Nothing is more unmannerly than to reflect on any man’s profession, sect, or natural infirmity. He who stirs up against himself another’s self-love, provokes the strongest passion in human nature.
I think of part of myself as a very passionate person, but I don’t think that comes across. I don’t know where it comes from, that reserve or veneer of British niceness. But it doesn’t bother me if other people don’t spot the passion. I know it’s there… As long as Blake knows.
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
For what is a flower but lifes expressed passion for itself. Sudden and brief, but certain and eternal at the same time
Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what he loves.
Passion and prejudice govern the world, only under the name of reason.
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.
It is easy to fly into a passion – anybody can do that – but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time with the right object and in the right way – that is not easy, and it is not everyone who can do it
In music the passions enjoy themselves.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
Good slaves are free, but bad free men are slaves of many passions.
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But that immergence is not in the nature of an annihilation. Extinction is not the fulfilment of all this search and passion, suffering and rapture. The game would never have been begun if that were to be its ending.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.
That is, in fact, the true female voice of the orchestra a voice at once passionate and chaste, heart-rending, yet soft, which can weep, sigh, and lament, chant, pray, and muse, or burst forth into joyous accents, as none other can do.
To be crushed in the winepress of passion.
Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart! Else it may be their miserable fortune, when some mightier touch than their own may have awakened all her sensibilities, to be reproached even for the calm content, the marble image of happiness, which they will have imposed upon her as the warm reality.
If you just work on stuff that you like and are passionate about, you dont have to have a master plan with how things will play out.
The passion for seeking the truth for truth’s sake…can be kept alive only if we continue to seek the truth for truth’s sake.
Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.
Passion requires focused direction, and that direction must come from three other areas: your purpose, your talents, and your needs.
Love is when you take away the feeling, the passion, the romance and you find out you still care for that person
Misled by fancy’s meteor ray,By passion driven;But yet the light that led astrayWas light from heaven.
Never underestimate the power of passion.
Men don’t like to step abruptly out of the security of familiar experience; they need a bridge to cross from their own experience to a new way. A revolutionary organizer must shake up the prevailing patterns of their lives — agitate, create disenchantment and discontent with the current values, to produce, if not a passion for change, at least a passive, affirmative, non-challenging climate.
I do today from memory what yesterday I did in passion
How thick the bursts come crowding through the leaves!Again thou hearest?Eternal passion!Eternal pain!
Wealth is the fountain head of passions.
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of Solitaire. It is a grand passion.
A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot.
Our passions are the winds that propel our vessel. Our reason is the pilot that steers her. Without winds the vessel would not move and without a pilot she would be lost.
The person who grieves, suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time.
The law is reason free from passion
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressedand think themselves superior to.
I am strong-willed, and I am driven, and I am passionate…but I dont havea central causea motivating cause, I dont know what that would beother than trying to tell the truth when I work.
The same passions in man and woman nonetheless differ in tempo; hence man and woman do not cease misunderstanding one another.
A mans style in any art should be like his dress it should attract as little attention as possible.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
We welcome passion, for the mind is briefly let off duty.
The vices respectively fall short of or exceed what is right in both passions and actions, while virtue both finds and chooses that which is intermediate.
When work, commitment, and pleasure all become one and you reach that deep well where passion lives, nothing is impossible.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Keep both heart and hand in your own possession, till you see good reason to part with them.
The fact that in Germany the politics were of the Right and in the United States of the Left should not mislead us. In both places the universities gave way under the pressure of mass movements, and did so in large measure because they thought those movements possessed a moral truth superior to any the university could provide. Commitment was understood to be profounder than science, passion than reason, history than nature, the young than the old.
The passion of love is essentially selfish, while motherhood widens the circle of our feelings.
Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place.
You taught me to be nice, so nice that now I am so full of niceness, I have no sense of right and wrong, no outrage, no passion.
Passion, it lies in all of us, sleeping… waiting… and though unwanted… unbidden… it will stir… open its jaws and howl. It speaks to us… guides us… passion rules us all, and we obey. What other choice do we have? Passion is the source of our finest moments. The joy of love… the clarity of hatred… and the ecstasy of grief. It hurts sometimes more than we can bear. If we could live without passion maybe we’d know some kind of peace… but we would be hollow… Empty rooms shuttered and dank. Without passion we’d be truly dead.
A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means
The pleasure of love is in loving; we are happier in the passion we feel than in the passion we inspire
Passion and purpose go hand in hand. When you discover your purpose, you will normally find it’s something you’re tremendously passionate about.
I think that, 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
Every civilization is, among other things, an arrangement for domesticating the passions and setting them to do useful work.
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
Follow your passion, and success will follow you.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water; they are good servants, but bad masters.
Passion can never purchase what true love desires: true intimacy, self-giving, and commitment
Love without passion is dreary; passion without love is horrific.