15 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Find Joy

A joyful life, lived in peaceful happiness, is the best existence we can hope to achieve. It's the kind of life that produces positive vibes and feel-good energy, and encourages us to look to the future with high hopes. Pure joy may seem like a fleeting emotion, but even if you only feel it for a moment, you can hold on to it. You can enjoy it there.
Related: Finding Your Personal Joy Get into a joyful state of mind right now with these 15 inspirational quotes. 

1. "We cannot heal the world of pain, but we can choose to live in joy." –Joseph Campbell

2. “Find joy in whatever you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home…it's your responsibility to love it or change it. – Chuck Palahniuk

3. “The joy of the soul lies in action.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley

4. “If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal at any time. – Carlos Santana

5. “Let your joy be in your journey – not in a distant goal.” –Tim Cook

6. “Joy that is not shared dies young.” –Anne Sexton

7. “There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.” – Khalil Gibran

8. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. – Nhat Hanh

9. “We must overcome obstacles to reach the next stage of joy.” – Goldie Hawn

10. "Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy, you need to have someone to share it with." –Mark Twain

11. “Just follow your joy. Always. I think if you do that, life will take you the way it's meant to take you. –Jonathan Groff

12. “The more the heart is sated with joy, the more insatiable it becomes.” – Gabrielle Roy

13. "Joy increases by spreading it to others." –Robert Murray McCheyne

14. “Joy is the sacred fire that keeps our focus warm and our intelligence radiant.” –Helen Keller

15. “The joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself.” Mahatma Gandhi
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