enthusiasm

Principle 13: Enthusiasm

Henry David Thoreau used to lie in bed in the morning, telling himself all the good news he could think of: that he had a healthy body, his mind was alert, his work was interesting, the future looked bright, and a lot of people trusted him. He then rose to meet the day in a world filled with good things, good people, and good opportunities. He activated enthusiasm before beginning his day. In doing so, Thoreau took responsibility for his own level of enthusiasm.

Principle 13: Enthusiasm

Edward Butler wrote, "Every man is enthusiastic at times. One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another man has it for 30 days. But it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of life."

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