853 Inspiring Quotes about Passion

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about passion? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 853 most beautiful passion quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

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Hope is the passion to receive your heart’s desires.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

There are not many things finer in our murderous species than this noble curiosity, this restless and reckless passion to understand.

— Will Durant, Our Oriental Heritage

Changing circumstances always present great opportunities as well as new challenges. Once you recognise the relationship, you’ll understand the need for passion and persistence (KR, 1995)

— Kieran Revell, Release Your Unstoppable Power: The Journey Continues…

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

— Henry Hazlitt

Everyone will not favor you or respect your beliefs, passion and purpose–so be it. But do not allow the views of others to hinder your quest. Remain steadfast.

— Terry A. O’Neal

The world needs to see Christians burning, not with self-righteous fury at the sliding morals in our country, but with passion for God.

— Kevin DeYoung

Quitters and waiters have a varied beginning, but a similar ending. They don’t win! Don’t wait; don’t quit… Arise and shine with the light of passion right there in you!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Tell yourself often: I am going to tackle my aspirations head on with the passion and dedication necessary to exceed even my expectations.

— Lorii Myers, No Excuses, The Fit Mind-Fit Body Strategy Book

Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory, and the truth of every passion wants some pretence to make it live.

— Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim

Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.

— Akhenaton

You need a man, Kara. A man you can open up to. A man whose passion for life matches yours. A man who grabs your hair in big fistfuls and twists and pulls it when he’s fucking you. A man willing to walk wire for you.

— Pamela Clare, Extreme Exposure

When you wake up each morning with a burning passion to accomplish a goal, you’ve already won the day.

— George Alexiou

Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon your reason and your judgment wage war against your passion and your appetite.

— Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

Reason ruling alone is a force confining and passion unattended is a flame that burns to its own destruction.

— Kahlil Gibran

Skill without passion would have been drudgery. Passion without skill would have been torture.

— Sweety Shinde, Arjun: Without a Doubt

Combine your calling with your passion to achieve great results

— Sunday Adelaja

Your potentials contain local elements that can react with your passion to produce global compounds for the solution of the world’s problems. Go and do it.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Doubt is a cancerous mindset that kills dreams before it becomes a reality. It destroys your passion and enthusiasm before you take a step. Kill doubt with faith.

— Oscar Bimpong

Memory haunts me from age to age, and passion leads me by the hand–evil have I done, and with sorrow have I made acquaintance from age to age, and from age to age evil shall I do, and sorrow shall I know till my redemption comes.

— H. Rider Haggard, She

Mentoring is passion for skills and knowledge-transfer to young people

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Think about the things in life that elicit passion in you and make you happy.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

This is a learning in the business life that first of all you need to have commitment, dedication and passion for what you are doing.

— Lakshmi Mittal

There is no passion so much transports the sincerity of judgement as doth anger.

— Michel de Montaigne

Whether the woman shares the man’s passion or not, whether she is willing or unwilling to satisfy it, she always repulses him and defends herself, though not always with the same vigour, and therefore not always with the same success.

— Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile or On Education

I’ve never sought success in order to get fame and money it’s the talent and the passion that count in success.

— Ingrid Bergman

Your love is the platform for my passion manifesto.

— Amanda Mosher, Better to be able to love than to be loveable

True fashion should reflect deeper feelings of inner passion for life.

— Debasish Mridha

A work-in-progress generates its own energy field. You, the artist or entrepreneur, are pouring love into the work; you are suffusing it with passion and intention and hope.

— Steven Pressfield, Do the Work

An extreme passion of any human being is to be unique

— Kunal Jajal

We love out of compassion, passion or a sense of commitment.

— Janvier Chouteu-Chando, Me Before Them

I know a manHe came from my home townHe wore his passion for his womanLike a thorny crownHe said “DoloresI live in fearMy love for you’s so overpoweringI’m afraid that I will disappear

— Paul Simon

I would rather suffer with passion than not feel anything at all.

— N.R.Hart

Let your writing liberate you. Write with passion to allow your feelings to breathe and enjoy the journey across blank pages.

— Amitav Chowdhury

Our lack of forgiveness makes us hate, and our lack of compassion makes us hard-hearted. Pride in our hearts makes us resentful and keeps our memory in a constant whirlwind of passion and self-pity.

— Mother Angelica

The old agility was still present and the passion was undeniable, but it was the wobbling of the gut, the puffing of the cheeks and the profuse sweating that lent the performance its true magic.

— Jamie Holoran, Rounder’s People

Believe in your dreams. Your passion will show you the way

— Mani S. Sivasubramanian, The Icedrop

yes. Menace and danger, That’s what passion is-dangerous love-love that put you at risk, that gets a hold of you and makes you do things you wouldn’t normally do. It’s the only love worth having..

— Elliot Mabeuse, A Good Student

Live by choice, not by accident. Lead with passion and compassion. Love with all your heart and win like a champion! Yes, Winning Matters!

— Farshad Asl

Use your passion to create a job.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them – and for my daughters, too.

— Louise Brown

You don’t need to go searching for your passion outside; you simply need to look within, rekindle it and let your light shine.

— Mensah Oteh, The Best Chance: A Guide to Discovering Your Purpose, Reaching Your Potential, Experiencing Fulfilment and Achieving Success in Any Area of Life

You can be a person with a strong passion or holy anger and be furious in a way that will make the society safer, godly, with social justice and equity.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Your career and your passion don’t always match up.

— Amy Poehler, Yes Please

It is okay to date and experience all the excitement, thrills, and passion that romance offers, but let the love of your life be yourself.

— Jenna Alatari

Too late, too late, your love gave me life. Here am I the creature you made through your loving; by your passion you created the thing that I am. Who are you to deny me the right to love? But for you I need never have known existence.

— Radclyffe Hall, The Well of Loneliness

Self-education begins with the passion to read the Scriptures.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Your true passion in life is what you’d be doing if somebody handed you 100 million dollars.

— Maggie Georgiana Young

A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.

— Fawn M. Brodie

A mind might ponder its thought for ages, and not gain so much self-knowledge as the passion of love shall teach it in a day.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance and Other Essays

My inspiration is always love and history, and my passion to a fault is craftsmanship and responsibility. Those are the simplest things. It goes beyond jewelry. It’s every part of my life.

— Waris Ahluwalia

Who but the Atman is capable of removing the bonds of ignorance, passion and self-interested action?

— Adi Shankaracarya

My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we – architects – can effect the quality of life of the people.

— Richard Rogers

The flames of their passion illuminated the dimly lit room, filling it with a blazing fire which was either brilliantly beautiful or dangerously violent.

— S.R. Crawford, No Secrets: Eternity series

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.

— Henri-Frédéric Amiel, Amiel’s Journal

In her first passion woman loves her lover In all the others all she loves is love.

— Lord Byron

Homemaking is a passion you can pass on from generation to generation.

— Elizabeth George

Get yourself into something that you don’t have passion for and feel like an idiot always.

— Ameya Agrawal

Having a passion for Christ and that’s really what gives life a true meaning.

— Chris Chacko

Let your passion serve as your energy source to keep you going.

— Anna Agoncillo

Accounts are not quite settled between us, ” said she, with a passion that equaled my own. “I can love, and I can hate. You had your choice. You chose to spurn the first; now you must test the other.

— Arthur Conan Doyle

Success needs vision to see, passion to transcend, patience to withstand and the character to overcome failures.

— Amit Ray, Walking the Path of Compassion

As she glanced down at the great distance to the ground below, she whispered in his ear, “You have obviously taken the heights of passion to an entirely new level, Killian O’Brien!

— Leigh Ann Edwards, A Chieftain’s Wife

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

— Christian Nestell Bovee

I have a tremendous passion for fitness, I love challenges and I am a very driven guy.

— Lou Ferrigno

…I’ve discovered that if you want to reach yourtrue potential, it’s much more effective to ignite a new passion forlife than to dwell on past problems.

— Neil A. Fiore, Awaken Your Strongest Self: Break Free of Stress, Inner Conflict, and Self-Sabotage

You still get the movies made. A filmmaker can always scrape up money to do a movie. The passion drives it. And you’ll get the money. Money’s the easiest thing. But the hardest thing is finding a way for people to see your movie.

— Allison Anders

When employees are working to attain passion and progress in every area of life, the are less likely to be cynical or apathetic.

— Michael Hyatt, Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want

The key is to join an industry that you have a passion for. If you love cars, then automotive is where you should end up.

— Gwynne Shotwell

My passion and energy get mistaken for anger.

— Gary Oldman

You know that when I hate you, it is because I love you to a point of passion that unhinges my soul.

— Julie de Lespinasse

Follow your purpose with integrity. Live your passion with integrity. If you don’t have integrity you live in fear, and as far as I’m concerned living in fear is not enjoying life.

— Unarine Ramaru

What is music. A passion for colonies not a love of country.

— Gertrude Stein

Lightning rod to ignite people’s passion for software development

— John Nava

True beauty in a woman is reflected in the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows.

— Audrey Hepburn

In the First World War, there was the sudden passion of nationalism, and the killing took place because of these emotions. But the Soviet case is different, because you had systematic murder, like the Holocaust.

— Ryszard Kapuscinski

I aspire to a poetry of great formal integrity, deep passion and high intellect, and I have many models for how to do that.

— Edward Hirsch

The volume of your impacts is measured by the direction of your movements, the passion with which you inspire and the attitudes by which you make an influence!

— Israelmore Ayivor

Ballot papers do not define leaders. Leadership is defined by conviction, vision, passion and inspiration.

— Israelmore Ayivor

The binding factor between knowing something and doing it is “passion”. When your passion is concentrated in what you know, your work output will bind well.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

I love opera. Si. But I am old. No passion in my life, you know? I work, I walk slowly now through my years…but opera! I see, I hear that passion, Eva. Is like the passion of youth. And I live again. I feel something.

— J.J. Brown, Vector a Modern Love Story

Self-esteem is the garden in which passion bears success flowers. Most people can’t stand out to stand for what supposed to belong to them just because; they feel it can’t be theirs, so it’s not theirs.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

My passion for ideas is not matched with a passion for partisan or electoral politics.

— Jack Kemp

Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.

— Leonardo da Vinci

What made me happy was not regular pay check I got but the passion I had on the side and the effort I was putting to make that passion come to life.

— Dhaval Gajera, MAKE IT HAPPEN: with 30 greatest life lessons

He was a man with a chest, and he wanted to give thoughtful expression to the passion of his heart.

— Harvey Mansfield

Never lose your passion 2 dream.

— Pablo

I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.

— Edward Gibbon

I have been a teacher myself all my life. I have an intense passion to share with people. Our only salvation is in knowledge, in learning.

— Leo Buscaglia

The ruling passion be it what it will the ruling passion conquers reason still.

— Alexander Pope

they’re so fond of Liberty in this part of the globe, that they buy her and sell her and carry her to market with ’em. They’ve such a passion for Liberty, that they can’t help taking liberties with her.

— Charles Dickens

I have concluded that the more we seek the Lord, with a passion for His worthiness, the more we are gripped with our neediness. Adoration cultivates desperation.

— Daniel Henderson, Old Paths, New Power: Awakening Your Church Through Prayer and the Ministry of the Word

The only sin passion can commit is to be joyless.

— Dorothy L. Sayers

One person with a divine purpose, passion and power is better than 99 people who are merely interested. Passion is stronger than interest.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Michelangelo | Beethoven | Shakespeare: 15 Things Common to Great Achievers

It’s the ego, not your soul which progresses when your passion turns into an obsession.

— Kunal Narayan Uniyal

It can’t be taught to all, but people who deliver exceptional work, merely by relaying their passion through what they say and do in the workplace, are priceless.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

When passion blends with profession it turns into a masterpiece…

— Ramana Pemmaraju

I have a passion for playing tennis and enjoy the workload and struggles of performing in this amazing global sport.

— Sania Mirza

God shows us his plan and connects us with others who share the same passion to extend his kingdom

— Sunday Adelaja

The fire and passion in a militiaman’s eyes has not been extinguished; the brightness and eagerness remain. I want to be around such men, for they are the only ones worth knowing.

— Mike Klepper

Your present interests are not a solid basis of a career decisions. So, stop following your passion and Do What Is Valuable.!

— Moutasem Algharati

A life of passion is not an act or a habit but a lifestyle.

— Mensah Oteh

As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices.

— Joseph Conrad

Do not fear the fire within you, burning brighter than any star it attracts only those whose flame feeds off the very air that you breathe. Let passion be the inferno that engulfs your soul.

— Virginia Alison

Knowledge is not a passion from without the mind, but an active exertion of the inward strength, vigor and power of the mind, displaying itself from within.

— Ralph Cudworth

Let your passion become a passionate pursuit of Me. And as you follow, the sheep will follow.’ (John 21:20-22)

— Charles R. Swindoll

It is only when the whole heart is gripped with the passion of prayer that the life-giving fire descends for none but the earnest man gets access to the ear of God.

— E. M. Bounds

Sharing your passion with others will not only enlighten them to your dedication and commitment, it can enable you to garner their participation, collaboration, cooperation, and endorsement.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

Desire speaks, passion shouts, lust screams, and love whispers.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Sports passion is deeply, infamously territorial: our city-state is better than your city-state because our city-state’s team beat your city-state’s team. My attachment to the Sonics is approximately the reverse of this.

— David Shields

What haunts me most about her eyes is the pain I put in them… In the corner of my dark soul Her passion is dark like a kohl She is giving new meaning to these feelings She is complete she is whole.

— Dinesh Kumar Biran

God is all about passion for the possible.

— R. Alan Woods, The Journey Is The Destination: A Photo Journal

We live in wonder, blaze in a cycle of passion and apprehension.

— Carolyn Kizer

The definition of being committed is getting things done with absolutely no excuse, with an unshakeable and undeniable passion and with an uncompromised integrity.

— Farshad Asl, The “No Excuses” Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity

There is a passion for perfection which you will rarely see fully developed but you may note this fact that in successful lives it is never wholly lacking.

— Bliss Carman

When we follow our passion in life we choose to be in harmony with our inner nature.

— Jose Incer, Mastering Success: The Key to Self Empowerment and Higher Consciousnes

Death is inevitable passion is eternal

— Allison van Diepen, Raven

The world takes us to a silver screen on which flickering images of passion and romance play, and as we watch, the world says, “This is love.” God takes us to the foot of a tree on which a naked and bloodied man hangs and says, “This is love.

— Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye

Leave no “full stop” in between the sentences that make up your life story. If anything, let “commas” show that when you were brought down by challenges, you rose up with passion and moved on again!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.

— Edmund Burke

The passion for war is so intense that there is no undertaking so mad, or so injurious to the welfare of the State, that a man does not consider himself honored in defending it, at the risk of his life.

— Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

To become great you have to be good first, and that only occurs by applying yourself. Commit to your passion and refuse to let yourself down.

— Tyconis D. Allison Ty

There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly defined.

— Albert Camus

One more action to transform your dreams, one more passion to reform your brand; give one more trial and you’ll never regret your willingness to hold on!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Let failuers be your reason to strengthen your determination and passion to succeed.

— Vishwas Chavan

Surround yourself with as many highly qualified people as possible in the various areas of specialty who are passionate not only about business but more importantly about life and who support you in the pursuit of your passion and purpose.

— Donald Pillai

If he couldn’t appreciate the passion and beauty in you than that’s his shame, not yours.”–Ciaran Ross, Killer Curves

— Naima Simone, Killer Curves

My commitment to the Republican movement was pure and simply patriotism, a love of Australia… a desire or passion that all of our national symbols should be unequivocally and unambiguously Australian.

— Malcolm Turnbull

If what you seek is Truth, there is one thing you must have above all else.” “I know. An overwhelming passion for it.” “No. An unremitting readiness to admit you may be wrong.

— Anthony de Mello

You must not allow the hurt of the past to haunt or hinder you from fulfilling and performing your duties as one who has a passion to impact his society and make a change.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Children should not be taught to get a job or pursue a profession. Children should be taught to discover their passion and with it define their mission.

— Tarryn Tomlinson

Teach them what you love to do in life. It really doesn’t matter what it is. It never does. Just show them how important a passion is . . .

— Carew Papritz, The Legacy Letters: his Wife, his Children, his Final Gift

With ravenous passion and reckless ambition he forged his thoughts into words, obsessed with the notion that dying would not be the last thing he would do.

— Hubert Martin

If you organize your life around your passion, you can turn your passion into your story and then turn your story into something bigger – something that matters.

— Blake Mycoskie, Start Something That Matters

The only relevance worth to pursue, is living your passion through your interests.

— Unarine Ramaru

Why was it that women were expected to restrain our every passion for the sake of propriety, but men couldn’t do it even for the sake of the women they loved?

— Stephanie Dray, America’s First Daughter

Sex could be a gift of God, but when it becomes an obsession, it plunders all intelligence and people are driven to abominable acts to satisfy their lust. When passion is frustrated, people lose all good sense.

— Radhanath Swami, The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami

Pat Conroy embraced his new hometown with the grateful passion of a refugee.

— William Grimes

Desire blazed, passion raged.

— Donna Grant, Hot Blooded: Part 2

Life is pitifully mediocre without passion. Never let anyone take your passion away from you.

— Keely Brooke Keith, The Land Uncharted

Travel is as much a passion as ambition or love.

— Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Romance and Reality, by L.E.L

Now that your eyes are open, make the sun jealous with your burning passion to start the day. Make the sun jealous or stay in bed.

— Malak El Halabi

Words exist in the smile on your face, the life in your eyes, the passion in your soul, and those beautiful and open enough to recognize it. THAT is a writers haven …

— Dawn Garcia

I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.

— Steve Irwin

You bring out a passion in me I’ve never felt for anyone.

— Melanie Moreland, It Started with a Kiss

The only difference between a caprice and a lifelong passion is that the caprice lasts a little longer.

— Oscar Wilde

Easter is not limited to the passion and death of Christ; it also includes the dismal tragedy of life unlived by the many, and all the loss of passion and truth that goes with it.

— Michael Leunig

You can go with an empty pocket and come back heavily loaded if you allow your passion to escort you!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

There is no passion or mission. There is no wisdom or vision.There is only you.

— Debasish Mridha

If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.

— E. O. Wilson

The discovery of your purpose (the reason for your existence) generates the passion and dedication it takes to pursue and fulfill it…

— Assegid Habtewold, Soft Skills That Make or Break Your Success: 12 Soft skills to master self, get along with, and lead others successfully

When magic through nerves and reason passes, Imagination, force, and passion will thunder. The portrait of the world is changed.

— Dejan Stojanovic, Circling: 1978-1987

…she cried because prejudice outlives passion and because she was sentimentally patriotic.

— Irène Némirovsky

Are you impressed when you meet people who are filled with passion and conviction? Their energy is contagious and can make us all want “some of what they’re having!

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

The mimicry of passion is the most intolerable of all poses.

— Oscar Wilde, Reviews

When you have a passion for something then you tend not only to be better at it, but you work harder at it too.

— Vera Wang

For no matter the shadows of an age, the picture of a young couple in love, we are told, speaks most luminously of the future, as the span of that passion makes us believe we can overleap any walls, obliterate whatever obstacles.

— Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

My passion for human ecology was not a drive for closure—but rather the joy of endless openings and newfound connections. There is no final goal or perfect completion, only the expanding experience of being alive.

— Richard J. Borden, Ecology and Experience: Reflections from a Human Ecological Perspective

Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.

— A. R. Rahman

With his ardent passion for energy and ability to make the most out of little, Tulga Demir has successfully entered the renewable energy industry through biomass gasification, combined heat and power, and waste-to- energy power solutions

— Tulga Demir

Persistence and passion will make you invincible.

— Christian Baloga

Le raison avant la passion – Reason over passion.

— Pierre Elliott Trudeau

In the darkness time, let your passion and spirit lead you to make a better decision.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I love the passions. They create such sensation! Anger, grief, fear, love, hate, excitement. The fierce emotions make one feel. Such are a gift, so one knows one is alive. To live without passion is to have no life at all.

— Nikki Sex, Karma

I’ve become your heartbeat making you mine Upon every kiss of passion our souls shine

— Munia Khan

Any pride or haughtiness, is displeasing to us, merely because it shocks our own pride, and leads us by sympathy into comparison, which causes the disagreeable passion of humility.

— David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature

I am not moved by riches and fame, but selflessness and a passion for humanity.

— Gugu Mona

I travel not only for the passion and madness and desire of movement, but because travel, like bread and water and air, becomes necessary to a life fully dreamed and lived.

— Carew Papritz, The Legacy Letters: his Wife, his Children, his Final Gift

The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion.

— Lord Hailsham

That we may not fall short of desire, but let us give way to the unspoken passion hidden in the closet of our discretion. (“Crépuscule du désir”)

— Erik Pevernagie

What ever happened to the passion we all had to improve ourselves, live up to our potential, leave a mark on the world? Our hottest arguments were always about how we could contribute. We did not care about the rewards. We were young and earnest.

— Wallace Stegner, Crossing to Safety

Some people confuse intensity for passion and challenge for attraction.

— Donna Lynn Hope

But whatever you do, find the God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated passion of your life, and find your way to say it and live for it and die for it. And you will make a difference that lasts. You will not waste your life.

— John Piper, Don’t Waste Your Life

For what is magic, but passion freed from reason?

— Nenia Campbell, Evergloom

No one has imagined us. We want to live like trees, sycamores blazing through the sulfuric air, dappled with scars, still exuberantly budding, our animal passion rooted in the city.

— Adrienne Rich, The Dream of a Common Language

This book is dedicated to the people of America–strong, outspoken, intense in their convictions, sometimes wrong-headed but always generous and brave, with a passion for justice no nation has ever matched.

— Paul Johnson, A History of the American People

I am made only for passion; it is the temperature of love that I cannot endure. I am afraid, and I think it is death- everything but passion seems like death to me. Only in fever do I feel life.

— Anaïs Nin

Rekindle the glowing spirit for success in your heart. Refresh your mind with possibility thoughts and never give way for your passion to drink from the cup of tiredness. Be renewed in your thoughts every single day.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Whether that’s positive or not, people are talking about the Old Vic Theater again with passion and commitment and controversy and debate.

— Kevin Spacey

When the habitually even-tempered suddenly fly into a passion that explosion is apt to be more impressive than the outburst of the most violent amongst us.

— Margery Allingham

My parents were, had a marriage of passion, and the passion was about their religious beliefs. They were both immigrant families that – well, my father’s family came as Puritans to Massachusetts.

— Phil Jackson

Dreaming is the art of thinking deep about who you want to be, what you are moved by your God-guided passion to do and what you are convinced to be the passion that moves the machinery of your body

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

I’m definitely interested in doing movies. I’ve always focused more on acting than singing because that’s where my true passion lies.

— Melissa Benoist

The journey of life requires alot of enthusiasms, great passion and commitment.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Paradox is the pathos or the passion of philosophy.

— Gilles Deleuze

To conquer the dangers of giving up, do what your passion moves you to do.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

She sobbed the way she did everything else- with passion and excess.

— Jodi Picoult, The Pact

How easily such a thing can become a mania, how the most normal and sensible of women once this passion to be thin is upon them, can lose completely their sense of balance and proportion and spend years dealing with this madness.

— Kathryn Hurn, HELL HEAVEN & IN-BETWEEN: One Woman’s Journey to Finding Love

No passion so effectively robs the mind of its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.

— Edmund Burke

Without passion everything is lame in this life.”Baris Gencel

— Baris Gencel

Persist with great passion and fulfill your great dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

A life of devotion to one’s passion gives us meaning to our life.

— Avijeet Das

Those who believe that they believe in God, but without passion in their hearts, without anguish in mind, without uncertainty, without doubt, without an element of despair even in their consolation, believe only in the God idea, not God Himself.

— Miguel de Unamuno

I believe that at the very root of our humanity is a passion to create value with heart, to work alongside others who care, and to make a difference.

— Nilofer Merchant, The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World

Inflate yourself with a genuine passion always. This makes it possible for you to bounce back when you fall. The football is loaded with air and no sooner does it hit the floor than it bounces back again!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Accomplishment of your dreams requires personal sacrifice and hardworking.May the you have a determined spirit, will power and a great passion for the accomplishment of your dreams.

— Lailah GiftyAkita

We do not have to go in search of passion. Instead we need to search for God, who plants the seed of passion in our hearts.

— Pam Farrel, Woman of Influence: Ten Traits of Those Who Want to Make a Difference

Innovators are at their very heart visionaries who also have determination, dedication, passion and motivation.

— Pearl Zhu, Talent Master: 199+ Questions to See Talent from Different Angles

My passion is to keep my clients permanently satisfied with the quality of my work

— Benjamin Kofi Quansah

It is the will of God that becomes the passion of the believer

— Sunday Adelaja

Inspiring passion in children for books, and the world of imagination and creativity fuelled by them, is a fundamental reason for why the Children’s Laureate post exists.

— Anthony Browne

People with inferiority intentions do not go after their dreams not because they can’t go; but because their passion is not strong enough to turn the wheels of success…and there they go, becoming losers, defeated by their obstacles!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

I simply needed to excavate passion lost by being resilient, resolving the blockages, and healing. As soon as I did, the passion, and joy, burst forth.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

Never let the thoughts of self-unworthiness re-arrange your prepared passion for failure. You can do it even if others say you can’t. But you cannot do it if you tell yourself you can’t.

— Israelmore Ayivor

Beauty is the expression of passion of life.

— Debasish Mridha

The warmth and the passion in my veins are more than enough for a hundred thirsty girls.


She burns like the sunBeautiful when she comes undoneNo restraintsPure passion flowing through her veinsMadness refusing to be tamed.

— Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.

— Elizabeth Hardwick

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

Singing is my passion and I always wanted to travel the country.

— Thia Megia

Your future is a finished work. God created your future; your thoughts guide you to locate it and your passion takes you there. However, it’s your attitude that makes you stay!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

If life’s pen passion is ink!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Six Words Inspiration

My pursuit of science turns into a passion for spirituality.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Unbridled passion with an incredibly hot seven hundred-year-old Highlander in the middle of the night? Mm Yeah. Bring it on.

— Amy Jarecki, Rise of a Legend

Take heed lest passion sway Thy judgment to do aught which else free will Would not admit.

— John Milton

I find people interesting. People trying hard are interesting. People with a passion are interesting – whether it’s old cars or taxidermy or knitting.

— Clare Balding

You are here to light up the passion of your life and shine it as brightly as you possibly can for all to see. You are an example for all others on their path.” – Bootstraps: A Woman’s Guide to Personal Power

— Sue Kipperman Pighini, Bootstraps: A Woman’s Guide to Personal Power in a Victim-Driven World

To create art with all the passion in one’s soul is to live art with all the beauty in one’s heart.

— Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

You may not have connections, or an education, or wealth, but with enough passion and sweat, you can make anything happen.

— Gary Vaynerchuk, Crush It!: Why Now Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion

The thing is, my dad’s always been more of a bookworm; he was interested in more intellectual pursuits, but nobody can escape the passion that football stirs.

— Shakira

There will never be another you. The planet desperately needs your unique purpose, passion and presence.

— Julie Reisler, Get a PhD in YOU: A Course in Miraculous Self-Discovery

Creative person’s spirit and soul dance with passion and imagination.

— Pearl Zhu, Digital Valley: Five Pearls of Wisdom to Make Profound Influence

Freedom begins with what we teach our children. That is why Jews became a people whose passion is education, whose heroes are teachers and whose citadels are schools.

— Jonathan Sacks

A woman with vision is unstoppable, a woman who is always increasing her skills multiplies. Along with passion this woman is undeniable.

— Janna Cachola

The mother’s battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival.

— Adrienne Rich

There are no boundaries concerning your passion for education. No harm done, no offense given! Those who take education as an ass-suffering task makes it so because they have a phobia for alphabets.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

I think anyone who has a passion for what they love to do, and who pursue it, is inspirational for me.

— Colin Morgan

Life will only have a meaning once you’ve achieved to find your true passion and love within the limitless boundaries of destiny

— Callum Illman

Let your passion bleed through your work. No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care.

— Ace Antonio Hall

That’s when I first learned that it wasn’t enough to just do your job, you had to have an interest in it, even a passion for it.

— Charles Bukowski

I get into a tearing passion about something I know very little about, and when I learn more my passion ebbs away.

— John Buchan, Castle Gay

Once you say “I can’t”, you suppress the left over passion in you. But you say “I can”, you spark your inner power to make it happen. You can!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

What gave you this idea of an imperfect god?”I don’t know. It seems quite feasible to me. That is the only god I could imagine believing in, a god whose passion is not a redemption, who saves nothing, fulfills no purpose–a god who simply is.

— Stanisław Lem, Solaris

When you consistently hold onto your passion with faith and unconditionality regardless of what anyone says or does, the very fire that ignites your passion, will pave a way for your dream to manifest in the physical universe.

— Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA

Indulge your passion for science…but let your science be human, and such as may have a direct reference to action and society. Be a philosopher; but amidst all your philosophy, be still a man.

— David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

Your passion is your connection to God.

— Amit Ray, Walking the Path of Compassion

You will always be loved, and you will always be in love with love. A grande passion is the privilege of people who have nothing to do.

— Oscar Wilde

The effort of explaining, even of expressing himself, had become, with the years, more and more terrifying to him. Whether from laziness or from inability to find the right words, he had developed almost a passion for silence.

— François Mauriac, Thérèse

Whatever your aptitudes, the greatest source of achievement is passion. Aptitude matters, but passion often matters more… If you love doing something, you’ll be constantly drawn to get better at it.

— Ken Robinson, Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life

Blind passion was one thing, all-knowing intimacy a rarer commodity.

— Stacy Schiff, Vera

I think the two things most opposed to good counsel are haste and passion; haste usaully goes hand in hand with folly, passion with coarseness and narrowness of mind.

— Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War

[Darlin’] it does not surprise me that someone with as much passion as you would feel the music in your bones.

— Kallypso Masters, Nobody’s Dream

The dance you take with passion and self belief While every step is in rhythm with the honor of your words and the integrity of your daily actions~bns

— Bluenscottish

Creativity and passion dwindle when hungry. Premiums for talent are easier to demand when desperation isn’t part of the equation. If I’m established, I can demand $350 an hour. If I’m desperate, I may accept $5.

— John-Talmage Mathis, For the (Soon) Unemployed: You Against Them

Asides your power, passion and poise, what glues the posters of your impacts on memorial walls is how you treat those you need and those who need you.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

The ferocity of her passion was what he’d been waiting for night after torturous night. He wanted her to hunger the way he hungered. To need like he needed.

— Melissa Cutler, Seduction Under Fire

When passion dies, reasons dwindle

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion, and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.

— Henry James, The Middle Years

True education comes from a passion for learning.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

True passion motivates the life forces and brings forth all things good…. desire is the poor cousin to passion, ever hungry and with no real result.

— Gabriel Brunsdon, Azlander: Second Nature

To inspire others, you must first inspire yourself. Only true passion can awake passion in others

— Daniel Delgado F.

What haunts me most about her eyes is the pain I put in them…In the corner of my dark soul, her passion is dark like a kohl.She is giving new meaning to these feelings…She is complete, she is whole.

— Dinesh Kumar Biran

He sees passion in her gray eyes, and it scares him as all passion scares him, his own included.

— John le Carré, The Constant Gardener

The pursuit of passion is a decisive purposeful living.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Art is a passion or it is nothing

— Robert Fry

The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease.

— Marianne Moore

God’s given me a fierce passion for teaching girl’s my age and younger, maybe even older, about purity, and the fact that it is not a physical thing but in fact that of the heart.

— Abigail Ford, Riches and Glory: A Christian Romance Story

Don’t be discourage by your problems.Let your passion and dreams inspired you to keep moving forward.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

It is one of the strongest bonds, I think, that can spring up between people: sharing a passion for certain books and their authors.

— Alice Steinbach, Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman

Live life with passion from our hearts and believe. Let love be the reason and purpose of life

— Jerrycel Verlinden

With true love you can win one person, with true passion you can win the world.

— Amit Kalantri

What began with exuberance and passion always ended with terse accusations and hateful words, with rage and weeping fits.

— Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

Healing is the gateway to peace and peace is the path to passion and purpose.

— Saba

To become a distinguished entrepreneur, you need to have an undeniable, unquestionable and unmovable passion for your vision.

— Onyi Anyado

When I took my first job, I was among only a handful of women. It was isolating at times. My love for technology kept me going, and I got to where I am today driven by my passion and self confidence.

— Padmasree Warrior

I like Dancing of Indian girls more than my parents’ prayers . Because they dance with love and passion . But my parents just say their prayers because they got used to it .

— Ali Shariati

The passion in the heart of God is to be established

— Sunday Adelaja

What are you passionate about? Use the same passion to serve others that is where your success lies.

— ANIKOR Daniel

Education, possessions, or people cannot replace passion, but they are given meaning by your passion in life.

— Innocent Mwatsikesimbe, The Reason

Reading is my passion and my escape since I was 5 years old. Overall, children don’t realize the magic that can live inside their own heads. Better even then any movie.

— Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

What it takes is the passion to lead and the commitment to that passion through a lifetime. A great number isn’t bad though, but doesn’t take numbers to change the world.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

I bring a lot of energy and passion to what I do. Plus, I’ve had some weird feats of superhuman strength!

— John Cena

You have a great passion for great works.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Shift your focus from your fears to your dreams. Let the love, passion and utter awesomeness of your dreams guide you through life.

— Avina Celeste

This is the very ecstasy of love, Whose violent property fordoes itselfAnd leads the will to desperate undertakingsAs oft as any passion under heavenThat does afflict our natures.

— William Shakespeare, ഹാംലെറ്റ് | Hamlet

Behind the perfection of a man’s style, must lie the passion of a man’s soul.

— Oscar Wilde, Reviews

First visualize your goal in your mind. Then have a leap of faith, and let your passion guide you throughout the process.

— Abhijit Naskar, In Search of Divinity: Journey to The Kingdom of Conscience

For me to be with someone, he’s got to be fit. Or at least doing something he loves. Following your passion – whether it’s hiking or sports or whatever – is super sexy.

— Kaley Cuoco

Or that passion to act a part that sometimes makes us do things finer than we are ourselves?

— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck, your profession is what you’re put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.

— Vincent van Gogh

Love and Hate: both are four-lettered and both involve passion. And sometimes when love turns into hate, passion grows murderous.

— Natalya Vorobyova

Discover continually until you are consumed with a passion to know God

— Sunday Adelaja

He’d done it like he did everything else—with passion and total disregard for how much it might embarrass her.

— Kaylea Cross, No Turning Back

I loved him with a passion of which I had no idea I was capable. I loved him partly to defend him against the world and partly because I genuinely believed we were soul mates.

— Clare Balding, My Animals and Other Family

If you’re going to be working, you might as well work with passion and give it all you’ve got.

— Farshad Asl

Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in everygeneration may not come that far, but none comes further.

— Søren Kierkegaard

Life is about discovering your passion and creating a fire to burn inside of you. Let your passion drive you!

— Chris Burkmenn

Whatever you do, do with determination. You have one life to live; do your work with passion and give your best. Whether you want to be a chef, doctor, actor, or a mother, be passionate to get the best result.

— Alia Bhatt

Do you know what passion is?”I blink, confused.“Most people think it only means desire. Arousal. Wild abandon. But that’s not all. The word derives from the Latin. It means suffering. Submission. Pain and pleasure, Nikki. Passion.

— J. Kenner, Release Me

We have seen year after year the passion you have for music, and the way you have always been incredibly passionate fans, even though Hanson has not always been the coolest thing to be into.

— Hanson

Life is brief, young maiden, fall in love; before the crimson bloom fades from your lips, before the tides of passion cool within your hips, for those of you who know no tomorrow. (Gondola no Uta)

— Kouhei Kadono, Boogiepop Doesn’t Laugh Vol 1

He pulled her close kissing her mouth taking her by surprise. He stepped back passion smoldering in his eyes. She looked at him touching her mouth where his kiss still burned.

— Amanda Stephan

The conclusions of passion are the only reliable ones.

— Soren Kierkegaard

A play that takes as its burden the meaning of self-consciousness may hint that inner freedom can be attained only when the protagonist can separate his genius for expanding consciousness from his own passion for theatricality.

— Harold Bloom

How do you redefine love when your idea of love is something that’s so violent? When your idea of passion is anger, how do you fix that?

— Rupi Kaur

Dreams and visions are important not only because of the energy and passion they generate but also because of their ability to create hope.

— Mensah Oteh

Infatuation. First Love. Lust. My passion can be explained away. But this is sure: Whatever she touches, she reveals.

— Jeanette Winterson, The Passion

Hot passion is a bit like infatuation – it burns brightly, but fades quickly.

— David Hieatt, Do Purpose: Why Brands with a Purpose Do Better and Matter More

Young women dream of romance and passion as men dream of conquest because those dreams are necessary goads to leaving home and growing up.

— Erica Jong, Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir

What are the unreal things but the passion that once burned one like a fire? What are the incredible things but the things that one has faithfully believed? What are the improbable things but the things that one has done oneself?

— Jeanette Winterson, Art and Lies

He took in the squeaky music, the vulgar and pining melodies, because passion immobilizes good taste and seriously considers what soberly would be thought of as funny and to be resented.

— Thomas Mann, Death in Venice and Other Tales

Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion.

— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Anyone with great ambition, great vision, and great passion can be a great person.

— Debasish Mridha

Passion is needed for any great work, and for the revolution, passion and audacity are required in big doses.

— Che Guevara

Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.

— Samuel Johnson, Works of Samuel Johnson

When we are in touch with our creativity, through passion and excitement, we always put ourselves in the most expansive state of consciousness. Fear slows down our development, while love supports a rapid growth.

— Raphael Zernoff

A woman is a symbol of nature; she has the beauty to attract and empower, the passion and compassion to create and nurture, and the power of love to transpire and transform.

— Debasish Mridha

Being interested in doing undone things means you have the wish to have them done. But being powerful and filled with passion tells that you have the will to actualize them!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Michelangelo | Beethoven | Shakespeare: 15 Things Common to Great Achievers

Without business skills, your passion or hobby will not translate into money in your pocket.

— Ehab Atalla, The Secrets of Business

Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work … a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.

— Barbra Streisand

With passion you want to possess. The conversion of passion into compassion is the whole problem of marriage.

— Joseph Campbell

God’s passion is to increase and multiply.

— Sunday Adelaja

The secret to living fully is to find your passion and pursue it.

— Ronald Louis Peterson

If it weren’t for greed, intolerance, hate, passion and murder, you would have no works of art, no great buildings, no medical science, no Mozart, no Van Gough, no Muppets and no Louis Armstrong.

— Jasper Fforde, The Big Over Easy

You can do anything if you can combine your passion with focus, effort and persistence.

— Mensah Oteh

Maybe the bike is more dangerous, but the passion for the car for me is second to the bike.

— Valentino Rossi

Believe in things impossible, love the magic of a place, mystery in a person, passion in a relationship and seek adventures in life.. Live the life don’t go through it..

— Anubhav Mishra

You can fake your age or mask it, but the passion that moves the characters has to be real.

— Victoria Abril

The love to know is the passion for reading.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The survival rate of your passion depends on the kind of person that leads you!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

— Mark Twain

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

Those who can confidently say they are living a life of passion are creating and contributing towardsmaking this world a better place.

— Mensah Oteh

My cardinal belief is that it is the natives of the land that till the land best, with passion and meaning. The advanced nations of this world built their countries by the sweat of their indigenes.

— Nana Awere Damoah, I Speak of Ghana

Competition is about passion for perfection and passion for other people who join in this impossible quest.

— Mariah Burton Nelson

Your success depends on how much fire of desire you have AND how much fuel of passion you feed it.

— Vinita Kinra

Just like I find men who talk sports who don’t really know sports annoying, I think men might find women who don’t really have a true passion and knowledge of sports maybe not so attractive.

— Gabrielle Union

My message to anyone who’s afraid that they can’t write music when they’re happy is ‘Just trust the passion.’ The passion can write a lot of things.

— Alanis Morissette

To become successful you have to dream big. Small dreams don’t have the magic to stir up passion and greatness within you.

— Mensah Oteh

Your passion may determine what you can do, but your attitude redefines how far you can go while you do what you can. Your attitude leads you and you lead other people!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

Inspiring passion in family and friends has more enduring value than just staying alive for them.

— Alex Lowe

Science is not an intelligence test. Intuition is important, knowing what kind of questions to ask. The other thing is a passion for getting to the core of the problem.

— Torsten Wiesel

One of the multitudes of exboyfriends had been a country music fan and left Gemma with an unfortunate passion for Tammy Wynette. It was like, Cat thought, he’d given her herpes.

— Liane Moriarty, Three Wishes

If no signal ever awakens any smoldering desire or seething passion in the wasteland of our mental universe, only a third eye may throw inspiriting light on the path to good vibrations. (“A thousand times”)

— Erik Pevernagie

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.

— Napoleon Bonaparte

She admired her passion, knowing that passion is by definition excessive.

— Milan Kundera, Ignorance

Nice passion is reading

— Leo Tolstoy

..And because he was still able to move his hands – Morrie always spoke with both hands waving – he showed great passion when explaining how you face the end of life.

— Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

For a leader, courage, love, and passion for service are the virtues of life.

— Debasish Mridha

A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

— Albert Camus

To lust for something is desire turned selfish and gone mad. To embrace God’s passion is desire turned selfless and gone mindful.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.

— Edmund Burke

Inspiration is born when our passion becomes greater than our fear.

— Terri Frey Maxwell

The French have a passion for revolution but an abhorrence of change.

— Old saying

If your questioning whether something will work or not. Remember that life is an experiment. Don’t over analyze just act with heart and passion and move forward in compassion.

— Matthew Donnelly

When passion rises to its full expression, it touches the soul and lifts the spirit.

— R.A.Delmonico

I shall ever despise the man who can be gratified by the passion which he never wished to inspire, nor solicited the avowal of.

— Jane Austen, Lady Susan

He walks the soft grass, wet with fresh rain, jeans slung low on his hips and shirt hanging open, still dripping from the fevered maelstrom that set fire to the night sky. Fury in his step and passion furrowing his brow…He is my perfect storm…

— Virginia Alison

When we first believe we think we can do it all; our passion is so strong. But after a time we start to learn that passion doesn’t equal strength, and our sinful nature rears its ugly head.

— Hayley DiMarco

A positive attitude creates a passion that wakes a leader up. To the leader, attitude is more powerful than an alarm clock. Positive attitude in true leadership is what makes an alarm clock unnecessary!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

Be informed here and now that incessant prayers does  not finger God to open the Windows of heaven. What God wants to see Is your passion towards success and your giving drive…nothing else!

— Michael Bassey Johnson, The Infinity Sign

Britain’s passion for Christmas and huge white weddings dates from Victorian times – both were low-key celebrations before Victoria and her PR machine.

— Kate Williams

Always have a passion in your life.

— Mithilesh Tiwari

Life is action and passion therefore it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time at peril of being judged not to have lived.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes

Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart!

— Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

Why is the world in need of a leader like you? You must lead for significant impact. As a leader, find the “cause” driving your leadership brand and pursue its resolution with passion and excellence.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

The Hulk was a unique character because of his strength and power. He doesn’t have a costume like Spiderman or like Superman – The Hulk is more visual. His passion and his strength, that is what separates him from anything else.

— Lou Ferrigno

Positive attitude enables you to go with passion and see possibility in every challenging circumstance. It was by that, that great achievers picked up metal scraps on the floor and saw machines built from it.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Michelangelo | Beethoven | Shakespeare: 15 Things Common to Great Achievers

The only passion that guides me is for the truth… I look at everything from this point of view.

— Che Guevara

It’s our(As The Stars of the Sky Foundation, Inc.) passion and joy to read to children and improve literacy, as well as teach others about charity and the impact they can have in a child’s life.

— Soraya Diase Coffelt

Achieving your heart’s desire is the key to living a life of bliss, bring your heart alive with a passion for living.

— Steven Redhead, Unleash The Power of Your Heart and Mind

A person who magnanimously exhibits their passion allows us to witness their authentic personality whereas a cold and calculating personality remains inscrutable.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

You are a success when you are going for your goal with passion and conviction.

— Debasish Mridha

God’s decision to reach out in such dramatic fashion as to lay all rightful privilege aside and be born into abject destitution tells us that His passion for us exceeds our desire for Him. And maybe we should commit to evening that up a bit.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Those without passion are often passed and shunned.

— Ryan Lilly

Lollypop…the passion contained merely kissesplaced upon lips, neck and cheekthese young lovers of the castleof which our fairytale speaks…

— Muse

A woman’s love for a man is half animal passion and half hate. The more a woman loves a man, the more she hates him.

— Jed Rubenfeld

My heart dances with joy and sings with passion when it hears the music of love.

— Debasish Mridha

The voice of passion is better than the voice of reason. The passionless cannot change history.

— Czeslaw Milosz

For he who lives as passion directs will not hear argument that dissuades him, nor understand it if he does; and how can we persuade one in such a state to change his ways?

— Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

Respect your passion and work on it. Your passion will respect you back.

— Keyur Kumbhare

How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

— Albert Camus

Our passion is our strength.

— Billie Joe Armstrong

The viscountess had raised the forefinger of her right hand and made a pretty gesture toward a stool at her feet. There was such intense tyrannical passion in the gesture that the marquis relinquished the doorknob and came back.

— Honoré de Balzac, Père Goriot

Sing a song of love with all of your passion and compassion. Let it reveal your inner beauty.

— Debasish Mridha

Our personal history does not inhibit our present or our future. Don’t let anyone (including yourself) tell you you can’t do something. Find your passion and take action everyday to work towards achieving your life purpose.

— Miya Yamanouchi

I do not think there is a woman in whom the roots of passion shoot deeper than in me.

— Edna St. Vincent Millay

Creativity is a passion for some who are inquisitive and want to explore new possibilities.

— Pearl Zhu, 100 Creativity Ingredients: Everyone’s Playbook to Unlock Creativity

I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy – I don’t disparage envy, but I don’t accept it as legitimately my master.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

There is no passion so much transports thesincerity of judgement as doth anger

— Michel de Montaigne

The Kapoor surname has legend, a passion for acting, respect and love attached to it. And I am very proud of that.

— Karisma Kapoor

All passion is childish. It’s banal and naive. It’s nothing we learn; it’s instinctive, and so it overwhelms us. Overturns us. It bears us away in a flood. All other emotions belong to the earth, but passion inhabits the universe.

— Fredrik Backman, Britt-Marie Was Here

If you cannot do it without money, its passion exists in unknown galaxies than earth’s core.

— Goitsemang Mvula

Love I never associated with the senses, it was not even passion that I wanted; it was a conscious, subtle, elaborate sensuality, which I knew not how to procure.

— Arthur Symons, Spiritual Adventures

Few of us realize our potential; because if we did, we would pursue our passion and walk in our purpose.

— Germany Kent

Your attitude toward Scripture can reveal your attitude toward the Savior. When your passion for God’s Word runs high, your passion for God does as well.

— Dillon Burroughs, Hunger No More: A 1-Year Devotional Journey Through the Psalms

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

— Anthony J. D’Angelo

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

— Federico Fellini

Because I’ve gotten older, I worry that there will be a steep decline in my talent, but I promise not to let the same thing happen to my passion for writing.

— Pat Conroy, A Lowcountry Heart: Reflections on a Writing Life

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

— William Hazlitt

In my iPod, there are many operas, from A to Z. I have ‘Aida’ and ‘Boheme’ and ‘Butterfly’ and ‘Cavalleria’. My passion is for opera, but when I’m in the car, I listen to everything.

— Andrea Bocelli

In my late teenage years, I developed a real passion for it, and wrote a lot of poetry.

— Danielle Steel

When your passion is aligned with your purpose, you are unstoppable! It is in that zone of high octane congruence that you are turned on and “cooking with gas.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

Would you give up the craft of your hands, and the passion of your heart, and the hunger of your mind, to buy safety?

— Ursula K. Le Guin, The Farthest Shore

When passion is lit, the fire permeates your being with the positive expectation that all is well and everything will turn out great.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

The passion for truth is silenced by answers which have the weight of undisputed authority.

— Paul Tillich

My passion is capturing what it feels like to love, be it romantic or otherwise. I love to watch two people realize what they meant for each other – and that goes across all media, books, TV, movies, personal essays; everything.

— Taylor Jenkins Reid

Our passion is what we have been designed to do so as not to get bored between being born and death.

— Ben Tolosa, Masterplan Your Success

A business is like an automobile. Its people its wheels, their passion its fuel.

— Ajeet Sharma, Three Marketeers

…awkward passion is so often so very much more admirable than mere achievement.

— Brian Doyle, The Plover

My continuing passion is to explore strange industries, to acquire new knowledge and ask many questions, to boldly learn something I did not know before.

— Boripat Lebel

Don’t let anyone sell you on the idea that anything (apart from the Lord Himself) is more important than your marriage. God means for your life and your marriage to be filled with passion and purpose.

— Elizabeth George

and the castle in which she dwelt was a prison to her; and sometimes sudden fits of gusty passion would overtake her, for weariness grew to hate, and hate to wrath, “The Serpent’s Head

— Lady Dilke

In the matter of learning, the difference between the earnest and the careless student stands out clearly. The same holds true in the mastering of passion and the weaknesses to which our nature is subject, as in the acquiring of virtue.

— Saint Ignatius

Passion is a rather frightening thing because if you have passion you don’t know where it will take you.

— Jiddu Krishnamurti, Freedom from the Known

Music without passion is merely noise. A life without passion? You may as well be dead.

— Rachel Van Dyken, Toxic

If your passion does not keep you sleepless, you can’t be a good beginner. When passion itches, a great hand scratches… Wake up, it’s your time to rise above idleness!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Sometime I ride like demon and sometime my bike act like monster…Sometime I ride it for passion and sometime because I am happy and sometime because I am in another world and thinking about something serious.

— Grim Reaper

What I relish most is when a member of my staff, who has worked with passion and patience towards achieving their dream of owning a restaurant, walks up to me and says, ‘Nobu! I have done it!’

— Nobu Matsuhisa

If you have few days to live your life, what will be your passion for last days?

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

The dark side is emotion, Bane. Anger, hate, love, lust. These are what make us strong, Peace is a lie. There is only passion. Your passion is still there, Bane. Seek it out. Reclaim it.

— Drew Karpyshyn, Path of Destruction

Increasingly, management’s role is not to organize work, but to direct passion and purpose.

— Greg Satell

A prayer culture is fueled by experience not explanation. A passion to seek the Lord in prayer is more caught than taught.

— Daniel Henderson, Old Paths, New Power: Awakening Your Church Through Prayer and the Ministry of the Word

I write about romance and passion to savour love twice, in the moment and in retrospect.

— Angeline M. Bishop

Explore your own innermost thoughts to create content that will evoke deeply relatable emotions and passion in others.

— Ken Poirot, Go Viral!: The Social Media Secret to Get Your Name Posted and Shared All Over the World!

Everything was brighter and more colorful in those years, as if my childhood was ending in an explosion of unreal passion that made my life feel sacred and holy.

— Roman Payne

Success rarely occurs until a desire is turned into a passion and all focus and energy is channelled in its path.

— Mensah Oteh

Look at resistances to change as a source of energy and where there is energy there is still passion and potential.

— Pearl Zhu, Change Insight: Change as an Ongoing Capability to Fuel Digital Transformation

Love is like a mountain with many peaks and each new passion brings in a different view. Don’t be afraid to love again and again…there are better horizons waiting. Climb until you find your perfect sky.

— Palle Oswald

The passion I feel for you is more than you’re prepared for. – Eric

— Kailin Gow, The Phantom Diaries

What stirs lyrical poets to their finest flights is neither the delight of the senses nor the fruitful contentment of the settled couple; not the satisfaction of love, but its passion. And passion means suffering.

— Denis de Rougemont, Love in the Western World

Successful leaders leaders lead with passion and compassion.

— Farshad Asl

I think romantic passion is wanting a little something in return.

— Oscar Isaac

Brightly burning passion is the releasing of your essence, your specialness and your gifts to the world.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Let me define a leader. He must have vision and passion and not be afraid of any problem. Instead, he should know how to defeat it. Most importantly, he must work with integrity.

— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

If you cannot see the rainbow because your face is down, don’t argue that no rainbow is up there. Lift up your passion and take your dreams off the ground!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Until you go and grow ‎MAD‬ with and in your true passion and purpose, you cannot enter the realm of meteority which is enemical to mediocrity.

— Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

Anger is momentary madness so control your passion or it will control you.

— Horace

Your passion is your internal compass that will guide you from where you are towards where you want to go.

— Julie Connor, Dreams to Action Trailblazer’s Guide

See the beauty of sunset to enjoy the passion of life.

— Debasish Mridha

If you want to achieve, identify your passion. Ultimately your passion and the vision makes your destiny

— Zamreen Zarook

Lust makes you weak, passion makes you strong, love makes you brave, and heartache makes you wise.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Like all other music, it breathed passion and pathos, and emotions high or tender, in a tongue native to the human heart, wherever educated.

— Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

In the end, only God can see the heart of an individual and distinguish the difference between legalistic deadweight and the passion of holy solemnity.

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

Never give up on your dreams! When you’re good at something, and there’s love in what you do, passion will always bring success.

— Ron Baratono

I only wanted to suggest to you that self-sacrifice is a passion so overwhelming that beside it even lust and hunger are trifling.

— W. Somerset Maugham, The Razor’s Edge

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.

— Honore de Balzac

Hatred is a form of faith, distilled by passion to remove all rationality.

— L.E. Modesitt Jr., The Elysium Commission

The failure of so many marriages is due to their getting married out of animal passion and not out of love.

— Samael Aun Weor, Fundamentals of Gnostic Education: Learn How to Think, Not What to Think

The essence of one life is empowering another life, and so your passion has to be linked to the liberation of other people’s happiness.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

The worst sin-perhaps the only sin- passion can commit is to be joyless.

— Dorothy L. Sayers

Fear mankind most when he fights with a consuming passion for what he perceives to be true.” ~ Demo Cratia.

— Farah Evers, Origins

Find your passion and live it.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

No passion disturbs the soundness of our judgement as anger does.

— Michel de Montaigne

In every man there are two minds that work side by side, the one checking the other; thus emotion stands against reason, intellect corrects passion and first impressions act a little, but very little, before quick reflection.

— Ford Madox Ford, Parade’s End

You are likely to lose the heat of your passion irrespective of how hot it was when you surrender yourself to a leader with lukewarm attitude.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.

— Carly Fiorina

What are the beliefs that give life, spirit and passion to your dream and which values will guide your decisions and actions for you to be fulfilled by your own success?

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

Entrepreneurship is like a weighing machine whose load content should tilt towards passion to solve a pressing need, more than passion to make money.

— Auliq-Ice

A writer needs solitude : moments that he can spend in introspection and in reflection. These moments make him pensive and thoughtful and help him write his thoughts with clarity. A life of devotion to one’s passion gives us meaning to our life.

— Avijeet Das

Love is more than love, it is the ultimate passion and power.

— Debasish Mridha

When our passion for the Great Commission, becomes our search for the Great Politician, we know we’re lost.

— Wes Moore

Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.

— Soren Kierkegaard

Nothing could stir Eva’s passion like a tall, muscular Scotsman disrobing. Lordy, she could watch him stand before her in the nude for hours.

— Amy Jarecki, Rise of a Legend

Passion is what gives meaning to our lives. It’s what allows us to achieve success beyond our wildest imagination. Try to find a career path that you have a passion for.

— Henry Samueli

I’m in awe of the universe, but I don’t necessarily believe there’s an intelligence or agent behind it. I do have a passion for the visual in religious rituals, though, even though they may be completely empty and bereft of substance.

— David Bowie

The beauty of your passion is in the colours of your belief.

— Israelmore Ayivor, You Can Rise

Your idea, talent, experience and certificates are not enough. What is needed is a strong passion for driving your idea, talent, experience and your certificates to success.

— Oscar Bimpong

Sometimes, beyond all else, should be a true passion and investment in driving the result and a lack of fear associated with making it happen.

— Colleen Bader

I let myself feel everything. Just this once, I wanted it all. I let him push our passion to the cliff, let my body synchronize to his in perfect harmony. Just this once, I let more than my body fall over the edge. With him.

— Juliette Cross, Windburn

Children are God’s or nature’s practical joke on couples—that which is produced by passion then proceeds to nearly kill it.

— Dennis Prager, Happiness Is a Serious Problem: A Human Nature Repair Manual

The path to success lies in finding something you have a passion for, care deeply about, and are willing to apply all of your energy and focus to.

— Mensah Oteh

All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost – the most legitimate – passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.

— Marquis de Sade

Always follow your passion to be successful.

— Harry S. Vested Jr.

All men are liable to error and most men are … by passion or interest under temptation to it.

— John Locke

If we seek the pleasures of love passion should be occasional and common sense continual.

— Robertson Davies

Your passion sustains you. Your purpose is why you were created. Follow your passion but ensure you fulfill your purpose.

— Kemi Sogunle

Let your passion and courage swell in you until you can no longer be contained by fear.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Oh God, let me not be cured of love, but let my passion grow! Let me love for love’s sake!

— Diane Wolkstein

The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap it consoles it distracts it excites it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.

— Elizabeth Hardwick

Once true passion hits you, you can recognize all the times in your life you were chasing the wrong dream. And after you’ve experienced that sustained fulfillment, you’ll never want to settle for anything less.

— Biz Stone, Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind

How was I able to live alone before, my little everything? Without you I lack self-confidence, passion for work, and enjoyment of life–in short, without you, my life is no life.[Written to his wife, Mileva]

— Albert Einstein

When you put your passion into your desire, when it becomes a fire that threatens to consume you unless you have it, then your will is in the right place.

— Stephen Richards, Cosmic Ordering Guide

The passion for defiling things was inborn in her. It was not enough for her to destroy them, she had to soil them too.

— Émile Zola, Nana

It is possible to find the passion to read.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Suffering is nothing by itself. But suffering shared with the passion of Christ is a wonderful gift, the most beautiful gift, a token of love.

— Mother Teresa, In the Heart of the World: Thoughts, Stories and Prayers

For a short burst of time, we completely belong to each other, absorbed by the needs of our physicality, glued together by the passion of our lips.

— Lindsay Detwiler, Without You

Selling is serving, helping others find solutions, impacting lives positively with passion and integrity.

— Farshad Asl

Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that.

— Richard M. Nixon

Men of passion and vision are often seen as mad.

— Robin Hobb, Royal Assassin

When you want something badly enough, it does not matter whether it is going to be easy. The passion will push you forward.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

Don’t neglect the gifts in you. Power reserved is function suspended. The day you choose to switch on your passion is the day you will see your dunamis power in you. Be inspired!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Keep your honesty as earth inside.Keep your focus as fire inside.Keep your determination as water inside.Keep your passion as blood inside.Most importantly keep love as it transcends all.At last keep your calm and winning is all yours. Embrace it!!!

— Jatin Nasa

Follow your passion? Sure…but for most one needs to follow their passion after work and on weekends.

— Bobby Darnell

You need God’s direction before you can prosper in anything you do. However, it takes your choices to begin; it takes your passion to stay on; it also takes your integrity to finish it well!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Here, illuminated at last, Nestles the ruddy glint of spiritual certainty;Sweet moments of passion and healing, Of sensual release.

— Scott Hastie

He was ruled by the tyranny of instinct, by passion and the instant legislation of a simple heart.

— Pat Conroy, The Lords of Discipline

A personal (Brand) is more than just a creative name, cute logo or a complimentary card; it’s a promise of value, it’s a distinctive voice, it’ s a core message, it’s passion driven by purpose, it’s a positive impact that creates an impression

— Bernard Kelvin Clive

We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.

— Henry James

To be truly satisfied that your life is well-lived, the object of your passion is something you feel you must be, do, or have. What lights your fire?

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It’s also a very clear path to happiness.

— Sheryl Sandberg

Playing to passion when you can will keep students motivated and working toward mastery.

— Starr Sackstein, Hacking Assessment: 10 Ways to Go Gradeless in a Traditional Grades School

I think space, architectural space, is my thing. It’s not about facade, elevation, making image, making money. My passion is creating space.

— Peter Zumthor

Fear is the passion of slaves.

— Patrick Henry

Follow your passion and learn how to make money at it. Or don’t follow your passion and learn to make money at that. They are the same. It’s a choice.

— Richie Norton

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.

— Henri Frederic Amiel

Dream the life you desire. Then live it with passion and love.

— Debasish Mridha

Building a family is an entrepreneurial experience. No doubt about it. The family is the greatest and most important enterprise on earth. Lead yours with passion and joy!

— Richie Norton

Break every boundary with your inner passion and you will get there successfully. Resist every chance to give up… Believe you can… Rise up after every fall… Be willing to win!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

The true character of a man is not seen through his choices, but the passion in his heart.

— Robert Vanleeuwen

It always amuses me how much time people have to sit there and focus their energy on slagging you off. If they spent a fraction of that time on passion on working on their own business… they might actually get somewhere in life!

— Lisa Newton, How To Start Your Own Bookkeeping Business

It is lack of vision and passion on the part of his redeemed children that keeps the nations bound in darkness

— Sunday Adelaja

Whatever you want to do, do with full passion and work really hard towards it. Don’t look anywhere else. There will be a few distractions, but if you can be true to yourself, you will be successful for sure.

— Virat Kohli

The passion of God is to restore and reclaim the whole earth

— Sunday Adelaja

As they made their way to the coast, he bemoaned the hotel trade in the manner, Dorrigo felt, that those who love what they do bemoan their passion the most.

— Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible.

— William Sloane Coffin

The Negro is an exotic of the most gorgeous and superb countries of the world and he has deep in his heart a passion for all that is splendid rich and fanciful.

— Harriet Beecher Stowe

For when the mind becomes bound to a passion of the wandering senses, this passion carries away man’s wisdom, even as the wind drives a vessel on the waves.

— Juan Mascaró, The Bhagavad Gita

Whenever we have something that we are good at–something we care about–that experience and passion fundamentally change the nature of our first impressions.

— Malcolm Gladwell, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

The quest for knowledge is passion to study.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Break free from the binding robes of passion that feels like a lump in your heart, perform that surgery today, and you’ll be set free forever.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

Hate was the other side of love, wasn’t it? That’s what passion was like with her—to the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. We traveled to heaven and hell together. Earth wasn’t in the picture, and that was a problem.

— Jess C. Scott, Soulmates

I think it is important to let your kids have independence and ownership. Let your kids do what they have a passion for.

— Ted Ligety

Women have a passion for mathematics. They divide their age in half, double the price of their clothes, and always add at least five years to the age of their best friend.

— Marcel Achard

This time, I wanted to enjoy the passion that burned between us until we were both about to combust.

— Lisa Kessler, Moonlight

All you need is a vision and a little passion to meet success.

— Jenna Alatari

Get in touch with your passion and put it to work at work.

— Marilyn Suttle

As we grow in our family… let’s not forget that we, as a couple, still need attention… let’s not lose grip of the excitement of our flirtation and our passion for each other… while we tend to the ‘we, ‘ let’s not forget the ‘us’.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

I never think of him as a scholar assaulting me with how much he knows, but as a teacher eager to share a lifelong passion for the subject.

— William Zinsser

Personalising success means defining it in line with your defined mission and beliefs. This will help ignite a passion for the dream as well as develop underlying values and attitudes.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

Hatred is unattractive, but it’s also irresistible. If men were honest with themselves, they’d admit it’s a stronger passion than lust.

— Norman Lock, The Boy in His Winter: An American Novel

You cannot separate passion from pathology any more than you can separate a person’s spirit from his body.

— Richard Selzer, Letters to a Young Doctor

I could see that others had confused her disorganized passion for volatility. In reality, she was a scrumptious mess; deliciously majestic. She was on her way to great things in this life.

— Steve Maraboli

Cat, I’ll let you in on a little secret. We don’t all love our jobs every day. And doing something you have passion for doesn’t make the work part of it any easier…It just makes you less likely to quit.

— Kate Jacobs, The Friday Night Knitting Club

Find your passion and live it!

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Time; a concept, elusive, timeless and unmanageable. Make your dreams, work and passion highest priority and each will find a place in TIME

— Val Uchendu

When scorching passion only leaves ashes of unfulfilled dreams, hope may entice the sprinkling magic of our imagination into livening up the footlights on a new stage of life. (“Taken for a ride”)

— Erik Pevernagie

By the time you swear you’re his, Shivering and sighing.And he vows his passion is, Infinite, undying.Lady make note of this –One of you is lying.

— Dorothy Parker

I believe in magick because I am proof. A soul can be crushed into powder, yet dares to rise in love.Hope is a magick of it’s own-And I it’s most natural object of passion and power.

— Mishi McCoy

With each drop of tear that we shed in our times of excruciating pain, our brain constructs majestic new cellular connections to aid in the pursuit of our passion – in the pursuit of truth.

— Abhijit Naskar, Love, God & Neurons: Memoir of a scientist who found himself by getting lost

Books were my passion and my escape from madness.

— Dorothea Benton Frank, The Christmas Pearl

If you add the shadow of death to a moment of passion you are in that instant free of all normal ties, your mind grows still and your body enters a state of non-being.

— Chloe Thurlow, Katie in Love

To such an extent does passion manifest itself in us as a temporary and distinct character, which not only takes the place of our normal character but actually obliterates the signs by which that character has hitherto been discernible.

— Marcel Proust, Swann’s Way

It is only by persistent focus on your dreams you will pull all the divine forces for the passion of fulfilled dream.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The passion of the collector when confronted with a rare item, the enthusiasm of a hunter who sees a fine, handsome beast, can give us no idea of the tremendous love of clothes in some women.

— Benito Pérez Galdós

To be consumed with passion is to be gallant to discover

— Sunday Adelaja

Your passion dwindling out isn’t Father’s fault either. You can’t blame that on Him. He has you in Merchant for a reason. You may not see it yet. But there is purpose. Father always has a purpose.

— Anna M. Aquino

Feeling passion fuels your spirit and feeds your joy.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

The passion to teach, to share deeplyexperienced “lessons from life, ” is embedded in all literature.

— Vera B. Williams

Who has a right to tell me I have no gift, no talent, no passion …’ he murmured. ‘Why do people say those things to you when youre young? Doesn’t seem fair, does it?”No, darling, it’s not fair, ‘she said. ‘But the mystery is why you listen.

— Anne Rice, The Wolf Gift

This land on which so many centuries have left their mark is merely an obligatory retreat for you, whereas it has always been our dearest hope. Your too sudden passion is made up of spite and necessity.

— Albert Camus, Resistance, Rebellion and Death: Essays

The capacity of passion is both cruel and divine

— George Sand

…but the truth is that it is only in knowing who you are at your core and staying true to yourself that you can possibly see the difference between passion and real love.

— Jennifer Lopez

This is truly a rags to riches story which doesn’t happen often, but it does happen. Hope is offered to those who face similar challenges that in this great Country dreams can be realized when work ethic and passion lead the way.

— George M. Gilbert, Team Of One: We Believe

Kev wasn’t certain if he was surrendering to Win or to his own passion for her. Only that there was no more holding back. He would take her. And he would give her everything he had, every part of his soul, even the broken pieces.

— Lisa Kleypas, Seduce Me at Sunrise

Life wants you to live in total alignment with true love, passion and integrity.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Skill, education, money aren’t the difference makers, passion is. If you’ve passion to achieve something, there’s nothing that can stop you.

— Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

You came here with love so live with passion and love everyone.

— Debasish Mridha

When people undermine your values, they’ve strong reasons. For example, they mistaken your passion for excellence as perfectionism…

— Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

I later discovered that in order to be a good athlete one must care intensely what is happening with a ball, even if one doesn’t have possession of it. This was ultimately my failure: my inability to work up a passion for the location of balls.

— Haven Kimmel, Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana

In passion we trust, for passion finds infinity and says that is how many ways I can exist.

— Corinne Meier

I’m a sensual adventurer, Sue. I want to explore the passion I feel, really dig into the heart of it, the dark parts, too. I wanted to take you on that journey with me. But if you don’t want to go, that’s fine.

— Wodke Hawkinson, Zeke

The passion for destruction is also a creative passion

— Mikhail Bakunin

Life is not governed by will or intention. Life is a question of nerves and fibers and slowly built-up cells in which thought hides itself and passion has its dreams.

— Oscar Wilde

When you have balance in your life, work becomes an entirely different experience. There is a passion that moves you to a whole new level of fulfillment and gratitude, and that’s when you can do your best… for yourself and for others.

— Cara Delevingne

Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.

— Rita Mae Brown

Out of the fire, passion is born.

— Kierra C.T. Banks

Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

— Benjamin Franklin

There is a passion for perfection which you rarely see fully developed but you may note this fact that in successful lives it is never wholly lacking.

— Bliss Carman

With thought, patience, and discrimination, book passion becomes the signature of a person’s character.

— Nicholas A. Basbanes, A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passion for Books

Dance from your heart and let your passion shine through

— The Dance Mum

When the vision fills your brain and passion hits your gut, the need to write it down cannot be stifled. (Marti Melville)

— Marti Melville

Photography is not about costly cameras’. It’s about your huge passion and little interest in innovation.

— shivangi lavaniya

Its funny when people recently change their attitude to gain entrance into your heart, which may only ignite your passion to close the door.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

One of my great laments is that education today seems to have… be less about passion and more about process, more about tactic or technique.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson

Fueled by faith and passion for our true priorities we’re going to drive against traffic in order to find rest, refreshment, and time for what matters most in life.

— Craig Groeschel, Weird: Because Normal Isn’t Working

Tell your good news as an evangelist would. Do so with a passion driven by a need to help and solve problems that some people didn’t even know they had.

— Chris Murray, The Extremely Successful Salesman’s Club

When you do things with the power of passion and power of love, you create destructive beauty.

— Debasish Mridha

It is the passion of God that empowers to impact lives

— Sunday Adelaja

Vision is a romantic thing. We have got into ‘talent identification’. I am much more interested in passion – finding people who are really excited about doing something.

— Sebastian Coe

But my passion is racing cars. It’s what I like to do in my off time.

— Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Do it with passion or not at all.

— Anonymous

Let your love be your guide. Let your courage be your driver, and let your passion be your road to enjoy this magnificent life to the fullest.

— Debasish Mridha

You will surely succeed in life with great passion and desire for self-study.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Dance from the heart and let your passion shine through

— The Dance Mum

Reconnect with who you truly are and what you really want rather than letting the outside world determine it for you. Reconnect with your purpose and your passion to know if your actions are helping you to achieve it.

— Susan C. Young

Human beings love, despite their compulsions to limit it and exploit it chaotically. Their love persuades them to make vows, build houses and turn their passion ultimately to duty.

— Germaine Greer, The Female Eunuch

On the subject of literary genres, I’ve always felt that my response to poetry is inadequate. I’d love to be the kind of person that drifts off into the garden with a slim volume of Elizabethan verse or a sheaf of haikus, but my passion is story.

— J. K. Rowling

When you pray to God asking for something, make sure you are asking for the things that are driven by love and passion rather than the ones that are pushed by hate and anger.

— Sameh Elsayed

If you see success as a race, then you will start eagerly with enthusiasm and passion with the hope of finishing quickly but there is much more to your success journey than your duration and speed.

— Mensah Oteh, Unlocking Life’s Treasure Chest: Wisdom keys to keep you inspired, encouraged, motivated and focused

If there is no love, how can there be passion or reason?

— Debasish Mridha

Let your passion serve as your energy source to keep you going. I can attest that you will be happier, healthier, and more successful at it.

— Anna Agoncillo, Psychology Of Love, Money, & Life

You can’t do passion halfway. Living your passion means you’re all in. You trust your heart and trust your gut wherever that takes you.

— Joe Plumeri, The Power of Being Yourself: A Game Plan for Success–by Putting Passion into Your Life and Work

When we talk about having a life of significance and meaning, it’s not about fame or money or resources. It’s about people and lives and hearts. That’s my biggest passion in life.

— Tim Tebow

Had he already inspired a passion in some stranger’s heart?

— Edmund White, Our Young Man

God wants us to delight in living His purpose for us, which is why our passion plays a huge part!

— Paige Omartian

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.

— James Russell Lowell

The best connections are the ones who are like-minded and who value quality, integrity, truth, passion for life and the desire share-it-forward while leaving an unprecedented legacy in the world.”-Steven Cuoco

— Steven Cuoco

My life path has been a blessing and a great learning experience. Skateboarding is my passion and I don’t see that changing. When I’m not skating, I love to surf. I’m open to the new experiences and opportunities.

— Ryan Sheckler

Many of my colleagues operate from a mistaken notion that rational thought can come from only objective discourse, devoid of emotions. To me, speaking from the heart and with passion is not antagonistic to reason.

— David Sue, Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Instructor’s Manual

I would rather die of passion than of boredom.

— Émile Zola, The Ladies’ Paradise

Procrastinating to embark on your passion is a risky business, because tomorrow may never come!

— Alex Zar

Turn your fears into excitement.Your anxieties into enthusiasm. Your passion into energy.

— Sanober Khan

Tears are the silent passion for suffering

— Christopher Poindexter

Writing is my passion and burns in me like a fire. I’m always writing and honing my skills to feed the flames.

— Gabriela M. Sanchez

It is one thing to rouse the passion of a people, and quite another to lead them.

— Ron Suskind, Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President

Your passion is that part of the earth where God has placed you

— Sunday Adelaja

Human, witch, goblin, or whatever, a kiss is what is it is created from. Every moment, every heartache, every breath of fear and passion and longing was all wound up in this one kiss. It was more feeling than any word could express.

— Cyndi Goodgame, Yield

When a person exudes passion, it is evident that they love what they are doing. Their passion projects an aura of confidence and decisiveness.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

I’m already crazy. I’m a fearless person. I think it creeps up on you. I don’t think it can be stopped. If my destiny is to lose my mind because of fame, then that’s my destiny. But my passion still means more than anything.

— Lady Gaga

Without passion everything lame in this life.

— Baris Gencel

Never raise your voice but raise yourself and your passion for love and life.

— Debasish Mridha

How often is my tidy and well-appointed world nothing but the thin veneer of an imagination that I’ve chosen to use in the service of denial, rather than a gift I’ve chosen to exercise out of a passion for change?

— Craig D. Lounsbrough, Flecks of Gold on a Path of Stone: Simple Truths for Profound Living

When we’re good, we’re really good, and when we’re bad, it’s really bad. Two people that have that much passion must be doing something awfully right.

— Magan Vernon, On Paper Wings

Maybe I should think of nothing at all? But that was passion impossible. As soon as I tried to thinking of anything, millions of ideas flooded my brain.

— Kerstin Gier, Ruby Red

Increase in passion gives empowerment to reap the harvest

— Sunday Adelaja

God created me—and you—to live with a single, all-embracing, all-transforming passion—namely, a passion to glorify God by enjoying and displaying his supreme excellence in all the spheres of life.

— John Piper, Don’t Waste Your Life

Abba Macarius said, ‘If you rebuke someone and do it with anger, you have allowed a passion to control you. You have not saved anyone and have destroyed yourself’.

— Tim Vivian, Saint Macarius, The Spiritbearer: Coptic Texts Relating To Saint Macarius The Great

Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.

— John Ruskin

Cultivate a passion for truth.Pursue a life of charity.Enjoy the beauty found in every day.

— Lisa Shea, Seeking The Truth

Objectives are only words written on paper without passion and desire

— W. T. Albright

My imagination, my ability to understand the way love and people grow over time, how passion can surprise and renew, utterly failed me.

— Elizabeth Wurtzel

A true artist creates art because they have a passion and desire to do so.

— Anne-Rae Vasquez, Almost a Turkish Soap Opera

You know what’s sexy? A person who’s been through a life challenge, and comes out with insights, more depth, and a fiery passion to face forward, forward, forward!

— Karen Salmansohn, Instant Happy Journal: 365 Days of Inspiration, Gratitude, and Joy

She answered with a passion I didn’t expect & I was lost. In that moment our hearts beat as one. In that moment I knew she loved me.” #Ren

— Colleen Houck, Tiger’s Curse

Souvenez-vous toujours que dans la vie, la passion sans vision est une perte d’énergie, et que la vision sans passion est une impasse.

— Jo M. Sekimonyo, l’enfer c’est lui

There is no passion like that of a functionary for his function.

— Georges Clemenceau

He kissed her temple, her hair, and then her mouth again, with great passion and heartbreaking tenderness. “My Love… from the beginning of time until the end. Always and forever. You’ll always be my love. Always.

— Patricia Ryan, Heaven’s Fire

And she felt as though she had been there, on that bench, for an eternity. For an infinity of passion can be contained in one minute, like a crowd in a small space.

— Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary

We always look for operators with a combination of guts, passion and genius.

— Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

Light yourself on fire with passion and people will come from miles to watch you burn.

— John Wesley

If you must chase make certain its with passion so you may reap a worthy reward.

— Eyob M. A.

Life can be so wonderful when simplicity, passion and love is involved in everything we do !

— Angie karan

I used to be free spirited, now I’m just free of sleep. I got a burning passion in my throat. I got a burning passion inside me.

— Tegan Quin

How the original ‘Cosmos’ affected me personally was long-term. I wasn’t born early enough to see the original series, but after getting a hold of it in my teen years, it was one of the driving forces behind my passion for science.

— Kyle Hill

To be a great motorbike racer, the most important thing is passion for the bike.

— Valentino Rossi

O how vain and vile a passion is this fear! What base uncomely things it makes men do.

— Samuel Johnson

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

— Federico Fellini

Comparison is waste of energy. Every individual is unique with unique talents. Find your passion and live your best life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

To truly live a passionate life, develop habits and routines that engage you and enable you to express your passion each day.

— Mensah Oteh, The Good Life: Transform your life through one good day

Far away soul in a dreamy stateForgotten slumber seemingly latePure rhythmic love now rising higherUnclad passion our only attire

— Munia Khan

When your purpose and passion are in alignment, your work becomes your calling, your life becomes your dream, and your mindset becomes 20/20 in clarity.

— Farshad Asl

Happiness comes in many forms. Whether through a passion for something or someone, it makes no difference. The results are the same: you live.

— Megan Duke, Infinite Limits: A Conclusion to Small Circles

Something is askew when our passion for the truth blinds us to other perspectives and to the grace to be able to differ graciously from others and learn from others who may see things very differently than we do.

— Gordon T. Smith, Courage and Calling: Embracing Your God-Given Potential

The life and passion of a person leave an imprint on the ether of a place. Love does not remain within the heart, it flows out to build secret tabernacles in a landscape.

— John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom

Do what you can with all love and passion irrespective of whether it pays you well or not. Joy in the result lives longer than the joy in the reward.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Time and again, I’ve met or read about people who succeeded against all kinds of odds because they had passion. You’re passion away to win!

— Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

If you have a strong purpose in life, you don’t have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there.

— Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.

— John Ruskin

Everyone should feel alive. Should smash up against passion and danger, against temptation and anticipation. You have to push the envelope sometimes, because otherwise how do you know what your limits really are?

— J. Kenner, Heated

An infinity of passion can be contained in one minute, like a crowd in a small space.

— Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary

People don’t have to do things by half measures because they aren’t getting paid for it. In fact, that’s all the more reason to throw every ounce of passion you have behind it.

— Anna Kendrick, Scrappy Little Nobody

Amazing how too much passion in one part of your life can destroy passion in other parts of your life.

— Clifford Cohen

Life will be felt so “flat” without passion .

— Faiz Triumph

We violate the innocence of things in the name of rationality so we can wander about, uninterrupted, in our search for passion and sentiment.

— Marlena de Blasi, A Thousand Days in Venice

You put butterflies back into my soul and painted their wings with passion and poetry.

— Melody Lee

Music may be his passion — but this, right here, was his dream.

— Rachel Harris, Accidentally Married on Purpose

If there is any good in life, in history, in my own past, I invoke it now. I invoke it with all the passion with which I have lived.

— Elizabeth Kostova, The Historian

Passion in every word I wrote, passion in every single thought.

— Bernard Jan

The power and magnetic pull of your vision is hinged on the purpose and passion behind it and, most importantly, the intent.

— Mensah Oteh, The Good Life: Transform your life through one good day

Do you to the best of your ability with love, passion and purpose. The right tribe of people will fall into your life.

— April WIlliams, What You Should Know About Network Marketing Before Investing Your Time, Energy and Money

I wish I knew how to calibrate my kiss the way he did but passion allows us to hide more.

— André Aciman, Call Me by Your Name

Life is so much better when your passion and calling line up. You understand the gift of your spiritual inheritance, assume responsibility for right and just choices, and you pour your signature presence into serving others.

— Gloria Burgess, Dare to Wear Your Soul on the Outside: Live Your Legacy Now

I will know how to hold you just by the look in your eye, I will never forget – not even on the day that I die. This is a promise of my passion for you, smile at me and make it true.

— Diana Lynn

Being involved with passion is one of the common characteristics I have observed in all the successful people I have come across.

— Vishwas Chavan, Vishwasutras: Universal Principles for Living: Inspired by Real-Life Experiences

It was a passion neither of the mind nor of the heart, it was a force that comprehended them both, as if they were but the matter of love, its specific substance.

— John Williams, Stoner

Rose was so full of life and passion that sometimes she seemed more human than I was.

— Richelle Mead, Bloodlines

A legacy is the impact and impression an individual makes and leaves behind in the lives of others; it no longer represents the individual, it represents the people who carry on his or her name with passion and integrity.

— Farshad Asl, The “No Excuses” Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity

Ultimate prosperity is one’s value within. It takes a man of depth, morality, and charm to be envied yet without a sign of wealth or romance. A passion to prove such inner worth is his permission to achieve whatever he desires.

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

Give me passion — and compassion — any day.

— Jim Butcher, Princeps’ Fury

She’s always looking for poetry and passion and sensitivity, the whole Romantic kitchen. I live on a rather simpler diet.’ ‘Prose and pudding?”I don’t expect attractive men necessarily to have attractive souls.

— John Fowles, The Magus

I would rather a romantic relationship turn into contempt than turn into apathy. The passion in the extremities make it appear as though it once meant something. We grow from hot or cold, but lukewarm is the biggest insult.

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

Poetry is for me Eucharistic. You take someone else’s suffering into your body, their passion comes into your body, and in doing that you commune, you take communion, you make a community with others.

— Mary Karr

The passion to get ahead is sometimes born of the fear lest we be left behind.

— Eric Hoffer

Where your soul meets your purpose is the azimuth known as your passion and from there you can plot points of inspiration and achievable goals.

— Donavan Nelson Butler, Master Sergeant US Army

I look at her face, so content, so happy. Even more beautiful all flushed with passion and think of how lucky a man I really am.

— A.R. Von, When The Night Comes

BEL-IMPERIA: Oh let me go; for in my troubled eyesNow may’st thou read that life in passion dies.HORATIO: Oh stay a while, and I will die with thee;So shalt thou yield, and yet have conquered me.

— Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedy

Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers.

— Robin S. Sharma

Lust for power, greed, false religions reign today because of lack of vision and passion to redeem nations

— Sunday Adelaja

Do not commit spiritual suicide through a passion for discussing metaphysical subtleties.

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon, All of Grace

With adequate planning, passion and perseverance, you can achieve the God-given goals.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Art is a passion with great vision and cultural expression.

— Debasish Mridha

Enemies could become the best companions. Companionship is based on a common interest and the greater the interest the closer the companionship. What makes enemies of people if not the eagerness the passion for the same thing?

— Bernard Berenson

Your life is defined by how you spend your time and what you choose to do daily, so a life of passion is not an act but a habit.

— Mensah Oteh

Successful people are defined as ordinary people who never gave up on their dreams and passion is the secret of that persistence!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

When God gives you a passion for a particular cause, there is a reason for it, and that reason is not to keep it to yourself. You are called to be a representative for those in need.

— Dillon Burroughs, Faith Acts: A Provocative Call to Live What You Believe

To have no desire is such a load of bullshit–forgive me for being so blunt. To have no passion in one’s life is a cop-out for cowards.

— Irina Kovalyova, Specimen: Stories

Before anything else I was a woman who was capable of passion and who had a great need and a great desire for love.

— Philippa Gregory, The Other Boleyn Girl

A life of devotion to one’s passion gives meaning to life.

— Avijeet Das

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

— Harriet Tubman

Profits don’t always prove that you’re doing it, passion does.

— Goitsemang Mvula

I have a secret passion for mercy. But justice is what keeps happening to people.

— Ross Macdonald, The Goodbye Look

A few years ago, a taxi driver told me about a club & a dog. A waiter taught me a lesson about ladders today. Life is full of class sessions for those who have passion & listen.

— Indeewara Jayawardane

If you have the desire, passion and enthusiasm to do something, nothing in the world will stop you.

— Carlos Wallace, Life Is Not Complicated-You Are: Turning Your Biggest Disappointments Into Your Greatest Blessings

Live for possibilities. Live with passion and purpose.

— Debasish Mridha

I write romance and passion to savour love twice, in the moment and in retrospect.

— Angeline M. Bishop

Fantasy novels reveal “emergency escape routes” from reality. Romance novels dish out a banquet of Eye Candy. Otherworldly passion erupts when the two collide in an epic novel of unforgettable characters and dire circumstances.

— Sarah J. Pepper, Forbidden Beloved

Beauty is given to dolls, majesty to haughty vixens, but mind, feeling, passion and the crowning grace of fortitude are the attributes of an angel.

— Charlotte Brontë, Tales of Angria

Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.

— C. S. Lewis

Who knows you more…your friend or your enemy? It’s your enemy that pursues with passion while your friend engages at leisure.

— Donna Lynn Hope

People like to warn you that by the time you reach the middle of your life, passion will begin to feel like a meal eaten long ago, which you remember with great tenderness.

— Meg Wolitzer, The Uncoupling

Prayer Against the DarknessShekhinaPray for us now bound with scripture and shielded with shawlArmed with passion and loving carePray for us now against suffering, turmoil, and injusticePray for us now against the chaos of the dark.

— Leonard Nimoy, Shekhina

Make time for your passions. Pursue them with a depth of heart that you find nowhere else in your life. Your intention can simply be to enjoy your passion or to make a career out of it but whatever you do make sure that it makes your heart happy.

— Avina Celeste

Today a new sun rises for me everything lives everything is animated everything seems to speak to me of my passion everything invites me to cherish it.

— Anne De Lenclos

My commitment to Atlanta and passion for sports and competition make this acquisition a perfect fit for me.

— Arthur Blank

A proactive learner can have the ability to acquire a vast amount knowledge to use critical thinking because he or she has the passion comprehending complex principles, theories and tasks in daily life and career settings.

— Saaif Alam

The pursuit of life is passion to seek the presence of God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Hope is a passion for the possible.

— Søren Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling

The source of continuing aliveness was to find your passion and pursue it with whole heart and single mind.

— Gail Sheehy

Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work… a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.

— Barbra Streisand

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.

— Audrey Hepburn

Man is a passion which brings a will into play which works an intelligence.

— Henri Frederic Amiel

I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.

— Roald Dahl

The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.

— Jean de la Bruyere

You never get anywhere until you figure out the difference between passion and compassion.

— Cynthia Heimel, A Girl’s Guide to Chaos

Find your passion and fulfill it.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The passion of Jesus is lonely only as all our deaths are lonely. He is with us in the loneliness of death, too. And so, he and we are not alone even there. The same blow that strikes him dead, strikes us all dead, and it strikes us in the same way.

— Craig Keen, After Crucifixion: The Promise of Theology

Life is not a competition.There is enough work for everybody. Find your passion and fulfill it.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Passion without purpose leads to frustration.Purpose without passion leads to procrastination.Passion with purpose leads to success.

— Valerie J. Lewis Coleman, The Wait of Success

Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector’s passion borders on the chaos of memories.

— Walter Benjamin

There is a passion for perfection which you rarely see fully developed but… in successful lives it is never wholly lacking.

— Bliss Carman

You can seize away my opportunities but never the passion that I possess.

— Harshada Pathare

Fulfilling your divine passion brings gladness.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Purpose and passion – purpose is what will guide you to your best self and the passion will keep you there.

— Nikki Rowe

No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else’s draft.

— H.G. Wells

I threw back my head, my hair falling about me like a great red curtain, and cried out.  My eyes felt hot and burned with tears as my body trembled with the passion for blood. 

— Rhiannon Frater, The Tale Of The Vampire Bride

Dreams create hope, energy and passion and together reveal your hidden abilities and untapped potential

— Mensah Oteh, The Best Chance: A Guide to Discovering Your Purpose, Reaching Your Potential, Experiencing Fulfilment and Achieving Success in Any Area of Life

Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.

— Paul Eldridges

Every new day comes with a new joy, a new plan and a new life, all to be directed by the same old God! You need a new dream, a new passion and a new hope to pursue your old destiny!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

My strength would be my honesty and my passion towards my work.

— Sushant Singh Rajput

Discovering passion and purpose requires figuring out what works and what doesn’t. Mature, successful people establish their on rules. These rules are measured by only one standard: do they work?

— Robert A. Glover

When a dancer performs, melody transforms into a carriage, expressions turn into fuel and spirit experiences a journey to a world where passion attains fulfillment.

— Shah Asad Rizvi

If you add your hot passion to the cold attitude of another person, it becomes lukewarm. Don’t stand on the toes of dwarfs; stand on the shoulders of giants!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

In trying moments, you must keep trying… In grieving times, don’t think of giving up! Employ your passion to work; something great to enjoy is approaching!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

The passion for self improvement is the love for reading, learning and writing.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

At the age of 12, my parents gave me a chemistry set for Christmas, and experimentation soon became a consuming passion in my life.

— John Vane

Your fashion should reflect your true passion for life.

— Debasish Mridha

Pesticide is meant to deal with pests as passion is to deal with unnecessary loss of interest! Passion kills the ghosts of “I can’t”.

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Pursuing your passion is fulfilling and leads to financial freedom.

— Robert G. Allen

May your union be filled with loveAnnealed by passion Built on a strong foundation And tempered by time

— Richard L. Ratliff

Abba Marcius said, ‘If you rebuke someone and do it with anger, you have allowed a passion to control you. You have not saved anyone and have destroyed yourself’.

— Tim Vivian, Saint Macarius, The Spiritbearer: Coptic Texts Relating To Saint Macarius The Great

One needed, she saw now, only a few belongings, just as one needed only a few close friends, and a single passion – it need not be a person, neccissarily.

— Daphne Kalotay, Russian Winter

Do you know what passion is? He whisperedAnd he brushed my lips… the lipstick smeared and the brassiere rested on the floor..

— ~Preetilata Kumari

I take my actions because of my passion not because of compulsion.

— Amit Kalantri

Renee loved to do things. That was mysterious to me, since I was more comfortable talking about things and never doing them. She liked passion. She liked adventure. I cowered from passion and talked myself out of adventure.

— Rob Sheffield

Winning requires a crystal clear vision, relentless passion and complete dedication with No Excuses.

— Farshad Asl

I have spent most of the time there and infect traveling is my passion as well memories always remind us the fact of our life – Joyful & precious journey of my life.

— Avinash Advani

Unfortunately, sometimes the fans forget who puts the money and passion into the club. It’s funny, but when you win, it’s the coach and the players who are responsible, but when you lose, it’s the owner’s fault; but that’s football.

— Andrea Della Valle

As a Priest got a calling to preach, you also got a calling to do whatever you do, so do it with passion and only God can stop your calling.

— Unarine Ramaru

Sexual pleasure is, I agree, a passion to which all others are subordinate but in which they all unite.

— Marquis de Sade, The 120 Days of Sodom and Other Writings

There is a 100% assurance that what your friend’s enemy tells you about your friend is false. What your failure tells you about your passion is fake. Don’t give up!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

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 Joshua Heschel

Emulation is a noble and just passion full of appreciation.

— J. C. F. von Schiller

Books might be your passion but you can’t fuck a paperback.

— Alexandra Potter, Me and Mr. Darcy

Patience is passion tamed.

— Lyman Abbott

I shall strive not to be guilty of adding any fuel to the flames of hatred and passion which, if continued to be fed, promise to burn up whatever is left by the war of decent human feeling in Europe.

— Eamon de Valera

A creative person aspires to devote the core state of their mind fixated upon performing the surge of work that expresses the raw passion driving an evolving notion of their quintessence.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Really, I’ll go anywhere at any time to continue working in theater – it’s a passion that I’m thankful I still have. It keeps me creative and on my toes and meeting great people. I can’t imagine a better way of working than on a play.

— Laurie Metcalf

Don’t be so caught up in the noble cause of responsibility that you lose your passion for who you are living for.

— Shannon L. Alder

Because his killing is not a passion of the moment but a compelling urge that has been growing within him sometimes for years, he has completely amalgamated this practice into his lifestyle.

— Joel Norris, Serial Killers

Upon graduation, believe it or not, I had no job. I had no interviews. I had no prospects. I had no worries. What I did have, I had passion. I had enormous passion. I had passion for financial markets. I had fallen in love with financial markets.

— Gary Cohn

Our lives are defined by how we spend our time and what we choose to do daily. A life of passion is not an act but a lifestyle.

— Mensah Oteh

No passion is stronger in the breast of a man than the desire to make others believe as he believes. Nothing so cuts at the root of his happiness and fills him with rage as the sense that another rates low what he prizes high.

— Virginia Woolf, Orlando

Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.

— G. M. Trevelyan

Use your passion and expertise to provide long term value and innovative solutions for your clients

— Benjamin Kofi Quansah

Never let anyone steal your passion and calmness without your permission.

— Debasish Mridha

You will find success when your passion becomes your magnificent obsession.

— Mensah Oteh

Impulsive passion please set me free.

— Delano Johnson, Love Quotes

The most important legacy you will ever leave is your vision planted in the minds of your disciples and a passion as strong as a storm in their hearts.

— Shannon L. Alder

Blessed desire gripped her nether parts as her passion inflamed. Helen shamelessly rocked her hips from side to side. “My, you have turned me into a wanton woman.” “And that’s a bad thing?” His voice grew deeper with each word.

— Amy Jarecki, Highland Knight of Rapture

Everything with me is either worship and passion or pity and understanding. I hate rarely, though when I hate, I hate murderously. But I am more preoccupied with loving.

— Anaïs Nin, Henry and June: From “A Journal of Love”–The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin

Love creates acceptance, respect, passion and security.

— Euginia Herlihy

Grab tightly to the reigns of passion and ride into glory for without it life would be stagnant and you would be a spirit without cause.

— Donna Lynn Hope

If love has taken us for a ride and passion made us ignore sham and swindle, the time has come to separate the wheat from the chaff and polish up diamonds of trust, neatly, day by day. (“Taken for a ride”)

— Erik Pevernagie

Even if you aren’t independent or career wise, at least show that you have a passion for life and an optimistic outlook.

— Auliq Ice

The ruling passion be it what it will The ruling passion conquers reason still.

— Alexander Pope

My father loved ‘Godard and Truffaut.’ He was more artsy. My mom loved the ‘Bourne’ trilogy she likes big blockbusters. She loved that I did ‘I Am Legend.’ My passion for acting came with my passion for movies.

— Alice Braga

Be humble as you learn, but defend every dream with passion and pride. What you leave behind is the reason; the tears and scars are the price.

— Rodi Szoke, Our Young Guardians: Seven & Two

To follow a passion is to be consecrated

— Sunday Adelaja

Beyond Islam and unbelief there is a desert plain. For us, there is a passion in the midst of that expanse. The knower who reaches there will prostrate, there is neither Islam nor unbelief, nor any ‘where’ in that place.

— Jalaluddin Rumi

Give life no quarter…pursue it with passion and purpose

— Thomas Narofsky, You are Unstoppable Participant’s Guide: Unleash Your Inspired Life

My passion is to see ordinary believers receive extraordinary answers to their prayers.

— Jane Glenchur, 7 Secrets to Power Praying: How to Access God’s Wisdom and Miracles Every Day

You cannot do anything unless you allow your passion to motivate you. People may tell you, “you can do it”, “you can make it” “it’s possible” but when you tell yourself always ” I can’t make it”, it’s your choice that rules everything!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Without education … what is man but a splendid slave, a reasoning savage vacillating between the dignity of an intelligence derived from God and the degradation of passion participated with brutes…

— Chukwudifu Oputa

Apathy sets in when our passion for the future is miscarried.

— Andrew Root, Unlocking Mission and Eschatology in Youth Ministry

You know my children that humanity advances only by forming itself an ideal and endeavoring to realize it. Every passion has its ideal which is modified by that of the whole.

— Jenny R d’Hericourt

The great changes in civilisation and society have been wrought by deeply held beliefs and passion rather than by a process of rational deduction.

— Paul Keating

I studied with Strasberg, Elia Kazan. They raised the bar. They weren’t easy to please, and they made you achieve the best you could do. That’s what a teacher does: he infuses you with passion for something.

— Martin Landau

I’ve always had an affinity and a passion for cars and that whole car culture.

— Ludacris

One passion leads to another. It’s passion that makes the wheels of life turn, passion for work, passion for pleasure, passion for passion.

— Chloe Thurlow, Katie in Love

There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

— Nelson Mandela

Go to where ever dreamland you decide on. But go with passion hand-in-hand. You will never be tired on the way!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

To hell with passive, inflict your passion on me.

— H.A. Kotys, Is This Me

Find your passion and live your best life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

No matter how obstacles may “play” you over the bar, you will be able to assume your shape when your passion is always intact. You will not burst!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.

— Denis Diderot

As a human being, I know of no greater example of success than someone who is self-sustaining through using his passion in the service of others.

— Chris Matakas, My Mastery: Learning to Live through Jiu Jitsu

I love you, ” she said wretchedly. “And if I were well, no power on earth could keep me away from you. If I were well, I would take you to my bed, and I would show you as much passion as any woman could.

— Lisa Kleypas, Seduce Me at Sunrise

Love is deepest driving passion of a purposeful life.

— Debasish Mridha

If men could learn from history, what lessons it might teach us. But passion and party blind our eyes, and the light which experience gives us is a lantern on the stern, which shines only on the waves behind us.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A smile, like the poet’s muse, Inspires passion in the lover’s heart

— Alex Z. Moores, Living in Water

I suppose that, after the passion of love, water rights have caused more trouble than anything else to the human species.

— Alice Steinbach, Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman

My passion stems from seeking world peace and finding how we can live together creatively rather than violently.

— Mimi Kennedy

You MUST do what you love. Sometimes your passion will be the only thing that keeps you motivated.

— Faydra D. Fields

Having declared a passion for his wildness, she had sought from the beginning to tame him.

— Titania Hardie, The Rose Labyrinth

Growth is ugly, it’s hideous, it’s all the things we don’t like but my god, once you walk through the fire of confusion you will feel burning passion within your flame.

— Nikki Rowe

This indeed is one of the eternal paradoxes of both life and literature-that without passion little gets done yet without control of that passion its effects are largely ill or null.

— F. L. Lucas

My daughter is my passion and my life.

— Tamara Mellon

Pains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. That’s what makes a marriage last – more than passion or even sex.

— Simone Signoret

In would rather die of passion than of boredom.

— Vincent van Gogh

It was wrong to be so joyless, so desponding; I should have made God my friend, and to do His will the pleasure and the business of my life; but faith was weak, and passion was too strong.

— Anne Brontë

Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one’s death.

— Rollo May

You should calm down and listen to the voice of your heart. This is your inner voice, your intuition or strong desire or a passion to a certain kind of activity

— Sunday Adelaja

These days when Christians bicker they exaggerate passion into a legalistic belief and prosperity into a lukewarm belief.

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

When we connect with our personal authenticity and truth, the vitality that is triggered becomes an eternal spring of regenerative passion that continues to expand our experience.

— Heidi Reagan

A continued atmosphere of hectic passion is very trying if you haven’t got any of your own.

— Dorothy L. Sayers

I think my passion is misinterpreted as anger sometimes. And I don’t think people are ready for the message that I’m delivering, and delivering with a sense of violent love.

— Charlie Sheen

Once you have the vision and the passion to make it happen, you will achieve your dreams. It is up to you to decide when to make it happen; attitudes guide you to answer that!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

Find your passion and run with it. Anything is possible.

— Kendall Schmidt

Passion is simply energy, and we all have energy within us which implies you already have all the passion you need within you.

— Mensah Oteh, The Best Chance: A Guide to Discovering Your Purpose, Reaching Your Potential, Experiencing Fulfilment and Achieving Success in Any Area of Life

Now I understand that this passion for pain, even in the torture of martyrdom, represents the haste and impatience to no longer be interrupted and disturbed by the evil that can come from this side (meaning this life).

— Lou Andreas-Salomé

Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art.

— Paul Theroux

Hope arouses as nothing else can arouse a passion for the possible.

— William Sloane Coffin

There is scarcely any passion without struggle.

— Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays

We’re only instruments of love, flowing through heaps of pain hoping one day we’d hatch a passion of our own.

— Robert M. Drake

Legacy is more than leaving possessions behind. It’s about investing in people with passion and integrity through leadership and love.

— Farshad Asl

Creativity adds signature or aesthetic that elevates passion to purpose and fancy to enchantment.

— Pearl Zhu, Digital Valley: Five Pearls of Wisdom to Make Profound Influence

The misunderstanding of passion and reason, as if the latter were an independent entity and not rather a system of relations between various passions and desires; and as if every passion did not possess its quantum of reason

— Friedrich Nietzsche, The Will to Power

New Hampshire is one of the birthplaces of American freedom and independence – a place with a love and a passion for liberty.

— Marsha Blackburn

Cripes, just listen to that desperation mixed with a wild joie de vivre. That doesn’t come out of nothing. They’ll be able to hear that a massive eruption once rocked the world and scattered pain and passion in it’s wake.

— Cat Winters, The Uninvited

Don’t build a team that will fuel your ‘ego’. Build a team that has the skills, desire & passion for fueling the ‘vision’.

— Yvonne Pierre, The Day My Soul Cried: A Memoir

As yet hath his knowledge not learned to smile, and to be without jealously ; as yet hath his gushing passion not become calm in beauty.

— Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Whatever your passion is – even if you’re great at it – it can’t be the only thing you do… If you do, you’ll be great at that one thing… and bad at everything else… Getting that balance is not easy…

— Eric Berlin, The Puzzler’s Mansion

We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion if we want to be happy.

— Cyril Connolly

No reproach for a person willing to give honorable service in the passion to become wise.

— Plato

There is no passion so contagious as that of fear.

— Michel de Montaigne

God has a passion for brand new beginnings.

— Ngina Otiende, The Wedding Night: Embracing Sexual Intimacy as New Bride

Your passion is measured by the difference between your willingness to take actions and your desire to quit. When your desire to quit outweighs your willingness to persist, you are ripe for failure!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Sacrifice is a passion that unleashes everything away from us so that it can be drawn into everyone around us.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Vision transforms hope into committed action and passion transforms wants into new realities.

— Michael Strasner, Living on the Skinny Branches: Five Tools to Creating Power, Freedom and a Life Worth Living

Enthusiasm can help you find the new doors, but it takes passion to open them. If you have a strong purpose in life, you don’t have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there.

— Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Five people with passion can do better than fifty people with mere desire or interest.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Prayer for worldly goods is worse than fruitless but prayer for strength of soul is that passion of the soul which catches the gift it seeks.

— George Meredith

Every great wave of popular passion that rolls up on the prairies is dashed to spray when it strikes the hard rocks of Manhattan.

— H.L. Mencken

Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.

— Joseph Addison

Stay with your passion but have a philosophy that is beyond your strength so that you can have a legacy, even a legacy that will outlast you.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.

— Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Success caused passion more than passion caused success.

— Scott Adams, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life

Without passion and satisfaction, there is nothing to make happiness last.

— ANIKOR Daniel

A doctorate study is the passion for extensive research, reading, thinking and writing.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The best way to truly live a consistent life of passion is to formulate daily habits and a daily routine that engages you and makes you feel more passionate about life

— Mensah Oteh

I realized that my truest passion was for helping people change through faith in a higher power. That meant, for me, belonging to the church. Using my abilities to bring Christian doctrine to a postmodern world.

— James McGreevey

The greatest gift is the passion for reading.It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind.It is a moral illumination.

— Elizabeth Hardwick

Finding your passion is the key to your success. – Tracy Kauffman

— Tracy Kauffman

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.

— Audrey Hepburn

I have yet to meet anyone quite so stubborn as myself and animated by this overpowering passion that leaves me no time for thought or anything else. I have, in fact, no interest in life outside racing cars.

— Enzo Ferrari

Everyone has fantasies and the variations in these visions of passion vary widely. It is a natural experience that occurs in every human being. Having a rich fantasy life is not only enjoyable, but psychologically “normal.

— K. Kiker, WHITE

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion enmity worship love but no friendship.

— Oscar Wilde

Everybody who’s a physician, who makes vaccines, who wants to find the cure for cancer. Everybody who wants to do any medical good for humankind got the passion for that before he or she was 10.

— Bill Nye

Do you know I get such a passion for reading sometimes its like the other passion -writing- only the wrong side of the carpet.

— Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Four: 1931-1935

And there’s also ‘To him that hath shall be given.’ After all, you must have a capacity to receive, or even omnipotence can’t give. Perhaps your own passion temporarily destroys the capacity.

— C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed

Leaders who listen to their team , encourage dreams, they inspire success by example andl ignite the passion needed to achieve ~Bluenscottish

— Bluenscottish

Think about it, if we fed our passion the way we fed our fears, we would be achieving our dreams and making the most of our years.

— Nikki Rowe

My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service.

— Sonny Perdue