Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what he loves.
Nobody can be successful unless he loves his work.
When you set yourself on fire, people love to come and see you burn.
One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested.
E. M. Forster
Who then is free? The wise who can command his passions, who fears not want, nor death, nor chains, firmly resisting his appetites and despising the honors of the world, who relies wholly on himself…
Chase your passion, not your pension.
Anyone can dabble, but once you've made that commitment, your blood has that particular thing in it, and it's very hard for people to stop you.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
Field Marshal Ferdinand Foch
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.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the things that may get in the way of people being lifelong learners is that they’re not in touch with their passion. If you’re passionate about what it is you do, then you’re going to be looking for everything you can to get better at it.
Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.
I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got.
Passion is the element in which we live; without it, we hardly vegetate.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire.
Our passions are the winds that propel our vessel. Our reason is the pilot that steers her. Without winds the vessel would not move and without a pilot she would be lost.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I didn't want to repeat my parents' life. I saw in their lives a routine and a lack of dreaming, a lack of the possibilities, a lack of passion. And I didn't want to live without passion.
And in me wake hope, fear, boundless desire.
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