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#17335 William Wordsworth

Come, blessed barrier between day and day, Dear mother of fresh thoughts and joyous health! .

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#17354 William Wordsworth

Surprised by joy—impatient as the Wind. .

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#17430 William Wordsworth

Oh there is blessing in this gentle breeze, A visitant that while it fans my cheek Doth seem half-conscious of the joy it brings From the green fields, and from yon azure sky. Whate'er its mission, the soft breeze can come To none more grateful than to me; escaped From the vast city, where I long had pined A discontented sojourner: now free,Free as a bird to settle where I will. .

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#17447 William Wordsworth

A famous man is Robin Hood, The English ballad-singer's joy. .

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#17477 William Wordsworth

I thought of Chatterton, the marvellous Boy, The sleepless Soul that perished in his pride; Of Him who walked in glory and in joy Following his plough, along the mountain-side: By our own spirits are we deified: We Poets in our youth begin in gladness; But thereof come in the end despondency and madness. .

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#17515 William Wordsworth

And often, glad no more, We wear a face of joy because We have been glad of yore. .

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#17706 Thomas Carlyle

Enjoying things which are pleasant; that is not the evil: it is the reducing of our moral self to slavery by them that is. .

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#17747 John Milton

Blest pair of Sirens, pledges of Heaven's joy, .

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#18312 Edward Young

Much learning shows how little mortals know; Much wealth, how little worldlings can enjoy. .

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#18542 Joseph Addison

Where have my ravish'd senses been! What joys, what wonders, have I seen! .

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#18712 Joseph Addison

Upon the whole, a contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world. .

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#18789 John Gay

Youth's the season made for joys, Love is then our duty. .

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#18889 Thomas Gray

Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. .

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#18950 Daniel Webster

Venerable men! you have come down to us from a former generation. Heaven has bounteously lengthened out your lives, that you might behold this joyous day. .

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#19239 Epictetus

If any be unhappy, let him remember that he is unhappy by reason of himself alone. For God hath made man to enjoy felicity and constancy of good. (122) .

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#20686 Henry VI, part 3

How sweet a thing it is to wear a crown, Within whose circuit is Elysium, And all that poets feign of bliss and joy. .

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#20749 Much Ado About Nothing

How much better is it to weep at joy than to joy at weeping! .

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#20860 William Blake

And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. .

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#20906 William Blake

I asked a thief to steal me a peach: He turned up his eyes. I asked a lithe lady to lie her down: Holy and meek, she cries. As soon as I went An angel came. He winked at the thief And smiled at the dame— And without one word said Had a peach from the tree, And still as a maid Enjoyed the lady. .

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#20909 William Blake

Love to faults is always blind, Always is to joys inclined, Lawless, winged, and unconfined, And breaks all chains from every mind. .

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#20914 William Blake

He who binds to himself a joy Does the wing .

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#20942 William Blake

To the Eyes of a Miser a Guinea is more beautiful than the Sun & and a bag worn with the use of Money has more beautiful proportions than a Vine filled with Grapes. The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the Eyes of others only a Green thing that stands in the way. Some see Nature all Ridicule and Deformity, and by these I shall not regulate my proportions; and some scarce see Nature at all. But to the Eyes of the Man of Imagination, Nature is Imagination itself. As a man is, So he Sees. As the Eye is formed, such are its Powers. .

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#20957 William Blake

Man was made for joy and woe, And when this we rightly know Through the world we safely go. .

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#20995 Dr. Seuss

On the fifteenth of , in the Jungle of Nool, In the heat of the , in the cool of the pool, He was splashing... enjoying the jungle's great ... When Horton theheard a small . .

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#22910 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, And in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. Not in the morning alone, not only at mid-day he charmeth; Even at setting, the sun is still the same glorious planet. .

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#24499 Larry Wall

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#24623 Montesquieu

The public revenues are a portion that each subject gives of his property, in order to secure or enjoy the remainder. .

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#24635 Montesquieu

itself has appeared intolerable to those nations who have not been accustomed to enjoy it. .

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#24790 John Keats

But were there ever any Writh'd not of passed joy? The feel of not to feel it, When there is none to heal it, Nor numbed sense to steel it, Was never said in rhyme. .

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#24823 John Keats

The poetical character... is not itself — it has no self — it is every thing and nothing — It has no character — it enjoys light and shade; it lives in gusto, be it fair or foul, high or low, rich or poor, mean or elevated. — It has as much delight in conceiving an Iago as an Imogen. What shocks the virtuous philospher, delights the camelion poet. .

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#25030 W. Somerset Maugham

I thought I should be a fool to allow work to interfere with a delight in the passing moment that I might never enjoy again so fully. .

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#25426 Blaise Pascal

Without amusement there is no joy; with amusement there is no sadness. .

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#25459 Blaise Pascal is a great evil thus to be in doubt, but it is at least an indispensable duty to seek when we are in such doubt; and thus the doubter who does not seek is altogether completely unhappy and completely wrong. And if besides this he is easy and content, professes to be so, and indeed boasts of it; if it is this state itself which is the subject of his joy and vanity, I have no words to describe so silly a creature. .

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#25594 Blaise Pascal

The Old Testament contained the types of future joy, and the New contains the means of arriving at it. The types were of joy; the means of penitence; and nevertheless thewas eaten with ,. .

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#25764 Paul Desmond

Not for me. If I want to tune everybody out, I just take off my glasses and enjoy the haze. .

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#26231 Jean Jacques Rousseau

At Genoa, the word Liberty may be read over the front of the prisons and on the chains of the galley-slaves. This application of the device is good and just. It is indeed only malefactors of all estates who prevent the citizen from being free. In the country in which all such men were in the galleys, the most perfect liberty would be enjoyed. .

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#26234 Jean Jacques Rousseau

The happiest is he who suffers least; the most miserable is he who enjoys least. .

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#26494 Emil Cioran

I pride myself on my capacity to perceive the transitory character of everything. An odd gift which has spoiled all my joys; better: all my sensations. .

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#27134 John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

For Wits are treated just like Common Whores; First they're enjoy'd, and then kickt out of Doors. .

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#27797 John Dryden

For present joys are more to flesh and blood Than a dull prospect of a distant good. .

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#27829 John Dryden

Since ev’ry man who lives is born to die, And none can boast sincere felicity, With equal mind, what happens, let us bear, Nor joy nor grieve too much for things beyond our care. .

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#27921 Edmund Spenser

Tell her the joyous Time will not be staid, Unlesse she doe him by the forelock take. .

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#27950 Edmund Spenser

Her berth was of the wombe of morning dew, And her conception of the joyous Prime. .

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#28093 Charles Lamb

I have had playmates, I have had companions, In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days— All, all are gone, the old familiar faces. .

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#28239 Drugs

O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! that we should, with joy, pleasance, revel, and applause, transform ourselves into beasts! .

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#28531 Baltasar GraciЎn

Many pleasant things are better when they belong to someone else. … When things belong to others, we enjoy them twice as much, without the risk of losing them, and with the pleasure of novelty. .

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#28780 Lee Iacocca

We were on a joyride, on free energy almost. [...] It seems to me we need something like the Manhattan Project. We need some urgency saying, "Here's what we should be doing. We've got to get off fossil fuels." .

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#28803 Pearl S. Buck

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word — excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. .

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#29297 Herodotus

The Scythians take kannabis seed, creep in under the felts, and throw it on the red-hot stones. It smolders and sends up such billows of steam-smoke that no Greek vapor bath can surpass it. The Scythians howl with joy in these vapor-baths, which serve them instead of bathing, for they never wash their bodies with water. .

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#29545 Edgar Allan Poe

But as, in ethics, evil is a consequence of good, so, in fact, out of joy is sorrow born. Either the memory of past bliss is the anguish of to-day, or the agonies which are have their origin in the ecstasies which might have been. .

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