Quotes: excitement

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  • Robert Conklin
    Robert Conklin
    American teacher, writer
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    Dreams get you into the future and add excitement to the present.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Emotional excitement reaches men through tea, tobacco, opium, whisky, and religion.
  • Bo Bennett
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    Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.
    Source: Year to Success
  • Annie Dillard
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    Every book has an intrinsic impossibility, which its writer discovers as soon as his first excitement dwindles.
  • Dorothy L. Sayers
    Dorothy L. Sayers
    British writer 1893-1957
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    Except ye become as little children, except you can wake on your fiftieth birthday with the same forward-looking excitement and interest in life that you enjoyed when you were five, ''ye cannot enter the kingdom of God.'' One must not only die daily, but every day we must be born again.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
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    Excitement was plentiful during my two years' service as a Pony Express rider.
    Source: Buffalo Bills Life Story: An Autobiography
  • George Sand
    George Sand
    French Novelist 1804-1876
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    Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.
  • Robert Heller
    Robert Heller
    British management journalist, management consultant and author 1932-2012
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    Fear is excitement without breath.
  • Ernest Becker
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    For man, maximum excitement is the confrontation of death and the skillful defiance of it by watching others fed to it as he survives transfixed with rapture.
  • Barry McGee
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    For me, graffiti means making marks on surfaces using just about anything, be it markers, spray, paint, chalk, lipstick, varnish, ink. Or it can be the result of scratches and incisions. The aim is to maintain the energy created by disturbance or excitement in the street.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
  • Antony Hewish
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    I believe scientists have a duty to share the excitement and pleasure of their work with the general public, and I enjoy the challenge of presenting difficult ideas in an understandable way.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later.
  • Andrew Wiles
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    I hope that seeing the excitement of solving this problem will make young mathematicians realize that there are lots and lots of other problems in mathematics which are going to be just as challenging in the future.
  • John McGahern
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    I think there's a great difference in consciousness in that same way in that when we're young we read books for the story, for the excitement of the story - and there comes a time when you realise that all stories are more or less the same story.
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