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Passions Quotes

We’ve collected the best Passions Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Aesop, J. Michael Straczynski, Voltaire, Carlos Tevez, Charles Horton Cooley. Use them as an inspiration.

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
You should do what you enjoy doing, what brings you passion. As kids, we spontaneously sing and dance and tell stories, and along the way, someone comes and says, ‘No. You shouldn’t be doing that.’ And we slowly begin to unlearn our passions. I think you have to hold on to those things.
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.
After spending eight years in Manchester, I received a very warm welcome to Turin. The people are very easy-going, in contrast to other parts of Italy such as Rome or Naples, where passions run much higher.
The literature of the inner life is very largely a record of struggle with the inordinate passions of the social self.
All the dark, malevolent Passions of the Soul are roused and exerted; its mild and amiable affections are suppressed; and with them, virtuous Principles are laid prostrate.
Charles Inglis
Left to our own devices and passions, we human beings have a hard time seeing beyond what is immediately in front of us.
Curiosity, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul.
Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them.
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.
Are not laws dangerous which inhibit the passions? Compare the centuries of anarchy with those of the strongest legalism in any country you like and you will see that it is only when the laws are silent that the greatest actions appear.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
I think there’s a lot of work to be done with our societies. My biggest passions are the environment and health. And when I say ‘health’ I mean the secrets behind health and our food system.
One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.
Anna Julia Cooper
Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera.
Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee.
The men who abandon themselves to the passions of this miserable life, are compared in Scripture to beasts.
Peter Abelard
There is a boundary to men’s passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination.
Large parties given to very young childrenfoster the passions of vanity and envy, and produce a love of dress and display which is very repulsive in the character of a child.
Susanna Moodie
The creations of a great writer are little more than the moods and passions of his own heart, given surnames and Christian names, and sent to walk the earth.
The assumption is that the right kind of society is an organic being not merely analogous to an organic being, but actually a living structure with appetites and digestions, instincts and passions, intelligence and reason.
If you love something, if you’re passionate about it, that’s where you’re going to have the greatest impact on the people around you: by living in those passions and sharing that passion with other people and sharing your gifts and what God created you to be.
You’ll be much more successful if you follow your dreams and follow your passions.
Only the disciplined ones in life are free. If you are undisciplined, you are a slave to your moods and your passions.
It’s interesting because I’ll be out, and someone will say, ‘I just loved you on ‘Passions’! Did you just quit acting after that?’.
I’m pretty upfront about my love and admiration for the military. One of the perks of making movies is that you get to sort of follow your own passions, and I believe quite passionately that we don’t pay enough attention and respect to our veterans. Not just our wounded veterans, but all veterans.
I just love real characters; they’re not pretentious, and every emotion is on the surface, they’re regular working people. Their likes, their dislikes, their loves, their hates, their passions; they’re all right there on the surface.
I’m not goal-oriented so much as I’m constantly aware of what I’m passionate about, and I’m constantly updating the list. I envision many possible futures for myself where I could be happy, so I just try to keep my passions alive.
There is in most passions a shrinking away from ourselves. The passionate pursuer has all the earmarks of a fugitive.
Innovation comes out of great human ingenuity and very personal passions.
I was a weird teenager. My mother was actually worried because I didn’t have any interest in dating in my teenage years. I had all this desire to pursue my passions like ballet, then sailing, then music, so I didn’t have any emptiness to fill.
I didn’t want my daughter to feel culturally isolated in the pursuit of her studies as I had as a young girl. I didn’t want her to give up on her passions just because she didn’t see anyone else like her in the classroom.
I now bid farewell to the country of my birth – of my passions – of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies – whose factions I sought to quell – whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim – whose freedom has been my fatal dream.
Thomas Francis Meagher
Of course I have other passions and other interests, but soccer‘s always my priority.
Of course I have other passions… but my real investment obviously without a second thought is LVMH and what my father created.
Converting your own passions into a job is the fastest method for eliminating any passion you once had.
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
I stopped acting because I had other passions I wanted to pursue.
Countless as the sands of the sea are human passions.
People have different passions, people have hobbies, people have lives outside their job, and nowadays it seems like the only thing we are allowed to do is train and play football.
Why cannot we correct the baneful passions, without weakening the good?
I feel really fortunate and grateful that not only do I get to do what I love, but I get to do it and serve a conversation that I feel is necessary culturally. The fact that I get to bring those two passions together is amazing to me – that I get to use my art in order to inform my activism and vice versa!

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