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Passion Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Passion:

Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
~ Harold Whitman.

Every civilization is, among other things, an arrangement for domesticating the passions and setting them to do useful work.
~ Aldous Huxley.

Follow your passion, and success will follow you.
~ Arthur Buddhold.

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
~ Benjamin Franklin.

Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place.
~ Ice T, The Ice Opinion, quoted in Reader's Digest, "Quotable Quotes," February 2002.

Passion spins around love and I am dizzy always around you.
~ Albany Bach Reid.

In music the passions enjoy themselves.
~ Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, 1886.

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.
~ George Santayana.

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water; they are good servants, but bad masters.
~ Roger L'Estrange, Aesop's Fables, 1692.

Love is often gentle, desire always a rage.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

My heart beat so hard when I was near him, I feared he could hear my secret longing for him.
~ Destiny Vaestus.

Passion and prejudice govern the world, only under the name of reason.
~ John Wesley.

Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
~ Honoré de Balzac.

Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

But this had been a sin of passion, not of principle, nor even purpose.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter.

Chase down your passion like it's the last bus of the night.
~ Glade Byron Addams.

Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart! Else it may be their miserable fortune, when some mightier touch than their own may have awakened all her sensibilities, to be reproached even for the calm content, the marble image of happiness, which they will have imposed upon her as the warm reality.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter.

Renew your passions daily.
~ Abbe Yeux-verdi.

The most beautiful make-up of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.
~ Yves Saint Laurent.

The same passions in man and woman nonetheless differ in tempo; hence man and woman do not cease misunderstanding one another.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil.

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