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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Excitement
 
  He used to raise a storm in a teapot.
Cicero.    
  1
  Women of the world crave excitement.
Chamfort.    
  2
  Excitement is the drunkenness of the spirits. Only calm waters reflect heaven in their bosom.
Marguerite de Valois.    
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  Excitement is not enjoyment; in calmness lies true pleasure. The most precious wines are sipped, not bolted at a swallow.
Victor Hugo.    
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