We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Passion Quotes from Stanley Hauerwas, Victor Hugo, Dimple Kapadia, Akhenaton, Angela Carter. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
When I started to write ‘Hannah’s Child,’ I realized that this had to be a book of passion, to have a certain kind of vulnerability. I think that people respond to that.
Love, in the eyes of the world, is either a carnal appetite or a vague fancy, which possession extinguishes or absence destroys. That is why it is commonly said, with a strange abuse of words, that passion does not endure.
I read a book on candles and got curious. I followed it up by taking a course with famous London-based candle maker David Constable. And now these have become the passion of my life.
Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.
It is, perhaps, better to be valued as an object of passion than never to be valued at all.
I think entrepreneurship is combining a passion with the tenacity to problem-solve and the fearlessness to fail.
Today, if I could get a job, with face tattoos, being a professor, I would do that. I don’t know what university would hire me, but that’s my passion.
Follow your passion.
The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion.
But my passion is racing cars. It’s what I like to do in my off time.
Logic is no answer to passion.
The ‘Tron’ fans have a real passion. They know their stuff and what works and why it works. It is more than a movie: it is a philosophy.
Money is just a way to keep score. The best people in any field are motivated by passion. That becomes more true the higher the skill level gets.
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.
My passion lies with whatever I’m doing at the time… I only see what is front of me.
It’s not a matter of becoming a superstar. Fame and money aren’t the purpose of all this. No actor’s going to say, ‘I don’t want to be famous.’ But the main purpose for doing what I’m doing is the passion in the work.
I think it’s so important for young readers to find a book or series that ignites their passion for reading, especially boys, whose interest in reading wanes as they grow older.
When you work on a passion project, there’s always the chance that you’ll get your heart broken.
We try to put on a show that people can be proud of whether you are in Tuscaloosa, Baton Rouge, Austin, Tallahassee or Columbus, Ohio or wherever you are. We try to be symbolic of where you happen to be that Saturday. You tune into it, you see the energy, passion and love we have for the sport.
It’s hard to tell with these Internet startups if they’re really interested in building companies or if they’re just interested in the money. I can tell you, though: If they don’t really want to build a company, they won’t luck into it. That’s because it’s so hard that if you don’t have a passion, you’ll give up.
My passion for innovation and my interest in the ‘business of science’ has seen Biocon commercialize many innovative platforms and products.
Anything is possible as long as you have the passion.
Criticism starts – it has to start – with a real passion for reading. It can come in adolescence, even in your twenties, but you must fall in love with poems.
Braves fans are one-of-a-kind. Your passion to win comes close to equaling that of the players that go out on the field each and every game. But when the team goes through rough patches, you’re there to encourage and cheer and believe that things will turn around.
Football is a passion that she holds dear to her heart. She’s really going for her dream and there are obstacles in the way, but deep down she knows what she wants, and she pursues that.
It only takes one person to mobilize a community and inspire change. Even if you don’t feel like you have it in you, it’s in you. You have to believe in yourself. People will see your vision and passion and follow you.
I won’t give the credit to ‘good fortune.’ Whatever I have achieved is because of my hard work and passion.
In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure. They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents.
The presence of passion within you is the greatest gift you can receive. Treat it as a miracle.
I’m grateful for every chance I get to do something I love and have a passion for.
My father would tell anyone who would listen that this dentist thing he was doing was not his passion; cinematography was.
You need great passion, because everything you do with great pleasure, you do well.
I never had a hobby in my whole life until I wag 35. Then I discovered motorcycles, and they’ve now become almost a passion.
I lived my whole life in the kitchen. Not only that, but it’s the passion, it’s the love for cooking and food. It’s dictated my entire life – every aspect of it.
I first became aware of Charles Darwin and evolution while still a schoolboy growing up in Chicago. My father and I had a passion for bird-watching, and when the snow or the rain kept me indoors, I read his bird books and learned about evolution.
My passion for fashion originated in my mother’s closet. She was a woman who loved fashion. She enjoyed dressing up a lot, and she had a closet that was like her sacred room that belonged only to her. She wouldn’t let us go in and play there very often.
When I end up yelling, it’s not really deliberate. It’s usually out of some moment of passion or frustration or real desire to get unstuck.
We have to set our own agenda, we have to set our own standards, we have to be very strong about what we want, we have to be very strong about our passion and if it’s not right for you, you shouldn’t do it just because you’re advised by so-called geniuses.
I’ve always found the secret is to stay fit and treat sport as a profession. I chose sport as a passion.
My own life is wonderful, but if I had to live the life of someone else, I’d gladly choose that of Julia Child or Dr. Seuss: two outrageously original people, each of whom fashioned an idiosyncratic wisdom, passion for life, and sense of humor into an art form that anyone and everyone could savor.
Real entrepreneurs have what I call the three Ps (and, trust me, none of them stands for ‘permission’). Real entrepreneurs have a ‘passion’ for what they’re doing, a ‘problem’ that needs to be solved, and a ‘purpose’ that drives them forward.
The force of passion is balanced by the force of interest.
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.
Passion is a quality I admire in a woman.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. ‘Cause that’s all that matters in the end.
Focus on something that you have a passion for and hone that skill; it will make you feel confident about your ability.
My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you’ve got to be a filmmaker.
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.
We decide based on how people look; we decide based on how people sound; we decide based on how people are dressed. We decide based on their passion.
I’m involved with a baroque opera company here in Italy. I write some of their booklet material, comments on operas. I also write for some baroque opera festivals because this music is my real passion.
I don’t ever see myself retiring totally from music, because I have a genuine love and passion for it.
True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.
I can appreciate anybody’s passion for anything.
What is classical music if not the epitome of sensuality, passion, and understated erotica that popular music, even with all of its energy and life, cannot even begin to touch?
It is reason, and not passion, which must guide our deliberations, guide our debate, and guide our decision.
Food is a passion for me, especially Italian cuisine. I prefer to have somebody cook for me, but I can do some very nice pasta dishes.
How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
Blues and soul and jazz music has so much pain, so much beauty of raw emotion and passion.
My passion for gardening may strike some as selfish, or merely an act of resignation in the face of overwhelming problems that beset the world. It is neither. I have found that each garden is just what Voltaire proposed in Candide: a microcosm of a just and beautiful society.
Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible.
Strong emotions such as passion and bliss are indications that you’re connected to Spirit, or ‘inspired,’ if you will. When you’re inspired, you activate dormant forces, and the abundance you seek in any form comes streaming into your life.
Horses will never be my career. It’s just a big passion of mine, and one that will always be there in the background, but football is my main passion and everyone knows that.
I don’t think of myself as a role model. I do try to live in a compassionate, considerate and positive way. The only advice I can offer is to find what you love to do, find the joy in it, and express yourself through your passion.
I believe that curiosity, wonder and passion are defining qualities of imaginative minds and great teachers; that restlessness and discontent are vital things; and that intense experience and suffering instruct us in ways that less intense emotions can never do.
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.
It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It’s also a very clear path to happiness.
Cooking is about passion, so it may look slightly temperamental in a way that it’s too assertive to the naked eye.
The passion for destruction is also a creative passion.
Storytelling is my true passion.
Be unreasonable, follow your passion.
When you have a healthy body and mind that’s when you can follow your purpose and passion.
I bring a lot of energy and passion to what I do. Plus, I’ve had some weird feats of superhuman strength!
We are never like angels till our passion dies.
Collecting is my passion.
In terms of sound, it’s nothing huge, but when it comes to passion, The Tallest Man on Earth can be spotted from miles away.
The passion of the Italian or the Italian-American population is endless for food and lore and everything about it.
Well, Jeff Buckley for me is one of the greatest singers I’ve ever heard. And the reason why is he has an amazing range, amazing emotional power in his voice. And the music he put around it also just had this passion and this soul to it and this spirit to it that very few artists have, and he passed at a very young age.
I’m proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it’s a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it.
The travel impulse is mental and physical curiosity. It’s a passion. And I can’t understand people who don’t want to travel.
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.
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.
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.
I loved the guitar, and I had all of this music in my head. My passion for the guitar and the ideas for what I could create musically were equal. So that’s where I was.
You just have to work super hard, and if you have a passion, that’s the most beautiful thing in life, and you just have to bust out and do it, baby!
Live with passion!
If you have this passion for music, you don’t stop doing it – it chooses you and doesn’t release you.
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.
I’m not interested in passion and love for their own sake – without the struggle of life, they’re just fluff.
There is an animal instinct force in humans that creates passion. When you love sometimes you cross a border.
You can have a passion for something, but you still have to pay the bills.
I had no idea that I was ever getting into music. I did not prepare for a music career, and here I’ve found, out of pure luck, that I did have, not only a talent and an ear, but a passion for music. And I have it to this day.
A studio recording is perfection, but emotion and passion come only when you turn on the machine and go for the groove. If you do that with no mistakes, it sounds beautiful.
I guess passion keeps me going.
As long as I can compete with the 20-somethings out there… I have a burning passion to do what I do. Financially, I don’t need to wrestle anymore. I do it because I enjoy it.
Once you figure out what your passion is, surround yourself with like-minded people who can help you grow.
Any guy that’s not working with the same amount of intensity and passion that I do, I don’t want to know.
I no longer think you can live without passion.
My mother’s passion for something more, to write a different destiny for a dirt-poor farmer’s daughter, was to shape my entire life.
The girls are a complete joy and I love their passion. They argue with me like mad and I love that too.
Passion is the thing that won’t let you sleep at night because you want to get up in the morning and go do your thing.
I tell aspiring young skaters to dream big, work hard, have fun, and follow their passion. It’s simple to say never give up, but learn from your mistakes to keep growing.
If a founder has passion and innovation, he needs to be supported. I am more intuitive than a numbers person, and I recognise that not all investments are going to be positive. Some may fail, and some may have problems for other reasons. That is life.
When passion turns to paralysis, when our bodies stop listening to our brains, when a fatal disease sucks our insides out, will we then decide that death may well be an act of kindness?
My father is a great actor, but I am not into acting. Instead, I took to film direction, which is my passion.
Meat has become a passion for me.
My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service.
I believe in tradition and innovation, authenticity and passion.
The passion for office among members of Congress is very great, if not absolutely disreputable, and greatly embarrasses the operations of the Government. They create offices by their own votes and then seek to fill them themselves.
Let’s face it: professing a deep interest in movies, the absolutely dominant global art form of the last century, is at this point like professing an interest in air. Passion is nice. Erudition is admirable. But it’s like that moment when good manners cross over into meaningless etiquette.
I want to feel passion, I want to feel pain. I want to weep at the sound of your name. Come make me laugh, come make me cry… just make me feel alive.
The passion for money is never fickle.
We have met our passion to be ambition to grow our market share significantly in North America. Motorola helps address two other priority markets for us – the acquisition has enabled us to become the No. 1 foreign vendor in Japan. It also gives us an increased market share with China Mobile in China.
I don’t have a formula to pass on. I always did it my own way. Even today, I hold my independence close. It’s what’s most precious to me. Passion. Risk. Tenacity. Consistency. This is my professional history.
Whatever you do, you do out of a passion.
Frank Sinatra. Hey, Frank, I saw you in ‘The Pride and Passion,’ and I want to tell you the cannon was wonderful!
Acting is my passion, and Chelsea FC is my hobby.
So many people think of me as a character on TV, but first and foremost, my passion is teaching dance and creating employable, working dancers.
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.
My life is based on pain, passion, and purpose.
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.
Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.
Vice: Whatever was passion in the contemplation of man, being brought forth by his will into action.
He fell in love with himself at first sight, and it is a passion to which he has always remained faithful. Self-love seems so often unrequited.
We all have a gift; we all have a passion – it’s just about finding it and going into it. Being an asset to your family and community.
It is the soul’s duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
Anything can be changed. Anything can be fixed. Things that are broken can be fixed. And you don’t have to be some billionaire or millionaire to do it. You just have to be a person with a vision and the passion to do it, and be willing to fight for it every day.
We must act out passion before we can feel it.
I do on the field what I know how to do, the same way and with the same passion as always. I give my best, but I have to take things day by day.
The passion and spontaneity in music is all gone.
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.
Without passion you don’t have energy, with out energy you have nothing.
I’ve always said, ‘I didn’t have a Plan B in life.’ I was in pursuit of my dream from the very beginning. It’s all about desire and passion. At all costs.
Lust’s passion will be served; it demands, it militates, it tyrannizes.
I love ‘Fire On The Floor.’ It’s just smouldering. I think it’s gonna be a fantastic piece to perform live. It’s filled with passion. It’s about when someone you know is so bad for you, but you can’t help it.
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
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.
If you win a championship, you win it doing many of the same things you had to do when we won championships. You have to be unselfish. You have to work very hard. You have to be resilient. You have to have a passion for what you do.
We humans are not born alone; joining and being active in a club whose members share your passion for ideas and get your jokes is one of the great joys of life.
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.
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.
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.
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!’
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Passion keeps me going. I love my work. The need to come back, no matter what, and my passion towards my work keeps me going.
A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.
Gospel music to me has always been a balm for the soul. It has been able to usher in the spirit, usher in worship, true worship and praise, healing. I find the music to be very good at healing and the passion, you know, which is a testimony being told in song.
Losing my father at a tender age was hard, and I felt it more so while growing up when I needed a father to talk to. Especially while pursuing an acting career where I would have loved his guidance and advice, since it was his passion as well.
Culture is simply a shared way of doing something with passion.
There are a lot of things you can do with a law degree background, but I just didn’t have a passion for it.
For one heat, all know, doth drive out another, One passion doth expel another still.
There’s nothing like Cameron Indoor Stadium where the kids are right on top of you and the Cameron Crazies are going nuts. Rupp Arena with the Big Blue Nation and the passion of their fans is special.
If a leader doesn’t convey passion and intensity then there will be no passion and intensity within the organization and they’ll start to fall down and get depressed.
When a man and a woman have an overwhelming passion for each other, it seems to me, in spite of such obstacles dividing them as parents or husband, that they belong to each other in the name of Nature, and are lovers by Divine right, in spite of human convention or the laws.
When I see young people interested in music. I always look out for that passion in their eyes. You never know where that might lead.
I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing it in public.
Music will always be my No. 1 passion, but I don’t have to be doing it professionally. It’s not really about that for me anymore. I feel like I don’t have to look at it as a career. I can just rest in it and just be.
Music is a passion of mine. I’m always listening, always learning.
Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.
You can find more traditional Shakespeare than we do. But what we want to bring to these works is energy, passion, freshness.
I have so many things that I want to do with my life. I just don’t see myself being a fighter forever. Boxing is my love and passion. It also opens up and sets up other things in my life as well.
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.
With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time’s malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!
I do like the thrill of risk-taking, but it’s always carefully calculated. I have done many high risk undertakings, but I have always measured the stakes. Not feeding the fear nor the doubt. But I also believe that you need to fuel passion in whatever you do. This is what I am trying to teach my children today.
If O.J. had been accused of killing his black wife, you would not have seen the same passion stirred up.
Passion is something that’s hard to discover purely through introspection. You have to have experiences – you have to learn real-time and through experiences what makes you tick.
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.
Business is about people. It’s about passion. It’s about bold ideas, bold small ideas or bold large ideas.
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.
I have a big passion for flowers and nature.
There is something about New Orleans that embodies passion; I’ve never seen that before. There’s something tangible about the essence of the city. You can taste and smell it.
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.
When I was young, we didn’t have indie games. We had ‘garage developers’ or similar terms, who were just small teams making games out of passion.
You just have to have heart, passion, determination and self-belief.
Films were always a passion for me but it was when I saw ‘Salaam Bombay’ that I decided that it was film direction that I was interested in. That is when I decided I wanted to direct films.
The studio does projects all over the world, and in each place, we focus on trying to make a project specific to that place. We take a different perspective everywhere we work – our passion is public projects, wherever they are.
I used to be married to a woman who pursued every spiritual trend with tremendous passion and dragged me along. I don’t believe in anything. I’d seen mediums and readers.
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.
Our passion and principals are constantly in a frenzy, but begin to shift and waver, as we return to reason.
Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
Christian, learn from Christ how you ought to love Christ. Learn a love that is tender, wise, strong; love with tenderness, not passion, wisdom, not foolishness, and strength, lest you become weary and turn away from the love of the Lord.
Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man’s wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act.
In the earliest days, this was a project I worked on with great passion because I wanted to solve the Defense Department’s problem: it did not want proprietary networking and it didn’t want to be confined to a single network technology.
Walt Whitman defended the sacredness of love, the purity of passion – the passion that builds every home and fills the world with art and song.
My passion is about motivating as many families as possible to learn about vegetables and healthy eating together.
Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate.
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.
I started making some proper decisions, getting things in order. It’s kind of like cleaning up your house. I was looking for direction for what God wanted me to do – and that’s when I got a call about The Passion.
I admire bull riders for their passion and the uniqueness each one of them has.
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.
Building takes passion and energy. Maintenance is awful. It’s nothing but fatigue. Once you reach the top, maintaining that beast is awful.
Solutions-oriented campaigning with a little passion and a little humor; I think that will go a long way. I think people are desperate for it.
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.
If you’re a happy person around food, you can be a professional chef. It’s fueled by passion.
When the Japanese occupied Korea in the early 20th century, they brought their passion for baseball with them, and the game swiftly surpassed basketball and soccer as the nation’s pre-eminent sport.
My devotion stemmed from my mom’s love of horses. I have been riding since I could walk, and the fact that my mom knew everything about horses really helped my passion grow.
Whatever you have a passion for, then you must do. If you want to write, write about something you know about.
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
When you catch a glimpse of your potential, that’s when passion is born.
Of course I have bills to pay, but at the same time, it’s more about the passion and the love, and I think that’s where music should come from, the heart, not necessarily just to cash a check.
It is not that I lost my biggest passion – it is still racing.
You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus, and the support.
Every film for every actor is a make-or-break film. I believe every film has the power to break you or make you. So, an actor will treat every film like his last film. That’s the way we need to work, and that’s the way you can drum up that passion needed to do good work.
Songs go through cycles for me. And sometimes I lose my passion for some of them.
Hospitality and cooking are my passion, and I love nothing more than seeing someone’s face when they taste an unforgettable bite.
Sometimes the rewards of risk don’t leave us wrecked. Sometimes we find our passion, our purpose, courage, connection, and comfort. Every good thing in our lives is a direct result of risk.
Show your bluebell passion with every step you take. Infuse your corporeal mind, body and spirit with atomic sense of urgency, purpose and apple juice.
Revolutions are the produce of passion, not of sober and tranquil reason.
I’d rather be a face for happiness and doing things that you have a passion for, rather than faking it and pretending like I’m this face of women’s basketball, when I can’t stand the sport at all.
If you don’t love what you’re doing with unbridled passion and enthusiasm, you’re not going to succeed when you hit obstacles.
I never wanted to be an actor. It was something I found a passion for; it wasn’t there immediately.
I pretty much only drink water, Tazo passion tea, or coffee with half and half, and it’s an ongoing joke in the office that I never have less than three glasses of water and some form of tea or coffee in front of me.
We all need to look into the dark side of our nature – that’s where the energy is, the passion. People are afraid of that because it holds pieces of us we’re busy denying.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.
Indeed in the full flush of journalistic passion and conviction I once told an interviewer that of course I would never get married. And I most definitely would never have children.
The immigration issue is, I recognize, one that generates a lot of passion, but it does not make sense for us to want to push talent out.
I have lived with passion and in a hurry, trying to accomplish too many things. I never had time to think about my beliefs until my 28-year-old daughter Paula fell ill. She was in a coma for a year, and I took care of her at home until she died in my arms in December of 1992.
I find the public passion for justice quite boring and artificial.
Since obscenity is the truth of our passion today, it is the only stuff of art – or almost the only stuff.
Passion, you see, can be destroyed by a doctor. It cannot be created.
I have always been intrigued by other cultures, and traveling to foreign lands has always been a part of my personal passion for learning about our world.
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.
Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.
I get bored easily, so I need to do a lot. I’ve started a record label, so I get to nurture new talent and talk about music, which is a passion of mine. I’ve written another book. And I get to come to work and do the TV show, which is always really fun.
Once something is a passion, the motivation is there.
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.
My passion is creating lucrative opportunities around the world and online.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
Reading about Queen Victoria has been a passion of mine since, as a child, I came across Laurence Housman’s play ‘Happy and Glorious,’ with its Ernest Shepard illustrations.
A continual atmosphere of hectic passion is very trying if you haven’t got any of your own.
In fact, in more cases than not, when we are rational, we’re actually unhappy. Emotion is good; passion is good. Being into what we’re into, provided that it’s a healthy pursuit, it’s a good thing.
Quantum physics is a bit of a passion of mine. It’s extraordinary. There’s a branch of mathematics that is based on lunacy, and that’s wonderful.
I love people that work with passion and love. When you make choices that way, there’s reverberations, consequences. That’s what I’m interested in, that echo, that ripple of choice.
The fans are so supportive. It’s amazing when you work on something for so long and find that your fans match your passion – and in many cases exceed it. That’s really gratifying.
My passion has always been books and literature, and teaching.
He submits to be seen through a microscope, who suffers himself to be caught in a fit of passion.
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.
The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.
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.
Passion is just something that comes naturally to me.
The only thing you can do to lead a crowd is prove your passion to them.
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.
If you’ve been playing for a few years, especially in a group context, you’ll see if you have the ability or the passion to want to carry on. It’s something that you have to be dedicated to and you’ve got to love, no matter what happens.
Patience is passion tamed.
Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.
I just went up to my mom one day and said, ‘I wanna be on TV. I wanna be a superstar!’ Since I know this is my passion, and I feel like God chose this career for me, I just knew I was ready to do it.
When you’re making pictures out of heartfelt passion, it hurts when someone calls them a calculated business move.
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.
Ambition has developed into a passion which drives women, as well as men, to great works – and small deeds. Formerly competitors in the race for men, they are now competing in the race for social tasks and distinctions.
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.
I have a lot of that in my own life – passion, vigour, and what comes coupled with that.
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.
Hrithik Roshan is excellent – he is miles ahead of everybody in passion and dedication.
What we reliably find is that people’s perseverance scores are actually higher than their passion scores, and I think it really does get to the fact that working hard is hard, but maybe finding your passion is even more difficult.
The generous abundance of her passion, without guile or trickery, was like a white flame which penetrated and found response in depths of his own sensuous nature that had never yet been reached.
Books are an ancient and proven medium. Their physical form inspires passion.
India is such an attack on your senses and is unrivalled for the passion surrounding cricket.
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
There is no fulfillment in things whatsoever. And I think one of the reasons that depression reigns supreme amongst the rich and famous is some of them thought that maybe those things would bring them happiness. But what, in fact, does is having a cause, having a passion. And that’s really what gives life’s true meaning.
I’m certainly not surprised by the passion of the youth for our myths. Mythology is almost a part of an Indian’s DNA.
A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.
When I did ‘The Passion,’ nobody believed in the movie. Everybody was telling me, ‘You shouldn’t do this movie… But I wanted to play Mary Magdalene. I thought that I could do something strong and deep with this character.
Football, to me, is a passion, more than a game. It is everything. But more than anything, it is love for Roma. I have always been Roma. There has never been anything else.
Obviously, being a diehard Mets fan, my passion is a given, but I also love playing baseball. I hadn’t been able to participate since high school, when the game became a little too fast for me.
I began when I was a child, because I was born and grew up in a little village. And many people ride the horses. So, it was a big – it has been a big passion for me.
Pursuing your passion is fulfilling and leads to financial freedom.
Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth.
Ray Lewis, I’ve grown up watching Ray Lewis. Just watching his intensity, his passion for the game, his love for the game, his work ethic. Everything in a linebacker that you want to be is in Ray Lewis, from leadership qualities, all that.
My daughter is my passion and my life.
What I have to do now is figure where my passion is, and follow my heart; I’ve proven that if I have the passion for something then I can succeed. I haven’t been listening to my heart in the last little while.
If it is something that you are interested in, and it is your passion, then tell your friends, because help is the best thing. If you stay confident, it will happen.
You can’t teach passion. You can teach everything else.
The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists.
Animals in general have always been my passion, project, crusade – whatever you want to call it! The ocean is such a huge, beautiful thing that I feel like we all take for granted.
I have a passion for luggage – trunks and so on. I have a collection of them, but I can never resist buying another piece.
I think it’s just really important for youth today to have a passion and pursue something seriously.
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.
I came across a lot of young composers who have got passion but lack experience. I want to help them out.
You can fake your age or mask it, but the passion that moves the characters has to be real.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.
I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived.
If you have only one passion in life – football – and you pursue it to the exclusion of everything else, it becomes very dangerous. When you stop doing this activity it is as though you are dying. The death of that activity is a death in itself.
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.
Poetry is emotion, passion, love, grief – everything that is human. It is not for zombies by zombies.
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.
I’ve always lived my gymnastics career with a lot of passion and a lot of purpose.
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.
As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others.
Dance is my life and I am happy to keep my passion alive.
I don’t know if love exists, not the kind that keeps. I think love’s an infatuation that turns into a habit, because you can’t keep that passion going. You get used to people, and that’s death for me – I like to be surprised.
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.
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances.
From my earliest days I had a passion for science.
I know my ambition and my passion and to know how I want to grow up with Arsenal.
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.
Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
People like passion in politics.
I’m a guy who just wanted to see his name in the lineup everyday. To me, baseball was a passion to the point of obsession.
Music is the only passion I shamelessly indulge in. However, for recreation I enjoy watching movies. ‘Wizard of Oz’ was the first film I ever saw, followed by the ‘Bond’ movies. I also watch a lot of World cinema through DVDs mostly brought by one of my best friends who’s now based in Toronto.
Football, for me, is an infinite passion that will always be around.
I am full of fire and passion. I am not ready yet for great concentration and passion.
I had lost a clear sense of the vision and values instilled in me as a child and was no longer driven by any mission or passion. I made the difficult decision to pull back from the noise of my life and reinvent the way I was living and leading.
Passion must be concealed in a society where cold reserve and indifference are the signs of good breeding.
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.
I was a student of law as my grandmother wanted me to be a lawyer. But my passion has always been movies.
When I was in college, I wanted to study film. My first passion was to be a cinematographer. So maybe there’s something innate in my music where it partners well with images.
It was during the gap between 12th class and college, that I realized my passion for music, although I did have a keen ear for it all along and also wanted to be a musician.
Successful entrepreneurs develop products that inspire their passion. They have to. It’s that passion that gets them through the long, arduous, uncertain and frightening early days of a start-up.
When you have a passion for something then you tend not only to be better at it, but you work harder at it too.
My brother took me to my first football match when I was five, and I quickly acquired a passion for it: once you’ve walked into a football ground, you know there’s nothing comparable to it.
The energy I bring, the passion I bring, it’s infectious. You can ask anybody on that Oklahoma staff. That’s what I bring to the table.
I think anyone who has a passion for what they love to do, and who pursue it, is inspirational for me.
For me it was more than passion… it was more like an obsession to become a director.
Fear is the passion of slaves.
I’m an actor first and foremost; it’s my first love and passion.
My secret passion is motorbikes. I want a Kawasaki Ninja.
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.
I live for football, and my real passion is just to go out there and express myself and show everybody what I’m capable of doing. It’s what I’ve always known since I was a kid.
Anyone who works on a quilt, who devotes her time, energy, creativity, and passion to that art, learns to value the work of her hands. And as any quilter will tell you, a quilter’s quilting friends are some of the dearest, most generous, and most supportive people she knows.
I think economics is about passion. Economic progress, whether it is a two-person coffee shop or whether it is Netscape, is about people with brave ideas. Because it is brave to mortgage the house, when you’ve got two kids, to start a coffee shop.
India is a musical country, so it would appear obvious to use our collective passion for music to promote a book.
You just have to find that thing that’s special about you that distinguishes you from all the others, and through true talent, hard work, and passion, anything can happen.
I’m very grateful I went to school to study law, particularly tax law, which really is interesting to me and very useful to me now with my position. Music, however, will always be my number one passion; I like how it connects everyone.
After I went through two years of not winning an event, what kept me going was winning one more major. Once I won that last U.S. Open, I spent the next six months trying to figure out what was next. Slowly my passion for the sport just vanished. I had nothing left to prove.
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.
If you have a passion for something, never be discouraged by anyone.
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.
You either have the charisma, the knowledge, the passion, the intelligence – or you don’t.
The law is reason, free from passion.
Although I enjoyed writing Film Music it was always a means to an end, in that it enabled me to keep a wife and family and write my classical music, which has always been my passion.
I have to face life with a newly found passion. I must rediscover the irresistible will to learn, to live and to love.
Sometime haters would say or misunderstand how lucky I am to doing what I’m doing, to be healthy and play my sport and passion.
Architecture remains a passion and a subject I’m very interested in. I learned a great deal from studying it and working in it.
I think Margaret Thatcher was a superstar in this country, and I think we all felt we needed a superstar to play her, somebody of huge intelligence, passion, and power and warmth.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
Robert Jordan, whether he’s writing with passion or not, I don’t know.
I’m inspired by playwrights, novelists, poets: The value of language has been a lifelong passion of mine. I enjoy it. I’m good at it.
I don’t like a tremendous amount of conflict. I don’t think that fighting and passion are the same thing.
My sexuality is not black and white. I’m a gay man who has occasionally drifted. I am not bi. I’ve had perfectly pleasant romances with women, but they weren’t sustainable. My passion wasn’t there. I would always be looking at guys.
There is never just one thing that leads to success for anyone. I feel it always a combination of passion, dedication, hard work, and being in the right place at the right time.
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.
What did our Lord do by his Passion, Death, and Resurrection? He bridged that gulf which exists between God and man, a gulf which can only be bridged by him.
I like a movie that brings out many discussions. From my experience, every time I have done movies, they create this kind of situation. Like ‘Irreversible,’ ‘The Passion of the Christ,’ ‘Malena’; it’s so interesting. I like to explore the dark side of humanity. That’s why I’m an actor.
Die to everything of yesterday so that your mind is always fresh, always young, innocent, full of vigor and passion.
If I have a reason to do something, and I have enough passion, I generally succeed.
Crimes of Passion, which is one of the best films I’ve done, will live strongly in my resume, even though it didn’t do well.
What’s powerful about a love scene is not seeing the act. It’s seeing the passion, the need, the desire, the caring, the fear.
I could go right now and work for a non-profit organization, but I have a passion for sports, and I love to write and speak.
Enjoy the journey and try to get better every day. And don’t lose the passion and the love for what you do.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
The earliest memories I have of the ocean are actually stories – stories from my grandfather, the legendary ocean explorer and conservationist Jacques Cousteau. My passion for ocean conservation stems from learning at a very young age that we’re all connected; we’re all in this together.
I admire people who have passion and energy.
We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.
There is something so mean and unmanly in the arts of dissimulation and falsehood that I am surprised they can be used by anyone in so noble, so generous a passion as virtuous love.
If a show is good, it helps people learn about themselves in some way and in some function. Whatever the genre is, if it’s executed well, audiences grow and learn from it, and that’s where their passion and enthusiasm comes from.
I think about F1 all the time… it’s just my passion.
I didn’t want to be a slave to any passion anymore. I gave up card playing altogether, even bridge and gambling – more or less. It took me a few years to get out of it.
I think you do better when you are really up for it, cause passion goes up.
I think I have a passion for playing the game. I love to play, and I want to play at a high level. You have to do the right things in order to continue at that level.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
The future will belong to those who have passion and are willing to work hard to make our country better.
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.
Nothing jazzes me up like football. I’ve acquired more passion of the years, not less. Not to love it wouldn’t make sense.
The voice of passion is better than the voice of reason. The passionless cannot change history.
I thought I would make good songs. Then I made Black Heart’ and it was praised a lot. I love doing it and it is my passion.
Social entrepreneurs are people who have amazing passion to do good.
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.
We are ne’er like angels till our passion dies.
Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.
Passion helps you in protecting the community, and public service will follow it. That has been my career. It is the passion that drives me to do what I do every day.
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.
I want other kids to see the joy in reading and literacy and how, if you read about things, they become so much closer, and if you’re willing to put in the effort and time and passion, you can really understand them.
Dance is my passion.
Whatever you go into, you have to go in there to be the best. There’s no formulas. It’s all about passion and honesty and hard work. It might look glamorous, but it takes a lot of hard work. The blessing with the arts is that you can do it forever.
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. The incense is powerful and provocative, whether Buddhist or Catholic.
For me acting is passion, emotion, and creating the character and the whole world around the character. We enjoy all that. Sleeping on time, eating healthy, you are what your lifestyle is.
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
The key to success is to be honest, follow your passion and not someone else’s path.
It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.
Hire for passion and intensity; there is training for everything else.
I was asked by a group to write a song on the theme of brotherhood. This was before women’s liberation, when brotherhood meant men and women both, so I wrote the song. Since I had always been very fond of the Passion Chorale, I wrote words to that great piece.
I think the key as a creator is to just trust your own intuition, and follow your passion and trust that if you make something you love, an audience who loves it will find it.
You have to have passion for what you do, or else it’s difficult when the going gets tough.
There is nothing so beautiful as the free forest. To catch a fish when you are hungry, cut the boughs of a tree, make a fire to roast it, and eat it in the open air, is the greatest of all luxuries. I would not stay a week pent up in cities if it were not for my passion for art.
Death is the only pure, beautiful conclusion of a great passion.
I’ve been recording forever. I’m a watcher. I’m a stalker. I love everything about people. It’s always been a passion for me to observe.
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.
‘Be in’ is all about passion. Life is short. There are so many interesting things we can do in our life, and I feel like if someone is just kind of showing up, it’s not worth it for them or for us.
Do whatever interests you the most. Passion breeds success.
I don’t believe there’s a cap on creativity and passion.
To be a great motorbike racer, the most important thing is passion for the bike.
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.
I am an Addictive Personality, they say, a natural slave to passion – and many Doctors have warned me against it. I am a High-risk Patient.
I read Freud because I find him an excellent writer… a writer of police thrillers that can be followed with great passion.
Jenny McCarthy has used her celebrity and sex appeal to attract attention to autism. And while no one questions McCarthy’s determination and passion, many scientists have debunked her anti-vaccine message and her claims that a gluten-free diet can provide a cure.
I’m very glad to have something to be passionate about. I can’t imagine a life without passion.
Well, it’s still a bit uncertain, but I will do the consulting, and I’ll see how I can contribute. But I’m sure whatever I do will involve the space program. That’s where my passion is.
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.
I want to carry on in the music business and in television because it’s basically a hobby and a passion that I actually get paid for.
Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
I was lucky enough at a young age to find out what I had a passion for, but whatever you’ve got a curiosity for, just give it a shot.
There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy.
No matter how fast I could do it with the digital camera I don’t think I would get the same thing out of it. The passion I have for formulating an idea stands alone. It is the important essence of what I do.
A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance.
With years of experience doing whatever it takes to get to the bottom of each story, I am looking forward to covering the stories in the human dimension and impart the passion and visceral reactions the audience seeks.
I deliberately wrote a poem in my last book where I was suggesting that there are other passions as great as or more important than the passion of sex.
No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts and the principle we act from: but the seeds of every passion are innate to us, and nobody comes into the world without them.
Find your passion, set a goal, go to work, evaluate, reassess, and repeat.
Justice and goodwill will outlast passion.
Photography is my passion. Whenever I get time, I click.
Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that’s their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.
Losing my sight had nothing to do with my focus on music. My passion for music was already there, so it would be a mistake to give too much significance to my blindness.
Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade. Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still.
Mountain climbing is my passion, and to empower women through my expeditions is the reason.
Swimming is my passion and something that I love.
I got my dog back, in African-American language, your dog means your passion, your fire.
The Chinese art world does not exist. In a society that restricts individual freedoms and violates human rights, anything that calls itself creative or independent is a pretence. It is impossible for a totalitarian society to create anything with passion and imagination.
Hustle like you broke and keep that passion.
Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.
Money is not a driving force for me when it comes to my passion: that is, dramas and films.
I don’t have a passion for politics, but I do have a passion for truth and justice.
The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task, courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance.
I have enough love to last me a lifetime! Thank God I’ll never lose my imagination and my passion. That’s really what it is. I’m still passionate about what I do.
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.
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.
I majored in sociology and never took a single music-related course, much less any kind of class in public speaking – no confidence for it, none – yet I still had a passion for it that burned inside me.
When you’re a girl, passion can dominate the equation, but as you grow up relationships evolve. Mad passion can grab you at first, but it can’t last forever.
I said, ‘I’m going to the United States to study with Stella Adler and do movies because nobody here has done it and my passion is films.’ But I came here and I didn’t speak English, I didn’t have a green card, I didn’t know I had to have an agent, I couldn’t drive, I was dyslexic.
‘Girl in the City Chapter 2’ will still continue to revolve around Meera Sehgal and her life, her friends, and her passion. The stark difference in ‘Chapter 2’ will be that all the characters have now grown up in the series – in terms of maturity if not so much age.
One thing I am quite passionate about is the absence of dark-skinned women in the media, so I have a passion to show dark-skinned women as beautiful, as vulnerable, as people who can be sexually desired and loving people, because it is never really seen on TV.
I’ve been in a very male-dominated business for decades. I found, particularly early on, that there’s plenty of room for passion, but there’s very little room for emotion.
We might think we are very different from Pakistan but we are not; we are the same people, with the same capacity for warmth and passion and intolerance and violence.
What I cry out for, like every being, with my whole life and all my earthly passion, is something very different from an equal to cherish: it is a God to adore.
To work with a director that has emotional commitment and passion toward the characters, and the piece, and the experiences, it only enriches your work.
We don’t do things we aren’t good at by nature. I wouldn’t play basketball because I’m only 5′ 1″. Find what you enjoy – whether it’s racing, flying a helicopter, being a doctor, or stitching clothes together. Once you’ve done that, you have the passion you need.
When people are living from passion, they tend to be fulfilled, happy, healthy, and love everyone around them.
Work? I never worked a day in my life. I always loved what I was doing, had a passion for it.
There’s so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn’t take money. It doesn’t take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed.
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.
I have a passion for design. Be it a line of clothes or taking a gut decision with unique pieces of furniture, one should always be willing to experiment.
It is not constantly in my head that I am a champion or a UFC fighter. I forget about that. It is very important to other people, and I am glad to have the support, but fighting is my passion. It is what I like to do.
What I had to prove was that I had a dedication and a desire and a passion to do the work and everything else would fall in place because I have a vision that I want to portray and it did and I do it. I don’t sell anything.
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.
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.
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.
Dance has always been my passion, and I love it.
Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows – and china.
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.
I envy people with dreams and passions, but I don’t think that way. I still don’t have a ‘bliss’ to follow. For people like me – I suspect that’s most people – holding out for a ‘dream’ or a ‘passion’ is paralyzing. I just like having work I enjoy that feels meaningful. That’s hard enough… but it’s enough.
Acting is a passion, but I have been taking time off to direct once in a while because it helps me reinvent myself.
Maybe the bike is more dangerous, but the passion for the car for me is second to the bike.
Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.
My passion and energy get mistaken for anger.
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.
My mother, Agnes Dereon Beyince, was a seamstress and designer, and her passion passed down to me.
Portland in particular is a cheap enough place to live that you can still develop your passion – painting, writing, music. People seem less status-conscious. Even wealthy people buy second-hand clothes and look a little bit homeless.
Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.
To my utter despair I have discovered, and discover every day anew, that there is in the masses no revolutionary idea or hope or passion.
My genuine passion for dance was born watching Ballet Rambert perform Christopher Bruce’s harrowing ‘Ghost Dances.’
In Colombia, we have a lot of passion.
A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
I danced for 15 years of my life. Which was my love and my passion.
I just love bikes. It’s not the safest passion to have, but I guess it’s better than Russian roulette.
The strongest passion is fear.
You need the words, you need the script, you need the material, you need the commitment, you need the passion, it’s like we depend on writers, we depend on producers, directors depend on us and once things are in the divine order as they happen.
If I had not passed through trial – through passion, one could say – through these years so painful and so rich, I don’t believe I could take on my life and my career as I do today.
The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it’s possible to achieve the American dream.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
Football will always be my foremost passion.
When there is money, there is also greed. Everyone wants to talk to you when there is money. Only if you have the passion for it, you must become a philanthropist, else it’ll become a headache.