Depend upon it, my younger brethren, the bright, self-sacrificing enthusiasms of early manhood are among the most precious things in the whole course of human life.
Depend upon it, my younger brethren, the bright, self-sacrificing enthusiasms of early manhood are among the most precious things in the whole course of human life.henry parry liddon
Notwithstanding the quasi-religious enthusiasms of ultra-Darwinists, their own understanding of theology is a combination of ignorance and derision, philosophically limp, drawing on clichés, and happily fuelled by the idiocies of the so-called scientific creationists.simon conway morris
The eye in his hand winked at him dourly. Eye was a tough old gump, not given to easy enthusiasms. Roadstrum put it back in his pocket and once more contemplated his good fortune.r. a. lafferty
In academia, ... an art historian, on being stirred to tears by the tenderness and serenity he detects in a work by a fourteenth-century Florentine painter, may end up writing a monograph, as irreproachable as it is bloodless, on the history of paint manufacture in the age of Giotto. It seems easier to respond to our enthusiasms by trading in facts than by investigating the more naive question of how and why we have been moved.Alain de Botton
The capital of the orator is in the bank of the highest sentimentalities and the purest enthusiasms.Edward G. Parker, The Golden Age of American Oratory, Chapter I.
Her mother is of a quietistic frame of mind , very much interested in Indian philosophy, a pacifist , a strict non-participator in life , who in spite of her daughter's devotion to her will not make any move to enlist her enthusiasms .Margaret Mead, in Coming of age in Samoa; a psychological study of primitive youth for western civilization, p.203
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