Quotes About Obsession

I just make whatever music I want. It’s my obsession, and it’s very fulfilling.

— Ansel Elgort

I suppose that is my central obsession. What we owe to society, what we owe to ourselves.

— Barbara Kingsolver

The only thing that I’m obsessed with is sleeping, and actually, it is more than an obsession, it is a pleasure.

— Christian Bale

I have this obsession with really cool, old books.

— Constance Zimmer

I like sweaters. I have a sweater obsession, I guess.

— Drake

I had an obsession with underarm shields – pointy ones, round ones, full ones, half ones.

— Dawn Steel

Everyone has their own definition of a healthy lifestyle, and mine has come to mean making health a priority but not an obsession.

— Daphne Oz

It never became an obsession for me to score at all costs. I’ve always said that I’m not a big scorer, I’m a worker.

— Eden Hazard

The top quark was discovered in 1995, and since then, the Higgs has become our obsession because the standard model was incomplete without it.

— Fabiola Gianotti

I’m more and more fascinated in my own work. I work from 10 A.M. until about 9 P.M., but it’s not an obsession, it’s a pleasure. There’s never enough time.

— Gary Hume

The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession.

— George Sand

My obsession with accumulation, which at times has taken on the whisper of a psychic illness – as anyone who has experienced the ode to the Collyer brothers that is my ‘Vogue’ office will concur – began in infancy.

— Hamish Bowles

Inordinate desire for material possessions can become an obsession that consumes our thoughts, drains our resources, and leads to unhappiness.

— Joseph B. Wirthlin

I have an intense obsession with making films. I not only love to make films, I perhaps need to make films.

— Jacqueline Bisset

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

I’m just a huge fan of smells, first of all. I have a bit of an obsession with smells.

— Jessica Stroup

Without obsession, life is nothing.

— John Waters

In the U.K., there is a sort of obsession with class.

— Laura Carmichael

I get very caught up with things. I used to be dominated by domestic things. I had a lovely house in LA-and it became this growing, mad obsession.

— Kyle MacLachlan

People are like, ‘What is your whole obsession with butterflies?’ I’m like, ‘I’m not obsessed. I like them. Can’t anybody like something?’

— Mariah Carey

I kind of like pony tails, beards, maybe a tattoo. My massive obsession – I’m really targeting a niche market here – a hair lip.

— Margot Robbie

When I came out, and for many years afterwards, it had become a habit for me to sit and read and read and read, like an obsession. I would take 20 books, and not come out until I’d finished them. It took me a while to change that habit.

— Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Your ability to use the principle of autosuggestion will depend, very largely, upon your capacity to concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession.

— Napoleon Hill

The frenzy of the little-girl culture is something very unique, and I can only say that because I was one. The obsession – I can’t really explain it. Everything is heightened to the maximum.

— Nikki Reed

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

My earliest love, which was sort of an obsession, actually, was Nas. I was in seventh grade, I believe, when ‘Nastradamus’ was out, and I took it pretty far.

— Solange Knowles

Under popular culture’s obsession with a naive inclusion, everything is O.K.

— Stanley Crouch

I was the fastest typist in my school, and I had an obsession with spelling and memorizing.

— Shelley Hennig

I have an obsession with mortality. I saw a friend die when I was 18, and I can’t get over it.

— Talulah Riley

The genealogy of fictional characters can become an obsession, like train-spotting, and should be firmly resisted.

— Tariq Ali

My obsession is plastic packaging. It makes me sick, all the waste. Everything about it disappoints me.

— Theo James

Yet another thing Canadians and Europeans have in common is an obsession with the United States, and with distinguishing themselves from it, often by crude stereotyping.

— Timothy Garton Ash

I have a ship’s bed, which totally plays to my obsession of, if I were not an actress, I would be a pirate.

— Zosia Mamet
Quotes About Obsession

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