Passion Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old passion quotes, passion sayings, and passion proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Passion will move men beyond themselves, beyond their shortcomings, beyond their failures.     

Joseph Campbell

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

Oprah Winfrey

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

Jon Bon Jovi

If you can't figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.     

Bishop T.D. Jakes

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

Terri Guillemets

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.     


Our passion are the true phoenixes; when the old one is burnt out, a new one rises from its ashes.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.     

Denis Diderot

Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.     

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Passion is the genesis of genius.     

Galileo Galilei

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

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

Martha Graham

Nothing great in the world was accomplished without passion.     

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Follow your passion, and success will follow you.      

Terri Guillemets

Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you're passionate about something, then you're more willing to take risks.     

Yo-Yo Ma

Without passion you don't have energy, without energy you have nothing.      

Donald Trump

It is your passion that empowers you to be able to do that thing you were created to do.     

T. D. Jakes

One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested.      

E. M. Forster

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

Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions.     

Benjamin Disraeli

Passions are likened best to floods and streams: The shallow murmur, but the deep are dumb.     

Walter Raleigh

All passion becomes strength when it has an outlet.     

George Eliot

Our passion is our strength.     

Billie Joe Armstrong

Passion requires focused direction, and that direction must come from three other areas: your purpose, your talents, and your needs.     

Steve Pavlina

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

Christian Nevell Bovee

All you need is passion. If you have a passion for something, you'll create the talent.     


A genuine passion is like a mountain stream; it admits of no impediment; it cannot go backward; it must go forward.     


Passion is the drunkenness of the mind.     


A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.     

John C. Maxwell