"Find ecstacy in life, the mere sense of living is joy enough."
"If I can bring joy into the world, if I can get people to stop thinking about their pain for a moment, or the fact the tomorrow morning they're going to get up and tell their boss off. . . then I'll be successful."
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Mcferrin
"Sympathy with joy intensifies the sum of sympathy in the world, sympathy with pain does not really diminish the amount of pain."
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Wilde
"I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy."
"There is no joy so great as that of reporting that a good play has come to town."
"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"
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Teresa
"We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone - but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy"
"I have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine tonight"
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Bysshe_Shelley
"Man is that he might have joy."
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Smith
"Happy is the person who not only sings, but feels God's eye is on the sparrow, and knows He watches over me. To be simply ensconced in God is true joy."
"Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy."
"Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves."
James M. Barrie
"The 500 meters is my weakest event. To have the bronze medal brings me joy."
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahn_Hyun_Soo
"If I was the governor, I wouldn't be jumping up and down for joy here,"
"There is reason for joy."
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aleksander_Kwasniewski