One should be either sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
The great awareness comes slowly, piece by piece. The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning. The experience of spiritual power is basically a joyful one.
The real end of prayer is not so much to get this or that single desire granted, as to put human life into full and joyful conformity with the will of God.
In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind.
It's joyful to give. But for people who want to take advantage of you, you're kind of an easy mark.
I have had playmates, I have had companions; In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days - All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.
I think making a good film shot is joyful.
Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!
This is the most joyful day that ever I saw in my pilgrimage on earth.
Music making is the most joyful activity possible, the most perfect expression of any emotion.
I focus on spiritual wealth now, and I'm busier, more enthusiastic, and more joyful than I have ever been.
Today we bury his remains in the earth as a seed of immortality. Our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time of joyful hope and profound gratitude.
In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider.
All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning.
Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.
Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.