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Judgement, Not Passion Should Prevail.
~ Epicharmus
He Was Then In His Fifty-fourth Year, When Even In The Case Of Poets Reason And Passion Begin To Discuss A Peace Treaty And Usually Conclude It Not Very Long Afterwards.
~ G. C. Lichtenberg
Ambition Is So Powerful A Passion In The Human Breast, That However High We Reach We Are Never Satisfied.
~ Niccolo Machiavelli
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
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
A Grand Passion Is The Privelege Of People Who Have Nothing To Do.
~ Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
There Is No Passion Like That Of A Functionary For His Function.
~ Georges Clemenceau
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
The Capacity For Passion Is Both Cruel And Divine.
~ George Sand
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
Love Is Substance; Lust, Illusion. Only In The Surge Of Passion Do The Two Mingle In Confusion.
~ Calvin Miller, The Singer Trilogy
Jealousy Would Be Far Less Torturous If We Understood That Love Is A Passion Entirely Unrelated To Our Merits.
~ Paul Eldridge
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