Explore the value of Passion
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Here are some inspiring stories about passion.
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MY MUSIC I started out playing a recorder in elementary, wanting to learn how to read and play music. The only thing was, I was far behind the class, so I couldn't read or playing the notes in order to make a sound. Over and over again, I tried my very best to understand and learn how to play the recorder. After time...
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THE REASON BASKETBALL IS A IMPORTANT ASPECT OF MY LIFE For starters, It's something I love to do and makes me happy at the same time. Ever since I seen Allen Iverson cross Tyronn Lue, I was hooked. I watched Basketball for 20 years now and it's been awesome to say the least.  My Dream was and still is to be a NBA Player.  It's been my childhood dream and when I make...
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MY PASSION OF MUSIC! I was a kid in the 4th grade and I been inspired by people playing the flute. So when I started 4th grade, there was a program in my school where you could learn an instrument and play in the band. I signed up as soon as possible because the places where being taken away fast so I really wanted to play the...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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PASSION QUOTATIONS
20180903 monday quote
“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”

Oprah Winfrey

20180905 wendesday quote
“Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate.”

John Bongiovi Jr. (Jon Bon Jovi)

20180907 friday quote updated
“Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you're passionate about something, then you're more willing to take risks.”

Yo-Yo Ma

20151117 tuesday quote
“I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.”

Roald Dahl

20180906 thursday quote
“Purpose is the reason you journey. Passion is the fire that lights the way.”

Unknown

20180904 tuesday quote
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world.”

Harriet Tubman

20151118 wednesday quote
“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”

Albert Einstein

20151119 thursday quote
“The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work, and the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking, and don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking, don't settle.”

Steve Jobs

20180907 friday quote
“Those who live passionately teach us how to love. Those who love passionately teach us how to live.”

Sarah Ban Breathnach

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'passion'.
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Dale Ray Smith Dale Ray Overcame Man Obstacles In His Life, 20yrs Of Crack Addiction, Homelessness, Incarceration,Today He Is a Chaplain Working In The Jails, And Prisons, Recently He Received The United States Presidential Award,He Also Helps At Risk Teens, With Lifeskills, Anger Mgmt,Drug Awareness,Dale Ray Is Lifecoach/Mentor
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Samantha Richard This is my older sister, Samantha. She's kind of like a twin to. Me and her are exactly alike. We share the same dream to sing. She always would be singing in her room and I would hear her singing would try to join in. I wasn't that good then, but she told me, "It's going to take lots of practice you know? It's...
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Steve J He was an adopted child. He dropped out of college. He was fired from the company he himself created. Yet, he kept doing work that he was passionate about. Not one bit concerned about the happenings around him. It was because of his passion that he created great products for Apple and today his company is the...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WONDER
Pass It On®

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Your Comments
Anderson from Colatina, ES - Brasil FEBRUARY 13, 2013
How good to be in love, love, that all people do the right things without caring about the opinions of others.

Md Arif Ali from Kuwait JANUARY 27, 2012
It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion. Dame Rebecca West English Author, Journalist, Literary Critic And Travel Writer (1892-1983);