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66 Joyful Quotes For A Glorious Day

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In today’s world, it can be hard to feel joyful at times. At the moment of my writing this post, coronavirus is ravaging through the world and many, many people do not feel joyful at all. That’s what made me compile these happy-go-lucky quotes.

I hope these joyful quotes will bring you joy in times of great sadness but also in times of great happiness.

Joyful Quotes

“When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you.”

― Shannon L. Alder

Joyful Quotes

“Spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm.”
― John Muir

“Always try to be joyful and proactively benign to the people.
By doing so everyday, people have no control at all over my mood.”
― Toba Beta

“Stars are always dancing. Sometimes they dance twinkling away with the rhythm of your joyful heart and sometimes they dance without movement to embrace your heartache as if frozen sculptures of open-armed sadness.”
― Munia Khan

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“If you walk in joy, happiness is close behind.”

― Todd Stocker

Joyful Quotes

“For a moment I felt joyful, and then I felt completely exhausted.”
― Ottessa Moshfegh

“Whatever is happening in life, being joyful is a completely different thing.”
― Nitin Namdeo

“Love can play destructive games; one day overwhelming you with joy and euphoria and the next, destroying your life.”
― R.J. Intindola

“When I stopped to take a breath, I noticed I had wings.”
― Jodi Livon

Joyful Quotes

“A true friend is one who can feel your heart beating and dance with it when it is joyful, cry with it when it is torn, and inspire you when you are in need.”
― Debasish Mridha

“Happiness arises from getting what you want, and this comes and goes. Joy arises from being with what is – all of it!”
― Mary O’Malley

“Happiness is exercising the little freedom that we have by choosing things that create harmony in our lives.”
― Kamand Kojouri

“Those who have joy, love, and compassion in their hearts live a wonderful life.”
― Nitin Namdeo

Joyful Quotes

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“We have a choice. We can be jaded by what we’ve lost, or joyous over what that thing had accomplished while we had it.”
― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Live what you love and what you love will fill your life.”
― Jodi Livon

“Her joyful spirit would bring laughter and happiness to anyone in her life with the same natural ease that a rose blooms and sheds its perfume.”
― Aleksandra Layland

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”
― Nicolas Chamfort

Joyful Quotes

“Life can only be filled with joys as we make our egos small enough to accept the fact that joy comes to those in whom there is only room for it to spill over.”
― S. Emmanuel Epps

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”
― Thich Nhat Hanh

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

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“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”
― Helen Keller

Joyful Quotes

“It’s important that what thoughts you are feeding into your mind because your thoughts create your belief and experiences. You have positive thoughts and you have negative ones too. Nurture your mind with positive thoughts: kindness, empathy, compassion, peace, love, joy, humility, generosity, etc. The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.”
― Charles Dickens

“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.”
― Nicholas Sparks

“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.”
― Mark Twain

Joyful Quotes

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”
― Tagore

“Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.”
― Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“When you feel someone else’s pain and joy as powerfully as if it were your own, then you know you really loved them.”
― Ann Brashares

“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.”
― Thich Nhat Hanh

Joyful Quotes

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

“you might want to decide fast. We live in a dangerous world. If you see a chance to be happy, you have to fight for it, so later you have no regrets.”
― Ilona Andrews

“Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling”
― Tony DeLiso

“Comparison is the death of joy.”
― Mark Twain

Joyful Quotes

“Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul.”
― Thomas Mann

“Joy is to fun what the deep sea is to a puddle. It’s a feeling inside that can hardly be contained.”
― Terry Pratchett

“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”
― Ashley Smith

“Do good, live in the most positive and joyful way possible every day.”
― Roy T. Bennett

Joyful Quotes

“Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy.”
― Leo Tolstoy

“Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.”
― Emily Dickinson

“Joy came always after pain.”
― Guillaume Apollinaire

“Know that joy is rarer, more difficult, and more beautiful than sadness. Once you make this all-important discovery, you must embrace joy as a moral obligation.”
― André Gide

Joyful Quotes

“There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.”
― Aaron Lauritsen

“Give me a moment, because I like to cry for joy. It’s so delicious, John dear, to cry for joy.”
― Charles Dickens

“The more in harmony with yourself you are, the more joyful you are and the more faithful you are. Faith is not to disconnect you from reality – it connects you to reality.”
― Paulo Coelho

“You are going to fail, and failing, for me, is as joyful as succeeding. Failing means that there is something to learn, and we can improve and do it better next time.”
― Sebastian Thrun

Joyful Quotes

“In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider.”
― King Solomon

“Just imagine becoming the way you used to be as a very young child, before you understood the meaning of any word, before opinions took over your mind. The real you is loving, joyful, and free. The real you is just like a flower, just like the wind, just like the ocean, just like the sun.”
― Don Miguel Ruiz

“I think it’s very hard to write things about being joyful. I find that quite difficult. I think when you’re happy, you don’t want to write songs; you just want to enjoy being happy.”
― Hozier

“My natural disposition is pretty joyful, but you know, I have bad days and sad moments like anybody else.”
― Tracee Ellis Ross

Joyful Quotes

“When I pick my greens, right, I smile. I smile when I pick the greens, and when I wash the greens, I smile. Then when I cut them up, I smile. And then when I cook them, I smile. They call it joyful greens.”
― Tiffany Haddish

“My music is about a joyful experience. I’ve learned that if you can affect other people, you should.”
― Cyndi Lauper

“In the midst of happiness or despair
in sorrow or in joy
in pleasure or in pain:
Do what is right and you will be at peace.”
― Jess Rothenberg

“By forgiving, we are training ourselves to be strong, confident, joyful, peaceful, happy, and loving. These positive attributes end up affecting every part of our lives.”
― Paul J. Meyer

Joyful Quotes

“Writing about joyful experiences for just three days can improve people’s moods and decrease their visits to health centers a full three months later.”
― Sheryl Sandberg

“The most joyful part of writing, for me, is when I am 90% there, and suddenly the story clicks into place, and things finally start to make sense.”
― Jenny Han

“I’m blessed with the fact that I’m a fighter. I’ve always known life was meant to be joyful.”
― Pattie Boyd

“There’s no destination. The journey is all that there is, and it can be very, very joyful.”
― Srikumar Rao

Joyful Quotes

“There are souls in this world who have the gift of finding joy everywhere, and leaving it behind them when they go.”
― Frederick William Faber

“I promise you that the same stuff galaxies are made of, you are. The same energy that swings planets around stars makes electrons dance in your heart. It is in you, outside you, you are it. It is beautiful. Trust in this. And you your life will be grand.”
― Kamal Ravikan

“You ought to live your life with such freedom and joy that uptight Christians will doubt your salvation.”
― Steve Brown

“One of the secrets of life is to find joy in the journey.”

― Matthew Buckley

Joyful Quotes

“Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.”
― Henri J. M. Nouwen

“The most beautiful moments in life are moments when you are expressing your joy, not when you are seeking it.”
― Jaggi Vasudev

“No matter what all your teeth and wet fingers anticipated, there was no accounting for the way that simple joy could shake you.”
― Toni Morrison

“The struggles we endure today will be the ‘good old days’ we laugh about tomorrow.”

― Aaron Lauritsen

Joyful Quotes

“The root of joy is gratefulness…It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.”
― Brother David Steindl-Rast

“Cake is happiness! If you know the way of the cake, you know the way of happiness! If you have a cake in front of you, you should not look any further for joy!”
― C. JoyBell C.