I Think Passion Is More Important Than Wealth

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 260 People

    Dreams Over Emptiness

    My dad always tells me that jobs are only for making money and that you should base your decision on what job you want to have by picking the most lucrative. He says that no one likes their job and that you need money to enjoy your life. I strongly disagree on all levels! The...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Dec 2, 2008

    I Need Passion In My Life

    Passion can live forever, even if only in your memories.  Wealth will pay my bills and have a pleasant roof over my head, but won't reciprocate anything in return.
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    1 Response Nov 13, 2008

    True

    I would rather live with great passion than great wealth.
    Marowit Marowit
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2009

    Accepting The Gift

    A dear friend recently sent me the following note: Don't worry about your recent relationship status change. Believe me, it gets better. If you don't have primary custody of the girls, take a class in something that you are interested in. I don't care if it's calligraphy so...
    2fargone 2fargone
    31-35, M
    Jan 22, 2012

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    أردت فقط أن أقول لكم...       I think you are DA BOMB اعتقد انك دينار جزائري القنبلة  
    mcafe58 mcafe58
    26-30, M
    Dec 11, 2008

    Teaching

     I've always been passionate about martial arts from a young age. Sadly, I was unable to train up until my teenage years. Then when I began, I trained so hard that I became a black belt within a year and a half. I'd train 4 hours from Monday to Fridays and Saturdays for an...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Oct 23, 2009

    Hate to Admit It, But Um Yes It Is

    Being divorced and poor most of my life, I always said I'd MARRY UP next time. Well, I have to tell you folks...  being out here in the dating world again, I've been a approached by a few 'wealthy benefactors'. However, without the physical attraction to go along with it...
    FreakOfNature FreakOfNature
    41-45
    12 Responses Oct 20, 2008

    Hmmm?

    Passion is any powerful or complelling emotion as love or hate. In comparison to wealth which is a great quanity or store of money or valuables......Which is more important to you? Wealth has its wonderful properties but with wealth, is happiness or contentment next? I...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Oct 8, 2008

    Money Can't Buy You Happiness

    When I was younger I worked at a Country Club, a pretty exclusive one.  Six years outside as a caddie and four years inside as a waiter.  I learn a lot of life skills and met some interesting people, but I learned that money does not make you happy and the lack of it...
    loopnscc loopnscc
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 4, 2008

    Who Needs Money

    I have always thought it was more important to enjoy what you do than to have money and be miserable, wishing you could be doing something else. I have always thought this for myself and for others, I would never want to be with someone who wasn't happy with what they did. I...
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 11, 2008

    What Is Really Great

    Is when your passions create wealth.. not only for you, but for many others!
    JoanieNewHampshire JoanieNewHampshire
    61-65, T
    May 10, 2013

    Passion Is Everything

    My friends and lovers know how passionate I am. I do not care what digits my bank account shows, only that passion for life still pulses through me. Money is necessary but I hate struggling to keep my head above water. I turn to music and true love, for I have that in spades...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2008

    I Want a Job I Love

    And I want to be with the person I love, regardless of how much money he makes. Just as long as he has a job, it's good for me! I want to have a job where I can care for people. I think that's what I really want... So I'm not so sure about my major anymore...
    minnie22mouse minnie22mouse
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 13, 2008
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