Management development providers GNP publish a monthly set of handy 'quotable quotes' for anyone to use in presentations, speeches or training sessions. Arranged into 100 'themes' including vision, change, leadership, teamwork, communication, motivation and innovation. TrainingZONE has arranged to bring you the quotes on a regular basis. This month the theme is "passion".
"Only passion, great passion, can elevate the human soul to achieve great things."
Denis Diderot, French philosopher (1713-1784)
"We may affirm absolutely that nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion."
Georg Wilhelm Frierich Hegel, German philosopher (1730-1831)
"I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive."
Joseph Campbell, US author, editor (1904-1987)
"One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests."
John Stuart Mill, British philosopher, economist (1806-1873)
"Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms from those who work with joy."
Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese philosopher, author, poet (1883-1931)
"Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep in them - a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill."
Muhammad Ali, US boxer (b.1942)
"There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life."
Federico Fellini. Italian film director (b.1920)
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All quotations drawn from '1000 GREAT QUOTATIONS for Business, Management & Training' published by GNP Ltd.