Enthusiasm Quotes

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Gardening is a matter of your enthusiasm holding up until your back gets used to it.

Unknown

As always, the British especially shudder at the latest American vulgarity, and then they embrace it with enthusiasm two years later.

Alistair Cooke

The weakness of human nature has always appeared in times of great revivals of religion, by a disposition to run into extremes, especially in these three things: enthusiasm, superstition, and intemperate zeal.

Edwards, Jonathan

Most great men and women are not perfectly rounded in their personalities, but are instead people whose one driving enthusiasm is so great it makes their faults seem insignificant.

Charles A. Cerami

Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Enthusiasm for a cause sometimes warps judgment

William Howard Taft

I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm.

Henry Truman

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

Henry David Thoreau

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.

Aldous Huxley

Enthusiasm glows, radiates, permeates and immediately captures everyone's interest.

Paul J. Meyer

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

Dale Carnegie

Do not be afraid of enthusiasm. You need it. You can do nothing effectively without it.

Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

If you are not getting as much from life as you want to, then examine the state of your enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.

Norman Vincent Peale

Life's blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is the triumph of enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; because there is not effort without error and shortcomings; but who does actually strive to do the deed; who knows the great enthusiasm, the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and who at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly. So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.

Charles Schwab

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The real secret of success is enthusiasm. Yes, more than enthusiasm, I would say excitement. I like to see men get excited. When they get excited they make a success of their lives.

Walter Chrysler

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

Bruce Barton

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson, Sr
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