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Wanting Passion Quotes


"Most marriages recognize this paradox: Passion destroys passion; we want what puts an end to wanting what we want." - John Fowles

"I think romantic passion is wanting a little something in return." - Oscar Isaac

"Photography is my passion." - Alfred Stieglitz

"Passion pursues; love surrenders." - Janet Todd

"Cows are my passion." - Charles Dickens

"Even the President needs passion." - Rod Stewart

"The strongest passion is fear." - Jean De La Fontaine

"I sometimes think love is God's way of hoodwinking people into having kids. You fall in love, and all that passion goes into procreating and wanting children." - Matt Dillon

"I understand wanting to do your craft. I understand wanting to have a passion for your art and for your ability to be an actor, to be a singer, to be a dancer - that I understand. Wanting to be famous - I don't get that. But that's where we're living right now." - Lorna Luft

"But my biggest passion is football." - Gregoire Akcelrod

"Every true passion thinks only of itself." - Stendhal

"The law is reason, free from passion." - Aristotle

"I hate horror movies, with a passion." - Katee Sackhoff

"You can't be without passion. Passion means the possessiveness to be the best." - A R Rahman

"I think our culture doesn't recognize passion, because real passion has the power to disrupt boundaries." - Bell Hooks

"Passion-it's the driving force that you just can't ignore. It's what will make your new adventure seem more like fun, than work. It's the difference between wanting to start a business and craving it." - Mac Anderson

"True beauty radiates not from outer cosmetics, but from the simple joy of making a difference for those that need your voice, passion, and time without expecting or wanting anything in return..." - Deborah Barnes

"The zest for life, which is the source of all passion and all insight, even divine, does not come to us from ourselves.... It is God who has to give us the impulse of wanting him." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

"I actually play piano and violin, but I don't have a passion for it. It didn't make me wake up in the morning wanting to do it, or go to bed thinking about it." - Ellen Hollman

"Wanting contact I'm wanting contact I'm wanting contact with you." - Peter Gabriel

"But, my dear, so few things are fulfilled: what are most lives but a series of incompleted episodes? 'We work in the dark, we do what we can, we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task...' It is wanting to know the end that makes us believe in God, or witchcraft, believe, at least, in something." - Truman Capote

"Relationships are complicated, but happiness in a relationship isn't: It's just wanting exactly what you have. Wanting something else is dispiriting." - Carolyn Hax

"Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting." - Benjamin Franklin

"Seek passion, seek passion, seek passion!" - Rumi

"When I was five I think, that's when I started wanting to be an actress." - Marilyn Monroe

"Love is a passion Which kindles honor into noble acts." - John Dryden

"To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion." - Albert Camus

"True creativity is impossible without some measure of passion." - Teresa Amabile

"Reason is a passion; an instinct, a drive." - Bette Howland

"Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light" - Sallust

"To be crushed in the winepress of passion." - Gabriel Biel

"Leaders who lack passion cost everyone who follows." - Bill Johnson

"Everything I do is part of my passion." - Harry Connick Jr

"I danced with passion to spite the music." - Gelsey Kirkland

"From my earliest days I had a passion for science." - Joseph Rotblat

"Whatever you do, you do out of a passion." - Annie Lennox

"Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls." - Maya Angelou

"What one wrote playfully, another reads with tension and passion; what one wrote with tension and passion, another reads playfully." - Paul Valery

"The competition is a big part of it [racing] - the passion you have for the sport and the knowledge you have. You're not just going to wake up one day and say, " think I'll do something different." This is what I've done my whole life. My competitive nature and my passion for the sport, those are the things that keep you wanting to do better." - Bobby Labonte

"Jupiter, not wanting man's life to be wholly gloomy and grim, has bestowed far more passion than reason -you could reckon the ration as twenty-four to one. Moreover, he confined reason to a cramped corner of the head and left all the rest of the body to the passions." - Desiderius Erasmus

"Dare to change the world. There is nothing quixotic or romantic in wanting to change the world. It is possible. It is the age-old vocation of all humanity. I can't think of a better life than one dedicated to passion, to dreams, to the stubbornness that defies chaos and disillusionment." - Gioconda Belli

"I sometimes think love is God's way of hoodwinking people into having kids. You fall in love, and all that passion goes into procreating and wanting children. I've felt that need to want to raise a child. It's a creative urge. But you can express that creative urge in other ways." - Matt Dillon

"A lot of the times we don't see enough of strength. Imagery is obviously a large part of it. I think it's important to see her [Michelle Obama] passion, her complexity, and to see her be challenged. Whether it's about forgiveness, or wanting to do more, it's what it is." - Tika Sumpter

"I love what I do. I have an insatiable appetite for creating things and wanting to get better at what I do and always growing and never stopping. I don't know. It's something I was born with. It's definitely a drive. It's a passion, and it's driven for a love for what I do." - Jennifer Lopez

"Running was a part of my hardwiring, and that's what I wanted to do. So this is what I tell people who talk about wanting to follow their passion. 'It doesn't have to be running. It can be basket weaving. Be the best basket weaver in the world. Throw your heart and soul into it.'" - Dean Karnazes

"If the rewards to authors go down, simple economics says there will be fewer authors. It's not that people won't burn with the passion to write. The number of people wanting to be novelists is probably not going to decline - but certainly the number of people who are going to be able to make a living as authors is going to dramatically decrease." - Scott Turow

"I do believe this: That what we call love is always available to us. And of course I'm not just talking about passion. I'm talking about love where you just can't conceive that your life isn't perfect, that you can't conceive of wanting anything." - Hubert Selby Jr

"Faith means wanting God and wanting to want nothing else." - Brennan Manning

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns

"Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself." - Wayne Dyer

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"It's a curious, wanting thing." - Sarah Waters

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"Purpose directs passion and passion ignites purpose." - Rhonda Britten

"We communicate with passion and passion persuades." - Anita Roddick

"When the passion of the mystic for God is married to the passion of the activist for justice, a new fire is born." - Andrew Harvey

"Belief fuels passion, and passion rarely fails." - Mac Anderson

"The lust for power, for dominating others, inflames the heart more than any other passion." - Tacitus

"Next to love, Sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart." - Edmund Burke

"Passion will move men beyond themselves, beyond their shortcomings, beyond their failures." - Joseph Campbell

"Passion for a goal doesn't guarantee success, but without it, you can't even begin." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"Passion is the force that springs an artist from the needling cushion of depression." - Robert Genn

"Love is talkative passion." - Louis Armstrong

"Passion + production = performance." - Robin S. Sharma

"Passion drives perfection." - Rick Warren

"Passion cooks. Reason cleans." - Mason Cooley

"Passion is contagioius." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"Passion - eventually it cools." - Francesca Marciano

"Passion paralyzes good taste." - Susan Sontag

"Passion goes, Boredom remains." - Coco Chanel

"Passion + Persistence = Possibility" - Jon Bon Jovi

"Photography has been a passion of mine since I was 15." - Angela Cartwright

"Do your homework and know your facts, but remember it's passion that persuades." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"When a quiet man is moved to passion, it seems the very earth will shake." - Francine Mathews

"Peace is our passion." - Thomas Jefferson

"The gallantry of his grief did put me into a towering passion." - William Shakespeare

"Snowboarding is a spawn of skating, and skating is my passion." - Tony Hawk

"It's that enthusiasm, that passion for what you're doing, that is most important." - Charles Kuralt

"Facebook is for people, Twitter is for perspective, Google+ is for passion, LinkedIn is for pimping" - Guy Kawasaki

"Pure passion equals love." - Matt Sorum

"Reading is my passion." - Kate Dicamillo

"Music falls on the silence like a sense, A passion that we feel, not understand." - Wallace Stevens

"Yes, I am a fatal man, Madame Fribsbi. To inspire hopeless passion is my destiny." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Passion is the fuel." - Yanni

"Men live but by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humour [caprice] and passion." - Thomas Browne

"When the ephemeral vision's lure is past All, all, must face their Passion at the last." - Hilaire Belloc

"Live with passion!" - Anthony Robbins

"Passion overcomes obstacles." - Richard Brancatisano

"Where passion for God is weak, zeal for missions will be weak." - John Piper

"Reason over passion." - Pierre Trudeau

"Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion." - Stephen Hawking

"Live with passion!" - Tony Robbins

"Patience is passion tamed." - Lyman Abbott

"I think you do better when you are really up for it, cause passion goes up." - Jim Capaldi

"Passion is listening." - Rahul Gandhi

"Performing is my passion. Being onstage is at once exhilarating, beguiling, and fulfilling. But it's hard." - Monica Raymund

"Lust's passion will be served; it demands, it militates, it tyrannizes." - Marquis De Sade

"I have a passion for libraries. They are potentially real community centers." - Moshe Safdie

"Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you." - Oprah Winfrey

"Collecting is my passion." - Ursula Andress

"A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else." - Charles Baudelaire

"My aim and my passion is to own and breed race horses." - Kylie Bax

"Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness." - Cyril Connolly

"Turns out Picasso's passion for uncertainty, mystery, and the thrill of life never ended." - Jerry Saltz

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

"Sports is my passion." - Kapil Dev

"I don't have the passion for acting that actors might have." - Jemima Kirke

"Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth." - Abraham Maslow

"I'm an actor first and foremost; it's my first love and passion." - Lou Diamond Phillips

"To be a great motorbike racer, the most important thing is passion for the bike." - Valentino Rossi

"Follow your passion." - Joel Siegel

"What is music. A passion for colonies not a love of country." - Gertrude Stein

"Death is the only pure, beautiful conclusion of a great passion." - D H Lawrence

"I don't think you can measure your love or your passion for whatever you're working on." - Jim Lee

"I only want to make music because I have a passion for it." - Annie Lennox

"Passion is attractive" - Faisal Khokhar

"Passion creates action!" - Faisal Khokhar

"Contentment is wanting what you have. Ambition is wanting what another has. Progress comes from wanting what nobody has." - Bob Lewis

"I think it was important that I learned to love to dance eventually for its own sake, as opposed to wanting to be a ballerina." - Suzanne Farrell

"Man is a perpetually wanting animal." - Abraham Maslow

"Wanting and needing are two different things." - Richelle Mead

"People ask without wanting to know." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Happiness is wanting what you have." - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

"Always wanting another man than your own." - Thomas Hardy

"He killed himself for wanting to live." - Markus Zusak

"Nothing wrong with wanting to go home." - Stephon Marbury

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is." - Catfish Hunter

"Wanting ... is something 'having' cannot cure." - Joe Fortenberry

"Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Wanting is the beginning of getting." - Rumer Godden

"Maybe I've been wanting the wrong things." - Adam Gidwitz

"Never stop wanting for your magic" - Therese Of Lisieux

"Love is wanting others to be happy." - Dalai Lama

"I started out wanting to coach football." - Lee Majors

"Winning isn't everything, but wanting it is." - Arnold Palmer

"Stupidity lies in wanting to draw conclusions." - Gustave Flaubert

"I was a very wanting child." - Loretta Young

"Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition." - Brenda Blethyn

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is." - Catfish Hunter

"I don't really believe in the type of pressure that people are wanting to put on the type of music that I make." - Kendrick Lamar

"What is passion? It is surely the becoming of a person. Are we not, for most of our lives, marking time? Most of our being is at rest, unlived. In passion, the body and the spirit seek expression outside of self. Passion is all that is other from self. Sex is only interesting when it releases passion. The more extreme and the more expressed that passion is, the more unbearable does life seem without it. It reminds us that if passion dies or is denied, we are partly dead and that soon, come what may, we will be wholly so." - John Boorman

"Happiness isn't wanting what you can get, but wanting what you have." - Beverly Lewis

"There's a big difference, I discovered, between wanting to die and not wanting to live," - Marilyn Manson

"Maybe I'm sad about wanting you. I'm not too comfortable with wanting someone." - Craig Thompson

"Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think Im being too greedy." - Inbee Park

"[On men:] I'm torn between wanting to have one and wanting to be one." - Cathy Guisewite

"Our economy is based upon people wanting more; their happiness on wanting less." - Frank A Clark

"The establishment isn't new. The establishment not wanting outsiders, not wanting conservatives, isn't anything new." - Rush Limbaugh

"You can't criticize people for wanting to have a decent life or wanting to live decently." - Angela Davis

"Rock stars wanting to write is even worse than wanting to act in movies, right?" - Evan Dando



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