Best Enjoyment Quotes I Wish I Had Read

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Enjoyment Quotes

People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865, Sixteenth President of the USA)


Learn not only to find what you like, learn to like what you find.

Anthony J. D’Angelo


Chance can allow you to accomplish a goal every once in a while, but consistent achievement happens only if you love what you are doing.

Bart Conner (American Gymnast)


As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.

Ben Hogan (1912-, American Golfer)


There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labor. [Ecclesiastes 2:24]

Bible (Sacred Scriptures of Christians and Judaism)


If a man who enjoys a lesser happiness beholds a greater one, let him leave aside the lesser to gain the greater.

Buddha (568-488 BC, Founder of Buddhism)


The first essential in a boy’s career is to find out what he’s fitted for, what he’s most capable of doing and doing with a relish.

Charles M. Schwab (1862-1939, American Industrialist, Businessman)



The enjoyment of life would be instantly gone if you removed the possibility of doing something.

Chauncey Depew (1834-1928, American Lawyer, Businessman, Public Official)


You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing.

Dale Carnegie (1888-1955, American Author, Trainer)


You can’t let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.

Dale Earnhardt (1952-, American Race Car Driver)


Nobody can be successful if he doesn’t love his work, love his job.

David Sarnoff (1891-1971, Belarus-born American Entrepreneur)


Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Denis Waitley (1933-, American Author, Speaker, Trainer, Peak Performance Expert)


Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale (1921-1989, American Radio Announcer, Author, Motivator, Speaker)


We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we’ve established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale (1921-1989, American Radio Announcer, Author, Motivator, Speaker)


Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.

Eileen Caddy (American Spiritual Writer)


No man is a success in business unless he loves his work.

Florence Scovel Shinn (American Artist, Metaphysics Teacher, Author)


Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word “satiety.”

Francis Quarles (1592-1644, British Poet)


Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900, German Philosopher)


Be absolutely determined to enjoy what you do.

Gerry Sikorski


If your capacity to acquire has outstripped your capacity to enjoy, you are on the way to the scrap-heap.

Glen Buck


You’ve got to love what you’re doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.

Gordie Howe (1928-, Canadian Hockey Player)


… focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.

Greg Anderson (American Author of “The 22 Non-Negotiable Laws of Wellness”)


Don’t complain because you don’t have. Enjoy what you’ve got.

Stanley Judd (American Author)


Don’t set compensation as a goal. Find work you like, and the compensation will follow.

Harding Lawrence


Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance toward the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point. Climb slowly, steadily, enjoying each passing moment; and the view from the summit will serve as a fitting climax for the journey.

Harold V Melchert


Nothing is interesting if you are not interested.

Helen Macinness (Scottish author)


Only mediocrity of enjoyment is allowed to man.

Hugh Blair (British Poet)


The New England conscience doesn’t keep you from doing what you shouldn’t — it just keeps you from enjoying it.

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-1991, Polish-born American Journalist, Writer)


I’m a firm believer that in the theory that people only do their best at things they truly enjoy. It is difficult to excel at something you don’t enjoy.

Jack Nicklaus (1940-, American Golfer)


I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.

Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778, Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist)


What you do is more important than how much you make, and how you feel about it is more important than what you do.

Jerry Gillies (American Author, Speaker)


The more you love what you are doing, the more successful it will be for you.

Jerry Gillies (American Author, Speaker)


I always loved running — it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.

Jesse Owens (1913-1980, American Olympic Track Athlete)


People who enjoy what they are doing invariably do it well.

Joe Gibbs (American Football Coach)


He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832, German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist)


Enjoy what thou has inherited from thy sires if thou wouldn’t really possess it. What we employ and use is never an oppressive burden; what the moment brings forth, that only can it profit by.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832, German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist)


Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come in time to like doing it.

John Ruskin (1819-1900, British Critic, Social Theorist)


People are going to be most creative and productive when they’re doing something they’re really interested in. So having fun isn’t an outrageous idea at all. It’s a very sensible one.

John Sculley (American Businessman, Former Chairman of Apple Computer)


True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.

Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt (1767-1835, German Statesman, Philologist)


If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.

Katharine Hepburn (1907-, American Actress, Writer)


To love what you do and feel that it matters — how could anything be more fun?

Katherine Graham


I always remember that I have everything I need to enjoy my here and now, unless I am letting my consciousness be dominated by demands and expectations based on the dead past or the imagined future.

Ken Keyes Jr. (1921-1995, American Author)


If you are going to do something wrong, at least enjoy it.

Leo Rosten (1908-1997, Polish Born American Political Scientist)


The love for work needs to be re-enthroned in our lives. Every family should have a plan for work that touches the life of each family member so that this eternal principle will be ingrained in their lives.

Russell Ballard (1928, American Missionary, Bishop,)


The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.

Malcolm S. Forbes (1919-1990, American Publisher, Businessman)



Where a man can live, he can also live well.

Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD, Roman Emperor, Philosopher)


The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.

Mark Twain (1835-1910, American Humorist, Writer)


Our works and our play. All our pleasures experienced as the pleasure of love. What could be better that? To feel in one’s work the tender and flushed substance of one’s dearest concern.

Mary Caroline Richards


Enjoy the journey, enjoy every moment, and quit worrying about winning and losing.

Matt Biondi (American Swimmer)


Inner work is finding joy in work. Our real work is heart work and soul work.

Matthew Fox


Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.

Michael Jordan (1963-, American Basketball Player, Actor)


Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.

Michael Korda (1919-, American publisher)


The ultimate goal of a more effective and efficient life is to provide you with enough time to enjoy some of it.

Michael Leboeuf (American Researcher, Consultant, Author)


No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Napoleon Hill (1883-1970, American Speaker, Motivational Writer, “Think and Grow Rich”)


Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.

Napoleon Hill (1883-1970, American Speaker, Motivational Writer, “Think and Grow Rich”)


Our Creator would never have made such lovely days, and have given us the deep hearts to enjoy them, above and beyond all thought, unless we were meant to be immortal.

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864, American Novelist, Short Story Writer)


The man who has no money is poor, but one who has nothing but money is poorer. He only is rich who can enjoy without owning; he is poor who though he has millions is covetous.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924, American Author, Founder of Success Magazine)


No man can be ideally successful until he has found his place. Like a locomotive he is strong on the track, but weak anywhere else.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924, American Author, Founder of Success Magazine)


You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation, if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you could succeed better in something else.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924, American Author, Founder of Success Magazine)


You have not found your place until all your faculties are roused, and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924, American Author, Founder of Success Magazine)


It is what we do easily and what we like to do that we do well.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924, American Author, Founder of Success Magazine)


To really enjoy the better things in life, one must first have experienced the things they are better than.

Oscar Homoka


Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity.

Paul Goodman (1911-1972, American Author, Poet, Critic)


Like what you do, if you don’t like it, do something else.

Paul Harvey (American Radio Broadcaster, Columnist, Author)



If you don’t like what you’re doing, then don’t do it.

Ray Bradbury (1920-, American Science Fiction Writer)


The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.

Richard Bach (1936-, American Author)


He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most. God will take care that we do not enjoy it any more than is good for us.

Samuel Butler (1612-1680, British Poet, Satirist)


If you don’t get a kick out of the job you’re doing you’d better hunt for another one.

Samuel Vauclain (1856-1940, American Engineer, Inventor)


Enjoy yourself — it’s later than you think.

Socrates (469-399 BC, Greek Philosopher of Athens)


Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth –look at the dying man’s struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment.

Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855, Danish Philosopher, Writer)


The fact remains that the overwhelming majority of people who have become wealthy have become so thanks to work they found profoundly absorbing. The long term study of people who eventually become wealthy clearly reveals that their “Luck” arouse from the accidental dedication they had to an area they enjoyed.

Srully Blotnick (American Psychologist, Author)


As long as I can focus on enjoying what I’m doing, having fun, I know I’ll play well.

Steffi Graf (Born 1969, German Tennis Player)


What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all, because it isn’t. I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day’s work in his last fifty years. 

Stephen B. Leacock (1869-1944, Canadian Humorist, Economist)


A person will be called to account on Judgment Day for every permissible thing he might have enjoyed but did not.

The Talmud (Jewish Archive of Oral Tradition)


He enjoys much who is thankful for little.

Thomas Secker


My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate — that’s my philosophy.

Thornton Wilder (1897-1975, American Novelist, Playwright)


I feel sorry for the person who can’t get genuinely excited about his work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile. 

Walter Chrysler (American Businessman, Founder of Chrysler Motors)


It is essential to our well-being, and to our lives, that we play and enjoy life. Every single day do something that makes your heart sing.

Wieder Marcia (American Author, Speaker)


Fill your life with as many moments and experiences of joy and passion as you humanly can. Start with one experience and build on it.

Wieder Marcia (American Author, Speaker)


When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.

William M. Thackeray (1811-1863, Indian-born British Novelist)

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