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Passion Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about passion
  1. #1
    “Respond to every call
    that excites your spirit.”
  2. #2
    “The brain may
    devise laws for the blood, but a hot temper leaps
    o’er a cold decree.”
  3. #3
    “These violent delights have violent ends.”
  4. #4
    “Natural philosophy is the genius that has regulated my fate; I desire, therefore, in this narration, to state those facts which led to my predilection for that science.”
  5. #5
    “Motivation comes from working on things we care about. It also comes from working with people we care about.”
  6. #6
    “I hope you find true meaning, contentment, and passion in your life. I hope you navigate the difficult times and come out with greater strength and resolve. I hope you find whatever balance you seek with your eyes wide open. And I hope that you - yes, you - have the ambition to lean in to your career and run the world. Because the world needs you to change it.”
  7. #7
    “Only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! . . . It is unutterable! I cannot live without my life! I cannot live without my soul!”
  8. #8
    “You know that I could as soon forget you as my existence!”
  1. #9
    Had she but turned back then, and looked out once more on to the rose-lit garden, she would have seen that which would have made her own sufferings seem but light and easy to bear—a strong man, overwhelmed with his own passion and his own despair. Pride had given way at last, obstinacy was gone: the will was powerless. He was but a man madly, blindly, passionately in love, and as soon as her light footsteps had died away within the house, he knelt down upon the terrace steps, and in the very madness of his love he kissed one by one the places where her small foot had trodden, and the stone balustrade there, where her tiny hand had rested last.
  2. #10
    “If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.”
  3. #11
    “He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”
  4. #12
    “If he loved with all the powers of his puny being, he couldn’t love as much in eighty years as I could in a day.”
  5. #13
    “My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath: a source of little visible delight, but necessary.”
  6. #14
    “Nelly, I am Heathcliff! He’s always, always in my mind: not as a pleasure, any more than I am always a pleasure to myself, but as my own being.”
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