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What a man knows only through feeling can be explained only through enthusiasm.

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the dog.

What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life.

What is man but his passion?

What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with all his might.

Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving, if your sights are set far above the merely secure and mediocre.

Whatever you attempt, go at it with spirit. Put some in!

When his enthusiasm goes, he's through as a player.

When the habitually even-tempered suddenly fly into a passion, that explosion is apt to be more impressive than the outburst of the most violent amongst us.

Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is.

With renunciation life begins.

Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.

Years wrinkle the face, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.

You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars. With it, there is accomplishment. Without it there are only alibis.

You see me in my most virile moment when you see me doing what I do. When I am directing, a special energy comes upon me. ... It is only when I am doing my work that I feel truly alive. It is like having sex.

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Zeal will do more than knowledge.

Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.


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