Passion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Passion

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The passionate controversies of one era are viewed as sterile preoccupations by another, for knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find.
~By Freda Adler ~


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


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


If O.J. had been accused of killing his black wife, you would not have seen the same passion stirred up.
~By Al Sharpton ~


In how many lives does love really play a dominant part? The average taxpayer is no more capable of a 'grand passion' than of a grand opera.
~By Israel Zangwill ~


There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.
~By Federico Fellini ~


I love snowboarding, but I would never want to do it competitively or at a professional level. Snowboarding is a spawn of skating, and skating is my passion.
~By Tony Hawk ~


The best reason to make a film is that you feel passionately about it.
~By Jodie Foster ~


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 ~


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 think we should be passionately curious about what we do.
~By Mariel Hemingway ~


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


A continual atmosphere of hectic passion is very trying if you haven't got any of your own.
~By Dorothy L. Sayers ~


The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


I am passionately opposed to capital punishment, and I have been all my life.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


Just having hope ain't going to cut it. You've got to have hope, passion and skills.
~By Tim Reid ~


God Almighty is, to be sure, unmoved by passion or appetite, unchanged by affection; but then it is to be added that He neither sees nor hears nor perceives things by any senses like ours; but in a manner infinitely more perfect.
~By Joseph Butler ~


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


Until very recently men and women inhabited very separate spheres. There was always interconnection, passion, love. But men and women didn't hang out at the end of the day and chat about what their day was like at the office.
~By Anita Diament ~


Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.
~By David Hume ~


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 ~


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


You cannot watch yourself dispassionately.
~By Charlotte Rampling ~


If you invent the Mini Cooper, pour all your energy and passion into it and it gets made, you should be on a roll. In the film industry you have to start again the next day.
~By Estelle Morris ~


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


In my experience, men are not necessarily less sensitive or compassionate than women are, and women are not necessarily any less aggressive or competitive than men are - as a matter of fact, often they are more so!
~By Andrew Cohen ~


It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


Robert Jordan, whether he's writing with passion or not, I don't know.
~By Terri Windling ~


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. ~


I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely and just work within the visual arts in some way. I started painting quite passionately at that time.
~By David Bowie ~


Passion and strife bow down the mind.
~By Virgil ~


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 ~


I just feel passionately about a few things and particularly about helping artists get off the ground.
~By Jane Badler ~


All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
~By Aristotle ~


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 ~


Our highly qualified teachers not only work hard, but they care about each and every student that enters their classroom. I thank you, Montana teachers, for your sense of duty and compassion to our precious future generation.
~By Conrad Burns ~


Japan is the only country in the world to have suffered the ravages of atomic bombing. That experience left an indelible mark on the hearts of our people, making them passionately determined to renounce all wars.
~By Eisaku Sato ~


Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
~By Lao Tzu ~


There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us. This makes us secret and rotten.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


I respect people who feel things passionately. I do. But when someone is a judge, that is not what they should bring to the bench. It is not really passion, except in rare instances, that serves the bench well. It is, rather, an ability to understand the law and follow it.
~By Charles Schumer ~


I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions.
~By Elizabeth Taylor ~


The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


Sudden glory is the passion which maketh those grimaces called laughter.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


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


It's great when you have people who will speak passionately and honestly about what they are doing.
~By Samantha Bee ~


I went further and further back through the centuries to get a sense of perspective but now at least I understand why Irish history evokes such strong passions and emotions.
~By James D'arcy ~


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


Are not laws dangerous which inhibit the passions? Compare the centuries of anarchy with those of the strongest legalism in any country you like and you will see that it is only when the laws are silent that the greatest actions appear.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


Age puzzles me. I thought it was a quiet time. My seventies were interesting and fairly serene, but my eighties are passionate. I grow more intense as I age.
~By Florida Scott-Maxwell ~


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 ~


During the session of the Supreme Court, in the village of -, about three weeks ago, when a number of people were collected in the principal street of the village, I observed a young man riding up and down the street, as I supposed, in a violent passion.
~By Augustus Baldwin Longstreet ~


Without centuries of Christian antisemitism, Hitler's passionate hatred would never have been so fervently echoed.
~By Robert Runcie ~


The future will belong to those who have passion and are willing to work hard to make our country better.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
~By Mary Wortley ~


Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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


I believe that women have a capacity for understanding and compassion which man structurally does not have, does not have it because he cannot have it. He's just incapable of it.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


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.
~By Moses Hadas ~


I do like to work with young directors because it's such a difficult business that I think after directors have been around a while sometimes, not always, but sometimes their passion gets siphoned off because they get hurt.
~By Ellen Burstyn ~


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.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


I'm just passionately in love with my kids.
~By Sheena Easton ~


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 ~


We are ne'er like angels till our passion dies.
~By Thomas Dekker ~


We need a government that is what we are at our best. Smart, efficient, pragmatic and compassionate.
~By Deval Patrick ~


My daughter is a good, caring, compassionate person. To me that's the true meaning of success, even though the marriages didn't work out. My success with my daughter is all that matters.
~By Charlene Tilton ~


It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
~By Andre Gide ~


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 ~


Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera.
~By Mason Cooley ~


I have had so many great moments, but I would have to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such a unique and passionate experience for me. It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age, that I would not want to try to replicate it again now.
~By William Kempe ~


My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


All the dark, malevolent Passions of the Soul are roused and exerted; its mild and amiable affections are suppressed; and with them, virtuous Principles are laid prostrate.
~By Charles Inglis ~


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 ~


You must be passionate, you must dedicate yourself, and you must be relentless in the pursuit of your goals. If you do, you will be successful.
~By Steve Garvey ~


When love grows diseased, the best thing we can do is to put it to a violent death; I cannot endure the torture of a lingering and consumptive passion.
~By George Etherege ~


There's a pattern when tours start - a pattern of infighting, of making up, of breaking up, of addiction. There's a pattern of going to jail. There's a pattern of passion for music.
~By Nikki Sixx ~


One can say that three pre-eminent qualities are decisive for the politician: passion, a feeling of responsibility, and a sense of proportion.
~By Max Weber ~


People like passion in politics.
~By Ed Gillespie ~


Passion is the thing that sustains you in acting. If you're doing it for fame and money, don't even bother because it will never happen. The last thing I ever expected was to be paid for this.
~By Scott Patterson ~


The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


Well, if you look at the whole story, I mean there's only Jews and Romans in the story. I mean I just wanted to flesh that character out and make that a drama about the people around Christ when he was going through this passion.
~By Mel Gibson ~


The dew of compassion is a tear.
~By Lord Byron ~


To be exempt from the Passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing Solitude.
~By Richard Steele ~


I can appreciate anybody's passion for anything.
~By Kristanna Loken ~


Men wholly bent on wordly treasures were the dupes of their own passions, rather than deceived by the writings or pretenses of those who claimed to be Alchemists.
~By Ethan A. Hitchcock ~


A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.
~By Haile Selassie ~


Acting will always be my first passion, it's what I live to do and I hope to be lucky enough to do it the rest of my life.
~By Devon Werkheiser ~


To attempt the destruction of our passions is the height of folly. What a noble aim is that of the zealot who tortures himself like a madman in order to desire nothing, love nothing, feel nothing, and who, if he succeeded, would end up a complete monster!
~By Denis Diderot ~


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


Orwell was the sort of man who was full of grievances. He was very loyal. Once he got to know you, he was extremely loyal. He hated passionately and irrationally.
~By George Woodcock ~


Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


It's stunning to me what kind of an impact even one person can have if they have the right passion, perspective and are able to align the interest of a great team.
~By Steve Case ~


I am an actress and acting is my passion... period!
~By Christine Lahti ~


I often imagine that the longer he studies English literature the more the Japanese student must be astonished at the extraordinary predominance given to the passion of love both in fiction and in poetry.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


Today, our actions must be motivated only by our intense desire to achieve a just and lasting peace. The compassion and charity of the American people should be reflected in this legislation, though sadly, they are silenced.
~By Nick Rahall ~


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 ~

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