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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
Mortal Lovers Must Not Try To Remain At The First Step For Lasting Passion Is The Dream Of A Harlot And From It We Wake In Despair.
~ C. S. Lewis
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
In Endowing Us With Memory, Nature Has Revealed To Us A Truth Utterly Unimaginable To The Unreflective Creation, The Truth Of Immortality.... The Most Ideal Human Passion Is Love, Which Is Also The Most Absolute And Animal And One Of The Most Ephemeral.
~ George Santayana
I Simply Cannot Understand The Passion That Some People Have For Making Themselves Thoroughly Uncomfortable And Then Boasting About It Afterwards.
~ Patricia Moyes
Hope Arouses, As Nothing Else Can Arouse, A Passion For The Possible.
~ William Sloane Coffin, http: //www. pbs. org/now/society/coffin. html
The Holy Passion Of Friendship Is 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
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
No Passion So Effectually Robs The Mind Of All Its Powers Of Acting And Reasoning As Fear.
~ Edmund Burke, "A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful", 1756
Life Is Action And Passion Therefore, It Is Required Of A Man That He Should Share The Passion And Action Of The Time, At Peril Of Being Judged Not To Have Lived.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
Love Is Substance; Lust, Illusion. Only In The Surge Of Passion Do The Two Mingle In Confusion.
~ Calvin Miller, The Singer Trilogy