Excitement Quotes

Excitement is the drunkenness of the spirits. Only calm waters reflect heaven in their bosom.

Marguerite de Valois

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.

Donald Trump

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder without any such gift from the fairies, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carson

Dreams get you into the future and add excitement to the present.

Robert Conklin

Human nature, if it healthy, demands excitement; and if it does not obtain its thrilling excitement in the right way, it will seek it in the wrong. God never makes bloodless stoics; He makes no passionless saints.

Oswald Chambers

Man lives by habits indeed, but what he lives for is thrill and excitements. ... From time immemorial war has been ... the supremely thrilling excitement.

William James

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

I was intrigued and enormously drawn to extremism by people who had blown their lives or who had taken their lives outside the normal conventions of society.

Brett Whiteley

Beauty is all about us, but how may are blind! They look at the wonder of this earth and seem to see nothing. People move hectically but give little thought to where they are going. They seek excitement ... as if they were lost and desperate.

Pablo Casals

A child's world is fresh and new and beautiful, full of wonder and excitement. It is our misfortune that for most of us that clear-eyed vision, that true instinct for what is beautiful and awe-inspiring, is dimmed and even lost before we reach adulthood.

Rachel Carson

It is not merely cruelty that leads men to love war, it is excitement

Henry Ward Beecher

Over-excitement and boredom are states of mind which I equally shun.

E. V. Knox

I feel sorry for the person who can't get genuinely excited about his work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile.

Walter Chrysler

You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.

A.L. Williams

Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.

George Sand

It's always the challenge of the future, this feeling of excitement, that drives me.

Yoshihisa Tabuchi

Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.

Oscar Wilde

Chic was just a word that never popped into my head. Functional, yes; fashionable, lovely. But to hear "chic" from Karl of all people was beyond exciting.

Alek Wek

The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this.

William Wordsworth

There was obviously excitement when Kimi Raikkonen came on the scene, but he hasn't been able to deliver the number of wins people expected him to have.

Jackie Stewart

It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.

Jonas Salk

Here we have a game that combines the charm of a Pentagon briefing with the excitement of double-entry bookkeeping. (on Dungeons and Dragons).

Cecil Adams

The frontiers were sort of wide open. It was that sense of excitement that we really wanted to spark in everybody else wherever we went.

Bill Gates

it is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human understanding to be more moved and excited by affirmatives than by negatives

Francis Bacon

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Updated On : May 17, 2013
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