Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Just like a sinner can’t know the joys of living an honorable life, a virtuous person can’t know the joys of a sinful life either
She knew there were only small joys in life--the big ones were too complicated to be joys when you got all through--and once you realized that, it took a lot of the pressure off.
Time is not just the hands of a clock. It isn't just a change of seasons either. It is a treasure trove of precious moments, infinite little joys and blessings, precious smiles, tears and heartbeats.
We reveal our joys and successes, we conceal our pain.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.