Quotations About / On:
our contentment and joy will be from what is seen not from what is hoped for when we step into eternity
(Honorable Prince Kedamile-koti)
The aroma of life and the flavour of love equals to the joy of the hearts!
We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
(Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Don Diègue, in The Cid, act 3, sc. 5 (1637).)
I wish you joy of your unhappiness, since you cling to it so.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
Suffering teaches us only that we suffer. Joy shows us which way to go.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).)
True kindness presupposes the faculty of imagining as one's own the suffering and joys of others.
(André Gide (1869-1951), French author. "Portraits and Aphorisms," Pretexts (1903).)
Every parent can imagine the joys of child abuse.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
(Albert Einstein (1879-1955), German-born U.S. physicist. Motto for the astronomy building of Junior College, Pasadena, California.)
One of the joys of going to the movies was that it was trashy, and we should never lose that.
(Oliver Stone (b. 1946), U.S. filmmaker. International Herald Tribune (Paris, Feb. 15, 1988).)
When the affections so kindly break loose, Joy, is another name for Religion.
(Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. Sermons, sermon 20, "The prodigal son" (1766), ed. Melvyn New, University Press of Florida (1996).
Sterne's comment on the welcomed return of the prodigal.)