Explore the value of Joy
JOY QUOTATIONS
Wednesday quote
“Comparison is the thief of joy.”

Theodore Roosevelt

20161128 monday quote
“The joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives and everything to do with the focus of our lives.”

Russell M. Nelson

20161130 wednesday quote
“Happiness, not in another place, but this place not for another hour, but for this hour.”

Walt Whitman

20160209 tuesday quote
“Joy is a decision, a really brave one, about how you are going to respond to life.”

Wess Stafford

Monday quote
“Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.”

Marianne Williamson

20160208 monday quote
“Joy is a net of love in which you can catch souls.”

Mother Teresa

20181128 wednesday quote
“Just follow your joy. Always. I think that if you do that, life will take you on the course that it’s meant to take you.”

Jonathan Groff

20161129 tuesday quote
“I’m beginning to recognize that real happiness isn’t something large and looming on the horizon ahead, but something small, numerous and already here. The smile of someone you love. A decent breakfast. The warm sunset. Your little everyday joys all lined up in a row.”

Beau Christopher Taplin

20181127 tuesday quote
“Joy is not in things; it is in us.”

Richard Wagner

Thursday quote
“Joy goes against the foundations of mathematics: it multiplies when we divide.”

Paulo Coelho

20161201 thursday quote
“Watch the sunrise at least once a year, put a lot of marshmallows in your hot chocolate, lie on your back and look at the stars, never buy a coffee table you can't put your feet on, never pass up a chance to jump on a trampoline, don't overlook life's small joys while searching for the big ones.”

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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“…find out where joy resides, and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all.”

Robert Louis Stevenson

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'joy'.
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

Tell Us Your Story Everyday Hero Stories

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WONDER
Pass It On®

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Your Comments
Kt from Killeen tx DECEMBER 14, 2016
Please add gentleness to your list of values. Too often this incredible virtue is overlooked and needs to be revived.

Mark from Nairobi DECEMBER 1, 2016
this is a wonderful way of learning

jill from columbus, oh SEPTEMBER 5, 2015
Thank you for giving meaning, inspiration, love and worth to all your readers. :-) :-)