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René DescartesIllusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.

—  René Descartes, 1596-1650, French philosopher

William BlakeExcessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.

—  William Blake, 1757-1827, English poet & painter

William BlakeJoys impregnate. Sorrows bring forth.

—  William Blake, 1757-1827, English poet & painter

Lord ByronTo have joy, one must share it.

—  Lord Byron, 1788-1824, British poet

Friedrich NietzscheThe mother of excess is not joy but joylessness.

—  Friedrich Nietzsche, 1844-1900, German philosopher

Mark TwainGrief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

—  Mark Twain, 1835-1910, American writer

Stanislaw Jerzy LecWhen you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.

—  Stanislaw Jerzy Lec, 1906-1966, Polish author of maxims

Khalil GibranWe choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.

—  Khalil Gibran, 1883-1931, Lebanese-American poet & philosopher

Jim RohnThe walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

—  Jim Rohn, 1930-2009, American self-help speker


Quotes in Verse

William WordsworthThen my heart with pleasure fills
And dances with the daffodils.

—  William Wordsworth, 1770-1850, English poet










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