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.
Passion is what gets you through the hardest times that might otherwise make strong men weak, or make you give up.
We spend our lives, all of us, waiting for the great day, the great battle, or the deed of power. But that external consummation is not given to many: nor is it necessary. So long as our being is tensed, directed with passion, towards that which is the spirit of all things, then that spirit will emerge from our own hidden, nameless effort.
Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
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.
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.
Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.
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.
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.
Passion — quotes and aphorisms
Business is about people. It's about passion. It's about bold ideas, bold small ideas or bold large ideas.
To be successful in anything, you have to have a passion for it, and that leads to being enthusiastic and demanding. I didn't have it for history. So I wouldn't have been a good teacher in that area. But I had it for basketball. And that's what coaching is at every level: it's about teaching.
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.
If you have passion, there is no need for excuses because your enthusiasm will trump any negative reasoning you might come up with. Enthusiasm makes excuses a nonissue.
Singing is my passion, my first love and the secret of my energy. Music to me is like finding my inner self, my soul. It gives me a great joy to see audiences enjoying with me. I have given my heart to singing. When I sing, I can feel romance in everything around me.
Be spectacularly great at what you do. Wear your passion on your sleeve and hold your heart in the palm of your hand. And work hard. Really hard.
Passion is needed for any great work, and for the revolution, passion and audacity are required in big doses.