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Intellectual Passion Dries Out Sensuality.
~ Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks
It Is A Revenge The Devil Sometimes Takes Upon The Virtuous, That He Entraps Them By The Force Of The Very Passion They Have Suppressed And Think Themselves Superior To.
~ George Santayana
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
He Only Employs His Passion Who Can Make No Use Of His Reason.
~ Cicero
Moral Passion Without Entertainment Is Propaganda, And Entertainment Without Moral Passion Is Television.
~ Rita Mae Brown
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
You Can Make Those Promises With Just As Much Passion The Second Time Around. Such Is The Regenerative Power Of The Human Heart.
~ Marion Wink, O Magazine, 2003
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
What The Public Wants Is The Image Of Passion, Not Passion Itself.
~ Roland Barthes, Esprit
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
Sexual Pleasure Is, I Agree, A Passion To Which All Others Are Subordinate But In Which They All Unite.
~ Marquis de Sade
I Simply Cannot Understand The Passion That Some People Have For Making Themselves Thoroughly Uncomfortable And Then Boasting About It Afterwards.
~ Patricia Moyes