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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
Their Element Is To Attack, To Track, To Hunt, And To Destroy The Enemy. Only In This Way Can The Eager And Skillful Fighter Pilot Display His Ability. Tie Him To A Narrow And Confined Task, Rob Him Of His Initiative, And You Take Away From Him The Best And Most Valuable Qualities He Posses: Aggressive Spirit, Joy Of Action, And The Passion Of The Hunter.
~ LtGen Adolf Galland, Luftwaffe
Absence Abates A Moderate Passion And Intensifies A Great One- As The Wind Blows Out A Candle But Fans Fire Into Flame. Maxims.
~ La Rochefoucauld
The Greatest Gift Is A Passion For Reading. It Is Cheap, It Consoles, It Distracts, It Excites, It Gives You Knowledge Of The World And Experience Of A Wide Kind. It Is A Moral Illumination.
~ Elizabeth Hardwick
Love Is Substance; Lust, Illusion. Only In The Surge Of Passion Do The Two Mingle In Confusion.
~ Calvin Miller, The Singer Trilogy
A Grand Passion Is The Privelege Of People Who Have Nothing To Do.
~ Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
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
Hope Arouses, As Nothing Else Can Arouse, A Passion For The Possible.
~ William Sloane Coffin, http: //www. pbs. org/now/society/coffin. html
The Worst Sin - Perhaps The Only Sin - Passion Can Commit, Is To Be Joyless.
~ Dorothy L. Sayers, O Magazine, September 2003
Jealousy Would Be Far Less Torturous If We Understood That Love Is A Passion Entirely Unrelated To Our Merits.
~ Paul Eldridge
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
I Simply Cannot Understand The Passion That Some People Have For Making Themselves Thoroughly Uncomfortable And Then Boasting About It Afterwards.
~ Patricia Moyes
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