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Enthusiasm is a kind of faith that has been set afire. (George Matthew Adams)

I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill. (Edward Victor Appleton)

The worst bankrupt is the man who has lost his enthusiasm. Let a man lose everything in the world but his enthusiasm and he will come through again to success. (H. W. Arnold)

Enthusiasm moves the world. (Arthur James Balfour)

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

You can be renewed in your own enthusiasm through the naive or cynical views of someone else. (Kittie N. Beletic)

If you don't FEEL enthusiastic, ACT enthusiastic. Soon, you'll BE enthusiastic. Double your enthusiasm and you'll probably double your income. (Frank Bettger)

zeal, n. A certain nervous disorder afflicting the young and inexperienced. A passion that goeth before a sprawl. (Ambrose Bierce)

I admit I'm enthusiastically demanding. (Brad Bird)

Mere enthusiasm is the all in all... / Passion and expression are beauty itself. (William Blake)

Engagement, curiosity, and enthusiasm prove to be more important then factual information. (Eric Booth)

Art cannot single-handedly create enthusiasm... it merely contributes to enthusiasm and guides us to be more conscious of feelings that we might previously have experienced only tentatively or hurriedly. (Alain de Botton)

Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised. (Christian Nestell Bovee)

True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it. (Charlotte Bronte)

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about. (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm; it moves stones, it charms brutes. Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity, and truth accomplishes no victories without it. (Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind. (Leo Buscaglia)

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)

Enthusiasm is not an emotional state. It is a spiritual commitment, a loving surrender to our creative process. Enthusiasm - from the Greek, 'filled with God' - is an ongoing energy supply tapped into the flow of life itself. (Julia Cameron)

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

Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence. It is no more or less than faith in action. (Henry Chester)

Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm. (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. (Sidonie Gabrielle Colette)

Enthusiasm reflects confidence, spreads good cheers, raises morale, inspires associates, arouses loyalty, and laughs at adversity... it is beyond price. (Allan Cox)

If you're not excited, you're not excited, and any amount of faked enthusiasm won't make it happen... but there is something you can do that in its own sneaky way primes the pump - it's physical exercise, in all its forms, always good. Just do it! (Geoffrey Curran)

Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm. (Benjamin Disraeli)

None are so eager to gain new experience as those who don't know how to make use of the old ones. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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

Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is a triumph of enthusiasm. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I think the real test is to plan something and be able to carry it out to the very end. Not that you're always enthusiastic; it's just that you have to get this thing out. It's not done with one's emotions; it's done with the head. (Richard Estes)

When you're working with other people in a group, you often see techniques and energy that may be lacking in your own work. (Brittani Faulkes)

Search and you will find that at the base and birth of every great business organization was an enthusiast, a man consumed with earnestness of purpose, with confidence in his powers, with faith in the worthwhileness of his endeavors. (B. C. Forbes)

People who never get carried away should be. (Malcolm Forbes)

I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom. (Anatole France)

I intend for my paintings to reflect an enthusiastic response to the world around me – perhaps, more simply stated, a celebration of being. (Tom Francesconi)

Are you spontaneously enthusiastic about everyone having everything you can have? (Buckminster Fuller)

A method of achieving wild enthusiasm is to act wildly enthusiastic. Often, a growing and beautiful love-affair develops quite automatically. (Robert Genn)

Learning a new thing is a shortcut to joy and informs your area of mastery. (Sara Genn)

Color in a picture is like enthusiasm in life. (Vincent van Gogh)

No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life. (Samuel Goldwyn)

Let your enthusiasm show. (Irwin Greenberg)

We lived in a continuous blaze of enthusiasm... Above all we loved this country and loved exploring and painting it... (Lawren Harris)

Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman. (Conrad Hilton)

Poet it on! (D. A. Jelke)

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

To tap into that natural creative spirit, recapture your childlike enthusiasm for everything around you. Work with the reckless delight of a child. (Nita Leland)

I was overcome with an attack of pathological enthusiasm. (Robert Lowell)

Preliminary pencil sketches can diminish our enthusiasm to paint. (Tom Lynch)

Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. (General Douglas MacArthur)

The world belongs to the enthusiast who keeps cool. (William McFee)

What is needed is competence first and enthusiasm first. There is nothing second! Although each or one of these alone is a good start, one without the other is impotent. But if I had a choice I would have enthusiasm first. (Julius Sumner Miller)

We all have so much joy and enthusiasm to put into our artwork, and if this is all funneled into just one creation at a time, the chances of overworking are huge. (Clark Mitchell)

- as a young painter...
Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It's enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it. (Claude Monet)

-to Alice Monet...
I'm not lacking for enthusiasm as you can see, given that I have something like 65 canvases covered with paint and I'll be needing more since the place is quite out of the ordinary; so I'm going to order some more canvases... (Claude Monet)

Every day is a gift – a new beginning... bound out of bed with the enthusiasm of a child. (Joye Moon)

There is nothing greater than enthusiasm. (Henry Moore)

At first flash of Eden, We race down to the sea. Standing there on Freedom's shore. Waiting for the sun... (Jim Morrison)

The process of making something come to be is an exciting one, and this excitement provides the impetus to keep on going, even when lapses of enthusiasm occur. (Murray Morrison)

It is a fine thing to see people in hot earnest about anything. (John Muir)

We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us. (John Muir)

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm. (Earl Nightingale)

Oh heavens, how I long for a little ordinary human enthusiasm. Just enthusiasm - that's all. I want to hear a warm, thrilling voice cry out Hallelujah! Hallelujah! I'm alive! (John James Osborne)

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

Many of the old masters of watercolour painted from notes, with enthusiasm either unabated or renewed. It is hard to assume the same degree of concentration in the studio, but not impossible. (Walter J. Phillips)

When we are enthusiastic we are intoxicated with passion rooted in our true selves and it flows into all we do. (Linda Saccoccio)

If variety is what it takes to peek and maintain one's enthusiasm, so be it. (Sandy Sandy)

Opposition always enflames the enthusiast, never converts him. (Johann Friedrich von Schiller)

This luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm. (Friedrich Von Schlegel)

A person can succeed at anything for which there is enthusiasm. (Charles M. Schwab)

Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others. (David Seabury)

One needs something to believe in, something for which one can have whole-hearted enthusiasm. One needs to feel that one's life has meaning, that one is needed in this world. (Hannah Senesh)

Enthusiasm, like the breath of God, transforms everything. (Gail Sher)

Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action. (Samuel Smiles)

The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it; enthusiasm signifies God in us. (Madame de Stael)

Apathy can only be overcome by enthusiasm. (Arnold J. Toynbee)

National enthusiasm is the nursery of genius. (Henry Theodore Tuckerman)

Enthusiasm: translated from Greek it means 'the God within you.' (Author unknown)

We look at the subject as something routine in character. You must see it and paint it as something fantastic and fabulous. (Van Waldron)

Enthusiasm, like measles, mumps, and the common cold, is highly contagious. (Emory Ward)

Even your worst piece of art is an occasion for enthusiastic celebration! Because it is a gift. (Dorenda Crager Watson)

A single overstatement, wherever or however it occurs, diminishes the whole, and a carefree superlative has the power to destroy, for the reader, the object of the writer's enthusiasm. (E. B. White)

Enthusiasm is the most important thing in life. (Tennessee Williams)

We have to find a way to share our own excitement and enthusiasm for our work if we're going to expect the public to get excited by what we do. (Laurie Winters)

- at age 29, in a letter to his mother, July 26, 1911...
Treasure Island is completed! The entire set of seventeen canvases without one break in my enthusiasm and spirit. Better in every quality than anything I ever did. (N. C. Wyeth)


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