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It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
Honore de Balzac
Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
Henri Frederic Amiel
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
H. G. Wells
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
I get bored easily, so I need to do a lot. I've started a record label, so I get to nurture new talent and talk about music, which is a passion of mine. I've written another book. And I get to come to work and do the TV show, which is always really fun.
Portland in particular is a cheap enough place to live that you can still develop your passion - painting, writing, music. People seem less status-conscious. Even wealthy people buy second-hand clothes and look a little bit homeless.
There are two types of people in the world: people who are passionate about things, and people who've had their passion punched, beaten, or whatever out of them.
Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.
James M. Barrie
I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful.
The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion.
No matter what Aristotle and the Philosophers say, nothing is equal to tobacco; it's the passion of the well-bred, and he who lives without tobacco lives a life not worth living.
Only I discern Infinite passion, and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn.
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.
Jean de la Bruyere
If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.
E. O. Wilson
If you are talented, you can really do anything. And if your heart is at the right place and you have the passion for it, you can go for it and do it.
I grew up seeing my parents perform and sing, and I just always wanted to be singing, too. Music has always been my deepest passion and what I felt most connected to.
Being a stand-up is my mission in life; it's my passion. My ongoing goal is to simply be funny, on my own, in front of a roomful of strangers.
The strongest passion is fear.
Jean de La Fontaine
Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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