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.
Architecture has its political Use; publick Buildings being the Ornament of a Country; it establishes a Nation, draws People and Commerce; makes the People love their native Country, which Passion is the Original of all great Actions in a Common-wealth…. Architecture aims at Eternity.christopher wren
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.
Whenlovegrows diseased,thebestthing we candoisto put it to a violent death. I cannot endure the torture of a lingering and consumptive Passion.Sir George Etherege
Yes,Iama fatal man,Madame Fribsbi.Toinspirehopeless Passion is my destiny.william makepeace thackeray
What the public wants is the image of Passion, not Passion itself.Roland Barthes
Men who are sincere in defending their freedom, will always feel concern at every circumstance which seems to make against them; it is the natural and honest consequence of all affectionate attachments, and the want of it is a vice. But the dejection lasts only for a moment; they soon rise out of it with additional vigor; the glow of hope, courage and fortitude, will, in a little time, supply the place of every inferior Passion, and kindle the whole heart into heroism.thomas paine
Any man who concentrates his energies totally on one Passion is, by definition, someone who hurts the people close to him.arsène wenger
In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs—in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and things violently destroyed, the Poet binds together by Passion and knowledge the vast empire of human society, as it is spread over the whole earth, and over all time.william wordsworth
Only I discern Infinite Passion, and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn.Robert Browning
It has been observed before that images, however beautiful, though faithfully copied from nature, and as accurately represented in words, do not of themselves characterize the poet. They become proofs of original genius only as far as they are modified by a predominant Passion; or by associated thoughts or images awakened by that Passion; or when they have the effect of reducing multitude to unity, or succession to an instant; or lastly, when a human and intellectual life is transferred to them from the poet's spirit.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I believe that every English poet should read the English classics, master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them, travel abroad, experience the horror of sordid Passion and if he is lucky enough know the love of an honest woman.robert graves
We speak not strictly and philosophically when we talk of the combat of Passion and of reason. Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.David Hume
I have known exile and a wild Passion Of longing changing to a cold ache. King, beggar and fool , I have been all by turns, Knowing the body’s sweetness, the mind ’s treason ; Taliesin still, I show you a new world , risen, Stubborn with beauty , out of the heart ’s need .r. s. thomas
We know that Passion, prejudice, party, and even good-will, tempt many who preserve a fair character with the world to deviate from truth in the laxity of conversation.
Something the heart must have to cherish, Must love, and joy, and sorrow learn; Something with Passion clasp, or perish, And in itself to ashes burn.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The selfish spirit of commerce knows no country, and feels no Passion or principle but that of gain.
A religious man is a person ... whose greatest Passion is comPassion.
It is obvious that we can no more explain a Passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.
O, that my tongue were in the thunder's mouth! Then with a Passion would I shake the world.william shakespeare
Being married to those sleepy-souled women is just like playing at cards for nothing: no Passion is excited and the time is filled up. I do not, however, envy a fellow one of those honeysuckle wives for my part, as they are but creepers at best and commonly destroy the tree they so tenderly cling about.
I have a Passion for ballads. * * * They are the gypsy children of song, born under green hedgerows in the leafy lanes and bypaths of literature, in the genial Summertime.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I have a Passion for the name of "Mary," For once it was a magic sound to me, And still it half calls up the realms of fairy, Where I beheld what never was to be.lord byron
Delle vecchie fa conquista Pel piacer di porle in lista; Sua Passion predominante È la giovin principiante. Non si picca – se sia ricca, Se sia brutta, se sia bella; Purché porti la gonnella, Voi sapete quel che fa.
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