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In life, passion is what gets you going. It’s the flame that drives you to do extraordinary things, to go the extra mile and reach greater heights in life. We all need a little motivation sometimes and here are 108 of the best passion quotes to help you find purpose in life again.

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Here are 108 best passion quotes to follow your heart and find purpose in life again.

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

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2. “As long as you’ve got passion, faith and are willing to work hard, you can do anything you want in this life.”

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

4. “Chase your passion, not your pension.” –Denis Waitley

5. “The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling.”

6. “Love what you do and do what you love. Passion is the key that opens the door to joy and abundance.” –David Cuschieri

7. “Dreams and passion are more powerful than facts and reality.” –Gail Lynne Goodwin

8th best passion quotes:

“Know your passion. Follow it. Dream it. Live it.”

9. “Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion.”

10. “No alarm clock needed. My passion wakes me.” –Eric Thomas

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11. “True passion attracts. If you have passion in your business, the right people will be attracted to your team.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki

12. “If you feel like there’s something out there that you’re supposed to be doing, if you have a passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it.” –Wanda Sykes

13. “Passion is born when you catch a glimpse of your true potential.”

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

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

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

17. “Our passion is our strength.” –Billie Joe Armstrong

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

19. “Passion is so key in leading and creating excellence that I will hire passion over education and talent every time.” –Dave Ramsey

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20. “When your passion and purpose are greater than your fears and excuses, you will find a way.”

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

22. “If you don’t love what you do, you won’t do it with much conviction or passion.” – Mia Hamm

23. “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.” –Maya Angelou

24. “Develop a passion for learning.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

25. “Purpose is the reason you journey. Passion is the fire that lights the way.”

26.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.”

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

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

29. “The very basic of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.” – Christopher McCandless

30. “Make your passion your pay check.”

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

32. “Without passion, you don’t have energy, without energy you have nothing.” –Donald Trump

33. “People with great passion can make the impossible happen.”

34. “Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.” – George Hegel

35. “The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.” – Ferdinand Foch

36. “I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.” – Georgia O’Keeffe

37. “It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.” –Mae Jemison

38. “Follow your own passion – not your parents’, not your teachers’– yours.”– Robert Ballard

39. “Passion is the genesis of genius.”-Anthony Robbins

40th best quotes about passion:

“It not knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know.”-Tony Robbins

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41. “Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, harness your power to your passion. Honor your calling. Everybody has one. Trust your heart, and success will come to you.” –Oprah Winfrey

42. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” –Mark Twain

43. “Almost everything–all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure–these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” –Steve Jobs

44. “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 Fitzgerald

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

46. “A passion for one’s work makes life happier and work no longer work.”

47. “Serve someone such as by charity and if not money simply by helping people in pursuing their passion or motivating them.”

48. “You can’t fake passion.” – Barbara Corcoran

49. “One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested.” – E. M. Forster

50th best passion quote:

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

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51. “You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll never stick it out.” – Steve Jobs

52. “Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.” – Denis Diderot

53. “Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.” – Henri Frederic Amiel

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

55. “A great leader’s courage to fulfil his vision comes from passion, not position.” –John C. Maxwell

56. “Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate.” –Jon Bon Jovi

57. “I have to face life with a newly found passion. I must rediscover the irresistible will to learn, to live and to love.” – Andrea Bocelli

58. “You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus, and the support.” – Sabrina Bryan

59. “To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work.” – Sister Mary Lauretta

60th best quotes about passion:

“Trust not what inspires other members of society to choose a career. Trust what inspires you.” – The Lazy Person’s Guide to Success

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61. “You are what you do. If you do boring, stupid, monotonous work, chances are you’ll end up boring, stupid, and monotonous.” – Bob Black

62. “I believe you are your work. Don’t trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That’s a rotten bargain.” – Rita Mae Brown

63. “If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength.” – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

64. “The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else…The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!” –Earl Nightingale

65. “The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” – George Bernard Shaw

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

67. “My mother said to me, “If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general, if you become a monk you’ll end up as the pope.” Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.” –Pablo Picasso

68. “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.” – Michael Evans

69. “He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.” – Nietzsche

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70. “Desire! That’s the one secret of every man’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire.” – Bobby Unser

71. “There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.” – Federico Fellini

72. “Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot.” – D.H. Lawrence

73. “Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade.  Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still.” – Robert Sternberg

74. “Passion kept one fully in the present, so that time became a series of mutually exclusive ‘nows.’” – Sue Halpern

75. “We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.” – Che Guavara

76. “Rest in reason; move in passion” – Khalil Gibran

77. “If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.” – Benjamin Franklin

78. “If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.” –Brian Tracy

79. “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Lee

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80th quotes on passion:

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

81. “Be the flame, not the moth.” – Giacomo Casanova

82. “Logic is no answer to passion.” – Herb Caen

83. “The voice of passion is better than the voice of reason. The passionless cannot change history.” – Czeslaw Milosz

84. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman

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

86. “Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.” – Martha Graham

87. “Be spectacularly great at what you do. Wear your passion on your sleeve and hold your heart in the palm of your hand. And work hard. Really hard.” –Robin S. Sharma

88. “Work hard! In the end, passion and hard work beat out natural talent.” – Pete Docter

89. “Passion isn’t something that lives way up in the sky, in abstract dreams and hopes. It lives at ground level, in the specific details of what you’re actually doing every day.” – Marcus Buckingham

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90th best quotes on passion:

“People like to warn you that by the time you reach the middle of your life, passion will begin to feel like a meal eaten long ago, which you remember with great tenderness.” – Meg Wolitzer

91. “Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one’s death.” – Rollo May

92. “Follow your passion. Nothing—not wealth, success, accolades or fame—is worth spending a lifetime doing things you don’t enjoy.” – Jonathan Sacks

93. “Hire for passion and intensity; there is training for everything else.” – Nolan Bushnell

94. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farrah Gray

95. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain

96. “At the end of the day we all need to remember to keep going. However, just making it another day doesn’t get us where we truly want to be. We must move with vigor, passion, and fixed determination to achieve our goals.”

97. “A person can succeed at almost anything for which they have unlimited enthusiasm.”- Charles M. Schwab

98. “The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!”” – Jack Kerouac

99. “Passion, it lies in all of us, sleeping… waiting… and though unwanted… unbidden… it will stir… open its jaws and howl. It speaks to us… guides us… passion rules us all, and we obey. What other choice do we have? Passion is the source of our finest moments. The joy of love… the clarity of hatred… and the ecstasy of grief. It hurts sometimes more than we can bear. If we could live without passion maybe we’d know some kind of peace… but we would be hollow… Empty rooms shuttered and dank. Without passion we’d be truly dead.” – Joss Whedon

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100. “A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” –John Maxwell

101. “There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.” – Federico Fellini

102. “Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.” – Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

103. “There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it’s the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.” – Anthony Robbins

104. “If there is no passion in your life, then have you really lived? Find your passion, whatever it may be. Become it, and let it become you and you will find great things happen for you, to you and because of you.” – T. Alan Armstrong

105. “Passion and purpose go hand in hand. When you discover your purpose, you will normally find it’s something you’re tremendously passionate about.” – Steve Pavlina

106. “Never underestimate the power of passion.” – Eve Sawyer

107. “Purpose may point you in the right direction but it’s passion that propels you.” Travis McAshan

108. “Skills are cheap. Passion is priceless.” –Gary Vaynerchuk

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