
God has allowed hard things in your life so you can show the world that your God is great and that knowing Him brings peace and joy, even when life is hard.
Prayer should be the means by which I, at all times, receive all that I need, and, for this reason, be my daily refuge, my daily consolation, my daily joy, my source of rich and inexhaustible joy in life.
Those we most love cause us not only great joy but also great pain.
LOVE is stronger than fear, life stronger than death, hope stronger than despair. We have to trust that the risk of loving is always worth taking.
Being able to "go beyond the information" given to "figure things out" is one of the few untarnishable joys of life.
Get into the habit of singing a tune.
It will give you new life and fill you with joy. Get into the habit of dancing. It will displace depression and dispel hardship.
When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery.
To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy is to set your own conditions to the events of each day. To do this is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them.
Life always gives us exactly the teacher we need at every moment.
This includes every mosquito, every misfortune, every red light, every traffic jam, every obnoxious supervisor (or employee), every illness, every loss, every moment of joy or depression, every addiction, every piece of garbage, every breath. Every moment is the guru.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
I believe that a trusting attitude and a patient attitude go hand in hand.
You see, when you let go and learn to trust God, it releases joy in your life. And when you trust God, you're able to be more patient. Patience is not just about waiting for something... it's about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.
God is the source of life and light and joy to the universe.
Like rays of light from the sun, like the streams of living water bursting from a living spring, blessings flow out from Him to all His creatures. And wherever the life of God is in the hearts of men, it will flow out to others in love and blessing.
Do not lose joy in life as you grow old in years.
Let not your 'joie de vivre be crushed under the weight of years.
We are People who need to love, because Love is the soul's life, Love is simply creation's greatest joy.
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
Having friends around for a pleasant evening is one of life's most cherished joys as far as I am concerned. But when those with me are fellow believers, how much greater that joy is, for we know that it's rekindled, one day in eternity.
Food is one of life's greatest joys yet we've reached this really sad point where we're turning food into the enemy, and something to be afraid of
Your vocation in life is where your greatest joy meets the world's greatest need.
I am not asking whether you know things about Him but do you know God, are you enjoying God, is God the centre of your life, the soul of your being, the source of your greatest joy? He is meant to be.
The root of joy is gratefulness...It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.