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There Is Only One Universal Passion Fear.
~ George Bernard Shaw
Educate Your Children To Self-control, To The Habit Of Holding Passion And Prejudice And Evil Tendencies Subject To An Upright And Reasoning Will, And You Have Done Much To Abolish Misery From Their Future And Crimes From Society.
~ Benjamin Franklin
There Is No Passion Like That Of A Functionary For His Function.
~ Georges Clemenceau
A Passion For Politics Stems Usually From An Insatiable Need, Either For Power, Or For Friendship And Adulation, Or A Combination Of Both.
~ Fawn M. Brodie
Perhaps The Mission Of Those Who Love Mankind Is To Make People Laugh At The Truth, To Make Truth Laugh, Because The Only Truth Lies In Learning To Free Ourselves From Insane Passion For The Truth.
~ Umberto Eco
Judgement, Not Passion Should Prevail.
~ Epicharmus
I Simply Cannot Understand The Passion That Some People Have For Making Themselves Thoroughly Uncomfortable And Then Boasting About It Afterwards.
~ Patricia Moyes
The Link Between Ideas And Action Is Rarely Direct. There Is Almost Always An Intermediate Step In Which The Idea Is Overcome. De Tocqueville Points Out That It Is At Times When Passions Start To Govern Human Affairs That Ideas Are Most Obviously Translated Into Political Action. The Translation Of Ideas Into Action Is Usually In The Hands Of People Least Likely To Follow Rational Motives. Hence, It Is That Action Is Often The Nemesis Of Ideas, And Sometimes Of The Men Who Formulate Them. One Of The Marks Of The Truly Vigorous Society Is The Ability To Dispense With Passion As A Midwife Of Action - The Ability To Pass Directly From Thought To Action.
~ Eric Hoffe
Intellectual Passion Dries Out Sensuality.
~ Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks
A Religious Man Is A Person Who Holds God And Man In One Thought At One Time, At All Times, Who Suffers Harm Done To Others, Whose Greatest Passion Is Compassion, Whose Greatest Strength Is Love And Defiance Of Despair.
~ Abraham Joshua Heschel
Moral Passion Without Entertainment Is Propaganda, And Entertainment Without Moral Passion Is Television.
~ Rita Mae Brown
As Life Is Action And Passion, It Is Required Of A Man That He Should Share The Passion And Action Of His Time, At Peril Of Being Judged Not To Have Lived.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes