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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
Sexual Pleasure Is, I Agree, A Passion To Which All Others Are Subordinate But In Which They All Unite.
~ Marquis de Sade
It Is Suggested That, In Domestic Violence At Least, The Presence Or Absence Of A Firearm, Or Of Any Other Type Of Weapon, Is Of Far Less Importance To The Outcome Than The Passion Generated In The Attacker. The Man Who Has Lost Control Will Cause Serious Injuries In Many Cases, Quite Irrespective Of The Weapon He Uses And Regardless Of The Certainty Of Detection And Punishment.
~ Colin Greenwood
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
What The Public Wants Is The Image Of Passion, Not Passion Itself.
~ Roland Barthes, Esprit
To Be Good, According To The Vulgar Standard Of Goodness, Is Obviously Quite Easy. It Merely Requires A Certain Amount Of Sordid Terror, A Certain Lack Of Imaginative Thought, And A Certain Low Passion For Middle-class Respectability.
~ Oscar Wilde
As Life Is Action And Passion, It Is Required Of A Man That He Should Share The Passion And Action Of His Time, At The Peril Of Being Not To Have Lived.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr
The Human Animal Differs From The Lesser Primates In His Passion For Lists Of Ten Best.
~ H. Allen Smith
He Fell In Love With Himself At First Sight, And It Is A Passion To Which He Has Always Remained Faithful. Self-love Seems So Often Unrequited.
~ Anthony Powell
The Worst Sin - Perhaps The Only Sin - Passion Can Commit, Is To Be Joyless.
~ Dorothy L. Sayers, O Magazine, September 2003
The Capacity For Passion Is Both Cruel And Divine.
~ George Sand
As In Political So In Literary Action A Man Wins Friends For Himself Mostly By The Passion Of His Prejudices And The Consistent Narrowness Of His Outlook.
~ Joseph Conrad
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