Energy is eternal delight.
The Complete Illuminated Books
If we’d only stop trying to be happy
we could have a pretty good time.
It’s not the nature of the work but its consecration* that is the vital thing.
The Martin Buber Reader
*The word “consecration” may seem a bit archaic; Buber means “set apart,” even a kind of “special”; “holy” has some of these connotations, too.