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In men, we various ruling passions find;
In women two almost divide the kind;
Those only fix'd, read more

In men, we various ruling passions find;
In women two almost divide the kind;
Those only fix'd, they first or last obey.
The love of pleasure, and the love of sway.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Passion Quotes,
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Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame;
Each to his passion; what's in a name?

Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame;
Each to his passion; what's in a name?

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Passions are likened best to floods and streams,
The shallow murmur, but the deep are dumb.

Passions are likened best to floods and streams,
The shallow murmur, but the deep are dumb.

by Sir Walter Raleigh Found in: Passion Quotes,
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Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.

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

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Passion Quotes,
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If we resist our passions it is more from their weakness than
from our strength.

If we resist our passions it is more from their weakness than
from our strength.

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Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.

Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.

by Denis Diderot Found in: Passion Quotes,
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The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.

The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.

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For one heat, all know, doth drive out another,
One passion doth expel another still.

For one heat, all know, doth drive out another,
One passion doth expel another still.

by George Chapman Found in: Passion Quotes,
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Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.

Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.

by Gail Devers Found in: Belief Quotes, Passion Quotes,
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