Passion Quotes

Feeling passionate about something is like getting a peak at your soul smiling back at you.
Amanda Medinge
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.
Giovanni Jacopo Casanova

Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
G. M. Trevelyan
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Educate your children to self - Control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.
Benjamin Franklin
From their experience or from the recorded experience of others history, men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.
Aldous Huxley
Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.
G. W. F. Hegel
The pleasure of love is in the loving and there is more joy in the passion one feels than in that which one inspires.
La Rochefoucauld
Warning signs that lover is bored: 1. Passionless kisses 2. Frequent sighing 3. Moved, left no forwarding address.
Matt Groening
Great wisdom is generous petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
Chuang - Tzu
Love is substance; Lust, illusion. Only in the surge of passion do the two mingle in confusion.
Calvin Miller, The Singer Trilogy
It is by no means self - Evident that human beings are most real when most violently excited violent physical passions do not in themselves differentiate men from each other, but rather tend to reduce them to the same state.
Thomas Elliot
Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
Ovid
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude.
Joseph Addison
Fear grows out of the things we think it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts.
Barbara Garrison
Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible.
William Sloane Coffin, http: //www. pbs. org/now/society/coffin. html
Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.
Martha Graham
A man can know nothing of mankind without knowing something of himself. Self - Knowledge is the property of that man whose passions have their full play, but who ponders over their results.
Benjamin Disraeli
Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
Chuang - Tzu, On Leveling All Things
It is easier to exclude harmful passions than to rule them, and to deny them admittance than to control them after they have been admitted.
Seneca
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
Andr Gide
The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
Mark Twain
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
Niccolo Machiavelli
In music the passions enjoy themselves.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place.
Ice T, The Ice Opinion
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating, as possibility.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
Make no judgements where you have no compassion.
Anne McCaffrey
Playing seems to be both disinterested and passionate at the same time disinterested in that it is not for real, and passionate in the absorption it requires.
Oliver Bevan
The capacity for passion is both cruel and divine.
George Sand
What a mistake to suppose that the passions are strongest in youth! The passions are not stronger, but the control over them is weaker! They are more easily excited, they are more violent and apparent; but they have less energy, less durability, less intense and concentrated power than in the maturer life.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
Henry Ward Beeche
What a mistake to suppose that the passions are strongest in youth The passions are not stronger, but the control over them is weaker They are more easily excited, they are more violent and apparent but they have less energy, less durability, less intense and concentrated power than in the maturer life.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves.
Blaise Pascal
All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Compassion and love are not mere luxuries. As the source of both inner and external peace, they are fundamental to the continued survival of our species.
Dalai Lama, The Times (1999)
Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.
Clive Staples Lewis
It is easy to fly into a passion - - Anybody can do that - - But to be angry with the right person and at the right time and with the right object and in the right way - - That is not easy, and it is not everyone who can do it.
Aristotle
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.
Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962