On Enthusiasm

‘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

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

‘Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.’
— Winston Churchill

‘Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.’
— Benjamin Disraeli

‘Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.’
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars.’
— Henry Ford

‘Opposition inflames the enthusiast, never converts him.’
— Freidrich von Schiller

‘What I do best is share my enthusiasm.’
— Bill Gates

‘A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.’
— Charles M. Schwab

‘Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.’
— Adam Smith

‘The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.’
— Thomas J. Watson