Famous Enthusiasm Quotes Quotations

Famous Enthusiasm Quotes

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A list of the best enthusiasm quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous enthusiasm quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic enthusiasm quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about enthusiasm?" and "What are inspirational enthusiasm quotes?"

This list includes notable enthusiasm quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest enthusiasm quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite enthusiasm sayings get to the bottom of the list.

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    The ambitious will always be first in the crowd; he presseth forward, he looketh not behind him. More anguish is it to his mind to see one before him, than joy to leave thousands at a distance.

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    In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.

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    new! Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.

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    Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.

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    Enthusiasm. A distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.

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    Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.

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    Enthusiasm moves the world.

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    If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.

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    Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.

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    To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.

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    The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton More
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    Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton More
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    Malcolm Forbes More
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    Enthusiasm is the Spirit of God working with you.

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    The condition of the most passionate enthusiast is to be preferred over the individual who, because of the fear of making a mistake, won't in the end affirm or deny anything.

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    A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

    Charles M. Schwab More
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    All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.

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    If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

    Dale Carnegie More
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    Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

    Dale Carnegie More
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    No person is ever good for much, that hasn't been swept off their feet by enthusiasm between ages twenty and thirty.

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    Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.

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    Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.

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    The people of England are the most enthusiastic in the world.

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    No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed.

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    You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

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    Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

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    Your enthusiasm will be infectious, stimulating and attractive to others. They will love you for it. They will go for you and with you.

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    Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others.

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    Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.

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    Enthusiasm is very good lubrication for the mind.

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    Enthusiasm is that kindling spark which marks the difference between the leaders in every activity and the laggards who put in just enough to get by.

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    Why were the saints, saints? Because they were cheerful when it was difficult to be cheerful, patient when it was difficult to be patient; and because they pushed on when they wanted to stand still, and kept silent when they wanted to talk, and were agreeable when they wanted to be disagreeable. That was all. It was quite simple and always will be.

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    Enthusiasm: A little thing that makes a BIG difference.

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    Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason.

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    Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

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    Every memorable act in the history of the world is a triumph of enthusiasm. Nothing great was ever achieved without it because it gives any challenge or any occupation, no mater how frightening or difficult, a new meaning. Without enthusiasm you are doomed to a life of mediocrity but with it you can accomplish miracles.

    Og Mandino More
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    Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.

    Desiderius Erasmus More
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    Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson More
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    Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

    Norman Vincent Peale More
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    Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is due to the triumph of enthusiasm. Nothing great was ever achieved without it.

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    If you aren't fired up with enthusiasm, you'll be fired with enthusiasm.

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    Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

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    Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.

    Henry Ford More
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    I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.

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    Enthusiasm will be as contagious as ever.

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    Enthusiasm makes ordinary people extraordinary.

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    The person who's not fired with enthusiasm, usually gets fired otherwise. A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

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    Enthusiasm is: A quiet spiritual strength: An inner glow: Faith in action: Greatest asset in the world: Beats money power influence: Tramples over prejudice.

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    Be ENTHUSIASTIC as a leader. You can't light a fire with a wet match!

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    There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

    Norman Vincent Peale More
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