I'm a believer in finding a passion, hard work and definitely not giving up on your dream.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Start with your own money and value your intuition. It's all about endurance in the beginning. Your dream and passion to succeed must be stronger than your fear of failure.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Passionate leadership won't succeed if contradictory signals are sent out.
Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions.
What's worked for me is not quitting and being passionate about what I do and not giving up - and when I don't believe in myself, turning to others who believe in me.
What did it for me? It wasn't my education or experience. It was my passion.
I've found that when it came to doing something I loved and fighting for it, things worked out. If you're going to kill yourself to develop something, you've got to enjoy it.
Throne of Glassreaders tend to be passionate, talented, clever, and welcoming - in fact, I'm consistently moved by just how welcomingTOGreaders are to new fans.
If you follow your passion, the money will follow. But if you chase the almighty dollar, you can easily lose that and end up with nothing.
Ordinary people may not understand the meaning of democracy but they've a passionate regard for fair play.
We seriously undervalue the passion ... a person brings to an enterprise. You can rent a brain, but you can't rent a heart.
By the time you say you're his,
Shivering and sighing
And he vows his passion is
Infinite, undying -
Lady, make a note of this:
One of you is lying.
Winners are people who have fun - and produce results as a result of their zest.
Acting isn't always about the amount of talent you have, or your ability to cry on command. The point is, how well can you take direction? How well can you put aside your own ideas or ego and listen to the ideas of the director and the people above you, while not giving up the passion and drive of that character?
If I had to name a driving force in my life, I'd name passion every time.
The kind of brain-dead, gum chewing assistant you find in so many shops drives me wild. I want everyone who works for me to feel the same excitement that I feel.
To succeed you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality.
Whether it's choosing a career or deciding what charity to get involved with, the choice should come from your heart. Ultimately, you are the one who has to get up every morning and enjoy what you are doing, so make sure it matters to you.
If you don't have passion ... you might as well give up ... you have no chance of making it. Passion is the essence of life, and certainly the essence of success.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.