Quotes of Enthusiast

“ Guilt is the source of sorrows, the avenging fiend that follows us behind with whips and stings. ”

- Nicholas Rowe

“ The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ The same reason makes a man a religious enthusiast that makes a man an enthusiast in any other way… an uncomfortable mind in an uncomfortable body. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ This is a Solo Flight, but I want aviation enthusiasts and adventurers everywhere to join me in the endeavour. ”

- Steve Fossett

“ I am a believer in punctuality though is makes me very lonely. ”

- E. V. Verrall

“ Success makes men rigid and they tend to exalt stability over all the other virtues; tired of the effort of willing, they become fanatics about conservatism. ”

- Walter Lippmann

“ I'm not a big fan of horror movies, especially the recent teen-slasher sort of ones. ”

- Martin Henderson

“ The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind — not the fiend or the sadist. ”

- Erich Fromm

“ An enthusiast may bore others, but he has never a dull moment himself. ”

- John Kieran

“ It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth. ”

- Arthur James Balfour

“ No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed. ”

- William Cowper

“ Opposition always enflames the enthusiast, never converts him. ”

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

“ She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood, how to deal with enthusiasts. ”

- Thomas B. Macaulay

“ Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ He that will not reason is a bigot; He that cannot reason is a fool; and He that dares not reason is a slave. ”

- William Drummond

“ My hat's in the ring. The fight is on and I'm stripped to the buff. ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users? ”

- Clifford Stoll

“ Fanatics have their dreams, wherewith they weaveA paradise for a sect. ”

- John Keats

“ I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. ”

- Stephen B. Leacock

“ I don't really think about anything too much. I live in the present. I move on. I don't think about what happened yesterday. If I think too much, it kind of freaks me out. ”

- Pamela Anderson

“ He who will not reason, is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not, is a slave. ”

- Sir William Drummond

“ Stardom is a strange mixture of studio-produced hagiography, fan magazine gossip, and audience desire. ”

- Unknown

“ Wind buffs up empty bladders; opinion, fools. ”

- Socrates

“ Death to all fanatics. ”

- Unknown

“ Fanaticism is overcompensation for doubt. ”

- Robertson Davies

“ If we win trophies then I suppose we draw more fans and the club is more successful commercially. But it's not up to me to do the sums. ”

- Luis Figo

“ Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ O jealousy, Thou ugliest fiend of hell! thy deadly venom Preys on my vitals, turns the healthful hue Of my flesh check to haggard sallowness, And drinks my spirit up! ”

- Hannah More

“ Every day I do something that freaks me out. ”

- Gail Porter

“ The wind which snuffs the candle fans the fire. ”

- La Rochefoucauld
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