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Letter "J" » joyous
«I've come to the frightening conclusioin that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It's my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child's life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a child humanized or de-humanized.»
Author: Dr. Haim Ginott
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«A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy»
«Before this distinguished assembly and the world, the bells today proclaim the joyous tidings of the completion of this quietly soaring tower.»
«And when Thyself with shining Foot shall pass / Among the Guests Star-scattered on the Grass, / And in thy joyous Errand reach the Spot / Where I made one - turn down an empty Glass!»
«For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential /the imagination.»
«Is this your joyous city, whose antiquity is of ancient days? her own feet shall carry her afar off to sojourn.»
«Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.»
«Joyous distrust is a sign of health. Everything absolute belongs to pathology.»
«It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain; and some of our grieves... have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.»
«O friends and companions, so puffed up with pride, listen to the one joyous story of your Husband Lord.»