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Quotations About / On: JOY

  • 41.
    Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.
    (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944), French aviator, author. The Wisdom of the Sands, ch. 2 (1948).)
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  • 42.
    The only joy in his being mine, is that the not mine is mine.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Friendship," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
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  • 43.
    O the joy of the strong-brawn'd fighter, towering in the arena in perfect condition, conscious of power, thirsting to meet his opponent.
    (Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. "Calamus: A Song of Joys," Leaves of Grass (1855).)
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  • 44.
    The secret of fortune is joy in our hands.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Self-Reliance," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
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  • 45.
    It is a greater joy to see the author's author, than himself.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Nominalist and Realist," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
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  • 46.
    The joy that comes past hope and beyond expectation is like no other pleasure in extent.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 392.)
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  • 47.
    Sympathy with joy intensifies the sum of sympathy in the world, sympathy with pain does not really diminish the amount of pain.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. "The Soul of Man Under Socialism," Fortnightly Review.)
  • 48.
    Both the ancestry and posterity of Grief go further than the ancestry and posterity of Joy.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. Moby-Dick (1851), ch. 106, The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 6, eds. Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1988). Thought by Captain Ahab.)
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  • 49.
    That mortal man who hath more of joy than sorrow in him, that mortal man cannot be true—not true, or undeveloped.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. Moby-Dick (1851), ch. 96, The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 6, eds. Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1988).)
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  • 50.
    The sweetest joys of life grow in the very jaws of its perils.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. Pierre (1852), bk. IV, The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 7, eds. Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1971).)
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