63 Infatuated Quotes On Success In Life

These infatuated quotes will inspire you. Infatuated, filled with or marked by a foolish or extravagant love or admiration or possessed with an intense but short-lived passion or admiration for someone.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging infatuated quotes, infatuated sayings, and infatuated proverbs.

Best Infatuated Quotes

  1. “Little children play with dolls in the outer room just as they like, without any care of fear or restraint; but as soon as their mother comes in, they throw aside their dolls and run to her crying, “Mamma, mamma.” You too, are now playing in this material world, infatuated with the dolls of wealth, honour, fame, etc., If however, you once see your Divine Mother, you will not afterwards find pleasure in all these. Throwing them all aside, you will run to her.” ~ Ramakrishna
  2. “You never knew this, but I was in love. Okay, infatuated, but it felt like love at the time.” ~ Teresa Lo , Infatuated quotes about love
  3. “I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy.” ~ Sylvia Plath
  4. “Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams.” ~ Sylvia Plath

  5. “Violence isn’t always evil. What’s evil is the infatuation with violence.” ~ Jim Morrison
  6. “Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?” ~ Camille Paglia
  7. “Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren’t having any of those.” ~ Sylvia Plath
  8. “I sort of became infatuated with soldiers. I got to know some of them and got a little perturbed with Hollywood making a spectacle out of them and making them look like they have screwed up somehow.” ~ Channing Tatum

  9. “What does the future, that half of time, matter to the man who is infatuated with eternity?” ~ Emile M. Cioran
  10. “He who is infatuated with Man leaves persons out of account so far as that infatuation extends, and floats in an ideal, sacred interest. Man, you see, is not a person, but an ideal, a spook.” ~ Max Stirner
  11. “It seems that it is madder never to abandon one’s self than often to be infatuated; better to be wounded, a captive and a slave, than always to walk in armor.” ~ Margaret Fuller
  12. “After a semester or so, my infatuation with computers burnt out as quickly as it had begun.” ~ Eric Allin Cornell

  13. “Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.” ~ Cyril Connolly
  14. “Don’t divide the world into ‘them’ and ‘us.’ Avoid infatuation with or resentment of the press, the Congress, rivals, or opponents. Accept them as facts. They have their jobs and you have yours.” ~ Donald Rumsfeld
  15. “Young men of this class never do anything for themselves that they can get other people to do for them, and it is the infatuation, the devotion, the superstition of others that keeps them going. These others in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred are women.” ~ Henry James
  16. “Don’t divide the world into “them” and “us.”” ~ Donald Rumsfeld

  17. “We’re stuck. We’re stuck between the East and the West. Between the past and the future. On the one hand there are the secular modernists, so proud of the regime they constructed, you cannot breathe a critical word. They’ve got the army and half of the state on their side. On the other hand there are the conventional traditionalist, so infatuated with the Ottoman past, you cannot breathe a critical word. They’ve got the general public and the remaining half of the state on their side.” ~ Elif Safak
  18. “When you start to really know someone, all his physical characteristics start to disappear. You begin to dwell in his energy, recognize the scent of his skin. You see only the essence of the person,not the shell. That’s why you can’t fall in love with beauty. You can lust after it, be infatuated by it, want to own it. You can love it with your eyes and body but not your heart. And that’s why, when you really connect with a person’s inner self, any physical imperfections disappear, become irrelevant.” ~ Lisa Unger
  19. “Poems infatuated with their own smarts and detached from any emotional grounding can leave the reader feeling lonely, empty and ashamed for having expected more. Like icy adolescents, such poetry is more interested in commiserating than acknowledging that feelings — the sentiments that make us susceptible to sentimentality — actually exist.” ~ Tracy K. Smith , Feeling infatuated quotes
  20. “I think you can love someone and be infatuated with them, too. But infatuation is immediate, while the sort of love in the West is something you build with someone. It’s a trust.” ~ Simon Van Booy

  21. “Modernism really started with people getting infatuated with the idea of “it’s the twentieth century, is this suitable for the twentieth century.” This happened before the First World War and it wasn’t just the soldiers. You can see it happening if you read the Bloomsbury biographies. It was a reaction to a great extent against Victorianism. There was so much that was repressive and stuffy. Victorian buildings were associated with it, and they were regarded as very ugly. Even when they weren’t ugly, people made them ugly. They were painted hideously.” ~ Jane Jacobs
  22. “Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as set forth by the infatuated Franklin.” ~ Mark Twain
  23. “We are all the time, from our childhood, trying to lay the blame upon something outside ourselves. We are always standing up to set right other people, and not ourselves. If we are miserable, we say, “Oh, the world is a devil’s world.” We curse others and say, “What infatuated fools!” But why should we be in such a world, if we really are so good? If this is a devil’s world, we must be devils also; why else should we be here? “Oh, the people of the world are so selfish!” True enough; but why should we be found in that company, if we be better? Just think of that.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  24. “I still consider myself a young actor, I’m 34; I still view it as the beginning of my career. You can get infatuated with acting in a way that makes you less an actor than an acting appreciator.” ~ Peter Sarsgaard

  25. “It is scarcely credible to what degree discernment may be dazzled by the mist of pride, and wisdom infatuated by the intoxication of flattery.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  26. “If we remained perpetually infatuated, we couldn’t eat, sleep or work.” ~ Helen Fisher
  27. “I’m infatuated with you, I cannot deny it. Physically speaking, you’re a very attractive man. But I don’t like you, the vast majority of the time. So far as I can gather, you behave abominably in public and are only marginally better in private. I only find you remotely tolerable when you’re kissing me.” ~ Tessa Dare
  28. “Pray use both cats as sponges if it pleases you, infatuated infantryman.” ~ Diana Wynne Jones

  29. “When I was 9 or 10, I used to get all the lead roles because I was the tallest person. But my interest in music soon drew me to country music. I was infatuated with the sound, with the storytelling. I could relate to it. I can’t really tell you why. With me, it was just instinctual.” ~ Taylor Swift
  30. “Kate realized she had a grave problem. She was infatuated. Or mildly insane. Possibly both.” ~ Tessa Dare
  31. “Why are tall guys always attracted to short women? Not just moderately short women, either… Tiny women. Polly Pockets. The tallest guys always-always-always go for the shortest girls. Always. It’s like they’re so infatuated with their own height that they want to be with someone who makes them feel even taller. Someone they can tower over. A little doll that will make them feel even bigger and stronger.” ~ Rainbow Rowell
  32. “The things I believed in don’t exist anymore. It’s foolish to pretend that they do. Western Civilization finally went up in smoke in the chimneys at Dachau but I was too infatuated to see it. I see it now.” ~ Cormac McCarthy

  33. “And I’m not sure why I’m infatuated with death,
    My imagination is surely an aggravation of threats…
    Maybe cause I’m a dreamer, and sleep is the cousin of death,
    Really stuck in the scheme of wondering when I’mma rest.” ~ Kendrick Lamar
  34. “I am inclined to think that as I grow older I will come to be infatuated with the art of revision, and there may come a time when I will dread giving up a novel at all.” ~ Joyce Carol Oates
  35. “I was doing that thing the infatuated do, stitching destiny onto the person we want stitched to us.” ~ Rachel Kushner
  36. “Thank God, I’m actually infatuated and in love with what I do, therefore I am what I do. So I never have to forget [any of my ideas] because I never have to remember, I just am. I don’t need to write stuff down.” ~ Lil Wayne

  37. “We are faced with the task of convincing a myth-infatuated world that love and curiosity are sufficient and you don’t have to delude yourself and frighten yourself with Iron Age fairy tales. This is a monumental task. I don’t think there is an intellectual struggle more worthy of our efforts.” ~ Sam Harris
  38. “Imagine someone so infatuated by a band that they have every different pressing of every album the band made. Most of the time, the only difference in the album is the matrix number or a different ‘made in’ notation on the back cover or label. This is enough to make some people extremely excited. Actually, much more than excited.” ~ Henry Rollins
  39. “Sometimes people come up and they get infatuated with some little brief imagistic poem or something, and they say, “Oh, I really like your Zen poems.” And I say, “Which ones are not Zen poems?”” ~ Sam Hamill
  40. “With the passage of years, not all of Dicken’s readers remained infatuated with his pathos. One generation’s sublimity became another generation’s kitsch.” ~ Peter Gay

  41. “Hollywood movies of the Fifties, like The Ten Commandments and Ben-Hur, with their epic clash of pagan and Judeo-Christian cultures, tell more about art and society than the French-infatuated ideologues who have made a travesty of the “best” American higher criticism.” ~ Camille Paglia
  42. “When I was in high school, I was in a special math class. I was infatuated with physics, particularly nuclear physics, Einstein, and the Big Bang. I read a lot about black holes. And partly because I’m so lazy I thought you could do all this just by looking at the sky and thinking up universes. It didn’t seem like hard work when I was a kid, so I enrolled in this class.” ~ Aleksandar Hemon”Director Park always talked to me about her in a very innocent way, that the story was of her coming of age and her sexual awakening and her going from girl to woman and that she had the same desires and hopes as other young people in terms of being very infatuated, which comes in the form of her uncle, which is very unconventional.” ~ Mia Wasikowska
  43. “I have now become so infatuated with television. I think television has become elegant.” ~ Akiva Goldsman

  44. “When you a young kid at that age at that time, and you know that you got talent as far as hip hop, you wanna be on the radio, that’s the first thing. So we was more or less infatuated with just havin’ a song on the radio, you know? Before our careers even launched it was more or less about lettin’ everybody know, ‘Staten Island? You got good emcees there.'” ~ Raekwon
  45. “My politics are just inclined to be empathetic and humanistic. I grew up with so many different kinds of people with different politics, different religion, no religion, no politics, education, no education, and I was infatuated with all of them.” ~ Lily Tomlin
  46. “My dad was the force behind me early on. He was just infatuated with baseball. He was the one that basically taught me how to play the game. He gave a lot of his time working out with me, practicing and taking me to a lot of different games. It was hard work between both of us.” ~ Rafael Palmeiro
  47. “All possible means were used by the infatuated parents to conclude the bargain, and deception put an end to these usual artifices.” ~ Adelbert von Chamisso

  48. “Christians believe themselves to be the aristocracy of heaven upon earth, they are admitted to the spiritual court, while millions of men in foreign lands have never been presented. They bow their knees and say they are ‘miserable sinners,’ and their hearts rankle with abominable pride. Poor infatuated fools! Their servility is real and their insolence is real but their king is a phantom and their palace is a dream.” ~ William Winwood Reade
  49. “If you’ve ever known the love of God, you know it’s nothing but reckless and it’s nothing but raging. Sometimes it hurts to be loved, and if it doesn’t hurt it’s probably not love, maybe infatuation. I think a lot of American people are infatuated with God, but we don’t really love Him, and they don’t really let Him love them. Being loved by God is one of the most painful things in the world, it’s also the only thing that can bring us salvation and it’s like everything else that is really wonderful, there’s a little bit of pain in it, little bit of hurt.” ~ Rich Mullins
  50. “Part of my affinity with urban music comes from being on ‘Kids Incorporated,’ ‘cos we used to sit around and listen to Chaka Khan and Prince, and I got influenced by all that. Then gangsta rap got started, and I was infatuated with that – maybe that’s why I’m fascinated by guns.” ~ Fergie
  51. “I think directors can become overly infatuated by gilt and gold, and the word “lavish” and everything being magnificent.” ~ Tom Hooper

  52. “I do think that something of the effect I have on people is to put everything on an edge where they’re both infatuated with a kind of charmingness happening in the person or in the writing, and also flatly terrified by a revelation or acceptance of revelation that’s almost happening, never quite totally happening.” ~ Anne Carson
  53. “The ignorant soul-bride wanders in delusion, in the love of duality, she sits like a widow. She sits like a widow, in the love of duality, infatuated with Maya, she suffers in pain. She grows old, and her body withers away.” ~ Guru Nanak
  54. “My forces are not enfeebled, I find no decay in my strength; my provisions are not cut off, I find no abhorring in mine appetite; my counsels are not corrupted nor infatuated, I find no false apprehensions to work upon mine understanding; and yet they see that invisibly, and I feel that insensibly, the disease prevails.” ~ Bill Vaughan
  55. “An infatuated man is not only foolish but wild.” ~ George Crabbe

  56. “Knowledge of Rome must be physical, sweated into the system, worked up into the brain through the thinning shoe-leather. … When it comes to knowing, the senses are more honest than the intelligence. Nothing is more real than the first wall you lean up against sobbing with exhaustion. Rome no more than beheld (that is, taken in through the eyes only) could still be a masterpiece in cardboard – the eye I suppose being of all the organs the most easily infatuated and then jaded and so tricked. Seeing is pleasure, but not knowledge.” ~ Elizabeth Bowen
  57. “To be infatuated with the power of one’s own intellect is an accident which seldom happens but to those who are remarkable for the want of intellectual power. Whenever Nature leaves a hole in a person’s mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  58. “We must forget bodily consciousness like a deer which is infatuated by music.
    We must look up to God, as the young ones of a tortoise look up to their mother.
    As a fountain rises upwards, even so must one’s spirit rise to God.
    One should entertain no idea whatsoever, except that of God.” ~ Tukaram
  59. “In an interview John [Linnell] said, ‘At a certain point you just get tired of the way the other person breathes,’ and I took that pretty hard because I, personally, am infatuated with the way John breathes.” ~ John Flansburgh

  60. “Freud, Jung thought, had been a great discoverer of facts about the mind, but far too inclined to leave the solid ground of “critical reason and common sense.” Freud for his part criticized Jung for being gullible about occult phenomena and infatuated with Oriental religions; he viewed with sardonic and unmitigated skepticism Jung’s defense of religious feelings as an integral element in mental health. For Freud, religion was a psychological need projected onto culture, the child’s feeling of helplessness surviving in adults, to be analyzed rather than admired.” ~ Peter Gay
  61. “Balenciaga was incredibleI was madly infatuated with his clothes. His clothes were devastating. One fainted. One simply blew up and died.” ~ Diana Vreeland

  62. “Freud, Jung thought, had been a great discoverer of facts about the mind, but far too inclined to leave the solid ground of “critical reason and common sense.” Freud for his part criticized Jung for being gullible about occult phenomena and infatuated with Oriental religions; he viewed with sardonic and unmitigated skepticism Jung’s defense of religious feelings as an integral element in mental health. For Freud, religion was a psychological need projected onto culture, the child’s feeling of helplessness surviving in adults, to be analyzed rather than admired.” ~ Peter Gay
  63. “Kids are always infatuated with the action in Martial Arts Films. Let me tell you, there is nothing better for kids than the Arts. That is what kept me straight and decent. I always had a place to go. That was the dojo. I always had something to look forward to doing.” ~ Thomas Ian Griffith

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