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The Human Animal Differs From The Lesser Primates In His Passion For Lists Of Ten Best.
~ H. Allen Smith
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
Hope Arouses, As Nothing Else Can Arouse, A Passion For The Possible.
~ William Sloane Coffin, http: //www. pbs. org/now/society/coffin. html
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
Jealousy Would Be Far Less Torturous If We Understood That Love Is A Passion Entirely Unrelated To Our Merits.
~ Paul Eldridge
Love Is An Alliance Of Friendship And Animalism; If The Former Predominates It Is Passion Exalted And Refined; If The Latter, Gross And Sensual.
~ C. C. Colton
As Life Is Action And Passion, It Is Required Of A Man That He Should Share The Passion And Action Of His Time, At The Peril Of Being Not To Have Lived.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr
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
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
A Grand Passion Is The Privelege Of People Who Have Nothing To Do.
~ Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
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
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