Quotes of Enthusiastic

“ At seventy-seven it is time to be in earnest. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Some men are so eager for success that they are even willing to work for it. ”

- Evan Esar

“ My chief concern is to try to be an humble, earnest Christian. ”

- Robert E. Lee

“ He's a very passionate guy,... I sublet his apartment to be nearer to the guy I was dating. Maybe I should do a movie about that. ”

- David Hunt

“ Today I want to start working again in earnest - I'm looking forward to it because doing nothing does become rather boring after a while. ”

- Gustav Klimt

“ I'd like to be a truck driver. I think you could run your life that way. It wouldn't be such a bad way of doing it. It would offer a chance to be alone. ”

- Princess Anne of England

“ It needs fanatical faith to rationalize our cowardice. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ What a woman says to her avid lover should be written in wind and running water. ”

- Catullus

“ How glowing guilt exalts the keen delight! ”

- Alexander Pope

“ If it's supposed to be a really passionate snog, you slip the tongue in. ”

- Jennifer Ellison

“ Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething. ”

- Mark Twain

“ There are things of deadly earnest that can only be mentioned under the cover of a joke. ”

- J. J. Procter

“ When a man's willing and eager the god's join in. ”

- Aeschylus

“ If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating, as possibility! ”

- Soren Kierkegaard

“ If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic. ”

- Dale Carnegie

“ When we debunk a fanatical faith or prejudice, we do not strike at the root of fanaticism. We merely prevent its leaking out at a certain point, with the likely result that it will leak out at some other point. Thus by denigrating prevailing beliefs and loyalties, the militant man of words unwittingly creates in the disillusioned masses a hunger for faith… ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ What a woman says to her ardent lover should be written in wind and running water. ”

- Gaius Valerius Catullus

“ Aspiring to a souffle, he achieves a pancake at which the reader saws without much appetite. ”

- John Leonard

“ Joking decides great things, Stronger and better oft than earnest can. ”

- John Milton

“ Life is the thing — the song of life — The eager plow, the thirsty knife! ”

- Conrad Aiken

“ Do you know what the greatest test is? Do you still get excited about what you do when you get up in the morning? ”

- David Halberstam

“ Time is an avid gambler who has no need to cheat to win every time. ”

- Charles Baudelaire

“ Poetry must be simple, sensuous, or impassioned. ”

- Emma Lazarus

“ Prayer ardent opens heaven. ”

- Edward Young

“ I am in earnest — I will not equivocate — I will not excuse — I will not retreat a single inch and I will be heard. ”

- William Lloyd Garrison

“ Nature is in earnest when she makes a woman. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ My advice to those who are about to begin, in earnest, the journey of life, is to take their heart in one hand and a club in the other. ”

- Josh Billings

“ It's amazing how much you can learn if your intentions are truly earnest. ”

- Chuck Berry

“ I'm really excited about what we may be able to do with the club in the future. ”

- Robbie Williams

“ Good habits are worth being fanatical about. ”

- John Irving
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