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    Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.

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Difference of object does not alter singleness of passion. It
merely intensifies it. We can have but one great read more

Difference of object does not alter singleness of passion. It
merely intensifies it. We can have but one great experience at
best, and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as
often as possible.

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Act nothing in furious passion. It's putting to sea in a storm.

Act nothing in furious passion. It's putting to sea in a storm.

by Thomas Fuller Found in: Passion Quotes,
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But, children, you should never let
Such angry passions rise;
Your little hands were never made
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But, children, you should never let
Such angry passions rise;
Your little hands were never made
To tear each other's eyes.
- Isaac Watts,

by Isaac Watts Found in: Passion Quotes,
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Give me that man
That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him
In my heart's read more

Give me that man
That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him
In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart,
As I do thee.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Passion Quotes,
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The seas are quiet when the winds give o'er;
So calm are we when passions are no more!

The seas are quiet when the winds give o'er;
So calm are we when passions are no more!

by Edmund Waller Found in: Passion Quotes,
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Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron read more

Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth it's spark.

by Henri-fréderic Amiel Found in: Passion Quotes,
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From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical read more

From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Passion Quotes,
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He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent its novel
force,
Something better than his dog, read more

He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent its novel
force,
Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse.

by Lord Alfred Tennyson Found in: Passion Quotes,
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Filled with fury, rapt, inspir'd.

Filled with fury, rapt, inspir'd.

by William Collins Found in: Passion Quotes,
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