Excitement Sayings and Quotes

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

Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity. Bo Bennett
The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you can utter oracles. Henry David Thoreau
To look back all the time is boring. Excitement lies in tomorrow. Natalia Makarova
I feel the need to endanger myself every so often. Tim Daly
Not a visible enthusiasm but a hidden one, an excitement burning with a cold flame. Patrick Suskind
If excitement is a mechanism our Creator uses for His own amusement, love is something that belongs to us alone and enables us to flee the Creator. Love is our freedom. Love lies beyond "Es Muss sein! Milan Kundera
Excitement is a crossroad which runs in all directions. No man lacks personality; he just never connected with you at the intersection. Criss Jami
Excitement, then, is a defense against anxiety, a transformation of anxiety into something more bearable, a melodrama. Robert Stoller
The key that unlocks energy is desire. It's also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited. Earl Nightingale
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
Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to becomre an excited person. Life will take on a new zest, deeper interest and greater meaning. You can think, talk and at yourself into dullness or into monotony or into unhappiness. By the sme process you can build up inspiration, excitement and surging depth of joy. Norman Vincent Peale
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away. Denis Waitley
The desire for excitement is very deep-seated in human beings Bertrand Russell
The human mind is capable of excitementwithout 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
At the end, excitement maintained its hysteria. Jerry Coleman
Excitement must lead to immediate action or you will lose the power of momentum. More dreams die because we fail to seize the moment. Do it now! Tony Robbins
After doing so many different roles, if you don't stretch yourself, there's no excitement left. Christine Lahti
The world needs actual excitement and emotion more than it needs cool people. Amanda Palmer
Excitement is an emotion that is very similar to joy or happiness. unknown
Nothing is so aggravating than calmness Oscar Wilde
Ninety nine percent of what's wrong with people is not enough excitement L. Ron Hubbard
Without leaps of imagination, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Gloria Steinem
The only difference between fear and excitement is your attitude about it unknown
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
Fear is excitement without breath. Robert Heller
This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last. Oscar Wilde
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 is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom. Wallace Stevens
One feels the excitement of hearing an untold story. John Hope Franklin
It is of eloquence as of a flame; it requires matter to feed it, and motion to excite it; and it brightens as it burns Publius Cornelius Tacitus
Think, when your castigated pulse Gies now and then a wallop, What ragings must his veins convulse, That still eternal gallop: Robert Burns
Discover day-to-day excitement. Marley Baudelaire
Excitement is the drunkenness of the spirits. Only calm waters reflect heaven in their bosom. Marguerite de Valois
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
Over-excitement and boredom are states of mind which I equally shun. E. V. Knox
Excitement is not enjoyment: in calmness lies true pleasure. The most precious wines are sipped, not bolted at a swallow. Victor Hugo
A connoisseur of tame excitement. Ruth Benedict
Follow your excitement and it will never let you down. unknown
There is no such joy in the tavern as upon the road thereto. Cormac Mccarthy
Best not to anticipate too much ... it jiggles the possibilities. Donald Barthelme
Anticipation of pleasure is, in itself, a very considerable pleasure. David Hume
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing. Samuel Smiles
Anticipation forward points the view. Robert Burns
Don't count your chickens before they are hatched. Aesop
We usually get what we anticipate. Claude M. Bristol
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand. George Eliot
If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble. Elbert Hubbard
We see the brightness of a new page where everything yet can happen. Rainer Maria Rilke
Looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them. Lucy Maud Montgomery
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting. Samuel Johnson
Many people think excitement is happiness.... But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace. Nhat Hanh
Success breeds the excitement to continue going. Annie Lennox
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success ... Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything. Nikola Tesla
Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure. Irving Wallace
Don't you long for something different to happen, something so exciting and new it carries you along with it like a great tide, something that lets your life blaze and burn so the whole world can see it? Juliet Marillier
I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the colored arrows from a Fourth of July rocket. Sylvia Plath
If we live our lives looking for the excitement and exhilaration that change can bring, we will be much happier than when we are eventually forced to accept it anyways. Daniel Willey
The excitement of dreams coming true is beyond the description of words. Lailah Gifty Akita
Focus on the excitement and it will lead you through the obstacles. Piya Sorcar
Nerves are cousin to excitement, and excitement is cousin to gratitude. Pay attention to your nerves: If you feel nervous, it’s a sign that a Very Big Thing is unfolding. Be nervous for how good that thing can be. Alexi Pappas
Excitement is so engraven on our nature that it may be regarded as an appetite; and like all other appetites it is not sinful unless indulged unlawfully, or to excess. Edwin Guthrie
It is the passions that wear—the appetites that grind out the force of life. Excitement in the higher realm of thought and feeling does not wear out or waste men. The moral sentiments nourish and feed us. Henry Ward Beecher
Violent excitement exhausts the mind, and leaves it withered and sterile. François Fénelon
Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest. Christian Dior
Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. James Baldwin
Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must first set yourself on fire. Fred Shero
Listen to your life; see it for the fathomless mystery that it is. In the boredom and pain of it no less than in the excitement and gladness; touch, taste, smell your way to the holy and hidden heart of it, because, in the last analysis, all moments are key moments and life itself is grace. Frederick Buechner
Exhilaration of life can be found only with an upward look. This is an exciting world. It is cram-packed with opportunity. Great moments wait around every corner. Richard DeVos
God's moral laws act the same way: They restrain, but they are absolutely necessary to enjoy the exhilaration of real freedom. Colin Campbell
Exhilaration can be infinite, like sorrow; a joke can be so big that it breaks the roof of the stars. By simply going on being absurd, a thing can become godlike; there is but one step from the ridiculous to the sublime. G. K. Chesterton
I love it because when you ride a motorbike, there's so much danger about it that all your instincts come right to the surface, all your senses. Jeremy Irons
If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don't have to be pushed. The vision pulls you. Steve Jobs
Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. Robert Kiyosaki
Never lose your excitement! You're allowed to be a realist if you must, but when you lose your excitement, even achievements lose their luster. Anne Scottlin
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement; ... of visual beauty ... of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living. David Attenborough
There is no adventure without risk, and no exhilaration like adventure. A. R. Ivanovich
There is an undeniable exhilaration in moment of even the smallest discovery. Graham Moore
In the joy of going all out, I forgot my pain,' because getting lost in the pure exhilaration of hard efforts; pouring yourself out is a wonderful feeling. Sara Hall
Swimming with dolphins is just about the most exhilarating experience a human being can have. Mr. Bibby
When I hear music, I become transformed, I become exhilarated! As a matter of fact, at those times my reflection can be seen in mirrors. Nocturna