Joy and Sadness

"Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Beginnings are usually scary and endings are usually sad, but it's the middle that counts. You have to remember this when you find yourself at the beginning."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own, because no one needs a smile as much as those who have none to give."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A smile is the lighting system of the face, the cooling system of the head and the heating system of the heart."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Worry is interest paid on a trouble before it is due."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A smile is a curve that sets things straight."


Rating: 3.14 (Number of Voters: 7)

"The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A happy person is one whose arithmetic is at its best when they is counting their blessings."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves."


Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You are never fully dressed until you wear a smile."


Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Heaven is where the police are British, the mechanics German, the cooks are French, the lovers Italian, and all is organize by the Swiss."


Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A smile on your face can be felt on anothers heart."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is a comedy for those who think and a tragedy for those who feel."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't grieve that your roses have thorns. Rejoice instead that your thorns have roses."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Whoever enjoys his life is doing the Creator's will."


Rating: 1.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Worry is interest paid in advance for a debt you may never owe."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up."


Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second."

Logan Pearsall Smith
Logan Pearsall Smith "Afterthoughts"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Joy and sorrow are next-door neighbours."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Illusion is the first of all pleasures."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"There is no hope of joy except in human relations."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "The Doctor's Dilemma"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure much."


Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A thing is only completely our own when it is a thing of joy to us."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You shall have joy, or you shall have power, said God; you shall not have both."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is sad not to be loved, but it is much sadder not to be able to love."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"When you meet a stranger, give them a smile. It may be the only sunshine they see all day."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. "


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Variety is the mother of Enjoyment."

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Vivian Grey"

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)