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Joy Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about joy
  1. #1
    “And since, when a joyful thing happened, they looked to see whether joy was on her, it was her habit to build up laughter out of inadequate materials.”
  2. #2
    “So now do not worry, take what you have, and do your work and you will have a long life and a very merry one.”
  3. #3
    “This was a big storm and he might as well enjoy it. It was ruining everything, but you might as well enjoy it”
  4. #4
    “And her joy was nearly like sorrow.”
  5. #5
    “But better than joy was calm. Imperturbability could be depended upon.”
  6. #6
    “I found that eating alone by the window in a quiet restaurant is one of life’s greatest secret pleasures.”
  7. #7
    She comprehended the perversity of life, that in the struggle lies the joy
  8. #8
    I see a beautiful city and a brilliant people rising from this abyss. I see the lives for which I lay down my life, peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy. I see that I hold a sanctuary in their hearts, and in the hearts of their descendants, generations hence. It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.
  1. #9
    And now the folding doors were thrown open, and a troop of children rushed in as if they intended to upset the tree; they were followed more silently by their elders. For a moment the little ones stood silent with astonishment, and then they shouted for joy, till the room rang, and they danced merrily round the tree, while one present after another was taken from it.
  2. #10
    “He was conscious of a thousand odours floating in the air, each one connected with a thousand thoughts, and hopes, and joys, and cares long, long, forgotten!”
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