Passion Quotes

Benjamin disraeli - it is knowledge that influences and equalizes the...
In the South where slavery still exists, the Negroes are less carefully kept apart they sometimes share the labors and the recreations of the whites the whites consent to intermix with them to a certain extent, and although legislation treats them more harshly, the habits of the people are more tolerant and compassionate.
Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville

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
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
Why has government been instituted at all Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.
Alexander Hamilton
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
Albert Schweitze

Patricia moyes - i simply cannot understand the passion that some...
U thant - wars begin in the minds of man, and in those...
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.
Alexander Hamilton
Error always addresses the passions and prejudices; truth scorns such mean intrigue, and only addresses the understanding and the conscience.
Azel Backus
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
Honore de Balzac
Facts are stubborn things and what ever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they can not alter the state of facts, and evidence.
John Adams
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
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
G. M. Trevelyan
Passion is the source of our finest moments, the joy of love, the clarity of hatred, and the ectasy of grief.
Ty King, Written for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, episode Passion, voice over by David Boreanaz
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and blows in a fire.
De La Rochefoucauld.
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Honore De Balzac
Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.
Eric Hoffe
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
Yer beautiful in yer wrath! I shall keep you, and in responding to my passions, yer hatred will kindle into love.
John Wayne, (as Genghis Kahn to Susan Hayward in the move The Conqueror) 1956
The first glance at History convinces us that the actions of men proceed from their needs, their passions, their characters and talents and impresses us with the belief that such needs, passions and interests are the sole spring of actions.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
There is only one universal passion fear.
George Bernard Shaw
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
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Seneca
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
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong - - Because someday you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carve
Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him.
Simone Weil
A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Private passions grow tired and wear themselves out political passions, never.
Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine
Never underestimate the power of passion.
Eve Sawye
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
Make no judgements where you have no compassion.
Anne McCaffrey
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
Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.
C. C. Colton
Control thy passions, lest they take vengeance on thee.
Epictetus
The most common of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.
H. L. Mencken
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
This duality has been reflected in classical as well as modern literature as reason versus passion, or mind and the unconscious. There are moments in each of our lives when our verbal - Intellect suggests one course, and our heart or intuition, another.
Robert
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, nor condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
George Santayana