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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.
It is really important that young people find something that they want to do and pursue it with passion. I'm very passionate about filmmaking. It's what I love to do.
Passions spin the plot: We are betrayed by what is false within.
None, but people of strong passion are capable of rising to greatness.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
Passions are the gales of life.
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still.
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for a time, leave us the weaker ever after.
I'm very determined and stubborn. There's a desire in me that makes me want to do more and more, and to do it right. Each one of us has a fire in our heart for something. It's our goal in life to find it and to keep it lit.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
They declaim against the passions without bothering to think that it is from their flame philosophy lights its torch.
Our passions are the winds that propel our vessel. Our reason is the pilot that steers her. Without winds the vessel would not move and without a pilot she would be lost.
The person who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor to find much fun in life.
Passion is in all great searches and is necessary to all creative endeavors.
Passion is the trigger of success.
The happiness in this life does not consist of being devoid of passion, but mastering them.
I always tried to make clear that basketball is not the ultimate. It is of small importance in comparison to the total life we live. There is only one kind of life that truly wins, and that is the one that places faith in the hands of the Savior. Until that is done, we are on an aimless course that runs in circles and goes nowhere.
She is so totally absorbed in a vocation -- both a gift and a mastering passion -- that she has no time to be absorbed with the self's worries about itself. And that is the moral of the story: You can pursue happiness by wearing a torn jersey. You can catch it by being good at something you love.
We could hardly wait to get up in the morning.
He who feels no compassion will become insane.
In democratic ages men rarely sacrifice themselves for another, but they show a general compassion for all the human race. One never sees them inflict pointless suffering, and they are glad to relieve the sorrows of others when they can do so without much trouble to themselves. They are not disinterested, but they are gentle.
As we mature spiritually, we exhibit a growing capacity to care for and appreciate one another in the body of Christ, regardless of our differences.
The value of compassion cannot be over-emphasized. Anyone can criticize. It takes a true believer to be compassionate. No greater ;burden can be borne by an individual than to know no one cares or understands.
Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill.
Biblical orthodoxy without compassion is surely the ugliest thing in the world.
No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, the more the object of our love seems to us to be a victim.
Minerva save us from the cloying syrup of coercive compassion!
Saving lives is not a top priority in the halls of power. Being compassionate and concerned about human life can cause a man to lose his job. It can cause a woman not to get the job to begin with.
Christianity demands a level of caring that transcends human inclinations.
Compassion is no substitute for justice.
When an individual fear or apathy passes by the unfortunate, life is of no account.
I know the compassion of others is a relief at first. I don't despise it. But it can't quench pain, it slips through your soul as through a sieve. And when our suffering has been dragged from one pity to another, as from one mouth to another, we can no longer respect or love it.
Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural.
A man in a passion rides a horse that runs away with him
Long ago we conquered our passions looking at ourselves in the mirror of eternity.