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Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds literal momentum of the human soul and mind.
– Bryant McGill
Enthusiasm is the great hill-climber.
– Elbert Hubbard
Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.
– Christian Nevell Bovee
Enthusiasm is very good lubrication for the mind.
– Author Unknown
Enthusiasm moves the world.
– Arthur Balfour
Enthusiasm...the sustaining power of all great action.
– Samuel Smiles
Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.
– Minna Antrim
Enthusiastic partisans of the idea of progress are in danger of failing to recognize... the immense riches accumulated by the human race. By underrating the achievements of the past, they devalue all those which still remain to be accomplished.
– Claude Lévi-Strauss
Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem
(Entities must not be multiplied beyond necessity.)

– William Occam
Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production.
– Joseph Schumpeter
Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.
– Ronald Reagan
Envisioning the end is enough to put the means in motion.
– Dorothea Brande
Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want.
– Robert Bringle
Envy is a vice that would pose a man to tell what it should be liked for. Other vices we assume for that we falsely suppose they bring us either pleasure, profit, or honour. But in envy who is it can find any of these? Instead of pleasure, we vex and gall ourselves. Like cankered brass, it only eats itself, nay, discolours and renders it noisome. When some one told Agis that those of his neighbour?s family did envy him, ?Why, then,? says he, ?they have a double vexation?one, with their own evil, the other, at my prosperity.?
– Feltham
Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance
Envy is the consuming desire to have everybody else as unsuccessful as you are.
– Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking, 1973
Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
– Socrates
Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue,
But, like the shadow, proves the substance true.

– Alexander Pope, Essay on Man
Envy, among other ingredients, has a mixture of love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good fortune.
– William Hazlitt
Enzymes are things invented by biologists that explain things which otherwise require harder thinking.
– Jerome Lettvin
Epigrams succeed where epics fail.
– Persian Proverb
Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.
– Laurence J. Peter
Equal participants doing similar things will generate lots of new ideas.
– Tom McMakin, CEO, Great Harvest
Equal Rights were created for everyone.
– contesant in 1990 Mr. New Jersey Male pageant
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
– Honore de Balzac

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