Quotations About / On: PASSION

  • 11.
    The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian philosopher, author. "State Terrorism and Rational Terror," pt. 3, The Rebel (1951, trans. 1953).)
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  • 12.
    As the tenor roars his passion, I think sadly of my spreading middle, and his.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
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  • 13.
    A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.
    (Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. Memories, Dreams, Reflections, ch. 9 (1962).)
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  • 14.
    Anxiety and lust are evicting the older passions.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 15.
    The passion for money is never fickle.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 16.
    From passions grow opinions; intellectual laziness lets these harden into convictions.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 362, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All Too Human, "Man Alone With Himself," aphorism 637 (1878).)
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  • 17.
    Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.
    (Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. Sexus, ch. 2 (1949).)
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  • 18.
    Jealousy is a grievous passion that jealously seeks what causes grief.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1830).)
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  • 19.
    In bridge clubs and in councils of state, the passions are the same.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
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  • 20.
    Lust's passion will be served; it demands, it militates, it tyrannizes.
    (Marquis de Sade (1740-1814), French author. Noirceuil, in L'Histoire de Juliette, ou les Prospérités du Vice, pt. 2 (1797).)
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