Quotations About / On: PASSION

Quotations About / On: PASSION
Denis Diderot
There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
Walter Benjamin
Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories.
Roland Barthes
What the public wants is the image of passion, not passion itself.
Jeremy Willson
The passion of the heart is expressed through the passion of the hands.
Alexander Herzen
You can no more bridle passions with logic than you can justify them in the law courts. Passions are facts and not dogmas.
William Blake
Men are admitted into Heaven not because they have curbed & governed their passions or have no passions, but because they have cultivated their understandings. The treasures of Heaven are not negations of passion, but realities of intellect, from which all the passions emanate uncurbed in their eternal glory. The fool shall not enter into Heaven let him be ever so holy.
Charles Baudelaire
A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.
William Wordsworth
Strange fits of passion have I known:
George Chapman
For one heat, all know, doth drive out another, One passion doth expel another still.
Samuel Johnson
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.
Duc De La Rochefoucauld, François
Women can more easily conquer their passion than their coquetterie.
Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle]
Our true passions are selfish.
Charles Dickens
There is a passion for hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Through music the passions enjoy themselves.
Mason Cooley
Like other secret lovers, many speak mockingly about popular culture to conceal their passion for it.
Jean-Paul Sartre
Man is a useless passion.
Honoré De Balzac
The passion of love is essentially selfish, while motherhood widens the circle of our feelings.
David Hume
Men are much oftener thrown on their knees by the melancholy than by the agreeable passions.
Mason Cooley
Passion crashes into obstacles; Reason peers around them.

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