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Enthusiasm Quotes

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

Author: Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536)

Profession: Dutch Humanist

People who never get carried away should be.

Author: Malcolm S. Forbes (1919-1990)

Profession: American Publisher, Businessman

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.

Author: Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Profession: American Industrialist, Founder of Ford Motor Company

I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.

Author: Anatole France (1844-1924)

Profession: French Writer

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

Author: James A. Froude (1818-1894)

Profession: British Historian

Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman.

Author: Conrad Hilton (1887-1979)

Profession: American Hotelier, Businessman, Founder, Hilton Hotels

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.

Author: I Ching

Profession: Chinese Book of Changes

The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

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.

Author: Lewis H. Lapham (1935)

Profession: American Essayist, Editor

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion, you must set yourself on fire first.

Author: Reggie Leach (1950)

Profession: Canadian Hockey Player

When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

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

Author: Vince Lombardi (1913-1970)

Profession: American Football Coach

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.

Author: Og Mandino (1923-1996)

Profession: American Motivational Author, Speaker

The world belongs to the Enthusiast who keeps cool.

Author: William Mcfee


Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Author: Earl Nightingale (1921-1989)

Profession: American Radio Announcer, Author, Motivator, Speaker