When you need inspiration in life, a few great, famous sayings from some of the most creative and brilliant minds is sure to do the trick. Jot down one or two of these quotes about joy and keep them up at your computer. Better yet, commit one to memory.
"Joy and sorrow are inseparable. . . together they come and when one sits alone with you . . remember that the other is asleep upon your bed."
Too often we think life should be only about "happy" moments, when really happiness and pain go hand in hand. Pain helps you appreciate the joyful times, and joy helps you learn from the more difficult times.