December 20, 2009

Quotable Sunday - Fourth Week of Advent: Joy


This is the fourth (and final) week of Advent which is "Joy"... So of course for this week's Quotable Sunday  I've found some great quotes on 'Joy'...enjoy! 

“Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.”
Melba Colgrove

“Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.”
Mother Teresa

“Joy is increased by spreading it to others.”
Robert Murray

“Joy delights in Joy.”
William Shakespeare

“When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness... all the good things.”
Maya Angelou

“One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.”
Robert A. Heinlein

“One joy shatters a hundred griefs.”
Chinese Proverb

“Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.”
Helen Keller

“Nothing I've ever done has given me more joy and rewards than being a father to my children.”
Bill Cosby

“Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.”
Swedish Proverb



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21 Random Sassy Comments:

Steven Anthony said...

When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness... all the good things.”
Maya Angelou
I love them all, especially this one...thanx for spreading joy around my friend;)

otin said...

Joy is all about perspective. Take a snowstorm for instance. To an adult it is a pain in the ass. Flight delays and shoveling and worrying about the weight of the snow on the roof. To a child, it is pure joy!

Secretia said...

I like the saying "joy is increased by spreading it to others"

Secretia

magda said...

ditto on secretia. what is wrong with me that with mention of "joy" joy behar came to mind? blech. i am a great un-fan of hers. happy sunday. great quotes as usual. you do have the gift!!

smiles4u said...

I love these quotes on joy. I pray that joy, peace and love surround you and yours through out this Christmas season. Happy Sunday!

Peggy said...

Stacy;

I love the week of joy! This was my fav.“ Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.”
Have a wonderful Christmas with you family and we'll read each otheragain on he other side!

Shelley said...

Such cheery quotes!

My favorite: “Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.”


Watch your back with all the shoveling!!

Joshlin said...

Great quotes! Thank you so much for sharing your Advent with us. I really enjoyed it!

I hope you have a Great Christmas!!

Debbie said...

Wonderful quotes. And I wish for you a week full of joy!

Martha in PA said...

Joy to the world, all the boys and girls, joy to the fishies in the deep blue sea, joy to you and me! Oh sorry, I couldn't help myself!

I love this one
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.”
Mother Teresa

I hope you are shoveled out,a PN was able to make her snow Dino.

Justine said...

Hope you have a JOYful week!

Justine :o )

Chief said...

One Joy Shatters 100 Griefs.

I love it.

I hope this season brings you joy

Brian Miller said...

nice. smiling inside at your joys quotes...lol.

Just A Mom (Call me JAM for short) said...

What a wonderful topic for today! Love them all, but I think my favorite is the one by Melba Colgrove...

“Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.”

Ginny Marie said...

"I've got the joy, joy, joy, joy, down in my heart, down in my heart, down in my heart to stay!" Wishing you joy this Advent!

Kate said...

I love these quotes and it remind me what is really important during this season!

Jaime said...

great quotes. i like the cosby one best. he says some good stuff when he's not pushing jello...

gretchen said...

Thank you for a quiet and joyful moment in the middle of this crazy time of year!

Sue said...

Nice quotes. I like the one by Mother Teresa and the Chinese Proverb too. Thanks for sharing.

Joanie M said...

Martha beat me to it with her comment! So here is the other one that popped into my head

Joy to the world, the Lord is come!

Alicia said...

I loved reading all those quotes on Joy!! My favorite would be:

J-Jesus

O-Others

Y-Yourself