A Passion Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About A Passion

#1. This is not the proper place to begin speaking of this new passion of Ivan Fyodorovich's, which later affected his whole life: it could all serve as the plot for another story, for a different novel, which I do not even know that I shall ever undertake. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#2. It is a fact that the bitterest contradictions and the deadliest conflicts of the world are carried on in every individual breast capable of feeling and passion. [An anarchist] - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#3. Nothing more powerfully excites any affection than to conceal some part of its object, by throwing it into a kind of shade, whichat the same time that it shows enough to prepossess us in favour of the object, leaves still some work for the imagination. - Author: David Hume
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#4. She had a passion for all people who did anything to perfection. - Author: Mikhail Bulgakov
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#5. This is a learning in the business life that first of all you need to have commitment, dedication and passion for what you are doing. - Author: Lakshmi Mittal
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#6. Somewhere there is a drummer calling to you too, and playing your special beat. - Author: Pooja Ruprell
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#7. It's not a dream,
But the reality that makes our passion
As a lamp shadow - no - no lamp, the sun.
What the world's million lips are thirsting for
Must be substantial somewhere ... - Author: W.B.Yeats
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#8. The deepest and most sublime hatred is a hatred which creates ideals and transforms values - something whose like has never been seen on earth - Author: Fredrich Nietzsche
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#9. I have an object, a task, let me say the word, a passion. The profession of writing is a violent and almost indestructible one. - Author: George Sand
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#10. I'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it. - Author: Sean Bean
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#11. 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. - Author: Charlie Sheen
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#12. I have a sickness doctors can't cure,
Inexorably pulling me to the well of my destruction,
Consented to be a sacrifice, killed for her love,
Eager, like the drunk gulping wine mixed with poison,
Shameless were those my nights,
Yet my soul loved them beyond all passion. - Author: Ibn Hazm
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#13. I've always approached acting from a passion point of view. It's what I love to do. The fact that you get paid is just a bonus - Author: Katheryn Winnick
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#14. The thought went through my mind that we should film ourselves in our sexual act, and project our frenzied copulation permanently onto the walls of the tea-room, as a lesson to wake up the boring people who drank tea here, and to show them what life was really all about. - Author: Fiona Thrust
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#15. Photograph because you love doing it, because you absolutely have to do it, because the chief reward is going to be the process of doing it. Other rewards - recognition, financial remuneration - come to so few and are so fleeting ... Take photography on as a passion, not a career. - Author: Alex Webb
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#16. He had a passion for cricket right from his childhood and liked nothing else but playing with the bat and the ball. I wanted him to study hard and get into a government service. But, he wanted to do something in cricket and earn a name for himself. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#17. I love the passions. They create such sensation! Anger, grief, fear, love, hate, excitement. The fierce emotions make one feel. Such are a gift, so one knows one is alive. To live without passion is to have no life at all. - Author: Nikki Sex
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#18. You become a candidate for God's love when you are rejected by people - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#19. I want to be with you, Demetria. Go on dates, have sex and pointless arguments, figure out why you like to eat rabbit food, be the person you call first when you've had a bad day, come over and hold your hair when you're sick. How much clearer can I make this? - Author: Genevieve Dewey
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#20. The nerds are my favourite sort of boys - any guy with a passion - whether it be physics or film or writing or poetry even, I think it's super sweet and it's very attractive for a female. - Author: Teresa Palmer
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#21. To listen with a still heart, with a waiting, open soul, without passion, without desire, without judgement, without opinions. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#22. People are drawn to preaching that is passionate and offered with conviction. Passion comes when the preacher has spent significant time with the text, and when God has spoken through the text in a way that addresses the preacher's life first. - Author: Adam Hamilton
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#23. It is a convenient truth: You go into the humanities to pursue your intellectual passion; and it just so happens, as a by-product, that you emerge as a desired commodity for industry. - Author: Damon Horowitz
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#24. Wouldn't you like to believe you're the center of someone's universe? To feel so special that the rest of the world didn't matter and it could all wait? What would you be willing to pay for that - any time you needed to feel that way? - Author: D.A. Rhine
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#25. A celebrity name is never enough for an intelligent mass market ... truly successful businesses are born of passion and heartfelt interest. - Author: Elle Macpherson
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#26. It took a while to find a passion for another career that was as strong as the passion that I had for football. Once I found it in acting, it was simple. Use the tools you were given from playing football and apply it to your new passion. I have done that through acting, producing and writing. - Author: Maurice Hall
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#27. Architecture has its political Use; publick Buildings being the Ornament of a Country; it establishes a Nation, draws People and Commerce; makes the People love their native Country, which Passion is the Original of all great Actions in a Common-wealth ... Architecture aims at Eternity. - Author: Christopher Wren
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#28. Here are poems from a new generation of writers who honor the magnetic fields of the real; who feel and think with full and open-eyed passion; who focus heat as the magnifying glass focuses sun: until the paper catches. Read them. - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#29. The dark side is emotion, Bane. Anger, hate, love, lust. These are what make us strong, Peace is a lie. There is only passion. Your passion is still there, Bane. Seek it out. Reclaim it. - Author: Drew Karpyshyn
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#30. The thrill of seeing my words on a printed page has never faded. Now I've found my niche, my passion. I want to do this every day for the rest of my life. - Author: Marion Smith Collins
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#31. Most people only work enough so that it feels like work, whereas successful people work at a pace that gets such satisfying results that work is a reward. Truly successful people don't even call it work; for them, it's a passion. Why? Because they do enough to win! - Author: Grant Cardone
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#32. I do have a huge fascination for science, and I love to hear what my dad has to say. He used to take me into minor surgeries when I was a kid and let me watch, so I definitely have a passion for it, but it's not as big a passion as I have for acting and creating characters. - Author: Daniela Ruah
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#33. Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive. - Author: Bernard De Mandeville
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#34. Whatever you want to do, do with full passion and work really hard towards it. Don't look anywhere else. There will be a few distractions, but if you can be true to yourself, you will be successful for sure. - Author: Virat Kohli
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#35. Tess and Clare unconsciously studied each other, ever balanced on the edge of a passion, yet apparently keeping out of it. All the while they were converging, under an irresistible law, as surely as two streams in one vale. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#36. I remember my grandfather telling me how each of us must live with a
full measure of loneliness that is inescapable, and we must not destroy
ourselves with our passion to escape the aloneness. - Author: Jim Harrison
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#37. Art is a passion or it is nothing - Author: Robert Fry
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#38. A man's passion for the mountain is, above all, his childhood which refuses to die. - Author: Francois Mauriac
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#39. A borderline suffers a kind of emotional hemophilia; [s]he lacks the clotting mechanism needed to moderate [her] spurts of feeling. Stimulate a passion, and the borderline emotionally bleeds to death. - Author: Jerold Kreisman, Hal Straus
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#40. If you want to be a rock star, you're not going to just walk on stage. You gotta go practice in the garage until your fingers bleed. I always say that - the same with writing and the same with filmmaking - if it's really your passion, you've just got to stick with it and do it. - Author: Robert Rodriguez
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#41. I'm sorry I made you cry, it's the last thing I would ever want to do....Unless it's out loud....during a moment of passion - Author: Lesley Jones
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#42. Expression is not a matter of passion mirrored on the human face or revealed by a violent gesture. When I paint a picture, its every detail is expressive. - Author: Henri Matisse
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#43. Can we overcome our anger, instead of constantly being overcome by it? Yes - with God's help. Peter's anger was channeled into boldness for Christ. Paul's anger against Christians was replaced with a burning passion to spread the Gospel. Is this your goal? - Author: Billy Graham
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#44. First, I think of myself as a brand, a businesswoman. Musician is something I just do because it's my passion - I love it and it's something I do for fun. I love music and I love to make people dance. - Author: Paris Hilton
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#45. Hacking was the only entertainment that would occupy my mind - like a huge video game, but with real consequences. I could have evaded the FBI a lot longer if I had been able to control my passion for hacking. - Author: Kevin Mitnick
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#46. A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century; a passion is old at the end of three months. - Author: Sophie Swetchine
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#47. A dancer isn't great because of their technique ... they're great because of their passion. - Author: Martha Graham
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#48. I pictured myself the Queen of Hearts as sort of embodiment of ungovernable passion - a blind and aimless Fury - Author: Lewis Carroll
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#49. Both Miss Lavinia and Miss Clarissa had a superstition, however, that he would have declared his passion, if he had not been cut short in his youth (at about sixty) by over-drinking his constitution, and over-doing an attempt to set it right again by swilling Bath water. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#50. Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you. - Author: G. M. Trevelyan
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#51. It is here that Spinoza is in the right - a life dominated by a single passion is a narrow life, incompatible with every kind of wisdom. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#52. There's something about smoking a cigar that feels like a celebration. It's like a fine wine. There's a quality, a workmanship, a passion that goes into the smoking of a fine cigar. - Author: Demi Moore
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#53. Growth in love comes from a place of absence, where the imagination is left to it's own devices and creates you to be much more then reality would ever allow. - Author: Coco J. Ginger
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#54. The only way forward is in the direction of a common passion, for nothing in the universe can ultimately resist the cumulative ardor of the collective soul. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#55. I loved him with a passion of which I had no idea I was capable. I loved him partly to defend him against the world and partly because I genuinely believed we were soul mates. - Author: Clare Balding
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#56. Because of that, he didn't know how to love someone who actually loved him. He had learned a twisted, tormented kind of love filled with pain and exploitation. - Author: Jacqueline Simon Gunn
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#57. Collaboration operates through a process in which the successful intellectual achievements of one person arouse the intellectual passions and enthusiasms of others. - Author: Alexander Von Humboldt
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#58. I have always been a fire, and everyone I loved walked away as ashes, until I met a phoenix who was born to love flames. - Author: Jenim Dibie
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#59. Pythagoras based musical education in the first place on certain melodies and rhythm that exercised a healing, a purifying influence on the human actions and passions, restoring 'Pristine Harmony' of the souls' faculties. He applied the same means to the curing of diseases of both body and mind ... - Author: Porphyry
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#60. A pantheist's god is a passive god, but omnipresent God is Beauty who demands worship, passion, and the sacrifice of a life, for He owns it. - Author: Ann Voskamp
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#61. I deserve passion," she said. "I deserve to be loved- in every way. I deserve a man who'll give his whole heart, not the part he isn't using at the moment.. - Author: Loretta Chase
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#62. Tottenham Hotspur has a huge following across the world and I have great admiration for the passion the fans show for this team. We are determined to give the supporters the kind of attacking football and success that we are all looking to achieve. - Author: Mauricio Pochettino
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#63. I wouldn't like to meet you when you've got a revolver, said Margarita with a coquettish look at Azazello. She had a passion for people who did things well. - Author: Mikhail Bulgakov
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#64. The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy. - Author: Yves Saint-Laurent
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#65. Neither of us wanted to say it first. But our two souls had become one in a realm no one else could venture into. The immortal coil of passion had wrapped around us forever. It had begun with lust and attraction and blossomed into so much more. Fear of rejection kept us from declaring it. - Author: Sherry Soule
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#66. I had prepared myself for the second half of my life [to be] filled with other passions that don't include being in front of the camera. And then all of a sudden I got more work and more work and more work. And I went, "Well maybe things have shifted." And I think they have. - Author: Sandra Bullock
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#67. The wrong that rouses our angry passions finds only a medium in us; it passes through us like a vibration, and we inflict what we have suffered. - Author: George Eliot
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#68. Join hands with other protagonists of love and peace and become a love commander. - Author: Pooja Ruprell
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#69. Great companies first build a culture of discipline . . . and create a business model that fits squarely in the intersection of three circles: what they can be best in the world at, a deep understanding of their economic engine, and the core values they hold with deep passion. - Author: Isadore Sharp
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#70. Discovering new species is a passion. A day without collecting plants is painful for me. - Author: Corneille Ewango
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#71. I liked, as I like still, to make words look self-conscious and foolish, to bind them by mock marriage of a pun, to turn them inside out, to come upon them unawares. What is this jest in majesty? This ass in passion? How do god and devil combine to form a live dog? - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#72. Once in a stately passion I cried with desperate grief
'Oh Lord, my heart is black with guile, of sinners I am chief'
Then stooped my guardian angel and whispered from behind
'Vanity my little man, you're nothing of the kind'
- Author: James Thomson
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#73. The best thing you can do is to keep riding your snowboard and love what you're doing. Without a passion for the sport it's difficult to take your riding to the next level. - Author: Mark McMorris
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#74. One who provokes a person by speaking has only called to the surface the passion that was already there. The person who becomes disturbed is like a rotten loaf of bread, which looks all right outside, but inside is mouldy, so that if anyone breaks it its rottenness appears. - Dorotheos - Author: Dee Pennock
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#75. Adolescents tend to be passionate people, and passion is no less real because it is directed toward a hot-rod, a commercialized popular singer, or the leader of a black-jacketed gang. - Author: Edgar Friedenberg
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#76. Live for a reason
Live with passion. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#77. In the earliest days, this was a project I worked on with great passion because I wanted to solve the Defense Department's problem: it did not want proprietary networking and it didn't want to be confined to a single network technology. - Author: Vint Cerf
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#78. How can anyone become a thinker unless he spends at least a third of every day away from passions, people, and books? - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#79. A great sports car that goes from 0-60 in 3.9 seconds is just a fact. To the wrong audience, it's irrelevant. But to the right audience, it's a passion. - Author: David Brier
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#80. I have met many minds able to store and translate a pregnantly large amount of information, yet they haven't an ounce of talent for wisdom or the appreciation of passion. - Author: Kurt Cobain
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#81. Passion is a strong emotion and the enthusiasm to do something. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#82. Nothing is as deadly as the love of a powerful man. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#83. I knew I could not sketch a woman, in all her natural inner beauty. I may have the perfect skill, but putting something in pen and paper, is interesting, unique, nothing less than a challenge. - Author: Deepak Ranjan
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#84. Right now in this space, I feel a brand new pull to him. I've always been drawn to his features, his brilliance, his laughter, his passion. But right now I'm attracted to his pain. It makes him human. It makes him real. It makes him something he hardly ever is to me: accessible. - Author: Sarah Noffke
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#85. Photography has always been a passion of mine, but I began to study light field photography when I was in the Ph.D. program at Stanford University. - Author: Ren Ng
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#86. Above all Siddartha learned from the river how to listen, to listen with a still heart, with a waiting, open soul, without passion, without desire, without judgments, without opinions. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#87. Driven living makes us the center of our well-planned schedules. It may stem from a passion to live with eternal purpose, but it signifies that we believe God's work depends on us and neglects to acknowledge that God created us as finite resources dependent upon Him. - Author: Paul Chappell
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#88. Why do children love to hide and seek? Ask any person who has a passion to explore and discover and create. The choice to hide so many wonders from you is an act of love that is a gift inside the process of life. - Author: Wm. Paul Young
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#89. Cultivate an appreciation and passion for books. I'm using passion in the fullest sense of the word: a deep, fervent emotion, a state of intense desire; an enthusiastic ardor for something or someone. - Author: Cassandra King
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#90. Politics has come to resemble a cynical team game played by politicians, while the public has been pushed aside as if sitting on the seats of a stadium in which passion for politics is gradually making room for blindness and desperation. - Author: Edi Rama
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#91. These are the only moments that we have left. These precious seconds where the passion blots out everything else, and it is just us.
The rest is a war neither of us can ever win.
But, I already waved my white flag.
I have already surrendered. - Author: Amanda Grace
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#92. I really have a passion for food. Of course, music, but behind that, it's food. - Author: Becky G
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#93. Even a mediocre idea created and presented with passion can change the world. - Author: Boland T. Jones
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#94. The immigration issue is, I recognize, one that generates a lot of passion, but it does not make sense for us to want to push talent out. - Author: Barack Obama
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#95. Education in the United States is a passion and a paradox. Millions want it, and commend it, and are busy about it. At the same time they degrade it by trying to get it free of charge and free of work. - Author: Jacques Barzun
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#96. In fact, there is perhaps only one human being in a thousand who is passionately interested in his job for the job's sake. The difference is that if that one person in a thousand is a man, we say, simply, that he is passionately keen on his job; if she is a woman, we say she is a freak. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#97. I have a big belief that whatever your passion is in life, pursue it to the fullest and try to be the best at it. - Author: Myles Jury
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#98. There is no 'master plan' on the road to the Nobel Prize. It represents a lot of hard work, a passion for that work and ... being in the right place at the right time. For me, that place was Caltech. - Author: Ahmed Zewail
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#99. If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children. - Author: Roman Polanski
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#100. I have shouted to God and the Virgin, but they have not shouted back and I'm not interested in the still small voice. Surely a god can meet passion with passion? - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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