Thursday, October 3, 2013

Insightful Quotes On Passion

We welcome passion, for the mind is briefly let off duty.
Mignon McLaughlin

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water; they are good servants, but bad masters.
Roger L'Estrange

Passion and prejudice govern the world, only under the name of reason.
John Wesley

Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart!
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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.

Every civilization is, among other things, an arrangement for domesticating the passions and setting them to do useful work.
Aldous Huxley

It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.
George Santayana

Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
Honoré de Balzac

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