Quotations About / On: PASSION

  • 21.
    Jealousy is a grievous passion that jealously seeks what causes grief.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1830).)
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  • 22.
    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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  • 23.
    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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  • 24.
    Keep your passions in check, but beware of giving your reason free rein.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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  • 25.
    The passions are the same in every conflict, large or small.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 26.
    Reason is a passion; an instinct, a drive.
    (Bette Howland (b. 1937), U.S. author. Blue in Chicago, ch. 3 (1978).)
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  • 27.
    Control thy passion lest they take vengence on thee.
    (Epictetus (c. 50-120), Greek Stoic philosopher. 50.)
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  • 28.
    The life of a good man is a continual warfare with his passions.
    (Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. First edition, London (1753-1754). Dr. Bartlett, in Sir Charles Grandison, vol. 3, letter 22, Oxford University Press (1972, repr. 1986).)
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  • 29.
    My passions have never jumped out of the fireplace and set fire to the carpet.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 30.
    Passion impels our deeds; ideology supplies the explanations.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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