Passion Quotes

There is something in obstinacy which differs from every other passion. Whenever it fails, it never recovers, but either breaks like iron, or crumbles sulkily away, like a fractured arch. Most other passions have their periods of fatigue and rest, their sufferings and their cure; but obstinacy has no resource, and the first wound is mortal.

Samuel Johnson

Where passion leads or prudence points the way.

Robert Lowth

It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I became successful due to several reasons. I never gave up and I never let anyone or anything get in my way. I use the power of positive thinking to tackle obstacles and challenges so they don't defeat me. Passion for my work and my business is another important reason. I really love my work and I get great satisfaction from it.

Lillian Vernon

The passion of acquiring riches in order to support a vain expense corrupts the purest souls.

Francois de Salignac Fenelon

Love is strong in its passion; affection is powerful in its gentleness.

Jules Michelet

Let no one think that real gardening is a bucolic and meditative occupation. It is an insatiable passion, like everything else to which a man gives his heart.

Karel Capek

Let no one think that real gardening is a bucolic and meditative occupation. It is an insatiable passion, like everything else to which a man gives his heart

Karel

Passion is in all great searches and is necessary to all creative endeavors.

W. Eugene Smith

There is an evening twilight of the heart, When its wild passion-waves are lulled to rest.

Fitz-Greene Halleck

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.

Aristotle

A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others,whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.

Abraham J. Heschel

A passion for the dramatic art is inherent in the nature of man.

Edwin Forrest

While he did have faith and passion he had many challenges to overcome. It was not an easy ride to success, but his through his faith and a passion he did make it

Catherine Pulsifer

I only wish to be the fountain of love from which you drink, every drop promising eternal passion.

Anonymous

Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.

Honore De Balzac

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason.

John Wesley

Wine to me is passion. It is family and friends. It is warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It is culture. It is the essence of civilization and the art of living.

Robert Mondavi

A passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand, and water.

Bob Ryan

Another powerful principle of our nature, which is the spring of war, is the passion for superiority, for triumph, for power. The human mind is aspiring, impatient of inferiority, and eager for preeminence and control.

William Ellery Channing

Passion and purpose go hand in hand. When you discover your purpose, you will normally find it’s something you’re tremendously passionate about.

Steve Pavlina

Passion requires focused direction, and that direction must come from three other areas: your purpose, your talents, and your needs.

Steve Pavlina

The activity will prove to be "peculiar" by leading the active person into Christ's own passion. This activity itself is perpetual suffering and enduring. In it, Christ is suffered by his disciple. If this is not the case, it is not the activity Jesus intended. In this way, the "extraordinary" is the fulfilling of the law, the keeping of the commandments.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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