Thrill Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old thrill quotes, thrill sayings, and thrill proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.     

Edgar Allan Poe

Pity the poor millionaire. He'll never know the thrill of paying that final installment.     

Ann Landers

Its the little things that matter, that add up in the end, with the priceless thrilling magic found only in a friend.     

Elizabeth Dunphy

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.     

Helen Keller

An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.     

Aldous Huxley

The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you can utter oracles.     

Henry David Thoreau

Pleasure and thrill are conducive to sadness after the so-called peak has been reached; for the thrill has been experienced, but the vessel has not grown.      

Erich Fromm

There's no thrill in easy sailing when the skies are clear and blue, there's no joy in merely doing things which any one can do. But there is some satisfaction that is mighty sweet to take, when you reach a destination that you thought you'd never make.     


The only thrill worth while is the one that comes from making something out of yourself.     

William Feather

If you want the ultimate thrill, you've got to be willing to pay the ultimate price.     

Mark Foo

The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old.     

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

Happiness if not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.     

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Most of what is said under excitement is regretted when we become ourselves again.     

James Lendall Basford

For man, maximum excitement is the confrontation of death and the skillful defiance of it by watching others fed to it as he survives transfixed with rapture.     

Ernest Becker

The very thrills of genius are disorganizing. The body is never quite acclimated to its atmosphere, but how often, succumbs and goes into a decline.     

Henry David Thoreau

You know your life needs more excitement when your greatest challenge all week is removing the lint from your dryer's lint-screen all in one piece.     

Tom Wilson

It is not merely cruelty that leads men to love war, it is excitement.     

Henry Ward Beecher

There's a thrill in going someplace you aren't supposed to go. The place should come down.     

John Wagner

No matter how much progress one makes, there is always the thrill of just beginning.     

Robert H. Goddard

Modern man's happiness consists in the thrill of looking at the shop windows, and in buying all that he can afford to buy, either for cash or on installments.     

Erich Fromm

It's a thrill to fulfill your own childhood dreams, but as you get older, you may find that enabling the dreams of others is even more fun.     

Randy Pausch

It's easier to take than to give. It's nobler to give than to take. The thrill of taking lasts a day. The thrill of giving lasts a lifetime.     

Joan Marques

The chief excitement in a woman's life is spotting women who are fatter than she is.      

Helen Rowland

The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.     

Henry Moore

The thrill of terror is passive, masochistic, and implicitly feminine. It is imaginative submission to overwhelming superior force.      

Camille Paglia

The biggest thrill wasn't in winning on Sunday but in meeting the payroll on Monday.     

Art Rooney

The thrill isn't in the winning, it's in the doing.     

Chuck Noll

Every nerve that can thrill with pleasure, can also agonize with pain.     

Horace Mann

There is an excitement in creating a life, rather than maintaining a life you are not excited about living.     

Shannon L. Alder

The April winds are magical, And thrill our tuneful frames; The garden-walks are passional To bachelors and dames.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson