Passion Quotes And Sayings


Passion Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of passion quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

” A writer writes. If you want to be a writer, write.  This concept can be universally applied.”
– Unknown

“A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night.”
Marilyn Monroe

“A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” 
– John Maxwell

“A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.”
– Fats Domino

“A person can succeed at almost anything for which they have unlimited enthusiasm.” 
– British Statesman

“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 

“Any human being is really good at certain things. The problem is that the things you’re good at come naturally. And since most people are pretty modest instead of an arrogant S.O.B. like me, what comes naturally, you don’t see as a special skill. It’s just you. It’s what you’ve always done.”
– Stephen Jay Gould

“Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot.”
– Unknown

“Be the kind of person others admire, can count on, trust, and enjoy spending time with. After you have developed that reputation, people will start to ask you what you do, and you will be amazed at how many people will want to work with you on the things that matter to you.”
– Unknown

“But this had been a sin of passion, not of principle, nor even purpose.”
– Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Chase down your passion like it’s the last bus of the night.”
– Terri Guillemets

“Continue to work hard at what you love no matter what the odds are.  Eventually, someone will praise and appreciate what you do.”
– Unknown

“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” 
Winston Churchill

Desire! That’s the one secret of every man’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire.”
– Bobby Unser

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” 
– Benjamin Franklin

“Don’t be normal.  Sadly, normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you financed, in order to get to the job that you don’t really like, but that you need, to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.”
– Unknown

“During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.”
– Howard Thurman 

“Enthusiasm is nothing more or less than faith in action.” 
– Henry Chester

“Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“Everything worthwhile in life is work.  But if it puts a smile on your face, it doesn’t feel like work.”
– Unknown

“Find what makes you come alive, whatever it is.  Become it and let it become you, and great things happen FOR you, TO you and BECAUSE of you.”
– Unknown

“Follow your passion, and success will follow you.”
– Terri Guillemets

“For passion has come to the verge and leaps headlong to the blind abyss, yet gathers thereby the strength of deeps, and eddies a moment and swirls and sweeps till peril is one with bliss!”
– Harriet L. Childe Pemberton

“Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced.”
– Robert Walpole 

“Hard work becomes easy when your work becomes your play.  Never underestimate the value of loving what you do.  Read The 4-Hour Workweek.”
– Unknown

“He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”
– Nietzsche

“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.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I am not young enough to know everything.”
Oscar Wilde

“I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.”
– James Joyce

“I believe you are your work. Don’t trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That’s a rotten bargain.”
– Rita Mae Brown

“I don’t want to see the military falling. I want to see the military rising to dignified heights of professionalism and true patriotism.”
– Aung San Suu Kyi 

“I feel my body, my mind, weighted down — all is heavy — but my blood, my inner fire, my passion, the little unburdened kid in me, patiently waits to burst free.  Some of us die never having burst.”
– Terri Guillemets

“I hated him with a passion so deep, sometimes it felt like love.”
– Terri Guillemets

“I have found that one thing that helps me to live peacefully and mindfully on this glorious planet is successful engagement in meaningful work, keeping my mind where my hands are.”
– Unknown

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