36+ Best Obsession Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Obsession is a persistent disturbing preoccupation with an often unreasonable idea or feeling. Inspirational obsession quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Obsession Quotes

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

I thought that if I did not eat and drink then death would simply follow, but in practice I found that thirst becomes such a frantic obsession that it takes a greater resolve than mine to resist it.

Obsession is essential to creativity.

Orla wasn’t wrong, of course. But what she didn’t realize about Blue and her boys was that they were all in love with one another. She was no less obsessed with them than they were with her, or one another, analyzing every conversation and gesture, drawing out every joke into a longer and longer running gag, spending each moment either with one another or thinking about when next they would be with one another.

I probably do have an obsessive personality, but striving for perfection has served me well. Tom Ford

The main problem with this great obsession for saving time is very simple: you can’t save time. You can only spend it. But you can spend it wisely or foolishly.

I desire very little, but the things I do consume me. Beau Taplin

For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man. My disease has increased in severity and I feel that it will soon cost me an increased amount of money if not my life.

When passion meets inspiration, an obsession is born.

He would on no account have exchanged those coins, which had become his familiars, for other coins with unknown faces.

Real obsession needs an unconscious motivation behind it. Damon Galgut

It’s weird how obsessed the media is with calling everyone racist, isn’t it? It’s almost like they want everyone to be racist or something, for some reason.

Good requires motivation, great requires obsession. M. Cobanli

This is not an obsession. It’s respect. I’m living out her last requests.

If you don’t have the mental capacity to be that obsessed about what you’re trying to get. Then you ain’t never gonna have it. C.T. Fletcher

Not knowing where such obsessive thoughts were coming from, I simply drowned myself in my work. 

Your job is to get your audience to care about your obsessions. Martin Scorsese

Do whatever brings you to life, then. Follow your own fascinations, obsessions, and compulsions. Trust them. Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart.

Obsession is beautiful. It’s what makes art. Joss Whedon

It is simply amazing how love can win out over obsessions, addictions, and adversities.

Follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. Frank Kafka

The past rests, breathing faintly in the darkness. It no longer holds me as it used to; now I must reach back to touch it. It is night and I am alone and there is still time, a moment more. I am standing on a long black stage, with a circle of light on me, which is my love for you, enduring.

You’ve got to get obsessed and stay obsessed. John Irving

No pain could match the emptiness of separation, no agony rivaled the unreality of not being with her.

Aptitude plus obsession equals greatness. Josh Bezoni

It was the first time I had heard the truth of what happened that afternoon said in a voice that was not my own. Hearing what happened from Ann was like the difference between seeing your face in a mirror and seeing it in a photograph

To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all cherish a magnificent obsession Walt Disney

If we are taken over by craving, no matter who or what is before us, all we can see is how it might satisfy our needs. This kind of thirst contracts our body and mind into a profound trance.

My mission is my obsession.

You get a dog on your mind, it seems to fill up the whole space. Everything you do reminds you of that dog.

Don’t start a company unless it’s an obsession and something you love. If you have an exit strategy, it’s not an obsession. Mark Cuban

To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all cherish a magnificent obsession. Walt Disney

The more you’re obsessed by something the better chance you have of achieving it. Frank Zane

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