Passion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Passion

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Compassion is contempt with a human face.
~By John McCarthy ~


I'm a very passionate believer in the unity of knowledge. There is one world of reality - one world of our experience that we're seeking to describe.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


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.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


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


For one heat, all know, doth drive out another, One passion doth expel another still.
~By George Chapman ~


Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by passions and touched with that ceremonial grace which is impossible without some affectionate loyalty to traditional form and ceremonies.
~By Joseph Wood Krutch ~


I was passionate. I found something that I loved. I could be all alone in a big old skating rink and nobody could get near me and I didn't have to talk to anybody because of my shyness. It was great. I was in my fantasy world.
~By Dorothy Hamill ~


I'm passionate about learning. I'm passionate about life.
~By Tom Cruise ~


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


People like passion in politics.
~By Ed Gillespie ~


Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.
~By Lord Byron ~


I'm a geek who loves fashion. There's been a reinvention of the word geek. It means being passionate about anything that's under the radar or sort of frowned upon, like Comic-Con.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Those who are compassionate when they should be tough will be tough when they should be compassionate.
~By Dennis Prager ~


As long as there are musicians who have a passion for spontaneity, for creating something that's never been before, the art form of jazz will flourish.
~By Charlie Haden ~


Passion is very important to me. If you stop enjoying things, you've got to look at it, because it can lead to all kinds of depressing scenarios.
~By Nicolas Cage ~


America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


First of all, weren't all the best beatings in the trailer for "The Passion of the Christ"? I hate when the trailer gives away all the best stuff.
~By Rob Schneider ~


Nothing that comes from the deep, passional soul is bad, or can be bad.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Once you win a National Championship, how do you do that again? How do you get the passion to do that again? We won it again right away, the next year. A lot of it had to do with the fact that I didn't give myself an opportunity to enjoy the first one.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


One declaims endlessly against the passions; one imputes all of man's suffering to them. One forgets that they are also the source of all his pleasures.
~By Denis Diderot ~


I'm passionately involved in life: I love its change, its color, its movement. To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle.
~By Arthur Rubinstein ~


I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


By annihilating the desires, you annihilate the mind. Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.
~By Claude Adrien Helvetius ~


The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Not to discriminate every moment some passionate attitude in those about us, and in the very brilliancy of their gifts some tragic dividing on their ways, is, on this short day of frost and sun, to sleep before evening.
~By Walter Pater ~


At the end of the day, love and compassion will win.
~By Terry Waite ~


The worker can unionize, go out on strike; mothers are divided from each other in homes, tied to their children by compassionate bonds; our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form of physical or mental breakdown.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


The force of passion is balanced by the force of interest.
~By Jose Marti ~


I am a universalist, passionately devoted to the cause of equality within the human family.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
~By Paul Tillich ~


Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him, if you give him nothing to worship, he will fashion his own divinities, and find a chieftain in his own passions.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.
~By Richard Gere ~


It's not getting any better, is it? I don't want my 19-year-old boy going into the army. I love these little kids. They understand how passionate I am.
~By Burt Bacharach ~


It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


America is a giving nation and very compassionate.
~By David Wilkerson ~


Love is only one of many passions.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Why cannot we correct the baneful passions, without weakening the good?
~By Zebulon Pike ~


People in independent film have a passion; they're not in it for the money.
~By Gena Rowlands ~


Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


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


The mind's passion is all for singling out. Obscurity has another tale to tell.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


If you have this passion for music, you don't stop doing it - it chooses you and doesn't release you.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


We were married for almost 45 years. We fought all the time, it wasn't a great love or anything, it wasn't a great, all-consuming passion. She was just there. A lot of people were startled because we didn't seem devoted but we were.
~By Hugh Leonard ~


Revolutions are the produce of passion, not of sober and tranquil reason.
~By William Godwin ~


In my teens, I developed a passionate idolatry for a teacher of English literature. I wanted to do something that he would approve of more, so I thought I should be some sort of a scholar.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


It's often difficult for us to act compassionately, but sacred art eases the difficulty by ennobling us.
~By Huston Smith ~


I believe that music is connected by human passions and curiosities rather than by marketing strategies.
~By Elvis Costello ~


All passions exaggerate; and they are passions only because they do exaggerate.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
~By Aeschylus ~


He submits to be seen through a microscope, who suffers himself to be caught in a fit of passion.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


But I think Steve's main contribution besides just the pure leadership is his passion for excellence. He's a perfectionist. Good enough isn't good enough. And also his creative spirit. You know he really, really wants to do something great.
~By Andy Hertzfeld ~


My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
~By Simon Newcomb ~


Passion surprises. One doesn't search it. It can happen to you tomorrow.
~By Isabelle Adjani ~


The super power that I would choose would be compassion. Because that's what I think it takes to make it through life-an understanding, a give and take. It saves an awful lot of resentment.
~By Craig T. Nelson ~


Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.
~By Henry Miller ~


I have this massive love for the whole culture of pop music. It's my fascination, my ongoing passion.
~By Siobhan Fahey ~


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.
~By Richard Rogers ~


I think that the consciousness of passion makes you act very differently.
~By Pedro Almodovar ~


The passion and spontaneity in music is all gone.
~By Jan Hammer ~


And I think because of the passion of every English player and every English supporter, and every English journalist for the game, most of the game is played with passion, love for football and instinct, but in football you also have to think.
~By Jose Mourinho ~


Every one of our passions and affections hath its natural stint and bound, which may easily be exceeded; whereas our enjoyments can possibly be but in a determinate measure and degree.
~By Joseph Butler ~


My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice.
~By Mark Pryor ~


Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease.
~By Marianne Moore ~


Of all the passions of mankind, the love of novelty most rules the mind. In search of this, from realm to realm we roam. Our fleets come loaded with every folly home.
~By Shelby Foote ~


I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


Passion, you see, can be destroyed by a doctor. It cannot be created.
~By Peter Shaffer ~


I was planning, I told everybody, to take him on the road with me. At the very least I fully expected to keep up my hectic pace, and my passion as a war correspondent.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


It's better for me to go up against someone's passion with my passion and then clarifying something that he wrote. Then I know how to work around certain things.
~By Penny Marshall ~


The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion.
~By Nadia Boulanger ~


You can take a handful of dollars, a good story, and people with passion and make a movie that will stand up against any $70 million movie.
~By Jason Patric ~


This is the point being missed by readers who lament Liquor's lack of hot sex scenes, probably because they aren't old enough to understand that a passionate relationship could be about anything other than sex.
~By Poppy Z. Brite ~


Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
~By Horace ~


We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology.
~By Ron Reagan ~


With out passion you dont have energy, with out energy you have nothing.
~By Donald Trump ~


The old interests of aristocracy - the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war - faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
~By Albert Camus ~


A tiny radish of passionate scarlet, tipped modestly in white.
~By Clementine Paddleford ~


Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing passion to create something distinctive and unique.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.
~By Ralph W. Sockman ~


Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.
~By Robert Wagner ~


Do what you're passionate about.
~By Lacey Chabert ~


You cannot watch yourself dispassionately.
~By Charlotte Rampling ~


Passion is the genesis of genius.
~By Tony Robbins ~


Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


I love to play golf, and that's my arena. And you can characterize it and describe it however you want, but I have a love and a passion for getting that ball in the hole and beating those guys.
~By Tiger Woods ~


I think enthusiasm is the answer to passionate writing.
~By Jerome Lawrence ~


Few things are so deadly as a misguided sense of compassion.
~By Charles Colson ~


In this case they're doctors. But having passion for your work and to take risks in order to better human kind. That's a pretty big theme. It's pretty inspiring.
~By Mary Stuart Masterson ~


You can only have one first born child. You may love all your children deeply and with passion, but there is something unique about the first born.
~By Raymond E. Feist ~


The mission of the playwright is to look in his heart and write, to write whatever concerns him at the moment; to write with passion and conviction. Of course the measure of the man will be the measure of the play.
~By Robert Anderson ~


Chase your passion, not your pension.
~By Denis Waitley ~


But my biggest passion is football.
~By Greg Akcelrod ~

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