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A celebrity name is never enough for an intelligent mass market... truly successful businesses are born of passion and heartfelt interest. ~Elle Macpherson

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

A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him. ~Thomas Fuller

A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing. ~Albert Camus

A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance. ~T. S. Eliot

A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness. ~Mahatma Gandhi

Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object. ~Joseph Addison

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire. ~Aristotle

All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual. ~Honore de Balzac

All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it. ~John Lock

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Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television. ~Rita Mae Brown

As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others. ~Lord Byron

At the risk of being forgotten completely by the media, I went to college and pursued a passion that had nothing to do with acting: mathematics. ~Danica McKellar

Basketball is my passion, I love it. But my family and friends mean everything to me. That's what's important. I need my phone so I can keep in contact with them at all times. ~LeBron James

Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot. ~David Herbert Lawrence

Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age. ~James Joyce

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship. ~Oscar Wilde

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

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Chase down your passion like it's the last bus of the night. ~Terri Guillemets

Chase your passion, not your pension. ~Denis Waitley

Death is the only pure, beautiful conclusion of a great passion. ~David Herbert Lawrence

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. ~Anthony J. D'Angelo

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. ~Howard Thurman

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts. ~James Russell Lowell

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

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~Harriet Tubman

Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further. ~Soren Kierkegaard

Fear is the passion of slaves. ~Patrick Henry

Follow your passion, and success will follow you. ~Terri Guillemets

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For passion has come to the verge and leaps headlong to the blind abyss, yet gathers thereby the strength of deeps, and eddies a moment and swirls and sweeps till peril is one with bliss! ~Harriet L. Childe Pemberton

For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth. ~Honore De Balzac

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them. ~Napoleon Bonaparte

Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion. ~Martha Graham

He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion for fame; a passion which is the instinct of all great souls. ~Edmund Burke

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

Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire. ~Henry Miller

How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing. ~Albert Camus

I danced for 15 years of my life. Which was my love and my passion. ~Heidi Klum

I hated him with a passion so deep, sometimes it felt like love. ~Terri Guillemets

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I hit a ball for a living, but I have that passion to keep learning. ~Maria Sharapova

I think my passion is misinterpreted as anger sometimes. And I don't think people are ready for the message that I'm delivering, and delivering with a sense of violent love. ~Charlie Sheen

I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful. ~Robert Plant

I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

I think we have all experienced passion that is not in any sense reasonable. ~Stephen Fry

If a leader doesn't convey passion and intensity then there will be no passion and intensity within the organization and they'll start to fall down and get depressed. ~Colin Powell

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

If you are talented, you can really do anything. And if your heart is at the right place and you have the passion for it, you can go for it and do it. ~Heidi Klum

If you feel like there's something out there that you're supposed to be doing, if you have a passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it. ~Wanda Sykes

In music the passions enjoy themselves. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

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It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace. ~Andre Gide

It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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. ~T. S. Eliot

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

It's hard to tell with these Internet startups if they're really interested in building companies or if they're just interested in the money. I can tell you, though: If they don't really want to build a company, they won't luck into it. That's because it's so hard that if you don't have a passion, you'll give up. ~Steve Jobs

Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness. ~Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains. ~Coco Chanel

Live with passion! ~Tony Robbins

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

Lust's passion will be served; it demands, it militates, it tyrannizes. ~Marquis de Sade

Make us the madness of their will obey;

Man is free; yet we must not suppose that he is at liberty to do everything he pleases, for he becomes a slave the moment he allows his actions to be ruled by passion. ~Giacomo Casanova

Man is only great when he acts from passion. ~Benjamin Disraeli

Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish. ~Jean de la Fontaine

Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love. ~Lord Byron

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? ~Virginia Woolf

My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we - architects - can effect the quality of life of the people. ~Richard Rogers

My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service. ~Sonny Perdue

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Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance. ~Anthony J. D'Angelo

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. ~Edmund Burke

Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion. ~Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate. ~Jon Bon Jovi

Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care. ~Blaise Pascal

Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes. ~Bill Cosby

Oh how the passions, insolent and strong,

One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action. ~Eric Hoffer

Our passion is our strength. ~Billie Joe Armstrong

Our passions are the true phoenixes; when the old one is burnt out, a new one rises from its ashes. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Passion and strife bow down the mind. ~Virgil

Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls. ~Edmund Burke

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

Passion is momentary; love is enduring. ~John Wooden

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Passion is the genesis of genius. ~Tony Robbins

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

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

Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever. ~Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place. ~Ice T

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Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Patience and time do more than strength or passion. ~Jean de La Fontaine

Renew your passions daily. ~Terri Guillemets

Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged. ~Samuel Johnson

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Since obscenity is the truth of our passion today, it is the only stuff of art - or almost the only stuff. ~David Herbert Lawrence

Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation. ~John Ruskin

Subdue your passion or it will subdue you. ~Horace

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole. ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end. ~Kris Kristofferson

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The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman. ~Honore de Balzac

The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other. ~Honore de Balzac

The law is reason, free from passion. ~Aristotle

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

The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars. ~Jack Kerouac

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The passion for money is never fickle. ~Mason Cooley

The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation. ~Jean de la Bruyere

The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess. ~Christian Nestell Bovee

The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time. ~Edmund Burke

The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude. ~Albert Camus

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The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still. ~Alexander Pope

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

There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism. ~George Eliot

There is no passion so contagious as that of fear. ~Michel de Montaigne

There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. ~Nelson Mandela

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Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts. ~Aeschylus

We must act out passion before we can feel it. ~Jean-Paul Sartre

We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy. ~Cyril Connolly

We welcome passion, for the mind is briefly let off duty. ~Mignon McLaughlin

We work n the dark - we do what we can - we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art. ~Henry James

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

When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees. ~Abraham Lincoln

With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion. ~Edgar Allan Poe

With out passion you don't have energy, with out energy you have nothing. ~Donald Trump

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-Frédéric Amiel

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Yes, in all my research, the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion. ~Deepak Chopra

You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world. ~Sheila Graham

You taught me to be nice, so nice that now I am so full of niceness, I have no sense of right and wrong, no outrage, no passion. ~Garrison Keillor

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