Passion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Passion

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Passion is the drunkenness of the mind.
~By Bishop Robert South ~


Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
~By Pythagoras ~


Food is a passion. Food is love.
~By Hector Elizondo ~


That is why, as soon as I felt a real attraction for my first passion which was the motorcycle, and in spite of the danger it could represent, they encouraged me.
~By Jacky Ickx ~


Travellers, like poets, are mostly an angry race: by falling into a daily fit of passion, I proved to the governor and his son, who were profuse in their attentions, that I was in earnest.
~By Richard Francis Burton ~


Now here I am playing a passionate young Irishman who would die for what he believes in.
~By James D'arcy ~


This is the year of Katrina and Iraq. How the war ends is more important than how it began. However you feel about the war, you have to be compassionate and loving towards our troops.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


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


I'd heard a lot of Asian people were rooting for me, but I had no idea. I was stunned. They were... impassioned, especially compared to Japan. I couldn't even have anticipated that kind of welcome.
~By Ayumi Hamasaki ~


The literature of the inner life is very largely a record of struggle with the inordinate passions of the social self.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
~By Chanakya ~


The doom of a nation can be averted only by a storm of flowing passion, but only those who are passionate themselves can arouse passion in others.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


There is in most passions a shrinking away from ourselves. The passionate pursuer has all the earmarks of a fugitive.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.
~By Claude Debussy ~


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


Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie which are the values of family, courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong, good and bad and justice.
~By Gary Oldman ~


Ironically I think this is what sparked my interest in and passion for the NOAH, which is capable of creating all these old weird and wonderful sounds.
~By Geoff Downes ~


I think one of the best words in the English language is compassion. I think it holds everything. It holds love, it holds care... and if everybody just did something. We all make a difference.
~By Michael Crawford ~


I look at the Samurai because they were the artists of their time. What I think struck me when I read Bushido is compassion. 'If there's no one there to help, go out and find someone to help.' That hit me, because I try to lead my life like that.
~By Tom Cruise ~


We have to bring the humanity and compassion back.
~By Shelley Morrison ~


My motivation for running for Senate was not for the stature of being a senator, but because I wanted to make a difference on issues I feel passionate about.
~By Herman Cain ~


There are a lot of things you can do with a law degree background, but I just didn't have a passion for it.
~By Matthew McGrory ~


One I've been passionately committed to, of course, is women's ministry; I believe solidly in it as a Gospel issue and we've found our way through that.
~By George Carey ~


What we know is that Shakespeare wrote perhaps the most remarkable body of passionate love poetry in the English language to a young man.
~By Stephen Greenblatt ~


Touch'd either the Passions of Rage or Grief to a Miracle.
~By Barton Booth ~


I have seen how effective language attached to policies that are mainstream and delivered by people who are passionate and effective can change the course of history.
~By Frank Luntz ~


Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.
~By Denis Diderot ~


I look for people who're passionate, dedicated to the text, and in whom I trust completely.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


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.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Anyone can like their job... To love your job is not enough, you must give your passion to your job.
~By Zahi Hawass ~


The only burning passion I'm sure I have, is the passion for sex.
~By Robert Crumb ~


My wife is the most awesome person in the universe. She's made this experience much less miserable for me, with her compassion, patience and understanding.
~By Wil Wheaton ~


Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.
~By Roman Polanski ~


Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
~By Alphonse Karr ~


Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
~By George W. Bush ~


The best way to deal with that is to live in a fully conscious, compassionate, loving way. Don't wait until you're on your deathbed to recognize that this is the only way to live.
~By Morrie Schwartz ~


There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.
~By George Eliot ~


It would be nice to feel that we are a better world, a world of more compassion and a world of more humanity, and to believe in the basic goodness of man.
~By Barbara Walters ~


And as a child I was filled with passionate admiration for acts of civic courage I had seen performed by an elderly military doctor, who was a friend of my family.
~By Rene Cassin ~


However, without considering this connection, there is no doubt but that more good than evil, more delight than sorrow, arises from compassion itself; there being so many things which balance the sorrow of it.
~By Joseph Butler ~


But the Spain which emerged around 1960, beginning with its economic miracle, created by the invasion of tourists, can no longer result in impassioned dedication on the part of its intellectuals, and even less on the part of foreign intellectuals.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.
~By John Milton ~


The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind.
~By Li Ka Shing ~


A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.
~By Carl Jung ~


The only sin passion can commit is to be joyless.
~By Dorothy L. Sayers ~


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


This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook.
~By Larry Elder ~


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 ~


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 ~


Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


No doubt Western civilization has in the past been full of wars and revolutions, and the national elements in our culture, even when they were ignored, always provided an unconscious driving force of passion and aggressive self-assertion.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


The passion for destruction is also a creative passion.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


I'm passionate about everything, like my family and friends. Anybody I am talkin' to is gonna be bona fide real. There is no substitution for happiness. Period.
~By Suge Knight ~


Since I was a boy, from this house, I was out rescuing crocodiles and snakes. My mum and dad were very passionate about that and, I was lucky enough to go along.
~By Steve Irwin ~


In music the passions enjoy themselves.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


When it began I wrote this passionate letter to people I knew, studio members, of course, and other people with whom we have worked over the years and I said come and teach our students.
~By James Lipton ~


The design of Rhetoric is to remove those Prejudices that lie in the way of Truth, to Reduce the Passions to the Government of Reasons; to place our Subject in a Right Light, and excite our Hearers to a due consideration of it.
~By Mary Astell ~


Justice and goodwill will outlast passion.
~By James A. Garfield ~


The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.
~By Thomas Merton ~


But my passion is racing cars. It's what I like to do in my off time.
~By Mark-Paul Gosselaar ~


As an instrument for practical action, law is responsive to the wisdom of its time, which may be wrong, but it carries forward, sometimes in opposition to this wisdom or passion, a memory of received values.
~By Edward Levi ~


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


I still have a passion for the music, which is such a beautiful thing. I still wake up in the middle of the night out of a dream and have a melody in my head, and run to my piano.
~By Teena Marie ~


I realized a while back that I have an innate ability to be compassionate, and I saw that the strength of compassion is something that healers have and healers use.'
~By Ricky Williams ~


Yoga is about compassion and generosity towards others. It means being mindful of the world around us.
~By Christy Turlington ~


The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


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 ~


Once people see this 'Unplugged,' I just want them to feel the spontaneity, to feel passionate... I want you to see another side of me, that's free, and feel where my head is, where whatever happens, happens. I want you to feel inspired.
~By Alicia Keys ~


Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
~By Alphonse de Lamartine ~


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


I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.
~By David Rockefeller ~


Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class.
~By Annie Besant ~


Moveon is not a one-way broadcast media. The Internet, when used best, is a two-way media. We have a forum in which people can post comments and those comments can be rated. We get a sense of what people feel most passionately about.
~By Joan Blades ~


Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it.
~By Mary Astell ~


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.
~By Ralph Cudworth ~


I just don't know that shame and fear need to be our teachers; rather, compassion, understanding, and love should be our guides.
~By Kyan Douglas ~


You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time.
~By Dave Eggers ~


Man is free; yet we must not suppose that he is at liberty to do everything he pleases, for he becomes a slave the moment he allows his actions to be ruled by passion.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food.
~By Joseph Butler ~


More and more the world is growing to love a lover, and one has only to read the newspapers to see how sympathetic are the times to any generous and adventurous display of the passions.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


My reading is always about musical biographies. I have an innate interest and passion for that.
~By Nina Blackwood ~


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.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


Reason is a passion; an instinct, a drive.
~By Bette Howland ~


The president is being denounced for not taking the kind of pre-emptive action in Afghanistan that he has been so passionately denounced for taking in Iraq. Damned if he does and damned if he doesn't.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


I believe passionately that everyone has a particular God-given ability.
~By Prince Charles ~


Infinitely more important than sharing one's material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves - our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love.
~By William E. Simon ~


I'm passionate again about writing. This is important to me; it's got to be the comeback book.
~By Jeffrey Archer ~


Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true.
~By Leonard Cohen ~


Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
~By Joseph Addison ~


I'm very passionate about what I do.
~By Kevyn Aucoin ~


From childhood I was passionately fond of music and wanted to be a musician. I have no recollection of any real desire ever to be anything else.
~By John Philip Sousa ~


He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


You shouldn't even be writing this story if you haven't heard me play live. You can't write with the passion you receive until you see a Dick Dale concert.
~By Dick Dale ~


Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.
~By Frederick Buechner ~


President-elect Bush spoke in a forceful and candid manner that it is his passion that all children should have access to a first class education.
~By George Miller ~


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 ~


You can no more bridle passions with logic than you can justify them in the law courts. Passions are facts and not dogmas.
~By Alexander Herzen ~


I hold that a writer who does not passionately believe in the perfectibility of man has no dedication nor any membership in literature.
~By John Steinbeck ~

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