Joy Quotes: 55 Inspirational Sayings To Spark Real Joy In Your Life

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Joy is the essence of life – the happiness that comes from within. By embracing joy, we come closer to a true, peaceful, and balanced state. If you feel like you are plunged into sorrow and don’t enjoy your life anymore, this article was written for you! Here, we have collected 55 joy quotes that will help you look at life from a different angle and become more inspired by it.

Here they are – 55 inspirational joy quotes!

55 Inspirational Joy Quotes


“There are souls in this world who have the gift of finding joy everywhere and leaving it behind them when they go.” ~ Frederick William Faber


“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” ~ Rumi


“Joy is spiritual. It is different, totally different from pleasure or happiness. It has nothing to do with the outside, with the other, it is an inner phenomenon.” ~ Osho


“Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.” ~ Henri Nouwen


“The greatest joy comes from giving and serving, so replace your habit of focusing exclusively on yourself and what’s in it for you. When you make the shift to supporting others in your life, without expecting anything in return, you’ll think less about what you want and find comfort and joy in the act of giving and serving.” ~ Wayne Dyer


“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” ~ Joseph Campbell


“I am grateful for being alive today. It is my joy and pleasure to live another wonderful day.” ~ Louise Hay


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“She found joy and wonder in every little thing. And joy and wonder always found her.” ~ Katrina Mayer


“If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.” ~ Carlos Santana


“Live in the world without any idea of what is going to happen. Whether you are going to be a winner or a loser, it doesn’t matter. Death takes everything away. Whether you lose or win is immaterial. The only thing that matters, and it has always been so, is how you played the game. Did you enjoy it?—the game itself? Then each moment is a moment of joy.” ~ Osho


“It is not joy that makes us grateful. It is gratitude that makes us joyful.”


“Passion is a feeling that tells you: this is the right thing to do. Nothing can stand in my way. It doesn’t matter what anyone else says. This feeling is so good that it cannot be ignored. I’m going to follow my bliss and act upon this glorious sensation of joy.” ~ Wayne Dyer


“Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.” ~ Joseph Campbell


“My day begins and ends with gratitude and joy.” ~ Louise Hay

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”When you squeeze an orange, you’ll always get orange juice to come out. What comes out is what’s inside. The same logic applies to you: when someone squeezes you, puts pressure on you, or says something unflattering or critical, and out of you comes anger, hatred, bitterness, tension, depression, or anxiety, that is what’s inside. If love and joy are what you want to give and receive, change your life by changing what’s inside.” ~ Wayne Dyer


“Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home. It’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk


“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh


“Joy arises within, it has nothing to do with the outside. It is not caused by others, it is not caused at all. It is the spontaneous flow of your own energy. If your energy is stagnant there is no joy. If your energy becomes a flow, a movement, a river, there is great joy – for no other reason, just because you become more fluid, more flowing, more alive. A song is born in your heart, a great ecstasy arises.” ~ Osho


“Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.” ~ Pierre de Chardin


“Do good, live in the most positive and joyful way possible every day.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


“Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.” ~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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“If you can’t find joy in the path you are on and what you are working toward now, how do you expect to find joy once you get there?”


“Joy is the realest reality, the fullest life, and joy is always given, never grasped. God gives gifts and I give thanks and I unwrap the gift given: joy.” ~ Ann Voskamp


“LIVE IN JOY…. Live in your own innermost nature, with absolute acceptance of whosoever you are. Don’t try to manipulate yourself according to others’ ideas. Just BE yourself, your authentic nature… and joy is bound to arise; it wells up within you.” ~ Osho


“Joy is not in things; it is in us.” ~ Richard Wagner


“Know that you are part of a joyful Universe. Allow your romantic, ecstatic, blissful emotions to appear more frequently in your daily life. When you feel joy, experience it, and express it! As the New Testament says, ‘Joy is the fruit of the Spirit.’” ~ Wayne Dyer


“I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace – a connection to what matters.” ~ Oprah Winfrey


“I am the joy of life expressing and receiving in perfect rhythm.” ~ Louise Hay


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“Life doesn’t have to be perfect to be filled with joy.”


“Whether you know or not, you are the infinite potential of love, peace, and joy.” ~ Annie Ray


“If you want to find joy, forget about winning and losing. Life is a play, a game. Play it beautifully, forget all about losing and winning. The real sportsman’s spirit is not that of winning or losing, it is not his real question. He enjoys playing; that is the real player. If you are playing to win, you will play with tension, anxiety. You are not concerned with the play itself, its joy and its mystery; you are more concerned with the outcome. This is not the right way to live in the world.” ~ Osho


“Remember that your natural state is joy.” ~ Wayne Dyer


“The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” ~ Christopher McCandless


“The essence of life is not in the great victories and grand failures, but in the simple joys.” ~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie


“Once a day, sit quietly and place a hand upon your heart. Send it love, and allow yourself to feel the love your heart has for you. It has been beating for you since before you were born. Your heart is love, and the blood in your veins is joy. Your heart is now lovingly pumping joy throughout your body. All is well, and you are safe.” ~ Louise Hay

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“Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place. It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath have room to grow. Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place.” ~ Rumi


“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” ~ Tagore


“Go find your joy. Whatever that is, go find your joy. Are you going to have a good day or are you going to have a great day? Because it’s completely up to you.” ~ Sandra Bullock


“The healthiest response to life is joy.” ~ Mark Twain


“Change your inner thoughts to the higher frequencies of love, harmony, kindness, peace, and joy, and you’ll attract more of the same.” ~ Wayne Dyer


“Rejoice in the abundance of being able to awaken each morning and experience a new day. Be glad to be alive, to be healthy, to have friends, to be creative, to be a living example of the joy of living. Live to your highest awareness. Enjoy your transformational process.” ~ Louise Hay


“Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.” ~ Marianne Williamson


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“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh


“Spread joy. Chase your wildest dreams.” ~ Patch Adams


“Arrange photographs of nature scenes, animals, and expressions of joy and love in your environment and let their energy radiate into your heart and provide you with their higher frequency.” ~ Wayne Dyer


“When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you.” ~ Shannon L. Alder


“Learning to love yourself first brings more joy and peace than trying to love someone else.”


“When we move forward into our future, knowing and using the treasures within, then only good lies before us. We can know and affirm that everything that happens to us is for our highest good and greatest joy, truly believing that we can’t go wrong.” ~ Louise Hay


“Be committed to living in constant joy.” ~ Pam Brout


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”Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as the smooth sailing. What is the lesson or gift in what you are experiencing right now? Find your joy not in what’s missing in your life but in how you can serve.” ~ Wayne Dyer


“When work is a pleasure, life is a joy. When work is a duty, life is slavery.” ~ Maxim Gorky


“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” ~ Jean Shinoda Bolen


“A joyful life is made up of joyful moments gracefully strung together.” ~ Brene Brown


“Know that success and inner peace are your birthright, that you are a child of God and as such that you’re entitled to a life filled with joy, love, and happiness.” ~ Wayne Dyer


“One of the main reasons why you have become miserable is, instead of falling back into your Joy, you are trying to pursue Joy.” ~ Sadhguru

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