Enthusiasm Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old enthusiasm quotes, enthusiasm sayings, and enthusiasm proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Enthusiasm moves the world. Arthur Balfour
Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity. Bo Bennett
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. Dale Carnegie
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Enthusiasm is everything. It must be taut and vibrating like a guitar string. Pele
Enthusiasm for a cause sometimes warps judgment. William Howard Taft
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment. Norman Vincent Peale
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. Henry Ford
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Protect your enthusiasm from the negativity of others. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Indeed, there is an eloquence in true enthusiasm that is not to be doubted. Edgar Allan Poe
Enthusiasm is the greatest asset you can possess, for it can take you further than money, power or influence. Dada Vaswani
Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds literal momentum of the human soul and mind. Bryant H. McGill
True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it. Charlotte Bronte
Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting - it is bad acting with the intent to deceive. Bo Bennett
Enthusiasm is the yeast that raises the dough. Paul J. Meyer
If you have enthusiasm, you have a very dynamic, effective companion to travel with you on the road to Somewhere. Loretta Young
Enthusiasm just creates bubbles; it doesn't keep them from popping. Adora Svitak
Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm. Murray Gell-Mann
Enthusiasm is the most important thing in life. Tennessee Williams
Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised. Christian Nestell Bovee
Nothing right can be accomplished in art without enthusiasm. Robert Schumann
Enthusiasm is the divine particle in our composition: with it we are great, generous, and true; without it, we are little, false, and mean. L. E. Landon
Enthusiasm is contagious. Be a carrier. Susan Rabin
We rely more on enthusiasm than actual skill. Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically and people will like it more. Chris Martin
Enthusiasm glows, radiates, permeates and immediately captures everyone's interest. Paul J. Meyer
Enthusiasm is that secret and harmonious spirit which hovers over the production of genius. Isaac D'Israeli
Enthusiasm - a distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience. Ambrose Bierce
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action. Samuel Smiles
Enthusiasm is a form of social courage. Gretchen Rubin
Being accused of enthusiasm is something I'll never live down. Sargent Shriver
Enthusiasm is that temper of the mind in which the imagination has got the better of the judgment. William Warburton
Enthusiasm could not supply the place of experience. John Lothrop Motley
If you don't feel enthusiasm for what you are doing, then you probably should be doing something else as enthusiasm is a key to success. Catherine Pulsifer
Enthusiasm is the electricity of life. How do you get it? You act enthusiastic until you make it a habit. Gordon Parks
Enthusiasm is a volcano on whose top never grows the grass of hesitation. Kahlil Gibran
Enthusiasm is the Spirit of God working with you. unknown
Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast. Minna Antrim
Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Your enthusiasm will be infectious, stimulating and attractive to others. They will love you for it. They will go for you and with you. Norman Vincent Peale
Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin. Desiderius Erasmus
Enthusiasm is something so positive. Carine Roitfeld
Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman. Conrad Hilton
Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence. Henry Chester
National enthusiasm is the nursery of genius. Tuckerman
Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act. Claude Helvetius
I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill. Sir Edward Appleton
Enthusiasm is nothing more or less than faith in action. Henry Chester
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do. Norman Vincent Peale
Enthusiasm is a virtue seldom met with in seasons of calm and unruffled prosperity. Thomas Chalmers
I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom. Anatole France
If you are not fired with enthusiasm, you'll be fired with enthusiasm. Vince Lombardi
Every production of genius must be the product of enthusiasm. Benjamin Disraeli
Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Samuel Ullman
If we're not enthusiastic, we can't get things done. If we're overenthusiastic, we run into the danger of being fanatical. Woodrow Wyatt
In the realm of ideas, everything depends on enthusiasm. In the real world, all rests on perseverance. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is a sort of human paste that when it comes near the fire of enthusiasm is only baked into harder shape. George Eliot
Enthusiasm is at the bottom of all progress. With it, there is an accomplishment. Without it, there are only alibis. Henry Ford
It's so much easier to be enthusiastic— especially when there are grounds for it. Malcolm Forbes
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth looking at. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Experience and enthusiasm are two fine business attributes seldom found in one individual. William Feather
Study the unusually successful people you know, and you will find them imbued with enthusiasm for their work which is contagious. Not only are they themselves excited about what they are doing, but they also get you excited. Paul W. Ivey
The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you can utter oracles. Henry David Thoreau
Apathy can only be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things; first, an idea that takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice. Arnold Toynbee
Enthusiasm finds opportunities, and energy makes the most of them. Henry S. Haskins
Enthusiasm is a kind of faith that has been set on fire. George Matthew Adams
An enthusiast may bore others but he has never a dull moment himself. John Francis Kieran
Fires can't be made with dead nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. James Baldwin
Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch. Ivern Bell
I am not eccentric. It's just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish. Edith Sitwell
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm. Charles Schwab
What a man knows only through feeling can be explained only through enthusiasm. Joseph Joubert
Enthusiasm gives life to what is invisible. Madame De Stael
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage and grow wiser and more serene. Channing
No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic. Seeley
Enthusiasm is grave, inward, self-controlled; mere excitement is outward, fantastic, hysterical, and passing in a moment from tears to laughter; from one's aim to its very opposite. J. Sterling
The enthusiasm of old men is singularly like that of infancy. Nerval
Enthusiasm is very strong and always right. There is no strength beyond enthusiasm. If one starts a task with enthusiasm, all riches are available to him. Suktimala
Fire springs by rubbing wooden sticks and water springs by digging the earth. Nothing is impossible for people who have enthusiasm. Endeavors in the proper direction surely bring success. Pratijnaa Youghanda Rayana