Explore the value of Passion
Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence, but in the mastery, of his passions.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work, and the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking, and don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking, don't settle.
The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness.
Dame Rebecca West
There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life.
I have never met a person whose greatest need was anything other than real, unconditional love. You can find it in a simple act of kindness toward someone who needs help. There is no mistaking love…it is the common fiber of life, the flame that heats our soul, energizes our spirit and supplies passion to our lives.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Jean de La Fontaine
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Personal Stories About ‘Passion’
No IdaSubmitted by Kaitlen
I think that it is amazing how just having a good attitude can cheer up millions of people's days. There is a story where a young girl helps a woman with her groceries. In return the woman, who has just lost her husband, passes on a good dead to another person. On and on it goes. Finally, the full circle comes...
My MusicSubmitted by Amber M.
I started out playing a recorder in elementary, wanting to learn how to read and play music. The only thing was, I was far behind the class, so I couldn't read or playing the notes in order to make a sound. Over and over again, I tried my very best to understand and learn how to play the recorder. After time...
From Notebook Paper To Notebook Computer,Cartooning Is My PassionSubmitted by Steven M. Hill
In grade school during the 70s, I loved reading the Peanuts paperback collection. Then in 1975, I started drawing my own comics in class. My classmates became my readers. My teacher would remind me not to draw in class while tossing my work into the waste basket. I learned about rejection early on, so I...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Passion’
Samantha RichardSubmitted by Laura Richard
This is my older sister, Samantha. She's kind of like a twin to. Me and her are exactly alike. We share the same dream to sing. She always would be singing in her room and I would hear her singing would try to join in. I wasn't that good then, but she told me, "It's going to take lots of practice you know? It's...
Dale Ray SmithSubmitted by Cheryl Dawson
Dale Ray Overcame Man Obstacles In His Life, 20yrs Of Crack Addiction, Homelessness, Incarceration,Today He Is a Chaplain Working In The Jails, And Prisons, Recently He Received The United States Presidential Award,He Also Helps At Risk Teens, With Lifeskills, Anger Mgmt,Drug Awareness,Dale Ray Is Lifecoach/Mentor
Steve JSubmitted by Jaspinder
He was an adopted child. He dropped out of college. He was fired from the company he himself created. Yet, he kept doing work that he was passionate about. Not one bit concerned about the happenings around him. It was because of his passion that he created great products for Apple and today his company is the...
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Anderson, Colatina, ES - Brasil
It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
Dame Rebecca West English Author, Journalist, Literary Critic And Travel Writer (1892-1983);
Md Arif Ali, Kuwait