Charles Dickens, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby(1838–1839), Chapter 3.
You purchase pain with all that joy can give, And die of nothing but a rage to live.Alexander Pope
Joy to the world, all the boys and girls, now. Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea, joy to you and me.
There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness .
The mother of excess is not joy but joylessness.
There's not a joy the world can give like that it takes away.lord byron
Joys too exquisite to last, and yet more exquisite when past.james montgomery
There is a sweet joy which comes to us through sorrow.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.Jim Rohn
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.thich nhat hanh
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.Richard Bach
"I'm youth, I'm joy," Peter answered at a venture, "I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.”j. m. barrie