102 Inspiring Quotes About Passion That Will Help Your Realize Your Full Potential

Life is all about passion! The passion to live, the passion to do something, and the passion to be an achiever in the journey called life. How many of us routinely go through the motions of a mundane day-to-day life without exhibiting a burning passion for anything? How boring would such a passionless life be! The primary difference between an average life and a life well-lived is simple—it is the passion to break away from the ordinary, the zeal to do something different and unique! It is the strong and intense desire for someone, something, or a cause that adds real meaning to life.

We are often told to follow our passion. But why? Because unless we follow our heart and pursue our genuine passion, we will never be able to realize our potential. Finding your passion is one of the most important factors in life. Without knowing your true passion, how can you pursue it? Imagine doing what you love for the rest of your life. Doesn’t it make you feel happy, alive and excited? That is why passion is so important! This collection of interesting and thoughtful quotes about passion is sure to inspire you!

When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.

- The Intern, Jess C. Scott

As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin.

- Pablo Neruda

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

- G.K. Chesterton

My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.

- Jack Kerouac

Be the flame, not the moth.

- Giacomo Casanova

By the time you swear you're his, Shivering and sighing. And he vows his passion is, Infinite, undying. Lady make note of this -- One of you is lying.

- Dorothy Parker

Sex is the consolation you have when you can't have love

- Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simple as not being second.

- The Notebook, Nicholas Sparks

Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow.

- Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare

I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.

- Brave New World, Aldous Huxley

Those sweet lips. My, oh my, I could kiss those lips all night long. Good things come to those who wait.

- The Intern, Jess C. Scott

A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke

- Vincent van Gogh

The human body is the best work of art.

- Jess C. Scott

I would rather die of passion than of boredom.

- The Ladies' Paradise, Émile Zola

I envy people that know love. That have someone who takes them as they are.

- The Devilin Fey, Jess C. Scott

A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement

- Jess C. Scott

You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.

- Roman Payne

I'll always choose you." Yes that was the word. "Every single lifetime, I'll choose you. Just as you have always chosen me. Forever.

- Passion, Lauren Kate

I felt like an animal, and animals don't know sin, do they?

- Wicked Lovely, Jess C. Scott

You can take this mouth this wound you want but you can't kiss and make it better.

- Why Things Burn, Daphne Gottlieb

What if you find your soul mate... at the wrong time?

- Passion, Lauren Kate

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.

- Coco Chanel

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.

- Martha Graham

We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.

- Ernesto Che Guevara

You know that when I hate you, it is because I love you to a point of passion that unhinges my soul.

- Julie de Lespinasse

I'll love you with all my heart, in every life, through every death. I will not be bound by anything but my love for you.

- Passion, Lauren Kate

‎And yet I have had the weakness, and have still the weakness, to wish you to know with what a sudden mastery you kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire.

- A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens

There is scarcely any passion without struggle.

- The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays, Albert Camus

If you have a dream, don't just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.

- Roopleen

My head'll explode if I continue with this escapism.

- EyeLeash: A Blog Novel, Jess C. Scott

Only the united beat of sex and heart together can create ecstasy.

- Delta of Venus, Anaïs Nin

I threw myself into that fire, threw myself into it, into him, and let myself burn.

- A Court of Thorns and Roses, Sarah J. Maas

The eyes are one of the most powerful tools a woman can have. With one look, she can relay the most intimate message. After the connection is made, words cease to exist.

- Jennifer Salaiz

People wait around too long for love. I'm happy with all of my lusts!

- C. JoyBell C.

Let me love you, but don't love me back. Do love me and let me hate you for a while. Let me feel like I have some control, because I know I never do.

- Ann Brashares

I wore your promise on my finger for one year I'll wear your name on my heart til I die Because you were my boy, you were my only boy forever.

- Coco J. Ginger

He was now in that state of fire that she loved. She wanted to be burnt.

- Delta of Venus, Anaïs Nin

Every day People straighten up the hair, why not the heart?

- Ernesto Che Guevara

I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair. Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets. Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day I hunt for the liquid measure of your steps.

- 100 Love Sonnets, Pablo Neruda

Let all of life be an unfettered howl.

- Vladimir Nabokov

L'amor che move il sole e l'altre stelle.

- The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri

Maybe you could be mine / or maybe we'll be entwined / aimless in this sexless foreplay.

- EyeLeash: A Blog Novel, Jess C. Scott

Nelly, I am Heathcliff - he's always, always in my mind - not as a pleasure, any more then I am always a pleasure to myself - but, as my own being.

- Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë

I have loved to the point of madness; that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

- Francois Sagon

She can't help it,' he said. 'She's got the soul of a poet and the emotional makeup of a junkyard dog.

- Under the Dome, Stephen King

He brought out the worst in me, and was the best thing that ever happened to me.

- Coco J. Ginger

Why am I covered in feathers?" I asked, confused. He exhaled impatiently. "I bit a pillow. Or two...

- Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyer

None of us can choose where we shall love...

- Phantom, Susan Kay

When we are in love, we are convinced nobody else will do. But as time goes, others do do, and often do do, much much better.

- Coco J. Ginger

If it weren't for greed, intolerance, hate, passion and murder, you would have no works of art, no great buildings, no medical science, no Mozart, no Van Gough, no Muppets and no Louis Armstrong.

- The Big Over Easy, Jasper Fforde

There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly defined.

- Albert Camus

I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men.

- Nikola Tesla

Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment.

- Claude Monet

Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.

- Killosophy, Criss Jami

You don't deserve my image in your head. You don't deserve my memories in your chest.

- Coco J. Ginger

It was as if when I looked into his eyes I was standing alone on the edge of the world...on a windswept ocean beach. There was nothing but the soft roar of the waves.

- Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice

An infinity of passion can be contained in one minute, like a crowd in a small space.

- Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert

Please, touch me, I pray.

- The Intern, Jess C. Scott

There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.

- Gautama Buddha

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.

- Coco J. Ginger

What Reason weaves, by Passion is undone.

- Essay on Man and Other Poems, Alexander Pope

Don't let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.

- Words to inspire the winner in YOU, Roopleen

Don't give me songs, give me something to sing about!

- Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Mutanat Enemy

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.

- The Portable John Adams, John Adams

I will wait for you as long as it takes. I will love you every moment across time.

- Lauren Kate

One by one they were all becoming shades. Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.

- Dubliners, James Joyce

I loved him as we always love for the first time; with idolatry and wild passion.

- Voltaire

You have corrupted my imagination and inflamed my blood...

- Venus in Furs, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

Hopeless heart that thrives on paradox; that longs for the beloved and is secretly relieved when the beloved is not there.

- The Passion, Jeanette Winterson

The more fucked up you are, the more I like you. As long as you've managed to hold onto your identity through all the shit, then it won't matter how twisted you are. I will love you more for it.

- Ashly Lorenzana

We fucked a flame into being.

- Lady Chatterley's Lover, D.H. Lawrence

I will love you when you are a still day. I will love you when you are a hurricane.

- Clementine von Radics

It took me years to figure out that upset was upset, and tumultuousness was not the same thing as passion. Love isn't drama.

- The Secret Life of Prince Charming, Deb Caletti

Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart!

- The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne

Maybe she had it wrong all this time and her empty heart could never be filled by his ingenious broken spirit. Maybe this yearning had nothing to do with him, and everything to do with her.

- Coco J. Ginger

He was jealous of her future, and she of his past.

- Delta of Venus, Anaïs Nin

Life's short. Live passionately.

- Marc A. Pitman

It's too bad if a heart lacks fire, and is deprived of the light of a heart ablaze. The day on which you are without passionate love is the most wasted day of your life.

- Omar Khayyám

Feel your emotions, Live true your passions, Keep still your mind.

- Geoffrey M. Gluckman

Academia is the death of cinema. It is the very opposite of passion. Film is not the art of scholars, but of illiterates.

- Werner Herzog

It may be that you are settled in another place it may be that you are happy but the one who took your heart wields final power.

- The Passion, Jeanette Winterson

Licence my roving hands, and let them go Before, behind, between, above, below.

- The Complete English Poems, John Donne

My eyes were dazed by you for a little, and that was all.

- Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy

The Sun will rise and set regardless. What we choose to do with the light while it's here is up to us. Journey wisely.

- Alexandra Elle

True love is not a hide and seek game: in true love, both lovers seek each other.

- Michael Bassey Johnson

Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon your reason and your judgment wage war against your passion and your appetite.

- The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran

Reading is my passion and my escape since I was 5 years old. Overall, children don't realize the magic that can live inside their own heads. Better even then any movie.

- The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Eckhart Tolle

Quick-loving hearts ... may quickly loathe.

- Sonnets from the Portuguese, Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I think it would be well, and proper, and obedient, and pure, to grasp your one necessity and not let it go, to dangle from it limp wherever it takes you.

- Annie Dillard

At the end of the day your ability to connect with your readers comes down to how you make them feel.

- Barefoot in November, Benjamin J. Carey

Love may be harder to find in some people, but when they do love you know it must be something marvelous.

- Killosophy, Criss Jami

J'ai toujours prfr la folie des passions la sagesse de l'indiffrence.

- Anatole France

I do know that I don't want to wake him. We were up very late last night.

- Ignite Me, Tahereh Mafi

Let me lose everything on earth and the world beyond, but let me not lose what I'm craving for, let it be that i died on the way than retreating from getting it.

- Michael Bassey Johnson

Falling in love is easy. Falling in love with the same person repeatedly is extraordinary.

- Write like no one is reading, Crystal Woods

The only difference between a caprice and a lifelong passion is that the caprice lasts a little longer.

- Oscar Wilde

Among my stillness was a pounding heart.

- Seconds Before Sunrise, Shannon A. Thompson

To this day she could make tap water boil just by kissing him.

- The Sugar Queen, Sarah Addison Allen

To wander is to be alive.

- Europa: Limited Time Edition, Roman Payne

If we don't fight for what we 'stand for' with our passionate words and honest actions, do we really 'stand' for anything?

- Black and White, Tiffany Madison

I have loved him too much not to hate

- Andromaque, Jean Racine

You're a mess, I confess, I despise you in the best kind of way.

- Coco J. Ginger

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