Enthusiasm quotes page 1
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.
The Greeks have given us one of the most beautiful words of our language, the word
"enthusiasm" - a God within.
I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the
way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.
Enthusiasm by itself won't help. I'm sorry. After you have leaped about, jumping and
shouting, there are still some things waiting for you to do. And unless you do them, things
won't change. A man can get all excited about lifting two-hundred-pound weights - until he
gets to the gym.
Not being excited is to have missed the whole point of life.
You can buy a person's hands but you can't buy his heart. His heart is where his enthusiasm,
his loyalty is.
Stephen R. Covey
There is no such thing as being "a little bit enthusiastic." You either are or aren't. If you
aren't you face failure and boredom. You can't take it by the spoonful.
Exuberance is better than taste.
Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Sir Winston Churchill
To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.
To maintain your enthusiasm, you have to make your goals substantial enough that they keep
your attention. Average and realistic goals are almost always a letdown to the person setting
them - who is then unable to fuel his or her goals with the actions necessary.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Enthusiasm is the match that lights the candle of achievement.
William Arthur Ward
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Get excited and enthusiastic about your own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire – you
can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
While enthusiasm may be necessary for great accomplishments elsewhere, on Wall Street it
almost invariably leads to disaster.
There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and
Norman Vincent Peale
You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes
rise to the stars. With it, there is accomplishment. Without it there are only alibis.
Enthusiasm is a kind of faith that has been set afire.
George Matthew Adams
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most
frequently makes for success.
To make money, you have to deliver your energy in some form, to satisfy a demand that is
out there. And if what you are selling is energy, charisma, and enthusiasm, there is no
competition because most others are selling things that are lifeless, loveless, and dull.
Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman.
Zeal, n. A certain nervous disorder afflicting the young and inexperienced. A passion that
goeth before a sprawl.
Don't spend years trying to find just the "right business" for yourself; don't worry if you don't
get it right the first time. You're not signing up for life and you're not giving up your day job
(yet). Just pick something that gets you excited and get going.
In the end it all comes down to enthusiasm. Your creativity is basically your expression of
Enthusiasm is a volcano on whose top never grows the grass of hesitation.
Success in life could be defined as the continued expansion of happiness and the progressive
realization of worthy goals... Success also includes good health, energy and enthusiasm for
life, fulfilling relationships, creative freedom, emotional and psychological stability, a sense of
well-being, and peace of mind.
Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
Introverts tend to be very careful, much less likely to take outsides risks, which is something
we might all favor nowadays... Introverted leaders often deliver better outcomes than
extroverts do because when they're managing pro-active employees they're much more likely
to let those employees run with their ideas, whereas an extrovert can quite unwittingly get
so excited about things that they're putting their own stamp on things and other people's
ideas might not easily then bubble up to the surface.
For every sale you miss because you're too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because
you're not enthusiastic enough.
A man who lacks enthusiasm never develops it in another. But a person who is enthusiastic
soon has enthusiastic followers.
David J. Schwartz
Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Let the winds of
enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.