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Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.

All human joys are swift of wing, For heaven doth so allot it; That when you get an easy thing, You find you haven't got it.
For present joys are more to flesh and blood than a dull prospect of a distant good.
Tis so much joy! 'Tis so much joy! If I should fail, what poverty! And yet, as poor as I Have ventured all upon a throw; Have gained! Yes! Hesitated so this side the victory!
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life.
Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile.
I know the joy of fishes in the river through my own joy, as I go walking along the same river.
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! [Philippians 4:4]
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate -- that's my philosophy.
If you don't get a kick out of the job you're doing you'd better hunt for another one.
I asked God for all things , that I might enjoy life. God gave life, that I might enjoy all things.
A good man doubles the length of his existence, to have lived so as to look back with pleasure on our past life is to live twice.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
Be absolutely determined to enjoy what you do.
No man is a success in business unless he loves his work.
He enjoys much who is thankful for little.
People are going to be most creative and productive when they're doing something they're really interested in. So having fun isn't an outrageous idea at all. It's a very sensible one.
The first essential in a boy's career is to find out what he's fitted for, what he's most capable of doing and doing with a relish.
If you are going to do something wrong, at least enjoy it.
I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
Our works and our play. All our pleasures experienced as the pleasure of love. What could be better that? To feel in one's work the tender and flushed substance of one's dearest concern.
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word satiety.
I always loved running -- it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
The man who has no money is poor, but one who has nothing but money is poorer. He only is rich who can enjoy without owning; he is poor who though he has millions is covetous.
You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation, if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you could succeed better in something else.
No man can be ideally successful until he has found his place. Like a locomotive he is strong on the track, but weak anywhere else.
Fill your life with as many moments and experiences of joy and passion as you humanly can. Start with one experience and build on it.
It is essential to our well-being, and to our lives, that we play and enjoy life. Every single day do something that makes your heart sing.
What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all, because it isn't. I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day's work in his last fifty years.
Don't set compensation as a goal. Find work you like, and the compensation will follow.
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
I always remember that I have everything I need to enjoy my here and now, unless I am letting my consciousness be dominated by demands and expectations based on the dead past or the imagined future.
True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.
You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.
To really enjoy the better things in life, one must first have experienced the things they are better than.
As long as I can focus on enjoying what I'm doing, having fun, I know I'll play well.
Enjoy what thou has inherited from thy sires if thou wouldn't really possess it. What we employ and use is never an oppressive burden; what the moment brings forth, that only can it profit by.
What you do is more important than how much you make, and how you feel about it is more important than what you do.

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