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25 Great Quotes on Passion






Written by Travis McAshan | Posted on Monday, April 11th, 2011 | Categories: Inspired Thoughts


In a nutshell… here’s a collection of quotes on passion and enthusiasm to keep your fire burning bright.

At the end of the day we all need to remember to keep going. However, just making it another day doesn’t get us where we truly want to be. We must move with vigor, passion, and fixed determination to achieve our goals.

Never, never, never give up.”
– Winston Churchill,
British Statesman

A person can succeed at almost anything for which they have unlimited enthusiasm.”
– Charles M. Schwab,
American Steel Magnate

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 and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!””
– Jack Kerouac,

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
– Albert Einstein,
Theoretical Physicist

Passion, it lies in all of us, sleeping… waiting… and though unwanted… unbidden… it will stir… open its jaws and howl. It speaks to us… guides us… passion rules us all, and we obey. What other choice do we have? Passion is the source of our finest moments. The joy of love… the clarity of hatred… and the ecstasy of grief. It hurts sometimes more than we can bear. If we could live without passion maybe we’d know some kind of peace… but we would be hollow… Empty rooms shuttered and dank. Without passion we’d be truly dead.”
– Joss Whedon,
Screenwriter and Director

A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.”
– John Maxwell,
Author and Speaker

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.”
– Winston Churchill,
British Politician

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.”
– Federico Fellini,
Italian Film Director

Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.”
– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel,
German Philosopher

Rest in reason; move in passion.”
– Khalil Gibran,
Artist, Poet and Writer

Passion is the genesis of genius.”
– Anthony Robbins,
Speaker and Author

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.”
– Benjamin Franklin,
American Statesman

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,
Author and Philosopher

Renew your passions daily.”
– Terri Guillemets,
Quotation Anthologist

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.”
– Ferdinand Foch,
French Military Strategist

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.”
– Anthony Robbins,
Speaker and Author

Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson,
American Philosopher

If there is no passion in your life, then have you really lived? Find your passion, whatever it may be. Become it, and let it become you and you will find great things happen FOR you, TO you and BECAUSE of you.”
– T. Alan Armstrong,
Author and Writer

Passion and purpose go hand in hand. When you discover your purpose, you will normally find it’s something you’re tremendously passionate about.”
– Steve Pavlina,
Blogger and Author

Never underestimate the power of passion.”
– Eve Sawyer,
Author and Writer

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.”
– Denis Diderot,
French Philosopher

When you set yourself on fire, people love to come and see you burn.”
– John Wesley,
Christian Theologian

One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested.”
– E. M. Forster,
English Novelist

Purpose may point you in the right direction but it’s passion propels you.”
– Travis McAshan,
Entrepreneur and Web Strategist

Enthusiasm is nothing more or less than faith in action.”
– Henry Chester,
Australian Politician


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