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#1. In love, unlike most other passions, the recollection of what you have had and lost is always better than what you can hope for in the future. - Author: Stendhal
Passion quotes by Stendhal
#2. I learned that lack of budget can be overcome by fan passion if you can get your content to the people who like what you do. - Author: Felicia Day
Passion quotes by Felicia Day
#3. Over the past decades, students who have blindly followed their passion, without rational analysis of whether their choice of career truly was wise, have been more unhappy with their job choices than those who coupled passion with rationality. - Author: Barbara Oakley
Passion quotes by Barbara Oakley
#4. I tore open the closet door and began feverishly sorting through the shirts piled on the floor in the vain hope that inside that pile there might be some wondrously perfect shirt down there, a nice and tough but I'm also a surprisingly good listener with a true and abiding passion for cheers and those who lead them. - Author: John Green
Passion quotes by John Green
#5. Volunteering is a window into the passions of the soul. - Author: Patrick Dixon
Passion quotes by Patrick Dixon
#6. Material possession is one thing, but ideological passion disgusts us on some deep level. - Author: David Foster Wallace
Passion quotes by David Foster Wallace
#7. I draw from the Absurd three consequences: my revolt, my liberty, my passion. - Author: Albert Camus
Passion quotes by Albert Camus
#8. Denim and doubt, cotton and caution, fell to the floor in a forgotten heap - Author: Karen Keast
Passion quotes by Karen Keast
#9. For Mersault, nothing mattered in those days. And the first time Marthe went limp in his arms and her features blurred as they came closer - the lips that had been as motionless as painted flowers now quivering and extended - Mersault saw in her not the future but all the force of his desire focused upon her and and satisfied by this appearance, this image. The lips she offered him seemed a message from a world without passion and swollen with desire, where his heart would find satisfaction. And this seemed a miracle to him. His heard pounded with an emotion he almost took for love. And when he felt the ripe and resilient flesh under his teeth, it was as though he bit into a kind of fierce liberty, after caressing her a long time with his own lips. She became his mistress that same day. - Author: Albert Camus
Passion quotes by Albert Camus
#10. Living a life of peace could be a passion. Creating peace in the world is a goal. Living life in abundance could be a passion. Eliminating poverty on earth is a goal. - Author: Janet Bray Attwood
Passion quotes by Janet Bray Attwood
#11. Just one word, infused with naked desperation; half prayer, half enchantment. It felt like a freezing charm on her soul making her his prisoner, yet setting her free all at once. - Author: Genevieve Dewey
Passion quotes by Genevieve Dewey
#12. We spend so much of our passion on our first love. I'm not convinced that it - passion - is one of those things that you have an endless amount of - like happiness or sadness. I could be happy all day. I could be sad all day. But I'm not so sure I'll ever love like that again. - Author: Laura Miller
Passion quotes by Laura Miller
#13. Augusta counted herself among those fortunate souls on the planet whose passion had become their profession. Music was as necessary to her as breathing, and it filled all of her days, and helping young singers understand how to make their voices soar fulfilled her as nothing else could. - Author: Susan Moore Jordan
Passion quotes by Susan Moore Jordan
#14. I tell you," went on Syme with passion, "that every time a train comes in I feel that it has broken past batteries of besiegers, and that man has won a battle against chaos. You say contemptuously that when one has left Sloane Square one must come to Victoria. I say that one might do a thousand things instead, and that whenever I really come there I have the sense of hairbreadth escape. And when I hear the guard shout out the word 'Victoria,' it is not an unmeaning word. It is to me the cry of a herald announcing conquest. It is to me indeed 'Victoria'; it is the victory of Adam. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
Passion quotes by G.K. Chesterton
#15. It's only when we are authentic to who we are that we are going to be truly happy. It's so important that we follow what our own heart is telling us, what our own intuition is telling us, what our passion is, where our heart wants to go. When we can truly explore who we are, that's when the world just explodes with possibilities. - Author: Caroline A. Shearer
Passion quotes by Caroline A. Shearer
#16. If we spark a student's passion, we unleash a powerful force upon the world. - Author: Tim Fargo
Passion quotes by Tim Fargo
#17. The three essentials for great preaching are: truth, clarity, and passion. - Author: G. Campbell Morgan
Passion quotes by G. Campbell Morgan
#18. Sit down and make a list of the answers to these two questions: Ask yourself, if money was no concern and you had all the time and money in the world, what would you do? If you would still do what you currently do, then you are in dharma, because you have passion for what you do - Author: Deepak Chopra
Passion quotes by Deepak Chopra
#19. On the edge of dreaming when the brain lets go, when it stops its scheming, our blood runs slow... Then the heart speaks clearly of the things it knows, things it brought so dearly at the evening's glow... And a misty sunset fills the west with yellow, gold and scarlet red. The bowl of space a dawn sheds light upon our silky bed. For you I send refreshing rain to wash the past away. A quiet breeze drifts warmly across your tired face. It brings the scents from flower climbs, and leaves without a trace. With vines and newborn stars in our hair...undressed, bronzed platinum we are as summer in your golden church... Like whispers lost at sea...we soar beyond the sky of harmony within the clash of elements... Together lost and free to claim our each desire. Like leaves we float to earth, once more...forbidden passion, romantic eyes, and heated lips...two burning amber hearts released and drinking slowly mysterious champagne of heaven sweetest rest... - Author: Oksana Rus
Passion quotes by Oksana Rus
#20. It was the same Dimitri from long ago, the fierce one who was willing to risk his life for what was right. I almost wished he'd go back to being annoying, distant Dimitri, the one who told me to stay away. Seeing him now brought back too many memories -not to mention the attraction I thought I'd smashed. Now, with that passion all over him, he seemed sexier than ever. He'd worn that same intensity when we'd fought together. Even when we'd had sex. This was the way Dimitri was supposed to be: powerful and in charge. - Author: Richelle Mead
Passion quotes by Richelle Mead
#21. Rosa had achieved the sort of serene and confident happiness that Tamsin had never really known. She was connected to Roberto in a way that made Tamsin long for something similar. A man with whom she could share all parts of her life, someone to be her equal and her inspiration. - Author: Emily Arden
Passion quotes by Emily Arden
#22. A clear passion, a resolute determination, a can-do spirit; these are the rods for creating a great mark! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
Passion quotes by Israelmore Ayivor
#23. Mountains are to the rest of the body of the earth, what violent muscular action is to the body of man. The muscles and tendons of its anatomy are, in the mountain, brought out with force and convulsive energy, full of expression, passion, and strength. - Author: John Ruskin
Passion quotes by John Ruskin
#24. Why do you wake up in the morning? - Author: Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Passion quotes by Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
#25. Since I was very young I've been fascinated with nature and I actually wanted to be a marine biologist when I was very young. That was a great passion of mine. So I suppose in the off season when I'm not making movies, I became more and more active as an environmentalist trying to be more vocal about issues that I felt were important. - Author: Leonardo DiCaprio
Passion quotes by Leonardo DiCaprio
#26. With a hoarse moan, he swept her against him, kissing her wildly, passionately, his mouth promising and teasing, as if her kiss had broken the dam that had held back his passion. - Author: Karen Hawkins
Passion quotes by Karen Hawkins
#27. He was intensity. He was strength. He was driving will and stubborn determination. He was reckless passion and guarded distrust. He was fucking beautiful. - Author: Carole Cummings
Passion quotes by Carole Cummings
#28. I don't know why but I love this kind of project, when it's a little difficult and when you have a history. The beginning of the story of viticulture was in the Middle East, and it was a different generation than the science and logistics of today. My passion is to go into the past to make wine. Wine is something cultural, not only something to drink. I always try to find the identity of the place. - Author: Stephane Derenoncourt
Passion quotes by Stephane Derenoncourt
#29. This time when she picked up her paints, she didn't think, she just painted. It was like opening the door onto a storm. The canvas was her doorway and the paint all the thunder and lightning, the wild pain-filled sky caught inside her. - Author: Michelle Frost
Passion quotes by Michelle Frost
#30. Sometimes, the only things in this world that make sense are the moon, my madness and your hands messing up my hair, while your teeth sink into my soul. - Author: Melody Lee
Passion quotes by Melody  Lee
#31. What I have learnt is that it is important to pursue your passion more than your legacy; if you have a passion with a purpose, then everything else fits in. - Author: Nita Ambani
Passion quotes by Nita Ambani
#32. There is one thing you must always remember about yourself; always be yourself, with courage and humility, no matter what! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Passion quotes by Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
#33. If you have to choose one critical ingredient of success, it's passion. - Author: Carver Mead
Passion quotes by Carver Mead
#34. To one degree or another, everybody is connected to the Mystery, and everybody secretly yearns to expand the connection. That requires expanding the soul. These things can enlarge the soul: laughter, danger, imagination, meditation, wild nature, passion, compassion, psychedelics, beauty, iconoclasm, and driving around in the rain with the top down. These things can diminish it: fear, bitterness, blandness, trendiness, egotism, violence, corruption, ignorance, grasping, shining, and eating ketchup on cottage cheese. - Author: Tom Robbins
Passion quotes by Tom Robbins
#35. The press, or at least most of it, has lost the passion, the outrage, and the sense of mission that once drove reporters to defy authority and tell the truth. - Author: Chris Hedges
Passion quotes by Chris Hedges
#36. There's another part, an obstinate part, that wants more. That wants Dutch live and in the flesh. That wants her hand. Her mouth. Her hips under mine. It wants all of her. Every last ounce. Body and soul. - Author: Darynda Jones
Passion quotes by Darynda Jones
#37. Thus, experience has ever shown, that education, as well as religion, aristocracy, as well as democracy and monarchy, are, singly, totally inadequate to the business of restraining the passions of men, of preserving a steady government, and protecting the lives, liberties, and properties of the people ... Religion, superstition, oaths, education, laws, all give way before passions, interest, and power, which can be resisted only by passions, interest, and power. - Author: John Adams
Passion quotes by John Adams
#38. It is when their age of passions is past that great men produce their masterpieces, just as it is after volcanic eruptions that the soil is most fertile. - Author: Nicolas Chamfort
Passion quotes by Nicolas Chamfort
#39. The man up there raged aloud in two languages, and with a sincerity in his fury that almost convinced me I had, in some way, sinned against the harmony of the universe - Author: Joseph Conrad
Passion quotes by Joseph Conrad
#40. Bards of Passion and of Mirth, Ye have left your souls on earth! Have ye souls in heaven too, Double-lived in regions new? - Author: John Keats
Passion quotes by John Keats
#41. It is really important that young people find something that they want to do and pursue it with passion. I'm very passionate about filmmaking. It's what I love to do. - Author: Spike Lee
Passion quotes by Spike Lee
#42. Too often we sit back and speak platitudes of the nitty-gritty bits of writing; the editing, the story structure, the verbal sparring vs. banter, the character development, the world-building become more important to us than the tune rhythm of the tale. And when you lose the music of the story, all the footwork in the world is not going to make up for the loss of continuity and heart.
We need to take a step back in our souls and conjure the image of what this story is: the notes and beats and things woven into it's fullness. See, that's what is so easy to lose sight of as we write. We forget that, in a way, this story is a full story in itself. We tend to try to build the story piece by piece, line upon line, precept upon precept, but that--as any true writer knows--is not entirely practical. A story does have its own identity. To some extent, the story exists in your mind as a whole. Its own being. To chance sounding sappy: Your story is a full piece of music waiting for you to dance it into existence. Don't make the mistake of leaving out all the music.
It is tempting to want to have everything arranged to perfection so that little editing will be done. But if you are keeping in mind the way your story needs to run--feeling it and dwelling in the beauty of its passion and color and vibe--the footwork will take care of itself. Certainly it will require practice and your technicalities will need a little work--everyone's does. But you will have captured the essenc - Author: Rachel Heffington
Passion quotes by Rachel Heffington
#43. How puerile it would be, and what a dangerous heresy from the religious point of view, to believe that passion in its proper place is offensive to God! We are not Manicheans, that we should incline to believe that the flesh is under a curse, and that all matter springs from the Principle of Evil. Rather do we say that matter and the flesh come from God - Author: Antonin Sertillanges
Passion quotes by Antonin Sertillanges
#44. Never become bitter just because you were rejected by men - Author: Sunday Adelaja
Passion quotes by Sunday Adelaja
#45. There were lies, and there were lies. Was a secret a lie? If one wanted to protect another? - Author: Kristen Callihan
Passion quotes by Kristen Callihan
#46. The best thing in life is to go ahead with all your plans and your dreams, to embrace life and to live everyday with passion, to lose and still keep the faith and to win while being grateful. All of this because the world belongs to those who dare to go after what they want. And because life is really too short to be insignificant. - Author: Charlie Chaplin
Passion quotes by Charlie Chaplin
#47. When the passion goes away, it's the practice that sustains us. This is the fruit of commitment, the reason it's worth the hardship. When you commit to something, anything, it allows you to practice what you love. - Author: Jeff Goins
Passion quotes by Jeff Goins
#48. I learnt that if I want to make any difference, or changes to my world, then I've got to be involved. We need passion - that's how things change. - Author: Eliza Doolittle
Passion quotes by Eliza Doolittle
#49. Is that what you think? Passion begets passion?" "Yes," she says. "It is. I think when you take steps to do what you want to do and be who you want to be, then the rest starts falling into place. - Author: Aidan Donnelley Rowley
Passion quotes by Aidan Donnelley Rowley
#50. I've been singing since I was two. Music was my first passion and I love writing, singing, creating and being creative. - Author: Jojo
Passion quotes by Jojo
#51. It must happen all the time, a fleeting passion overwhelms someone's true course and there's nothing to be done about it. - Author: Miranda July
Passion quotes by Miranda July
#52. My real passion is to make movies, to direct. It's good for my ego to be an actress. It's like someone is saying, 'Yes, you're beautiful! Yes, you're doing fine!' But I feel like a child when I'm an actress. - Author: Maiwenn
Passion quotes by Maiwenn
#53. She sought his eyes once again. Eyes so perfect a blue they rivaled the most gorgeous lapis lazuli stone. - Author: Grace Willows
Passion quotes by Grace Willows
#54. We don't like to hurt. And there is no worse pain for fallen people than facing an emptiness we cannot fill. To enter into pain seems rather foolish when we can run from it through denial. We simply cannot get it through our head that, with a nature twisted by sin, the route to joy always involves the very worst sort of internal suffering we can imagine. We rebel at that thought. We weren't designed to hurt. The physical and personal capacities to feel that God built into us were intended to provide pleasures, like good health and close relationships. When they don't, when our head throbs with tension and our heart is broken by rejection, we want relief. With deep passion, we long to experience what we were designed to enjoy. - Author: Larry Crabb
Passion quotes by Larry Crabb
#55. God loves us with never-ending love and unconditional passion. - Author: Judah Smith
Passion quotes by Judah Smith
#56. There is no liberty to men whose passions are stronger than their religious feelings; there is no liberty to men in whom ignorance predominates over knowledge; there is no liberty to men who know not how to govern themselves. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
Passion quotes by Henry Ward Beecher
#57. Bushism is Reaganism minus the passion for freedom. - Author: George F. Will
Passion quotes by George F. Will
#58. Passion makes the best observations and the sorriest conclusions. - Author: Jean Paul
Passion quotes by Jean Paul
#59. Don't always wish it is easier to be done; wish you have enough power to make it happen. No matter how difficult it is, you can do it when the solution is in your palms! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
Passion quotes by Israelmore Ayivor
#60. I've always had a passion for music, but I never saw me as a musician for a living. I never thought that I could make a living. It never dawned on me. - Author: Kaskade
Passion quotes by Kaskade
#61. What I am interested in, what I write and care about, exists in the slow lane, somewhere between hand-ploughed fields and a pint of real ale. - Author: Fennel Hudson
Passion quotes by Fennel Hudson
#62. Embrace the faith that every challenge surmounted by your energy; every problem solved by your wisdom; every soul stirred by your passion; and every barrier to justice brought down by your determination will ennoble your life, inspire others, serve your country, and explode outward the boundaries of what is achievable on this earth. - Author: Madeleine Albright
Passion quotes by Madeleine Albright
#63. Drink all your passion,
and be a disgrace. - Author: Jalaluddin Rumi
Passion quotes by Jalaluddin Rumi
#64. Some of the world's best athletes didn't start out being that hot. If you have a passion for a sport, put in the effort and see. - Author: Carol S. Dweck
Passion quotes by Carol S. Dweck
#65. Duncan climbed out my bedroom window, practically falling onto the roof. After he was out, he half jumped, half fell off the roof. Finn watched him apprehensively for a moment, holding my curtain open, but he didn't follow after immediately.
Instead,he straightened up, looking over at me. My anger and resolution were fading, leaving me hopeful that Finn wouldn't really leave things this way.
"Once I'm out this window, lock it behind me," Finn commanded. "Make sure all the doors are locked, and never go anywhere alone. Never go anyplace at night, and if at all possible, always take Matt and Rhys with you." He looked past me for a moment, thinking of something.
"Although neither of them are really good for much of anything..." His dark eyes rested on mine once again. His expression was imploring, and he raised his hand as if he meant to touch my face, but he lowered it again. "You must be careful."
"Okay," I promised him.
With Finn standing right in front of me, I could feel the warmth of his body and smell his cologne. His eyes were locked on mine, and I remembered the way it felt when he tangled his fingers in my hair and held me so close to him I couldn't breathe.
He was so strong and controlled. In the brief moments he allowed himself to let go of his passion with me, it was the most wonderfully suffocating feeling I'd ever had.
I didn't want him to leave, and he didn't want to leave. But we had both made choices we were unwilling to chang - Author: Amanda Hocking
Passion quotes by Amanda Hocking
#66. I do love you, but I can no longer wait for you to figure out how to love me in a way that makes us both feel good. - Author: Scott Stabile
Passion quotes by Scott Stabile
#67. The passion for trains and railways is, I have been told, incurable. - Author: Eric Lomax
Passion quotes by Eric Lomax
#68. In April the true labor began. He rose before dawn and was at work in the trees as the sun rose. On a ladder, with his shears, maneuvering into the farthest reaches of the understories. At times whistling, at times muttering to himself. But mostly silent. Always working in that calm, deliberate way that made it impossible to imagine that he would ever complete the row, not to mention the entire orchard, in time. How could he afford to be so careful? It's that it was just possible, but barely. The design, the organization he achieved in the rows, in each tree, pleased him like nothing else. It was his passion, his whole life. - Author: Amanda Coplin
Passion quotes by Amanda Coplin
#69. And it was told that as soon as Poseidon saw the young Goddess, who looked no more than eighteen years of age, by human reckoning, passion immediately overwhelmed him. Unlike all the other Goddesses & Nymphs of the Sea, Aphrodite was not naked. She wore a huge girdle around her slender waist which covered her breasts & her hips as well as her crotch & buttocks. And, thus, instead of impaling her with his trident, Poseidon was overcome with curiosity as to what she hid beneath her girdle. He thus introduced himself as the King & Sheriff of the Seas & told the young Goddess that, as such, no secrets should be kept from him by all those who wished to live in the sea. He would therefore request that she removed the girdle to show him what she hid beneath it. - Author: Nicholas Chong
Passion quotes by Nicholas Chong
#70. She liked his unique smell, and it turned on all five of her senses, wanting to see him naked, touch him while naked, hear him as he moaned while he made love, taste his skin, and feel his naked body as she seduced him with the trailing of hungry fingers. - Author: Keira D. Skye
Passion quotes by Keira D. Skye
#71. Place your truth on my hips. Don't tell me who you are. Show me with your sincerity, let me see the helplessness in your eyes, wrap your irreverence around me. I've been afraid. My freedom has been mistaken for frivolousness, my sexuality for carelessness. Double standards imposed with hypocritical fingers and incurious hearts. I've relinquished myself to the wrong ideologies. I'm tired of having to cover my vulnerability to protect others from feeling theirs.

Expose me, penetrate me with broad philosophies, let us collide recklessly with freedom. Steal my wild heart, but do not ask me to live under an umbrella when I like being soaked by the rain. - Author: Jacqueline Simon Gunn
Passion quotes by Jacqueline Simon Gunn
#72. For me, and for thousands with similar inclinations, the most important passion of life is the overpowering desire to escape periodically from the clutches of a mechanistic civilization. To us the enjoyment of solitude, complete independence, and the beauty of undefiled panoramas is absolutely essential to happiness. - Author: Bob Marshall
Passion quotes by Bob Marshall
#73. In America, where writers are preoccupied with the craft of writing, I always try to introduce this concept of the badly written good story. Turning the hierarchy around and putting passion on top and not craft, because when you just focus on craft, you can write something that is very sterile. It looks beautiful, but soulless. So I warn them that, often in writing programs, articulation and clarity are more important than what you actually say . . . And you say, "It's so well-written, but who gives a fuck?" For certain, the guy who wrote it doesn't give a fuck. It's not something that has to do with his life; it's just something well-written and illuminating, and writing is not about that. The best stories you usually hear are stories that people feel some type of urgency about . . .

Nobody else in the world would look at writing as craftsmanship - it's totally this Protestant hardworking ethic. You go into this kind of infinite space of imagination and you fence yourself in with all kinds of laws. Why do we have to keep playing this strange game? - Author: Etgar Keret
Passion quotes by Etgar Keret
#74. I think relationships are very difficult. It's very easy to get swept away with excitement, glamour, and passion. I think the trick is to look for friendship rather than passion. - Author: Jane Green
Passion quotes by Jane Green
#75. That's the big difference between [the BookWorld] and [the RealWorld]," said Plum. "When things happen after a randomly pointless event, all that follows is simply unintended consequences, not a coherent narrative thrust that propels the story forward."
I rolled the idea of unintended consequences around in my head. "Nope, I said finally, "you've got me on that one."
"It confuses me, too," admitted Plum, "but that's the RealWorld for you. A brutal and beautiful place, run for the most part on passion, fads, incentives, and mathematics. A lot of mathematics. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#76. The heart pointed to the brain and said with great disdain, "Those who live their lives in here live the lives most full of fear. - Author: Ryan Lilly
Passion quotes by Ryan Lilly
#77. I don't know what I'd do with my life if it wasn't for animation.' I guess I would be an artist, or do something with animals. I have a passion for animals. Maybe I would've become a veternarian. - Author: Andreas Deja
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#78. I have seen so much obstructed potential among people who lack personal discipline, who just slough it off, whatever it is, and who think that nothing matters very much. I want my daughter to have what I think of as a capacity for self-discipline. Not the sort of self-discipline that diminishes her own wild passions, but that makes it safer for her to own those wild passions. - Author: Marianne Williamson
Passion quotes by Marianne Williamson
#79. The merits of leadership are so ingrained that it's natural to say, "I'll take the lead."
Sometimes, though, it may make more sense to take the follow. Leading when you don't know where to go, when you don't have the commitment or the passion, or worst of all, when you can't overcome your fear- that sort of leading is worse than none at all.
It takes guts to acknowledge that perhaps this time, right now, you can't lead. So get out of the way and take the follow instead. - Author: Seth Godin
Passion quotes by Seth Godin
#80. Our fights, quarrels, and debates blinded me that I forgot how much she means to me. She means the world, the whole world with its varieties and diversities. - Author: Noha Alaa El-Din
Passion quotes by Noha Alaa El-Din
#81. We acquire the strength we have overcome. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Passion quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson
#82. In 90% of cases, you can start with one of the two most effective ways to open a speech: ask a question or start with a story.

Our brain doesn't remember what we hear. It remembers only what we "see" or imagine while we listen.

You can remember stories. Everything else is quickly forgotten.

Smell is the most powerful sense out of 4 to immerse audience members into a scene.

Every sentence either helps to drive your point home, or it detracts from clarity. There is no middle point.

If you don't have a foundational phrase in your speech, it means that your message is not clear enough to you, and if it's not clear to you, there is no way it will be clear to your audience.

Share your failures first. Show your audience members that you are not any better, smarter or more talented than they are.

You are not an actor, you are a speaker. The main skill of an actor is to play a role; to be someone else. Your main skill as a speaker is to be yourself.

People will forgive you for anything except for being boring. Speaking without passion is boring. If you are not excited about what you are talking about, how can you expect your audience to be excited?

Never hide behind a lectern or a table. Your audience needs to see 100% of your body.

Speak slowly and people will consider you to be a thoughtful and clever person.

Leaders don't talk much, but each word holds a lot of m - Author: Andrii Sedniev
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#83. This position will not be disputed, so long as it is admitted that the desire of reward is one of the strongest incentives of human conduct, or that the best security for the fidelity of mankind is to make their interest coincide with their duty. Even the love of fame, the ruling passion of the noblest minds ... would on the contrary deter him from the undertaking, when he foresaw that he must quit the scene before he could accomplish the work ... - Author: Alexander Hamilton
Passion quotes by Alexander Hamilton
#84. Unlike many graduate fellowships, the Rhodes seeks leaders who will 'fight the world's fight.' They must be more than mere bookworms. We are looking for students who wonder, students who are reading widely, students of passion who are driven to make a difference in the lives of those around them and in the broader world. - Author: Heather Wilson
Passion quotes by Heather Wilson
#85. You gotta follow your passion in life - Author: Kailin Gow
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#86. Do you have a passion for what you do and do you love what you do? If you don't, then it can be drudgery, it can be hard, it can be work. But when you find something that you enjoy a lot, then you're more willing to sacrifice a lot of things in order to be successful as a teacher. - Author: Tubby Smith
Passion quotes by Tubby Smith
#87. Passion is the great mover and spring of the soul. When men's passions are strongest, they may have great and noble effects; but they are then also apt to fall into the greatest miscarriages. - Author: Thomas Sprat
Passion quotes by Thomas Sprat
#88. Film is my passion. I had no money, after Human Zoo. I was completely broke. It was horrible. My film was in Berlin on opening night, but I couldn't even get to Berlin. - Author: Rie Rasmussen
Passion quotes by Rie Rasmussen
#89. It may be called the Master Passion, the hunger for self-approval. - Author: Mark Twain
Passion quotes by Mark Twain
#90. I'm cancer-free today!
Cancer cannot keep up with my goals, enthusiasm, focus, passion, and determination. I will run you out of my body by not thinking about you, I will focus on what it will be like when you are gone. - Author: Gregory Q. Cheek
Passion quotes by Gregory Q. Cheek
#91. I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn't be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage. - Author: Roald Dahl
Passion quotes by Roald Dahl
#92. Love is talkative passion. - Author: Louis Armstrong
Passion quotes by Louis Armstrong
#93. You can seize away my opportunities but never the passion that I possess. - Author: Harshada Pathare
Passion quotes by Harshada Pathare
#94. For Past is never buried-
It just shines with a brighter ray,
Perhaps because now we look at it as a third person
Ushering in a smile with moist eyes
Which is but a reflection of an array of infinite emotions.

Indeed, Past is never buried-
It breathes silently,
Deep inside,
Distant yet alive. - Author: Debatrayee Banerjee
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#95. You're not like other people and it pains me to see you do something so common when I know there's much more to you than that. (Jack)
How do you know? (Lorelei)
I see it every time I look at you. You have a passion for life that burns so bright it almost singes me to be near it. Every time I see you suppress that fire it pains me. I don't want anything to extinguish that fire. (Jack) - Author: Kinley MacGregor
Passion quotes by Kinley MacGregor
#96. He had always had a passion for life and the idealism he had come across seemed to him for the most part a cowardly shrinking from it. The idealist withdrew himself because he could not suffer the jostling of the human crowd; he had not the strength to fight and so called the battle vulgar; he was vain and since his fellows would not take him at his own estimate, consoled himself with despising his fellows. For Phillip, this type was Hayward, fair, languid, too fat now and rather bald, still cherishing the remains of his good looks and still delicately proposing to do exquisite things in the uncertain future; and at the back of this were whiskey and vulgar amours of the street. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Passion quotes by W. Somerset Maugham
#97. Anger is an assertion of rights and worth. It is communication, equality, and knowledge. It is intimacy, acceptance, fearlessness, embodiment, revolt, and reconciliation. Anger is memory and rage. It is rational thought and irrational pain. Anger is freedom, independence, expansiveness, and entitlement. It is justice, passion, clarity, and motivation. Anger is instrumental, thoughtful, complicated, and resolved. In anger, whether you like it or not, there is truth.

Anger is the demand of accountability. It is evaluation, judgment, and refutation. It is reflective, visionary, and participatory. It's a speech act, a social statement, an intention, and a purpose. It's a risk and a threat. A confirmation and a wish. It is both powerlessness and power, palliative and a provocation. In anger, you will find both ferocity and comfort, vulnerability and hurt. Anger is the expression of hope. - Author: Soraya Chemaly
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#98. And yet to possess a young soul that has barely developed is a source of very deep delight. It is like a flower whose richest perfume goes out to meet the first ray of the sun. One must pluck it at that very moment and, after inhaling its perfume to one's heart's content, discard it along the wayside on the chance that someone will pick it up. I sense in myself that insatiable avidity that devours everything in its path. And I regard the sufferings and joys of others merely in relation to myself, as food to sustain my spiritual strength. Passion is no longer capable of robbing me of my sanity. My ambition has been crushed by circumstances, but it has manifested itself in a new form, for ambition is nothing but lust for power, and my greatest pleasure I derive from subordinating everything around me to my will. Is it not both the first token of power and its supreme triumph to inspire in others the emotions of love, devotion and fear? Is it not the sweetest fare for our vanity to be the cause of pain or joy for someone without the least claim thereto? And what is happiness? Pride gratified. Could I consider myself better and more powerful than anyone else in the world, I would be happy. Were everybody to love me, I'd find in myself unending wellsprings of love. Evil begets evil; one's first suffering awakens a realization of the pleasure of tormenting another. The idea of evil cannot take root in the mind of man without his desiring to apply it in practice. Someone has said th - Author: Mikhail Lermontov
Passion quotes by Mikhail Lermontov
#99. Brod was a brilliant intellectual with exceptional energy; a generous man willing to do battle for others; his attachment to Kafka was warm and disinterested. The only problem was his artistic orientation: a man of ideas, he knew nothing of the passion for form; his novels (he wrote twenty of them) are sadly conventional; and above all: he understood nothing at all about modern art.
Why, despite all this, was Kafka so fond of him? What about you-do you stop being fond of your best friend because he has a compulsion to write bad verse? - Author: Milan Kundera
Passion quotes by Milan Kundera
#100. You are Destined for Greatness. The enemy seeks to destroy your hopes and dreams. It is Important that you Activate Your Faith. Believe with All Your Heart. Nothing is Impossible for God. You shall Fulfill Your Destiny. - Author: Amaka Imani Nkosazana
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#101. History is my passion. So I write what I love to read. I find that if I combine history with a strong, sensual romance, it is like a one-two punch. The reader doesn't want the history without the romance, and of course the heavier the history, the more it has to be leavened with a sensual, all-consuming love story. - Author: Virginia Henley
Passion quotes by Virginia Henley
#102. When excitement and passion are evident, people want to be around you - including prospects. Prospects will want to do business with you because your joy is contagious. - Author: Michelle Moore
Passion quotes by Michelle Moore
#103. Enthusiasm is that secret and harmonious spirit which hovers over the production of genius. - Author: Isaac D'Israeli
Passion quotes by Isaac D'Israeli
#104. Changing directions in life is not tragic. Losing passion in life is. - Author: Max Lucado
Passion quotes by Max Lucado
#105. If you must then hire for passion first, experience second and credentials third. Then train those hired for directed passion, dropping the excess baggage and the whole process of unlearning. An entrepreneur is much like an architect shapping human resources into a well crafted power house. - Author: Nikhil Sharda
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#106. Emasculation happens in marriage as well. Women are often attracted to the wilder side of a man, but once having caught him they settle down to the task of domesticating him. Ironically, if he gives in he'll resent her for it, and she in turn will wonder where the passion has gone. - Author: John Eldredge
Passion quotes by John Eldredge
#107. I wish to be remembered for my humor, and my passion, and above all, my ability to go from angel to asshole in 3.5 seconds, but always for something that I truly believe in. I will be one crazy ass grandma. I want you to picture this, I will have red highlights, I will have fuck me heels, I will have a really nice glass of wine that I will have made in my hand, and I will tell anyone who will listen how a smart ass from Doylsetown, Pennslyvania was gonna be a star, and the Billboard fucking Magazine made her woman of the year. - Author: P Nk
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#108. N.V.N.
(translated by Jane Kenyon)
There is a sacred, secret line in loving
which attraction and even passion cannot cross,
even if lips draw near in awful silence
and love tears at the heart.
Friendship is weak and useless here,
and years of happiness, exalted and full of fire,
because the soul is free and does not know
the slow luxuries of sensual life.
Those who try to come near it are insane
and those who reach it are shaken by grief,
So now you know exactly why
my heart beats no faster under your hand. - Author: Anna Akhmatova
Passion quotes by Anna Akhmatova
#109. You have been called. Know that. Understand that. Imprint it deep in your heart and set out on your mission in whatever way you can, here and now! The world is waiting for you. - Author: Pooja Ruprell
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#110. 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. - Author: Bliss Carman
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#111. Men seek a great deal, but fatally close, albeit very different, is one's pride in proving oneself right with one's zeal for finding the truth. - Author: Criss Jami
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#112. Children are God's or nature's practical joke on couples - that which is produced by passion then proceeds to nearly kill it. - Author: Dennis Prager
Passion quotes by Dennis Prager
#113. I got out of bed and opened the door. I was still naked, still sweaty and disheveled and glowing from all the love and passion and eating of buttholes. - Author: Justin Grimbol
Passion quotes by Justin Grimbol
#114. In the distance I hear a song - a simple song - a song of despair - a song of longing and a song of sorrow.
I have forgotten the words and the rhythm, but I sing.
Yes, I sing. - Author: Pietros Maneos
Passion quotes by Pietros Maneos
#115. Chronos is clocks, deadlines, watches, calendars, agendas, planners, schedules, beepers. Chronos is time at her worst. Chronos keeps track ... Chronos is the world's time. Kairos is transcendence, infinity, reverence, joy, passion, love, the Sacred. Kairos is intimacy with the Real. Kairos is time at her best ... Kairos is Spirit's time. We exist in chronos. We long for kairos. That's our duality. Chronos requires speed so that it won't be wasted. Kairos requires space so that it might be savored. We do in chronos. In kairos we're allowed to be ... It takes only a moment to cross over from chronos into kairos, but it does take a moment. All that kairos asks is our willingness to stop running long enough to hear the music of the spheres. - Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
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#116. Give me passion.
Give me joy.
Give me youth and energy and innocence and beauty.
Flash. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
Passion quotes by Chuck Palahniuk
#117. I would court you with passion, if things were different. you'd never get me off your porch swing. - Author: Laura Whitcomb
Passion quotes by Laura Whitcomb
#118. Yet even then the music has still a quality stern and implacable, deliberate and without passion so much as immolation, pleading, asking, for not love, not life, forbidding it to others, demanding in sonorous tones death as though death were the boon, like all Protestant music. - Author: William Faulkner
Passion quotes by William Faulkner
#119. We were a perfect match. Maybe that's why we burnt out. - Author: Anonymous
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#120. Very few men imprisoned for economic crimes or even crimes of passion against the oppressor feel that they are really guilty. - Author: George Jackson
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#121. It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#122. The just man having a firm grasp of his intentions, neither the heated passions of his fellow men ordaining something awful, nor a tyrant staring him in the face, will shake in his convictions. - Author: Horace
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#123. Want of passion is, I think, a very striking characteristic of Americans, not unrelated to their predilection for violence. For very few people truly have a passionate desire to achieve, and violence serves as a kind of substitute. - Author: Marguerite Yourcenar
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#124. Everyone thought Sydney had passion only for intellectual pursuits. That was their loss. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#125. It is not too much to say that next after the passion to learn there is no quality so indispensable to the successful prosecutionof science as imagination. Find me a people whose early medicine is not mixed up with magic and incantations, and I will find you a people devoid of all scientific ability. - Author: Charles Sanders Peirce
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#126. Live your passion and change the world. - Author: Dawn Tevy
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#127. Animals were my passion from even before I could speak apparently. When I was about 10, 11 I fell in love with Tarzan. - Author: Jane Goodall
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#128. Like most music that affects me deeply, I would never listen to it while others were around, just as I would not pass on a book that I especially loved to another. I am embarrassed to admit this, knowing that it reveals some essential lack or selfishness in my nature, and aware that it runs contrary to the instincts of most, whose passion for something leads them to want to share it, to ignite a similar passion in others, and that without the benefit of such enthusiasm I would still be ignorant of many of the books and much of the music I love most ... But rather than an expansion, I've always felt a diminishment of my own pleasure when I've invited someone else to take part in it, a rupture in the intimacy I felt with the work, an invasion of privacy. It is worst when someone else picks up the copy of a book I've just been enthralled by and begins casually to thumb through the pages. - Author: Nicole Krauss
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#129. The vicious circle of life is employment - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#130. That whatever a man says, promises, or resolves in passion he must stick to later on when he is cold and sober
this demand is among the heaviest burdens that weigh on humankind. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Passion quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche
#131. Her smile alone could light up the darkest of souls
The scent of a harvest of roses
Skin as soft as silk clothes
Energy explosive - Author: Andrew Edward Lucier
Passion quotes by Andrew Edward Lucier
#132. I am an actress and acting is my passion ... period! - Author: Christine Lahti
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#133. Life is tragic simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day, for each of us, the sun will go down for the last, last time. Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, the only fact we have. It seems to me that one ought to rejoice in the fact of death
ought to decide, indeed, to earn one's death by confronting with passion the conundrum of life. One is responsible for life: It is the small beacon in that terrifying darkness from which we come and to which we shall return. - Author: James Baldwin
Passion quotes by James Baldwin
#134. Great passions, my dear, don't exist: they're liars fantasies. What do exist are little loves that may last for a short or a longer while. - Author: Anna Magnani
Passion quotes by Anna Magnani
#135. My three keys to success: One, work hard. Two, be your own person. And three, have a passion for what you're doing. - Author: Juli Inkster
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#136. My passion for snacking and search for a great tasting, better-for-you snack sparked my interest in creating what has become popchips. - Author: Keith Belling
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#137. I know of no other place that is so fascinating yet so frustrating, so aware of the world and its own place within it but at the same time utterly insular. A country touched by nostalgia, with a past so great - so marked by brilliance and achievement - that French people today seem both enriched and burdened by it. France is like a maddening, moody lover who inspires emotional highs and lows. One minute it fills you with a rush of passion, the next you're full of fury, itching to smack the mouth of some sneering shopkeeper or smug civil servant. Yes, it's a love-hate relationship. - Author: Sarah Turnbull
Passion quotes by Sarah Turnbull
#138. Put your passions to work to make this world a better place. - Author: Richard Branson
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#139. I had only to remember that centuries before, men fell in battle for the daughter of Troy, that passions carried greater weight than decorum. It took so little to prove that human life and property are devastatingly temporary. All she had to do was lie down for a prince. They burned the city to the ground. - Author: Brenna Yovanoff
Passion quotes by Brenna Yovanoff
#140. What is art if not a concentrated and impassioned effort to make something with the little we have, the little we see? - Author: Andre Dubus
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#141. The passions of the young are vices in the old. - Author: Joseph Joubert
Passion quotes by Joseph Joubert
#142. She stabbed him with her wicked pretty knife, disrupted his simple life.
She's a player, a heartbreaker,
and now she breaks alone. - Author: Coco J. Ginger
Passion quotes by Coco J. Ginger
#143. Prayer involves transformed passions. In prayer, real prayer, we begin to think God's thoughts after Him: to desire the things He desires, to love the things He loves, to will the things He wills. - Author: Richard J. Foster
Passion quotes by Richard J. Foster
#144. For again Scrooge saw himself. He was older now, a man in the prime of life. His face had not the harsh and rigid lines of later years, but it had begun to wear the signs of care and avarice. There was an eager, greedy, restless motion in the eye, which showed the passion that had taken root, and where the shadow of the growing tree would fall. - Author: Charles Dickens
Passion quotes by Charles Dickens
#145. Sometimes, one gesture comprises an entire drama, the accent of one word ruins an entire existence, and the indifference of one glance kills the happiest passion. - Author: Honore De Balzac
Passion quotes by Honore De Balzac
#146. A teaspoon of love is better than a cup full of passion. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
Passion quotes by Matshona Dhliwayo
#147. Yet man is born to love. He is compassionate, just and good. He sheds tears for others and such tears give him pleasure. He invents stories to make him weep. Whence then this furious desire for wars and slaughter? Why does man plunge into the abyss, embracing with passion that which inspires him with such loathing? Why do men who revolt over such trivial issues as attempts to change the calendar allow themselves to be sent like obedient animals to kill and be killed? - Author: Isaiah Berlin, The Crooked Timber Of Humanity
Passion quotes by Isaiah Berlin, The Crooked Timber Of Humanity
#148. Many years from now when your children ask what New York City was like just after 9/11, this will be the book you give them in response. It's an exquisite novel full of heart, soul, passion and intelligence, and it's the one this great New York author was born to write. - Author: Lee Child
Passion quotes by Lee Child
#149. Man finds nothing so intolerable as to be in a state of complete rest, without passions, without occupation, without diversion, without effort. Then he feels his nullity, loneliness, inadequacy, dependence, helplessness, emptiness. - Author: Blaise Pascal
Passion quotes by Blaise Pascal
#150. I look at him and my body reacts in a way that it never has before, even in the throes of passion. I look at him and I start aching so deep inside it takes all I can to think, to breathe, to speak. He's like the brightest flame and it takes everything in me to resist its call.

I know that if I give in, I'll get burned so deeply, there might be nothing left once I come out the other side.

But, god, I want to step into that flame. - Author: D.L. Hess
Passion quotes by D.L. Hess
#151. The end / of passion / may refashion / a friend. - Author: Mona Van Duyn
Passion quotes by Mona Van Duyn
#152. Standing there in the soddie door, she seemed two personalities. One argued bitterly that it was impossible for love to keep going when there was no hope for the future, suggested that there was no use trying to keep it going. The other said sternly that marriage was not the fulfillment of a passion, - marriage was the fulfillment of love. And love was sometimes pleasure and sometimes duty. - Author: Bess Streeter Aldrich
Passion quotes by Bess Streeter Aldrich
#153. There are a lot of different paths through the jungle, but ... the simplest thing you can do is make yourself useful. Be easy to work with, be a hard worker and help people get the job done. And do it with as much passion and quality as you can. - Author: Harrison Ford
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#154. Discover an interest, a passion, a preference or need your client has, and take the time to give them some small item related to it. By making the extra effort to learn about the person and their business, you become very appealing and much more memorable. - Author: Susan C. Young
Passion quotes by Susan C. Young
#155. Sometimes you develop a passion for something because of some personal experience. - Author: Francis Collins
Passion quotes by Francis Collins
#156. Your dreams are the blueprints of your soul. They should take you by the hand and lead you toward your life's purpose and passion. They are one of, if not the greatest, source of self-motivation that you have. So nurture them and feed them inspiration whenever you can. - Author: Mac Anderson
Passion quotes by Mac Anderson
#157. Peace is our passion. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
Passion quotes by Thomas Jefferson
#158. You can accomplish amazing things with this if you have a passion and you work hard - I just think it's a cop out to say 'I wasn't born with this, so it's OK if I fail'. You can make up the difference with hard work and devotion. - Author: Buck Brannaman
Passion quotes by Buck Brannaman
#159. May God grant us grace for our daily work. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Passion quotes by Lailah Gifty Akita
#160. I want to hear you say cock."
Lenora's eyes flash to mine. And she frowns.
"Those are cheap words. Vulgar words."
"They're real words. Hot words. Sensual words real people use in the throes of passion and fucking and lust and love. If you can't bring yourself to say it, sweetheart, you've got no business getting anywhere near it.
Lenora lifts her chin and lets out a shuddery breath. And then she looks me right in the eyes – stunning in her stubbornness – and that beautiful bud of a mouth gives me exactly what I want.
And it's fucking sublime. - Author: Emma Chase
Passion quotes by Emma Chase
#161. Choice not chance dictates direction, and passion strengthens fortitude - Author: Joshuah Buckle
Passion quotes by Joshuah Buckle
#162. One exploiting sect, one people of leeches, one single devouring parasite closely and intimately bound together not only across national boundaries, but also across all divergences of political opinion ... [Jews have] that mercantile passion which constitutes one of the principle traits of their national character - Author: Mikhail Bakunin
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#163. Most of us who turn to any subject with love remember some morning or evening hour when we got on a high stool to reach down an untried volume, or sat with parted lips listening to a new talker, or for very lack of books began to listen to the voices within, as the first traceable beginning of our love. - Author: George Eliot
Passion quotes by George Eliot
#164. Thorne, I think I'm falling in love with you."

"Katie." He took her face in his hands. Roughly, and with a possessive power that thrilled her. A brooding divot formed between his eyebrows. "Katie, you're so - "

She wondered what delightfully misanthropic word he would choose this time. Wrongheaded? Foolish? Stubborn?

Kissable, apparently.

He gave up on words and claimed her mouth instead, kissing her with more passion and fire than she would have ever dared to hope. - Author: Tessa Dare
Passion quotes by Tessa Dare
#165. The greatest treasures are books. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Passion quotes by Lailah Gifty Akita
#166. He was a man with a chest, and he wanted to give thoughtful expression to the passion of his heart. - Author: Harvey Mansfield
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#167. A vision of the Shining One swirling into our world, a monstrous, glorious flaming pillar of incarnate, eternal Evil--of people passing through its radiant embrace into that hideous, unearthly life-in-death which I had seen enfold the sacrifices--of armies trembling into dancing atoms of diamond dust beneath the green ray's rhythmic death--of cities rushing out into space upon the wings of that other demoniac force which Olaf had watched at work--of a haunted world through which the assassins of the Dweller's court stole invisible, carrying with them every passion of hell--of the rallying to the Thing of every sinister soul and of the weak and the unbalanced, mystics and carnivores of humanity alike; for well I knew that, once loosed, not any nation could hold the devil-god for long and that swiftly its blight would spread! - Author: A. Merritt
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#168. I'm not going to just stop doing it because I got hurt once. People get hurt in car wrecks every day, and they don't stop driving the car the rest of their life to work. It's my passion. It's what I want to do with my life. It's a part of what I do. - Author: Tony Stewart
Passion quotes by Tony Stewart
#169. A person with passion will not look somewhere to see who is not doing it; they will focus and do what they can. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
Passion quotes by Israelmore Ayivor
#170. Love happens sublimely, serenely and accidentally! It will happen when you least expect it to! - Author: Avijeet Das
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#171. Music without passion is merely noise. A life without passion? You may as well be dead. - Author: Rachel Van Dyken
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#172. I will push you, pull you, rattle you as I see fit. Because you've a sparkling wit lurking beneath that dull exterior. Because you can sing, but you don't. Because you've a fiery passion inside you, and it needs release. Because you can keep walking. You just need someone to push you over that next horizon."
Surely it was the effect of hunger and fatigue, not his rough, intimate voice. But she trembled, just a little.
"Those are rather ironic words," she said, turning to face him. "From a man who can't even ride in a coach. - Author: Tessa Dare
Passion quotes by Tessa Dare
#173. Secret to remain young is to have an inordinate passion for pleasure. - Author: Oscar Wilde
Passion quotes by Oscar Wilde
#174. I am a creature of the Fey
Prepare to give your soul away
My spell is passion and it is art
My song can bind a human heart
And if you chance to know my face
My hold shall be your last embrace.

I shall be thy lover...

I am unlike a mortal lass
From dreams of longing I have passed
I came upon your lonely cries
Revealed beauty to your eyes
So shun the world that you have known
And spend your nights within my own.

I shall be thy lover...

You shall be known by other men
For your great works of voice and pen
Yet inspiration has a cost
For with me know your soul is lost
I'll take your passion and your skill
I'll take your young life quicker still.

I shall be thy lover...

Through the kisses that I give
I draw from you that I will live
And though you think this weakness grand
The touch of death your lover's hand
Your will to live has come too late
Come to my arms and love this fate

I shall be thy lover...

I am a creature of the Fey
Prepare to give your soul away
My spell is passion and it is art
My song can bind a human heart
And if you chance to know my face
My hold shall be your last embrace. - Author: Heather Alexander
Passion quotes by Heather Alexander
#175. Let us be separated by wars and pestilence, death, madness but not by the passing of time. - Author: Mario Puzo
Passion quotes by Mario Puzo
#176. If the definition of insanity is trying the same thing over and over and expecting different results, then passion is a form of mental retardation- deliberately blunting our most critical cognitive functions.
- Ryan Holiday, Ego Is the Enemy - Author: Ryan Holiday
Passion quotes by Ryan Holiday
#177. Three Ps that I can't sacrifice: Process, Purpose, and Principles. - Author: Sharad Vivek Sagar
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#178. My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for? - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#179. A gift that touches the heart ignites the soul with flames of passion. - Author: Martin Uzochukwu Ugwu
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#180. I have an intellectual inclination for democratic institutions, but I am instinctively an aristocrat, which means that I despise and fear the masses. I passionately love liberty, legality, the respect for rights, but not democracy ... liberty is my foremost passion. That is the truth. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#181. The documentary we are working on is about my mother, Bev Umehara, for whom our film company, Bev's Girl Films, is named after. It is a passion project that I have wanted to make since her unexpected passing in 1999. The film is about my mother's calling which came late in life, at 47, when she made the sudden transformation from a humble hardworking secretary and mother of four, into a labor activist, a respected union leader, and a role model for rank-and-file workers, women of color, and for all Asian Pacific Americans. - Author: Garth Kravits
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#182. Ideas and principles that do harm are as a rule, though not always, cloaks for evil passions. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#183. Now you will have noticed that nothing throws him into a passion so easily as to find a tract of time which he reckoned on having at his own disposal unexpectedly taken from him. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#184. All I wanted was to share myself with him ... in a love way, lust way, every kind of way. - Author: Jess C. Scott
Passion quotes by Jess C. Scott
#185. Revolutions are nipped in the bud or else succeed too quickly. Passion is quickly exhausted. Men fall back on ideas, comme d'habitude. Nothing is proposed that can last more than twenty-four hours. We are living a million lives in the space of a generation. In the study of entomology, or of deep sea life, or cellular activity, we derive more ... - Author: Henry Miller
Passion quotes by Henry Miller
#186. My father worked real hard. I admired him. My father taught me you needed to work with your brain and not your back. I've made that a passion. - Author: Don Cornelius
Passion quotes by Don Cornelius
#187. Each one of us has a purpose in this life. We are born not just to pay the bills and live an unremarkable existence. We are born to hone our talents and to lead a passionate life! And when we combine our talents with service to others, we achieve the ultimate goal of our existence - Ecstasy of the Soul! - Author: Avijeet Das
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#188. Live with passion. Live for a reason. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#189. I throw my hands up. 'There is nothing wrong with having dreams. I may be a stupid dreamer, but at least I have them.' 'Why is that a virtue?' she demands. 'All you dreamer types think the universe exists just for you and your passion.
'Better than not having any at all.'
She narrows her eyes at me, ready to debate. 'Really? Why?'
I can't believe I have to explain this. 'That's what we're put on earth to do. - Author: Nicola Yoon
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#190. has provided me with a platform to share my passion with millions in a way I neither expected nor could have imagined in my career. I hope that it's given the millions of people that I've touched the optimism and the desire to achieve their goals through hard work, perseverance, and positive attitude. Although I'm recognized with this tremendous honor of being in the Basketball Hall of Fame, I don't look at this moment as a defining end to my relationship with the game of basketball. It's simply a continuation of something that I started a long time ago. One day you might look up and see me playing the game at 50. (laughs) Oh, don't laugh. Never say never. Because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion. Thank you very much. Looking forward to it. - Author: Nathan Aaseng
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#191. Words like passion and ecstasy, we learn them but they stay flat on the page. Sometimes we try to turn them over, find out what's on the other side, and everyone has a story to tell os a woman or a brothel or an opium night or a war. We fear it. We fear passion and laugh at too much love and those who love too much. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#192. God seems to be about turning our loves around and using them toward the great love that is their true object. - Author: Richard Rohr
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#193. Incapacity to appreciate certain types of beauty may be the condition sine qua non for the appreciation of another kind; the greatest capacity both for enjoyment and creation is highly specialized and exclusive, and hence the greatest ages of art have often been strangely intolerant. The invectives of one school against another, perverse as they are philosophically, are artistically often signs of health, because they indicate a vital appreciation of certain kinds of beauty, a love of them that has grown into a jealous passion. - Author: George Santayana
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#194. I'll come back to you," he whispered, not meaning to say it out loud. "And I will ravish you over breakfast, and I will never leave you alone another night of my life. - Author: Charlotte Featherstone
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#195. True rebels after all, are as rare as true lovers,and in both cases, to mistake a fever for passion can destroy one's life - Author: James Baldwin
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#196. N equally basic passion of mine ab initio was for myth (not allegory!) and for fairy-story, and above all for heroic legend on the brink of fairy-tale and history, of which there is far too little in the world (accessible to me) for my appetite ... - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#197. You are not going to burn out, you're just beginning. You have an entire galaxy of stars burning fiercely inside of you and once the blaze begins it's impossible to annihilate. Passion can't be contained. - Author: Melody Lee
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#198. I love to cook; that's my passion. - Author: Emeril Lagasse
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#199. Han made no effort to put up a brave front. Most of the time he just screamed himself hoarse, though a couple of times he amused himself by screaming Fionas's name as if he were in the throes of passion. FEEE-OHHH-NAAA! Lord Bayar made him pay for that, but afterward, Fiona didn't come down anymore, which Han appreciated. - Author: Cinda Williams Chima
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#200. Find your passion and live it. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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