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

Passion looks not beyond the moment of its existence. - Better, it says; the kisses of love today, than the felicities of heaven afar off.

Passion makes every detail important.

Passion makes the will lord of the reason.

Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place.

Passion may not unfitly be termed the mob of the man, that commits a riot on his reason.

Passion often makes fools of the ablest men, and able men of the mow foolish.

Passion, in its first violence, controls interest, as the eddy for a while runs against the stream.

Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.

Passions are likened best to floods and reams: the shallow murmur, but the deep are dumb.

Passions makes us feel, but never see clearly.

Passions unguided are for the most part mere madness.

People have a custom of excusing the enormities of their conduct by talking of their passions, as if they were under the control of a blind necessity, and sinned because they could not help it.

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.

Princes rule the people; and their own passions rule princes; but Providence can overrule the whole, and draw the instruments of his inscrutable purpose from the vices, no less than from the virtues of kings.

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Sex is a conversation carried out by other means. If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved.

Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex.

She walks in beauty like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellowed to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.

Strong passions are the life of manly virtues. But they need not necessarily be evil because they are passions, and because they are strong. They may be likened to blood horses, that need training and the curb only, to enable those whom they carry to achieve the most glorious triumphs.


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