The generation of an infinite number of bogusly 'objective' sentences in an English of agonizing patchwork mediocrity is no cause for celebration, even if it eventually amounts to a Borgesian paraphrase of our entire universe. [...] I liked the internet better before. The mistakes had flavor, passion, transparent purpose.
Nowadays a sales conference resembles a Passion play: everybody is invited to participate and marvel at the drama.
It may be called the Master Passion the hunger for Self-Approval.mark twain
Jews and Saracens [Muslims] of both sexes in every Christian province must be distinguished from the Christian by a difference of dress. On Passion Sunday and the last three days of Holy Week they may not appear in public.
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.Sir Walter Raleigh
``I only met Simone last year and it was like meeeting Sarah Vaughan or Dinah Washington. She has a very strong identity, she sings with a lot of Passion and grace.´´simone bittencourt de oliveira
For one heat, all know, doth drive out another,One Passion doth expel another still.George Chapman
Play with Passion and heart. If you don't carry Passion into sport -- or in any job for that matter -- you won't succeed.phil esposito
Whence is yonder flower so strangely bright?Would the sunset's last reflected shineFlame so red from that dead flush of light?Dark with Passion is its lifted line,Hot, alive, amid the falling night.dora read goodale
It is a great good fortune, as Stendhal said, for one “to have his Passion as a profession.”maurice merleau-ponty
Yes, I am a fatal man, Madame Fribsbi. To inspire hopeless Passion is my destiny.william makepeace thackeray
Where Passion leads or prudence points the way.
Admiration is a very short-lived Passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.joseph addison
Forever seeking, never found, In this wide varied scene; Sole object of unceasing search, While in this low terrene. Yet vain the search, if in the heart Some lurking Passion dwell; For this will hang with cypress wreath Retirement's secret cell. In vain the outward scene is calm, In vain the world we fly; If thou, in pure religion's garb, Thy friendly aid deny.elizabeth bath
The pleasures of love are for those who are hopelessly addicted to another living creature. The reasons for such addiction are so many that I suspect they are never the same in any two cases. It includes Passion but does not survive by Passion; it has its whiffs of the agreeable vertigo of young love, but it is stable more often than dizzy; it is a growing, changing thing, and it is tactful enough to give the addicted parties occasional rests from strong and exhausting feeling of any kind.Robertson Davies
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite Passion of life.Federico Fellini
We assert then that nothing has been accomplished without interest on the part of the actors; and if interest be called Passion, inasmuch as the whole individuality, to the neglect of all other actual or possible interests and claims, is devoted to an object with every fibre of volition, concentrating all its desires and powers upon it we may affirm absolutely that nothing great in the World has been accomplished without Passion.georg wilhelm friedrich hegel
Our conviction that the world is meaningless is due in part to the fact (discussed in a later paragraph) that the philosophy of meaningless lends itself very effectively to furthering the ends of political and erotic Passion; in part to a genuine intellectual error - the error of identifying the world of science, a world from which all meaning has deliberately been excluded, with ultimate reality.aldous huxley
Take a book, the poorest one written, but read it with the Passion that it is the only book you will read-ultimately you will read everything out of it, that is, as much as there was in yourself, and you could never get more out of reading, even if you read the best of books.
The only trouble is that there's absolutely no Passion, no soul and no excitement to be found here...Yet all good music should provoke some sort of emotion, and this [Nine Million Bicycles] provokes none whatsoever.katie melua
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by Passion.pythagoras
There is something in every act of prayer that for a time stills the violence of Passion, and elevates and purifies the affections.
For one heat, all know, doth drive out another, One Passion doth expel another still.George Chapman
My lover's gone off to some foreign country, sopping wet at our doorway I watch the clouds rupture. Mira says, nothing can harm him. This Passion has yet to be slaked.
When magic through nerves and reason passes, imagination, force, and Passion will thunder. The portrait of the world is changed.
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