is a powerful or compelling emotion or feeling.

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”

Albert Einstein (1879-1955); theoretical physicist, philosopher, Nobel Prize winner

“Promise me you will not spend so much time treading water and trying to keep your head above the waves, that you forget, truly much you have always loved to swim.”

Tyler Knott Gregson

“Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.”

Ella Jane Fitzgerald (1917-1996); Jazz vocalist

“It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.”

Dame Rebecca West (1892-1983); English author, journalist, literary critic and travel writer

“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. ”

Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993); actress, humanitarian

“The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence, but in the mastery, of his passions.”

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (1809-1892); poet laureate

“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. ”

Helen Keller (1880-1968); author, lecturer, activist

“No one's head aches when he is comforting another.”

Indian Proverb

“Those who live passionately teach us how to love. Those who love passionately teach us how to live. ”

Sarah Ban Breathnach writer

“Light yourself on fire with passion and people will come from miles to watch you burn.”

John Wesley (1703-1791); theologian

“The heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that absorbs you, frees you, challenges you, or gives you a sense of meaning, joy, or passion.”

Terry Orlick

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How good to be in love, love, that all people do the right things without caring about the opinions of others.
Anderson over 1 year ago from 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 over 2 years ago from Kuwait

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