Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Quotes about Enthusiasm

Here's the next section of quotes from my book 1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training.

The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
Walter Chrysler, US businessman, founder of Chrysler Corporation (1875-1940)

If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Bruce Barton, US author, advertising executive (1886-1967)

Enthusiasm is the electricity of life. How do you get it? You act enthusiastic until you make it a habit.
Gordon Parks, US film director, photographer, author (1912-2006)

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.
Henry Ford, US automobile manufacturer, engineer (1863-1947)

A man can succeed at almost everything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles Schwab, US industrialist (1862-1939)

Flaming enthusiasm, backed by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Dale Carnegie, US lecturer, author (1888-1955)

You can’t sweep people off their feet if you can’t be swept off your own.
Clarence Day, US author (1874-1935)

Leadership is leaving zest in your wake.
Tom Peters, US management author, presenter (b. 1942)

Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
Benjamin Disraeli, British Prime Minister (1804-1881)

Benjamin Disraeli

The man who feels no enthusiasm for his work will never accomplish anything worthwhile.
William Cornelius Van Horne, Canadian railway magnate (1843-1915)

No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life.
Samuel Goldwyn, Polish/US film producer (1882-1974)

Every great and commanding moment in the annals of the world is the triumph of somebody’s enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, US essayist, poet (1803-1882)

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale, US author, clergyman (1898-1993)

One man has enthusiasm for thirty minutes, another for thirty days, but it is the man who has it for thirty years who makes a success of life.
Edward Burgess Butler, US retail businessman (1853-1928)

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Helen Keller, US writer, lecturer (1880-1968)

The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
Robert Frost, US poet (1874-1963)

If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.
Vince Lombardi, US football coach (1913-1970)

What America needs is more young people who will carry to their jobs the same enthusiasm for getting ahead that they display in traffic.
M A Kelly

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Charles Kingsley, British clergyman, author (1819-1879)

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