Quotes on Passion

Quotes on Passion

“Passion is oxygen of the soul.”
~ Bill Butler

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.”
~ Vincent Van Gogh

“There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”
~ Nelson Mandela

“When I began to have a mad, passionate love affair with my own life, the rest fell perfectly into place.”
~ Katrina Mayer

“Don’t ask what the world needs.  Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
~ Howard Thurman

“But who can say what’s best? That’s why you need to grab whatever chance you have of happiness where you find it, and not worry about other people too much. My experience tells me that we get no more than two or three such chances in a life time, and if we let them go, we regret it for the rest of our lives.’”
~ Haruki Murakami

“I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. If you are interested in something, no matter what it is. Go at it full speed. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it, and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good.”
~ Ronald Dahl

“Not everyone can feel things as deeply as you. Most people, their feelings are….bland, tasteless. They’ll never understand what it’s like to read a poem and feel almost like they’re flying, or to see a bleeding fish and feel grief that shatters their heart…”
~ Juliann Garey

“Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.”
~ Hunter S. Thompson

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”
~ Oprah Winfrey

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
~ Albert Einstein

“Passion will move men beyond themselves, beyond their shortcomings, beyond their failures.”
~ Joseph Campbell

“Those who live passionately teach us how to love. Those who love passionately teach us how to live.”
~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

“If you can’t figure our your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.”
~ Bishop T.D. Jakes

“Purpose is the reason you journey. Passion is the fire that lights your way.”
~ unknown

“The tree of your passion only grows as much as the roots of your discipline.”
~ Eric Johnson

“It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It’s also a very clear path to happiness.”
~ Sheryl Sandberg

“Passion is born when you catch a glimpse of your true potential.”
~ Fred Smith

“To succeed, you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality.”
~ Anita Roddick

“Life is short. It there was ever a moment to follow your passion and do something that matters to you, that moment is now.”
~ unknown

“Always go with your passions. Never ask yourself if it’s realistic or not.”
~ Deepak Chopra

“Finding your passion isn’t just about careers and money. It’s about finding your authentic self. The one you’ve buried beneath other people’s needs.”
~ unknown

“Passion is your joy. It is the essence of who you are. You have to unwrap it and find it.”
~ Jackie St. Onge

“Chase down your passion like it’s the last bus of the night.”
~ Terri Guillemets

“Chase your passion, not your pension.”
~ Denis Waitley

“Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.”
~ Buddha

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”
~ Oprah Winfrey

“A true passion that burns within your soul is one that can never be put out.”
~ Zach Toelke

“Our passion is our strength.”
~ Billie Joe Armstrong.

“You were made for the place where your real passion meets companion because there lies your real purpose.”
~ Ann Voskamp

“I’d rather lose myself in passion than lose my passion.”
~ Jacques Mayol

“Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.”
~ Isabelle Lafleche

“The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling.”
~ Fabienne Fredrickson

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.”
~ Maya Angelou

“Set a goal that makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning.”
~ unknown

“The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.”
~ Benjamin Mays

See also: Quotes on Courage, Quotes on Commitment, and Quotes on Authenticity

Image: Adapted from original image by Misha

Michelle is passionate about holistic health and self-discovery. She received her training in Nutrition, Herbalism, and Bodywork from the International Academy of Natural Health Sciences in Ottawa, ON. She studied Ayurveda and Yoga in India and later continued her Yoga studies on Koh Phangan in Thailand. Michelle truly believes that good health involves body, mind, and spirit. She loves to spend her time in walking in nature, meditating, painting, writing, and learning more about health and wellness.


  1. Wow! great quotes. Loved them all. Thanks for the share.


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