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Love And Joy Quotes About Friendship

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert H. Humphrey

A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
Bernard Meltzer

Friendship is the purest love.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
Elbert Hubbard

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Muhammad Ali

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Jim Morrison

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Woodrow T. Wilson

The best mirror is an old friend.
George Herbert

Love And Joy Quotes About Family

The love in our family flows strong and deep, leaving us memories to treasure and keep.

Family is not an important thing. It's everything.
Michael J. Fox

The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
George Santayana

The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
Charles Kuralt

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
George Bernard Shaw

The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

The most important thing in the world is family and love.
John Wooden

The family is the first essential cell of human society.
Pope John XXIII

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Richard Bach

The love of a family is life's greatest blessing.

Love And Joy Quotes About Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt

Forgiveness is the final form of love.
Reinhold Niebuhr

Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
George MacDonald

Forgiveness is the oil of relationships.
Josh McDowell

Forgiveness is the highest and most difficult of all moral lessons.
Josiah Gilbert Holland

Forgiveness is the healing of wounds caused by another.
Giles Andreae

Forgiveness is the only way to heal ourselves and be free.
Tara Brach

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Mark Twain

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi

Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Love And Joy Quotes About Hope

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.
Emily Dickinson

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.
Desmond Tutu

Hope is a waking dream.

Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.
Suzanne Collins

Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.
Samuel Smiles

Hope is a force of nature. Don't let anyone tell you different.
Jim Butcher

Hope is the heartbeat of the soul.
Michelle Horst

Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.
G.K. Chesterton

Hope is the thing that holds you tight, when all else has faded.
J.D. Stroube

Hope is the anchor of the soul, the stimulus to action, and the incentive to achievement.

Love And Joy Quotes About Peace

Peace begins with a smile.
Mother Teresa

Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
Mother Teresa

Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
Ronald Reagan

The greatest gift you can give someone is your own peace and happiness.

Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Peace is not something you wish for; it's something you make, something you do, something you are, and something you give away.
John Lennon

Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive... to live now... to have the courage to confront each day.
Bernie Siegel

Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.
Wayne Dyer

Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Love And Joy Quotes About Unity

We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.
J.K. Rowling

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
Mattie Stepanek

Love is the bridge between you and everything.

We are all one, only egos, beliefs, and fears separate us.

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Nelson Mandela

Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star.
E.E. Cummings

We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond.
Gwendolyn Brooks

Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice.
Michael Novak

Love And Joy Quotes About Laughter

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
Victor Hugo

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Victor Borge

Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.
Charlie Chaplin

Laughter is the language of the soul.
Pablo Neruda

Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of your heart.
Mort Walker

Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
Tommy Smothers

Laughter is the sound of the soul dancing.
Jarod Kintz

Laughter is the sunbeam of the soul.
Thomas Mann

Laughter is the music of the heart.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Laughter is the foundation of reconciliation.
St. Francis de Sales

Love And Joy Quotes About Life

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
Morrie Schwartz

The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
William Saroyan

The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it's all that matters.
Audrey Hepburn

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Mahatma Gandhi

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Dalai Lama

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Steve Jobs

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
E. E. Cummings

The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller

The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame.
Rod Steiger

The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller

Love And Joy Quotes About Happiness

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Dalai Lama XIV

Happiness is a warm puppy.
Charles M. Schulz

Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them.
Steve Maraboli

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Marcus Aurelius

Happiness is not a destination, it's a journey.
Zig Ziglar

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Jim Rohn

Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have.

Love And Joy Quotes About Gratitude

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
Melody Beattie

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
Karl Barth

Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.
Zig Ziglar

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
Henry Ward Beecher

Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Henry Van Dyke

Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.
Amy Collette

Gratitude is the antidote to misery. When we cultivate gratitude, we shift the focus from what we lack to the abundance that is already present in our lives.
Kristi Nelson

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Melody Beattie

Gratitude is a powerful force. It can transform a negative into a positive. It can turn anger into love. It can bring peace to chaos.
Melody Beattie

Love And Joy Quotes About Kindness

Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.
Robert Green Ingersoll

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

The greatest gift you can give someone is your kindness and attention.
Debasish Mridha

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Mark Twain

A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.
Amelia Earhart

Kindness is the oil that takes the friction out of life.
Author Unknown

Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.
Paramahansa Yogananda

Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known.
Joseph B. Wirthlin

Kindness is the beginning of love, and love is the foundation of kindness.
Debasish Mridha

The greatest wisdom is kindness.
Author Unknown

Love And Joy Quotes About Adventure

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Helen Keller

Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
Amelia Earhart

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Oprah Winfrey

The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
Eleanor Roosevelt

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
Saint Augustine

I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.
Mary Anne Radmacher

The best things in life are the people we love, the places we've been, and the memories we've made along the way.

Life is a grand adventure. Go live it.

The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.
J.R.R. Tolkien

We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

Love And Joy Quotes About Creativity

Creativity is a way of sharing your soul with the world.
Brene Brown

The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.
Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Creativity is contagious, pass it on.
Albert Einstein

The creative adult is the child who survived.
Ursula K. Le Guin

Creativity is intelligence having fun.
Albert Einstein

The chief enemy of creativity is 'good' sense.
Pablo Picasso

Creativity is the way I share my soul with the world.
Brene Brown

Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.
William Plomer

Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.

Love And Joy Quotes About Inspiration

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.
Dalai Lama XIV

Love And Joy Quotes About Success

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Albert Schweitzer

Success is not the absence of failure; it's the persistence through failure.
Aisha Tyler

Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.
Roy T. Bennett

Success is not a destination, but the road that you're on. Being successful means that you're working hard and walking your walk every day. You can only live your dream by working hard towards it. That's living your dream.
Marlon Wayans

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Reggie Leach

Success is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them.
Steve Maraboli

Success is not about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives.
Michelle Obama

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill

Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Orison Swett Marden

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