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As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.
There's a pattern when tours start - a pattern of infighting, of making up, of breaking up, of addiction. There's a pattern of going to jail. There's a pattern of passion for music.
Crimes of Passion, which is one of the best films I've done, will live strongly in my resume, even though it didn't do well.
Indeed in the full flush of journalistic passion and conviction I once told an interviewer that of course I would never get married. And I most definitely would never have children.
I was planning, I told everybody, to take him on the road with me. At the very least I fully expected to keep up my hectic pace, and my passion as a war correspondent.
There can be no passion, and by consequence no love, where there is not imagination.
One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most.
The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too.
I grew up horseback riding. That was my passion. I didn't start shopping until about 16 or 17, when I could drive myself to stores and explore on my own.
I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing it in public.
Singing is something I can do, but it's not my first passion.
Taraji P. Henson
And although I like to relax and have fun, my passion is my work.
I think we can really use magic in a way never attempted before to inspire these children, help rally their self-confidence and even help them develop social skills. This is a national effort, not just here in Las Vegas. I know we can give them a true passion.
I knew if I stayed in London my whole life would be dancing. I'd won almost every major title you can. I thought 'This really isn't my passion. I really want to sing,' and I knew I wouldn't be able to if I stayed there.
Music is my No. 1 passion. If you made me choose between music and food, it's definitely music.
Passion, you see, can be destroyed by a doctor. It cannot be created.
Sometimes you have to find the passion. It comes from the inside... Everyone has to find it for themselves.
I think the key to passion, to zeal, is gratitude. Or to put it another way, the fuel to motivate is gratitude, and gratitude comes by just backing up a little and realizing how much you've sinned against God.
I have a real passion for many aspects of home lifestyle and beauty.
All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.
If you have real passion for a career in game shows, be willing to serve an apprenticeship; it's the best way to learn.
In the earliest days, this was a project I worked on with great passion because I wanted to solve the Defense Department's problem: it did not want proprietary networking and it didn't want to be confined to a single network technology.
When I first got my record deal, I was like, 'I just want to sing,' and I never put much thought into what really goes into a record. But as I got older, I developed a passion for writing.
When I first ran for public office, it was with the passion and idealism of a young man who believed that government could help make our lives better, that public service was a calling and that citizenship demanded responsibilities. There was a greater good.
You shouldn't even be writing this story if you haven't heard me play live. You can't write with the passion you receive until you see a Dick Dale concert.
The time of illusion, then, is the beautiful moment of passion; it represents the artistic zone in which the poet or romance writer ought to be free to do the very best that he can.
I often imagine that the longer he studies English literature the more the Japanese student must be astonished at the extraordinary predominance given to the passion of love both in fiction and in poetry.
But investment in space stimulates society, it stimulates it economically, it stimulates it intellectually, and it gives us all passion.
I've spent my life following my passion.
I find the public passion for justice quite boring and artificial.
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