When you feel someone else's pain and joy as powerfully as if it were your own, then you know you really loved them.
It's the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy in my feet. I'm a woman Phenomenally.
Victory is the child of struggle... joy blossoms from suffering, and redemption is a product of sacrifice.
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well.
We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world
I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.
God + Joy quotes ⇑God Quotes
The pleasures of the senses do not last; but the joy of God is everlasting. It is incomparable
If the whole world were given to you, you would grow tired of it. No power or miracles can compare with the joy that is God. That perennial happiness is what everyone is seeking. God is ever new joy unto eternity. If you have that joy, it will never grow stale
Your joy will stand unshaken amidst the crash of breaking earthly pleasures. You will enjoy everything with the Joy that is God.
He who finds joy within himself discovers that his body is charged with electric current, life energy, not from food but from God.
The first proof of God's presence is ineffable peace. This evolves into joy humanly inconceivable. Once you have touched the Source of truth and life, all nature will respond to you. Finding God within, you will find Him without
Many people may doubt that finding God is the purpose of life, but everyone can accept the idea that the purpose of life is to find happiness. I say that God is Happiness. He is Bliss. He is Love. He is Joy that will never go away from your soul
When the joy of God, felt in meditation with the stillness of breath, remains continuously in the soul, then the physical temptation vanishes forever
When external objects of sense pleasure are destroyed, the happiness they give is destroyed with them. But the ever-new joy of God inherent in the soul is indestructible.
Seek the unconditioned, indestructible pure Bliss within yourself, and you will have found the ever-existing, ever-conscious, ever-new Joy — God.
Lasting, ever new joy is God. Finding this Joy within, you will find it in everything without. In God you will tap the Reservoir of perennial, unending bliss.
The joy of God is boundless, unceasing, all the time new. Body, mind, nothing can disturb you when you are in that consciousness — such is the grace and glory of the Lord
All joy Quotes ⇑
You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys and dividing our grief
In the spiritual life, one becomes just like a little child, without resentment, without attachment, full of life and joy.
The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
We need Joy as we need air. We need Love as we need water. We need each other as we need the earth we share.
A childhood without books - that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy.
Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with a soaking joy. But sometimes under the angry heat of life, love dries on the surface and must nourish from below, tending to its roots keeping itself alive.
Perhaps there could be no joy on this planet without an equal weight of pain to balance it out on some unknown scale.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
Reading was a joy, a desperately needed escape -- I didn't read to learn, I was reading to read.
Laughter is wine for the soul - laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness - the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living.
I have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine tonight.
The yogis who have conquered the mind rise above the dualities of cold and heat, joy and sorrow, honor and dishonor. Such yogis remain tranquil and ever fully established in the Supreme Self
Meditate more and more deeply, until calmness and joy become second nature to you.
Live without being attached. Wherever you are, carry within your bosom a portable heaven of joy. Remember that you are here in this world to be entertained.
All the divine emotions—love, compassion, courage, self-sacrifice, humility— would be meaningless without joy. Joy means exhilaration, an expression of the ultimate Bliss
You do not want a transitory joy that leaves sorrow in its trail when it vanishes. You crave joy that is not merely tantalizing, disappearing like the sudden flicker of gossamer wings beneath a flash of lightning. You should look for the joy that will shine forever steadily, like the ever luminous radium
Joy that rhythmically changes all the time and yet in itself remains unchangeable, like an actor who entertains with different roles and poses, is what all of us are seeking. Such joy can be found only through regular, deep meditation
Do few things but do them well, simple joys are holy.
I am here to tell you that the very joy you are seeking in sex, money, wine, love, fame—that joy is within yourself. You don't have to go elsewhere
Joy, by its very nature - being the blissful consciousness of Spirit in man's soul - lives closest to the mind, and is born in it when the mind is inwardly tuned
words are like nets - we hope they'll cover what we mean, but we know they can't possibly hold that much joy, or grief, or wonder.
The joy of meditation is overwhelming. Those who have not gone into the silence of true meditation do not know what real joy is.
When you sit in the silence of deep meditation, joy bubbles up from within, roused by no outer stimulus
The happiness that comes by fits and starts is only tantalizing; pleasures that become monotonous are tiresome; joy that comes momentarily and then flits away, sinking you in a state of deepening indifference, by contrast, is torturing.
The satisfaction of love is not in the feeling itself, but in the joy that feeling brings.
Joy, feeling one's own value, being appreciated and loved by others, feeling useful and capable of production are all factors of enormous value for the human soul.
The soul loves to meditate, for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy. If, then, you experience mental resistance during meditation, remember that reluctance to meditate comes from the ego
By continuously giving love to those who are unkind, peace to those who are harassed by worries, sweetness to those who are bitter, joy to those who are laden with miseries; and by constantly setting a better example for those who follow the path of error, you destroy moods by keeping the mind creatively busy
You should feast regularly on the society of joyful minds. Every day you should associate, if only for a little while, with joy-instilled persons--those who meditate and feel the joy of God as a reality
To be ecstatic is not difficult. It is thinking that it is difficult that holds you apart from it. Never think of divine joy as distant from you, and it will be with you always.
If you find true joy in this life, you will have it now and in the afterlife too. Which do you want: God's eternal bliss, which may be yours by denying yourself a few pleasures now? Or worldly happiness now, which will not last?
right in this moment, I can´t even remember what unhappy feels like.
God is everlasting, ever-new Joy, and when you have found Him, you need no longer pursue the eternally elusive will-o'-the-wisp "something else" that has always eluded you in all fulfilled desires
The aftereffects of Kriya bring with them the utmost peace and bliss. The joy that comes with Kriya is greater than the joys of all pleasurable physical sensations put together.
Downtown. Lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.
Even if life gave you at one time everything you wanted — wealth, power, friends — after a while you would again become dissatisfied and need something more. But there is one thing that can never become stale to you — joy itself