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I'm sure there was some part of his soul was intrinsically happy, but he pr

I'm sure there was some part of his soul was intrinsically happy, but he probably had to go through some permutations to really get that to blossom. I'm sure Dad had his challenges, but I think that joy was there from the beginning and he had to find a wa
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I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy.

I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own.
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Musical theater is great; you get painted up, you get to play princesses an

Musical theater is great; you get painted up, you get to play princesses and witches, and you sing. The joy alone of that can really carry a lot.
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Price is rarely the most important thing. A cheap product might sell some u

Price is rarely the most important thing. A cheap product might sell some units. Somebody gets it home and they feel great when they pay the money, but then they get it home and use it and the joy is gone.
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I want to express myself to feel that what I feel is real. My joy, my pain,

I want to express myself to feel that what I feel is real. My joy, my pain, my anger.
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Life is a series of punches. It presents a lot of challenges. It presents a

Life is a series of punches. It presents a lot of challenges. It presents a lot of hardship, but the people that are able to take those punches and able to move forward are the ones that really do have a lot of success and have a lot of joy in their life
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The intuitive connection children feel with animals can be a tremendous sou

The intuitive connection children feel with animals can be a tremendous source of joy. The unconditional love received from pets, and the lack of artifice in the relationship, contrast sharply with the much trickier dealings with members of their own spec
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Ultimately, we wish the joy of perfect union with the person we love.

Ultimately, we wish the joy of perfect union with the person we love.
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What we need to understand is that when traditions become laws, rules, obli

What we need to understand is that when traditions become laws, rules, obligations and expectations others put on us that we don't want to fulfill, then they lose real meaning and steal the joy from our lives. And if we're too religious, we won't be able
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I lived to play basketball. Growing up as a kid, Bill Russell and the Bosto

I lived to play basketball. Growing up as a kid, Bill Russell and the Boston Celtics were my favorite team. The way they played, the teamwork, the sacrifice, the commitment, the joy, the camaraderie, the relationship with the fans.
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Tell me not of joy: there's none Now my little sparrow's gone; He, just as

Tell me not of joy: there's none Now my little sparrow's gone; He, just as you, Would toy and woo, He would chirp and flatter me, He would hang the wing awhile, Till at length he saw me smile, Lord! how sullen he would be!
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When most people think of Woodrow Wilson, they see a dour minister's son wh

When most people think of Woodrow Wilson, they see a dour minister's son who never cracked a smile, where in fact he was a man of genuine joy and great sadness.
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