"Our passion are the true phoenixes; when the old one is burnt out, a new one rises from its ashes."
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"Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers."
"It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them."
"We may affirm absolutely that nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion."
"He who has no passion has no principal or motive to act."
"Every man without passion has within him no principle of action, nor motive of act."
"I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy."
"You've got to get obsessed and stay obsessed."
"A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them."
"Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever."
"If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength."
"The passions are the only orators which always persuade."
"Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never."
"He submits to be seen through a microscope, who suffers himself to be caught in a fit of passion."
"Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions."
"Passions spin the plot: We are betrayed by what is false within."
"None, but people of strong passion are capable of rising to greatness."
"Passion makes the best observations and the sorriest conclusions."
"Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason."
"The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still."
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