Passion Quotes

Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
Ovid
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Aristotle

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
Alphonse marie louis de lamartine - private passions grow tired and wear themselves...
Malcom x, my counselor, mrs. ross - i have no mercy or compassion for a society that...
Ty king, written for buffy the vampire slayer, episode passion, voice over by david boreanaz - passion is the source of our finest moments, the...

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
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - How passionately I hate them.
Albert Einstein
Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
Henry Ward Beeche
Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.
Martha Graham
All the passions make us commit faults love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
La Rochefoucauld
Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible.
William Sloane Coffin, http: //www. pbs. org/now/society/coffin. html
Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
Chuang - Tzu, On Leveling All Things
Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.
Georg Wilhelm, O Magazine, September 2003
It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.
Aesop
In how many lives does love really play a dominant part The average taxpayer is no more capable of the grand passion than of a grand opera.
Israel Zangwill
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
The Dalai Lama
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
Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
Rita Mae Brown
The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the ideals of American society.
Robert Francis Kennedy
Lust of power burns more fiercely than all the passions combined.
Blessing Irish
Life is short. Time is fleeting. Realize the Self. Purity of the heart is the gateway to God. Aspire. Renounce. Meditate. Be good do good. Be kind be compassionate. Inquire, know Thyself.
Swami Sivanada
Things fall apart the center cannot hold Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.
William Butler Yeats
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
Judgement, not passion should prevail.
Epicharmus
Some people think only intellect counts knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
Dean Koontz
As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at peril of being judged not to have lived.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Make no judgements where you have no compassion.
Anne McCaffrey
Educate your children to self - Control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future lives and crimes to society.
Daniel Webste
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
Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.
Umberto Eco
Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.
G. W. F. Hegel
Never underestimate the power of passion.
Eve Sawye
Wars begin in the minds of man, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.
U Thant
We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic cords of memory shall swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of nature.
Abraham Lincoln
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
Dean Koontz
Control thy passions, lest they take vengeance on thee.
Epictetus
Compassion is no substitute for justice.
Rush Limbaugh