Eternal Passion! Eternal Pain!
Culture is the passion for sweetness and light, and (what is more) the passion for making them prevail.
There is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and mastersthefearofdeath. And therefore death is no such terrible enemy, when a man hath so many attendants about him that can win the combat of him. Revenge triumphs over death; love slights it; honour aspireth to it; grief flieth to it.
La passion est toute l'humanite . Sans elle, la religion, l'histoire, le roman, l'art seraient inutiles. Passion is all of humanity.Without it, religion, history, the novel and art would be useless.
Only I discern Infinite passion, and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn.
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting than fear. Burke
Butthislove ofoursisimmoderate, inordinate, and notto be comprehended inany bounds.It will notcontainitself within the union of marriage or apply to one object, but is a wandering, extravagant, a domineering, a boundless, an irrefragable, a destructive passion.
A passion of the brain, as all other melancholy, by reason of corrupt imagination.
Where rose the mountains, there to him were friends; Where rolled the ocean, thereon was his home; Where a blue sky, and glowing clime, extends, He had the passion and the power to roam.
His love was passion's essence:as a tree On fire by lightning, with ethereal flame Kindled he was, and blasted.
As her lute doth live or die, Led by her passion, so must I: For when of pleasure she doth sing, My thoughts enjoy a sudden spring, But if she doth of sorrow speak, Ev'n from my heart the strings do break.
I may not hope from outward forms to win The passion and the life, whose fountains are within.
If men could learn from history, what lessons it might teach us! But passion and party blind our eyes, and the light which experience gives is a lantern on the stern, which shines only on the waves behind us!
Thereisnothing moreunbecoming a manofquality than to laugh;Jesu,'tissuchavulgarexpressionofthepassion!
A master passion is the love of news.
There is a passion for hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast.
I have forgot much,Cynara! Gone with the wind, Flung roses, roses, riotously with the throng, Dancing, to put thy pale, lost lilies out of mind; But I was desolate and sick of an old passion, Yea, all the time, because the dance was long: I have been faithful to thee,Cynara! in my fashion.
Moderate sorrow Fits vulgar love, and for a vulgar man: But I have lov'd with such transcendent passion, I soar'd, at first, quite out of reason's view, And now am lost above it.
Whenlovegrows diseased,thebestthing we candoisto put it to a violent death. I cannot endure the torture of a lingering and consumptive passion.
Le charme de la nouveaute , peu a' peu tombant comme un ve" t ement, laissait voir a' nu l'e ternelle monotonie de la passion, qui a toujours les me" mes formes et le me" me langage. The charm of novelty, falling little by little like a robe, revealed the eternal monotony of passion, which has always the same forms and the same language.
Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon.Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer.
The one passion of my life has been footballthe most exhilarating game I know, and the strongest protest against selfishness, without sermonizing, that was ever put before a thoughtful people.
Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart!
We work in the darkwe do what we canwe give what we have.Our doubt is in our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is madness.
It is our first duty to serve society, and, after we have done that, we may attend wholly to the salvation of our own souls. Ayouthful passion for abstracted devotion should not be encouraged.
Death is the only pure, beautiful conclusion of a great passion.
Better passion and death than any more of these'isms'. No more of the old purpose done up in aspic. Better passion and death.
There's sure no passion in the human soul, But finds its food in music.
Drabs from the alleyways and drug fiends pale Minds still passion-ridden, soul-power frail: Vermin-eaten saints with moldy breath, Unwashed legions with the ways of Death (Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?)
There held in holy passion still, Forget thyself to marble.
Calm of mind, all passion spent.
Why have women Passion, intellect, moral activitythese threeand a place in society where no one of the three can be exercised?
By the time you say you're his, Shivering and sighing And he vows his passion is Infinite, undying Lady, make a note of this: One of you is lying.
Quelque e tendue d'esprit que l'on ait, l'on n'est capable que d'une grande passion. However vast a man's spirit, he is only capable of one great passion.
La nettete de l'esprit cause aussi la nettete de la passion; c'est pourquoi un esprit grand et net aime avec ardeur, et il voit distinctement ce qu'il aime. Clarity of mind results in clarity of passion; that is whya great mind loves ardentlyand sees distinctly what it loves.
Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most. For art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but the highestquality toyourmomentsasthey pass,and simply for those moments'sake.
The ruling passion be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still.
Search then the Ruling Passion:There, alone, The wild are constant and the cunning known; The fool consistent, and the false sincere; Priests, princes, women, no dissemblers here. This clue once found, unravels all the rest.
He fell in love with himself at first sight and it is a passion to which he has always remained faithful. Self-love seems so often unrequited.
What is our life? a play of passion; Our mirth the music of division; Our mothers' wombs the tiring-houses be Where we are dressed for this short comedy. Heaven the judicious sharp spectator is, That sits and marks still who doth act amiss; Our graves that hide us from the searching sun Are like drawn curtains when the play is done. Thus march we, playing, to our latest rest, Only we die in earnestthat's no jest.
Antes que me hubiera apasionado por mujer alguna, jugue mi corazo n al azar y me lo gano la violencia. Before I felt passion for any woman, I gambled my heart and lost it to violence.
L'homme est une passion inutile. Man is a useless passion.
Nowadays a sales conference resembles a Passion play: everybody is invited to participate and marvel at the drama.
If ever I do a mean action, it must be in some interval betwixt one passion and another.
And you have only to look these happy couples in the face, to see they have never been in love, or in hate, or in any other high passion all their days.
He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent its novel force, Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse.
Yes,Iama fatal man,Madame Fribsbi.Toinspirehopeless passion is my destiny.
It is admitted that a novel can hardly be made interesting or successful without love It is necessary because the passion is one which interests or has interested all. Everyone feels it, has felt it, or expects to feel it.
Oh, theyarepolitic: they knowourdesireisincreased by the difficulty of enjoying, whereas satiety is a blunt, weary, and drowsy passion.
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