Passion Quotes

Every civilization is, among other things, an arrangement for domesticating the passions and setting them to do useful work.

Aldous Huxley

A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means

William Hazlitt

Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place.

Ice T

The most beautiful make-up of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.

Yves Saint Laurent

Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.

Amiel

But this had been a sin of passion, not of principle, nor even purpose.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.

George Santayana

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

Federico Fellini

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.

D.H. Lawrence

Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of Solitaire. It is a grand passion.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.

Benjamin Franklin

Intellectual passion drives out sensuality

Leonardo da Vinci

Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what he loves.

Blaise Pascal

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

HonorČ de Balzac

Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart! Else it may be their miserable fortune, when some mightier touch than their own may have awakened all her sensibilities, to be reproached even for the calm content, the marble image of happiness, which they will have imposed upon her as the warm reality.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Passion can never purchase what true love desires: true intimacy, self-giving, and commitment

Unknown

The vices respectively fall short of or exceed what is right in both passions and actions, while virtue both finds and chooses that which is intermediate.

Aristotle

As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.

Antisthenes

But that immergence is not in the nature of an annihilation. Extinction is not the fulfilment of all this search and passion, suffering and rapture. The game would never have been begun if that were to be its ending.

Sri Aurobindo

The passion of love is essentially selfish, while motherhood widens the circle of our feelings.

Honor de Balzac

The fact is that love is of two kinds one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.

Honor de Balzac

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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