Love Passion Obsession

Love

"A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave."
Mohandas Gandhi

"And think not you can direct the course of love; for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course."
Khalil Gibran

"He is not a lover who does not love forever."
Euripides

"I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you."
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear the pain of loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater."
Tanis HalfElven (Dragonlance)

Passion

"Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music."
Angela Monet

"They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. "
Carl W. Buechner

"Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things."
Denis Diderot

"One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested."
E. M. Forster

"It's the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion."
Rebecca West

Obsession

"Passion is a positive obsession. Obsession is a negative passion."
Paul Carvel

"Just as our taste in lovers is far more revealing than our choice of friends, the object of an artist's obsession can open up doors to their soul that might otherwise remain shut tight."
Vince Aletti

"The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts."
Henry Moore

Dictionary Definition of
"Love"


1. A deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward a person, such as that arising from kinship, recognition of attractive qualities, or a sense of underlying oneness.
2. A feeling of intense desire and attraction toward a person with whom one is disposed to make a pair; the emotion of sex and romance.

Dictionary Definition of
"Passion"


1. A powerful emotion, such as love, joy, hatred, or anger.
2.
a. Ardent love.
b. Strong sexual desire; lust.
c. The object of such love or desire.

Dictionary Definition of
"Obsession"


1. Compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea or an unwanted feeling or emotion, often accompanied by symptoms of anxiety.
2. A compulsive, often unreasonable idea or emotion.