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We Must Not Be Enemies. Though Passion May Have Strained, It Must Not Break Our Bonds Of Affection. The Mystic Chords Of Memory, Stretching From Every Battlefield And Patriot Grave, To Every Living Heart And Hearth-stone, All Over This Broad Land, Will Yet Swell The Chorus Of The Union When Again Touched, As Surely They Will Be, By The Better Angels Of Our Nature.
~ Abraham Lincoln
Jealousy Would Be Far Less Torturous If We Understood That Love Is A Passion Entirely Unrelated To Our Merits.
~ Paul Eldridge
There Is Only One Universal Passion Fear.
~ George Bernard Shaw
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
What The Public Wants Is The Image Of Passion, Not Passion Itself.
~ Roland Barthes, Esprit
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
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
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
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 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