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.

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. Ferdinand Lassalle
Passion is universal humanity. Without its religion, history, romance, and art will be useless. Honoré de Balzac
Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait, the grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas. Henry Ford
The man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them. Carl Jung
I had a way of life inside me and I wanted it with a want that was twisting me. Zora Neale Hurston
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the indefinite passion of life. Federico Fellini
Passion is the heat mover and spring of the soul. Thomas Sprat
Our passions are ourselves. Anatole France
When passions become masters, they are vices. Pascal
A man in a passion rides a mad horse. Benjamin Franklin
The ruling passion, be it what it will, the ruling passion conquers reason still. Alexander Pope
The vicious obey their passions as slaves do their masters. Diogenes
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way. Plato
Hot passion easily cooks. Japanese Proverb
Let him be guided by his passions, who can make no sense of his reason. Roman Proverb
When passion enters at the Foregate, wisdom goes out of the postern. English Proverb
Genuine passion is like a mountain stream; it admits of no impediment; it cannot go backward, it must go forward. Christina Nestell Bovee
Passion is like crime; it does not thrive on the established order. Thomas Mann
Passion... like other violent excitements...throws up not only what is best, but what is worst and smallest, in men's characters. Robert Louis Stevenson
There is in most passions a shrinking away from ourselves. The passionate pursuer has all the earmarks of a fugitive. Eric Hoffer