40 Obsessions Quotes

  • You become what you think about all day long. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • Obsession is the rocket fuel of our creativity. – Jordan Ritter

 

  • Obsession is what lazy people call dedication. – Anonymous

 

  • Determination becomes obsession and then it becomes all that matters. – Jeremy Irvine

 

  • There’s a lot of obsession about people’s personal ambitions. – Mary Ann Shaffer

 

  • Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness. – Michel de Montaigne

 

  • When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love. – J.K. Rowling

 

  • Obsessions are essentially secondary to the depression, and usually clear up when the depression lifts. – Padmal de Silva

 

  • Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing. – Elie Wiesel

 

  • Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they’re men. – Meryl Streep

 

  • Obsession is just another round on the merry-go-round of unfinished business. – Dale Andrews

 

  • An obsession is a way for damaged people to damage themselves more. – Mark Barrowcliffe

 

  • Without obsession, life is nothing. – John Waters

 

  • An obsession with control generally seems to reflect a fear of uncertainty. – Henry Mintzberg

 

  • A man with an obsession is a man who has very little sales resistance. – C. S. Lewis

 

  • Cure for an obsession: get another one. – Mason Cooley

 

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

 

  • Until your mission is an obsession, nothing will change. – Robin Sharma

obsession quotes

  • Follow your most intense obsession mercilessly. – Frank Kafk

 

  • The train of thought of an obsessed person always runs on a single track. – Evan Esar

 

  • Obsession is the single most wasteful human activity, because with an obsession you keep coming back and back and back to the same question and never get an answer. – Norman Mailer

 

  • Be obsessed or be average. – Grant Cardone

 

  • The obsessions we have are pretty much the same our whole lives. Mine are people, the human condition, life. – Mary Ellen Mark

 

  • Obsession is a commitment; you have to believe in it, because it soon takes you over. – Lennard J. Davis

 

  • It is surely a great calamity for a human being to have no obsessions. – Robert Bly

 

  • An obsession is intrusive because it does not require a permit to walk into the brain. – Jose Ortega Y Gasset

 

  • Positive obsession is about not being able to stop just because you’re afraid and full of doubts. Positive obsession is dangerous. It’s about not being able to stop at all. – Octavia Butler

 

  • Mad‘ is a term we use to describe a man who is obsessed with one idea and nothing else. – Ugo Betti

 

  • An obsession is where something will not leave your mind. – Eric Clapton

 

  • To do anything to a high level, it has to be a total obsession. – Conor McGregor

 

  • Obsessional does not necessarily mean sexual obsession, not even obsession for this, or for that in particular; to be an obsessional means to find oneself caught in a mechanism, in a trap increasingly demanding and endless. – Jacques Lacan

 

  • The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential. – Mike Dooley

 

  • You start living for the obsession alone … You want to arrive somewhere regardless of whether you’re enjoying the road or not. – Paulo Coelho

 

  • Our current obsession with creativity is the result of our continued striving for immortality in an era when most people no longer believe in an after-life. – Arianna Huffington

 

  • We can’t win against obsession. They care, we don’t. They win. – Douglas Adams

 

  • An obsession is an idea which you must get out of your mind if you are not to go out of your mind. – Evan Esar

 

  • My obsession is to make women beautiful. When you create with that in mind, things can’t go out of fashion. – Azzedine Alaia

 

  • Obsession is so extreme and so hard to imagine with the rational mind that it has a science-fiction-like quality to it-it’s almost as if the obsessed one has been taken over by a replica, a pod, a facsimile of the rational person. – Susan Cheever

 

  • To obsess too virulently is to walk alone in anxiety. But to obsess too little is to wall oneself off from one’s own creativity. – Eric Maisel