73 quotes about Enthusiasm
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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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Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.
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Charisma is the transference of enthusiasm.
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The worst bankruptcy in the world is the person who has lost his enthusiasm.
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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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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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In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
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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 is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
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The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.
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One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.
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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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Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
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If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
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All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
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Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence.
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The real secret to success is enthusiasm.
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Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.
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You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
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No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed.
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You can't sweep other people off their feet, if you can't be swept off your own.
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The people of England are the most enthusiastic in the world.
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Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
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To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
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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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Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
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Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
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Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
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People who never get carried away should be.
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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.
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I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
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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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Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman.
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He who possesses the source of enthusiasm will achieve great things. Doubt not. You will gather friends around you as a hair clasp gathers the hair.
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The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
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The figure of the enthusiast who has just discovered jogging or a new way to fix tofu can be said to stand or, more accurately, to tremble on the threshold of conversion, as the representative American.
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Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion, you must set yourself on fire first.
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When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.
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If you aren't fired up with enthusiasm, you'll be fired with 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.
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The world belongs to the Enthusiast who keeps cool.
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Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
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No battle of any importance can be won without enthusiasm.
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Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason.
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Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
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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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There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
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Enthusiasm is everything. It must be taut and vibrating like a guitar string.
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A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
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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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No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic.
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Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
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It is energy -- the central element of which is will -- that produces the miracle that is enthusiasm in all ages. Everywhere it is what is called force of character and the sustaining power of all great action.
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The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it; enthusiasm signifies God in us.
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How poor a guide enthusiasm is when it is not informed with the mind and spirit of God.
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National enthusiasm is the nursery of genius.
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Enthusiasm is a telescope that yanks the misty, distant future into the radiant, tangible present.
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Enthusiasm is contagious. You can start an epidemic.
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Be ENTHUSIASTIC as a leader. You can't light a fire with a wet match!
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Enthusiasm is very good lubrication for the mind.
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Enthusiasm is the Spirit of God working with you.
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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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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: A little thing that makes a BIG difference.
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Enthusiasm will be as contagious as ever.
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Enthusiasm makes ordinary people extraordinary.
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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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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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Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.
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