Quotations About / On:
There is no greater joy in life than the joy of creating something.
(Abhay Kumar, Interview with Abhay K, by Bhaswati Ghosh on September 5, 2007)
The aftermath of joy is not usually more joy.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth, what joy is welcomed like a newborn child?
(Dorothy L. Nolte (20th century), U.S. poet. The Last Word, ed. Carolyn Warner, ch. 16 (1992).)
Letters of love bring joy to the hearts.
Love brings joy to the heart.
The lips of peace bring joy to all.
Work as joy, inaccessible to the psychologists.
(Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Prague German Jewish author, novelist. The Eighth Notebook, 1918. The Blue Octavo Notebooks, ed. Max Brod, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Exact Change, Cambridge, MA (1991). Dearest Father: Stories and Other Writings, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins, New York, Schocken Books (1954).)
Our goal should be to achieve joy.
(Ana Castillo (b. 1953), Mexican-American poet, essayist, and feminist. Massacre of the Dreamers, ch. 7 (1994).)
Energy falls just short of being joy.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
As night falls, every joy glows brighter.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)