They declaim against the passions without bothering to think that it is from their flame philosophy lights its torch.
- Marquis De Sade
Whenever I get to a low point, I go back to the basics. I ask myself, "Why am I doing this?" It comes down to passion.
- Lyn St. James
Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by passions and touched with that ceremonial grace which is impossible without some affectionate loyalty to traditional form and ceremonies.
- Joseph Wood Krutch
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
-Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Passion makes the best observations and the sorriest conclusions.
What our age lacks is not reflection, but passion.
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