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Love Is Substance; Lust, Illusion. Only In The Surge Of Passion Do The Two Mingle In Confusion.
~ Calvin Miller, The Singer Trilogy
To Be Good, According To The Vulgar Standard Of Goodness, Is Obviously Quite Easy. It Merely Requires A Certain Amount Of Sordid Terror, A Certain Lack Of Imaginative Thought, And A Certain Low Passion For Middle-class Respectability.
~ Oscar Wilde
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
The Worst Sin - Perhaps The Only Sin - Passion Can Commit, Is To Be Joyless.
~ Dorothy L. Sayers, O Magazine, September 2003
I Simply Cannot Understand The Passion That Some People Have For Making Themselves Thoroughly Uncomfortable And Then Boasting About It Afterwards.
~ Patricia Moyes
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
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
Educate Your Children To Self-control, To The Habit Of Holding Passion And Prejudice And Evil Tendencies To An Upright And Reasoning Will, And You Have Done Much To Abolish Misery From Their Future Lives And Crimes To Society.
~ Daniel Webste
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
Judgement, Not Passion Should Prevail.
~ Epicharmus
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
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
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