95+ Best Enthusiasm Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Enthusiastic about what you do. Inspirational enthusiasm quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Enthusiasm Quotes

Enthusiasm moves the world. – Arthur Balfour

Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity. – Bo Bennett

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 is the electricity of life. How do you get it? You act enthusiastic until you make it a habit. – Gordon Parks

Fires can’t be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks. – James A. Baldwin

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm. – Benjamin Disraeli

Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn. – John Wesley

Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic. – Dale Carnegie

No one keeps up his enthusiasm automatically. Enthusiasm must be nourished with new actions, new aspirations, new efforts, new vision. Compete with yourself; set your teeth and dive into the job of breaking your own record. It is one’s own fault if his enthusiasm is gone; he has failed to feed it. – Unknown

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. – Henry David Thoreau

Cash can buy, but it takes enthusiasm to sell. – Dale Carnegie

You can’t sweep other people off their feet, if you can’t be swept off your own. – Clarence Day

Knowledge is power and enthusiasm pulls the switch. – Steve Droke

A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one. – Mary Kay Ash

One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life. – Edward B. Butler

A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him. – Mae West

No matter how carefully you plan your goals, they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto. – W. Clement Stone

What a man knows only through feeling can be explained only through enthusiasm. – Joseph Joubert

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment. – Norman Vincent Peale

If you have the will to win, you have achieved half your success; if you don’t, you have achieved half your failure. – David Ambrose

My enthusiasms…constitute my reserves, my unexploited resources, perhaps my future. – E. M. Cioran

Energy is equal to desire and purpose. – Sheryl Adams

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

Winning isn’t everything.Wanting to win is. – Catfish Hunter

Years wrinkle the face, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. – Watterson Lowe

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. – Denis Waitley

In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions. – Henry Ward Beecher

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. – Colette

Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act. – Claude Helvetius

Enthusiasm is the yeast that raises the dough. – Paul J. Meyer

The great composer does not set to work because he is inspired, but becomes inspired because he is working. Beethoven, Wagner, Bach and Mozart settled down day after day to the job in hand with as much regularity as an accountant settles down each day to his figures. They didn’t waste time waiting for inspiration. – Ernest Newman

No person is ever good for much that hasn’t been swept off their feet by enthusiasm between ages twenty and thirty. – James A. Froude

Enthusiasm is nothing more or less than faith in action. – Henry Chester

Man never rises to great truths without enthusiasm. – Marquis De Vauvenargues

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you have passion, there is no need for excuses because your enthusiasm will trump any negative reasoning you might come up with. Enthusiasm makes excuses a nonissue. – Wayne Dyer

I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together. – Queen Elizabeth II

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill

A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm. – Charles Schwab

It is not easy to find something that will intrigue and bind your interest and enthusiasm. This you must seek for yourself. – Walter Annenberg

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement. – Charles M. Schwab

I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message. – Steve Irwin

I can’t tell you how many people say they were turned off from science because of a science teacher that completely sucked out all the inspiration and enthusiasm they had for the course. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm. – Earl Nightingale

Enthusiasm will steady the heart and strengthen the will; it will give force to the thought and nerve to the hand until what was only a possibility becomes a reality. – Orison Swett Marden

I think the really good mountaineer is the man with the technical ability of the professional and with the enthusiasm and freshness of approach of the amateur. – Edmund Hillary

When the technique doesn’t arrive at the best level, arrive with your heart, with head, with enthusiasm, with passion, with work. – Antonio Conte

Hang on to your youthful enthusiasms — you’ll be able to use them better when you’re older. – Seneca

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. – Aldous Huxley

Nothing right can be accomplished in art without enthusiasm. – Robert Schumann

In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. – Alexander Hamilton

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it. – W. Clement Stone

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. – Dale Carnegie

Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Today is life– the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto. – Dale Carnegie

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 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

I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill. – Sir Edward Appleton

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do. – Norman Vincent Peale

Enthusiasm is everything. It must be taut and vibrating like a guitar string. – Pele

Enthusiasm for a cause sometimes warps judgment. – William Howard Taft

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

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

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

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