The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
The essential function of art is moral. But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind.
If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
Man is free; yet we must not suppose that he is at liberty to do everything he pleases, for he becomes a slave the moment he allows his actions to be ruled by passion.
I'm at a time in my life that for me to go back to work it has to be something I feel really passionate about; otherwise I'm not as interested.
I began when I was a child, because I was born and grew up in a little village. And many people ride the horses. So, it was a big - it has been a big passion for me.
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for?
Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
Death is the only pure, beautiful conclusion of a great passion.
She was deeply passionate about the sacred feminine.
Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work... a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.
Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.
The time at our disposal each day is elastic; the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
Once people see this 'Unplugged,' I just want them to feel the spontaneity, to feel passionate... I want you to see another side of me, that's free, and feel where my head is, where whatever happens, happens. I want you to feel inspired.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps.
Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
One of the first signs of being depressed is that you lose interest in things. That's why I think it is important to stay passionate.
The soul raised over passion beholds identity and eternal causation, perceives the self-existance of Truth and Right, and calms itself with knowing that all things go well.