Quotations on Excitement

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Because of the wealth of fine music spread through the film, working on it held all the fun and excitement of attending a great concert.
- June Allyson
(Keywords: Music, Wealth, Excitement, Film, Fun)

It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
- David Attenborough
(Keywords: Life, Beauty, Excitement, Interest, Living, World, Worth)

I try to construct a picture in which shapes, spaces, colors, form a set of unique relationships, independent of any subject matter. At the same time I try to capture and translate the excitement and emotion aroused in me by the impact with the original idea.
- Milton Avery
(Keywords: Time, Idea, Colors, Emotion, Excitement, Relationships)

With time, many of the facts I learned were forgotten but I never lost the excitement of discovery.
- Paul Berg
(Keywords: Time, Discovery, Excitement, Facts)

Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Keywords: Fear, Discipline, Failure, Goal, Habit, Attention, Confidence, Excitement, Pride, Respect)

If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life - that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment - that would be the perfect state.
- Cate Blanchett
(Keywords: Life, Disappointment, Excitement, Expectation, Sense, State)

But I have fun with the fright, work with it. You have to - that's your timing, that beat of excitement. And when I go on stage, it's just like taking a step into heaven. Poof, you know? Poof - and there I am.
- Eddie Bracken
(Keywords: Work, Excitement, Fun, Heaven)

Many have gone on to do important scientific work but all remember those wonderful times when we and our science were young and our excitement in meeting new challenges knew no bounds.
- Sydney Brenner
(Keywords: Science, Work, Excitement, Meeting)

Found everybody in a terrible state of excitement on account of the enemy's advance upon this place.
- John Buford
(Keywords: Enemy, Excitement, State)

In other words, I'd say the whole story of Bob Dylan is one man's search for God. The turns and the steps he takes to find God are his business. I think he went to a study group at the Vineyard, and it created a lot of excitement.
- T-Bone Burnett
(Keywords: God, Business, Excitement, Man, Study, Words)

Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life's greatest adventure; it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned.
- Taylor Caldwell
(Keywords: Life, Adventure, Excitement, Joy, Learning)

The overall view of the human genome project has been one of great excitement and positive press, but there are people who have concerns that are quite reasonable, and they are frightened of things they don't understand.
- Thomas R. Cech
(Keywords: People, Positive, Excitement, Press, Project)

It's taken us 10 years, and it was constant excitement. I was constantly shocked by how evil he could be. Mao was very, very shrewd but he didn't have human feeling.
- Jung Chang
(Keywords: Evil, Excitement, Feeling, Years)

You'll be dedicated and that's what you should want to be in anything in life - whether it's sports or academics or your relationship. It all stems from finding that fun, that thrill, that excitement.
- Brandi Chastain
(Keywords: Life, Sports, Excitement, Fun, Want)

The formation of the News America Publishing Group will lead to greater editorial excitement, new business opportunities and greater efficiencies and coordination.
- Peter Chernin
(Keywords: Business, America, Excitement, News, Publishing, Will)

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
- John Ciardi
(Keywords: Love, Dependence, Excitement, Old, Word)

Going to Omaha for the College World Series - the people there are tremendous - huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days - you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that.
- Roger Clemens
(Keywords: People, College, Crowds, Excitement, Forget, Friends, World)

The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it.
- Ty Cobb
(Keywords: Love, Money, Baseball, Excitement, Today, Trouble)

The excitement that you were feeling about a special, unique path for yourself as a woman is all part of your identification with and attachment to being female. And that's ultimately all ego.
- Andrew Cohen
(Keywords: Being, Ego, Excitement, Feeling, Woman)

Dreams get you into the future and add excitement to the present.
- Robert Conklin
(Keywords: Dreams, Excitement, Future, Present)

What we do now is to be valued - but we need to do more, so that it's more exciting to other people, and therefore that excitement shines back on us and we're able to have the energy to do more, to widen our creativity.
- Siobhan Davies
(Keywords: People, Creativity, Energy, Excitement, Now)

There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Charity, Excitement, Pleasure, Vocation)

The strength in our third-quarter financial results is cause for excitement. I'm particularly pleased that we continue to demonstrate impressive growth at the same time we are engaged in important merger discussions.
- Bernard Ebbers
(Keywords: Time, Financial, Growth, Strength, Cause, Excitement, Results)

I entered the Physics Department in 1950, receiving a Master's degree in 1953 and a Ph.D. in 1956. It is difficult to convey the sense of excitement that pervaded the Department at that time.
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Keywords: Time, Excitement, Physics, Sense)

The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime.
- Billy Graham
(Keywords: Romance, Adventure, Excitement, Word)

When it began to grow dark, the Rat, with an air of excitement and mystery, summoned them back into the parlour, stood each of them up alongside of his little heap, and proceeded to dress them up for the coming expedition.
- Kenneth Grahame
(Keywords: Dress, Excitement, Mystery)

No, I can't write treatments, I think there's a danger with treatments. That you... you write out your first excitement and enthusiasm in a prose treatment.
- Ronald Harwood
(Keywords: Enthusiasm, Danger, Excitement, First, Prose, Treatment)

I was out of my bed in one second, trembling with excitement, and I dashed to the door and into the adjoining room, where I could watch the streets below from the windows.
- Herman Hesse
(Keywords: Bed, Excitement, Windows)

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.
- Antony Hewish
(Keywords: Work, Ideas, Challenge, Duty, Excitement, Pleasure, Public, Scientists)

The best part of one's life is the working part, the creative part. Believe me, I love to succeed... However, the real spiritual and emotional excitement is in the doing.
- Garson Kanin
(Keywords: Life, Love, Excitement, Spiritual, Succeed)

The most intense curiosity and excitement prevailed, and though the weather was uncertain, enormous masses of densely packed people lined the road, shouting and waving hats and handkerchiefs as we flew by them.
- Fanny Kemble
(Keywords: People, Curiosity, Excitement, Road, Weather)

Before my troops reached the little city, and before the people of Fredericksburg knew that any part of the Confederate army was near, there was great excitement over the demand for surrender.
- James Longstreet
(Keywords: People, Army, Excitement, Surrender, Troops)

So this is the only TV show in America where I am quite confident that you, the audience, will share my excitement when I tell you that coming up in our next segment, we have the best graph ever. Best graph ever.
- Rachel Maddow
(Keywords: America, Excitement, Will)

It's just a whole different thing, and it's just that my life has been a blessing, and I thank god every day for the gifts that he has given me and for my daughter and to be able to watch her grow and be a part of her joys and her excitement and what she wants to do in life.
- Teena Marie
(Keywords: Life, Daughter, God, Day, Excitement, Gifts)

We sat around one night and thought that people are going to look back and say, I can't imagine there was a lot of excitement about HER going up!
- Christa McAuliffe
(Keywords: Thought, People, Excitement, Night)

The president felt that it was important to send an ordinary citizen to experience the excitement of space travel as a representative for all Americans.
- Christa McAuliffe
(Keywords: Experience, Travel, Americans, Excitement, President, Space)

There is no greater excitement than to support an intellectual wife and have her support you. Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you.
- Millicent Carey McIntosh
(Keywords: Marriage, Wife, Excitement, Partnership, Support)

I miss performing before a live audience - the energy and excitement - there's nothing to compare with it.
- Rita Mero
(Keywords: Energy, Excitement, Nothing)

It is extremely unlikely that anyone coming out of school with a technical degree will go into one area and stay there. Today's students have to look forward to the excitement of probably having three or four careers.
- Gordon Moore
(Keywords: Careers, Excitement, School, Students, Today, Will)

The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.
- Henry Moore
(Keywords: Habit, Creation, Excitement, Obsession)

Teaching writing over the years intrudes on your own writing in important ways, taking away some of the excitement of poetry.
- Robert Morgan
(Keywords: Poetry, Excitement, Teaching, Writing, Years)

Unquestionably, it was going to be highly dangerous. Yet I felt it was quite natural to jump at the task. After all, if you don't like action and excitement, you don't go into police work. And, what the hell, I figured, nobody lives forever!
- Eliot Ness
(Keywords: Work, Action, Excitement, Hell, Police)

Without any intended hubris, I've lead a pretty exciting life. What I've tried to do in Mission Compromised is draw on those experiences to create a sense of excitement and realism within the story.
- Oliver North
(Keywords: Life, Excitement, Mission, Pretty, Realism, Sense)

When you coach as long as I did, you can't help but miss those Saturdays - dealing with the players, the game preparation, the challenges, the excitement.
- Tom Osborne
(Keywords: Coach, Excitement, Help, Preparation)

Excitement in education and student productivity, the ability to get a result that you want from students, go together and cannot be separated.
- Major Owens
(Keywords: Education, Ability, Excitement, Productivity, Result, Students, Want)

There are a few directors around who I have some excitement about spending my $7 at the theatre watching their movies.
- Sean Penn
(Keywords: Movies, Excitement, Theatre)

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.
- Ezra Pound
(Keywords: Work, Criticism, Excitement, Value, Writer, Writing)

Yet better for one of my nature to have it that way than to have life a peaceful, placid flow of quiet contentment. I must have days of rushing excitement.
- Dawn Powell
(Keywords: Life, Nature, Contentment, Excitement, Quiet)

In their eyes as they pass is not hatred, not excitement, not despair, not the tonic of their victory - there is just the simple expression of being here as though they had been here doing this forever, and nothing else.
- Ernie Pyle
(Keywords: Victory, Being, Despair, Excitement, Expression, Eyes, Hatred, Nothing)

Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.
- Cavett Robert
(Keywords: Character, Ability, Excitement, Resolution)



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