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I was feeling the need to collect these as reminders….

“Don’t postpone joy until you have learned all of your lessons.  Joy is your lesson.”
— Alan Cohen

“Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.”
— Melba Colgrove

“Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.”

— Mother Teresa

“Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.”

— Joseph Campbell

“One joy shatters a hundred griefs.

— Chinese Proverbs

“Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.”

— Helen Keller

“The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.”
— Eudora Welty

“Joy can be real only if people look upon their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.”
— Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”
— Thich Nhat Hanh

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