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Joie de vivre: Soy Contento (Tambien)

March 15, 2005

What is joie de vivre? It can be a joy of conversation, joy of eating, joy of anything one might do. One may speak of a joie de finesse (refinement, grace, elegance), the joy of summer, the joy of an embrace, etc. Alain: Il y a de merveilleuses joies dans l’amitié-joy of friendship.
And joie de vivre may be seen as a joy of everything, a comprehensive joy, a philosophy of life, a Weltanschauung. Robert’s Dictionnaire says joie is “sentiment exaltant ressenti par toute la conscience,” that is, involves one’s whole being. But it is a joy first of all.
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2 Comments

  • 1. eric  |  March 16, 2005 at 12:00 am

    oui

  • 2. DJ EZD  |  March 21, 2005 at 12:00 am

    What the hell is going on here? Are you trying to turn us all into French pussies?


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