Passion Dreams Quotes

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.

H. Stainback

The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another

Thomas Merton

It's often difficult for us to act compassionately, but sacred art eases the difficulty by ennobling us.

Huston Smith

I hold that a writer who does not passionately believe in the perfectibility of man has no dedication nor any membership in literature.

John Steinbeck

Revenge is the act of passion, vengeance is an act of justice.

Samuel Johnson

A passion for the dramatic art is inherent in the nature of man.

Edwin Forrest

Human it is to have compassion on the unhappy

Human it is to have compassion on the unhappy

While he did have faith and passion he had many challenges to overcome. It was not an easy ride to success, but his through his faith and a passion he did make it

Catherine Pulsifer

Absence lessens half-hearted passions, and increases great ones, as the wind puts out candles and yet stirs up the fire

Duc de la Rouchefoucauld

I only wish to be the fountain of love from which you drink, every drop promising eternal passion.

Anonymous

Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.

Honore De Balzac

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

Rose Franken

Love works in miracles every day: such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak; making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools; favouring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

Marguerite de Valois

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason.

John Wesley

The problem with capitalism is that it best rewards the worst part of us: the ruthless, competitive, conniving, opportunistic, acquisitive drives, giving little reward and often much punishment--or at least much handicap--to honesty, compassion, fair play, many forms of hard work, love of justice, and a concern for those in need.

Michael Parenti

A surging, seething, murmuring crowd of beings that are human only in name, for to the eye and ear they seem naught but savage creatures, animated by vile passions and by the lust of vengeance and of hate.

Baroness Orczy

Wine to me is passion. It is family and friends. It is warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It is culture. It is the essence of civilization and the art of living.

Robert Mondavi

Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.

Ovid

I do not know what compassionate conservative means. Does it mean cutting kids out of after school programs, Does it mean drilling in the arctic wildlife refuge? Does it mean sending kids to Iraq without body armor that is state of the art?

Senator John Kerry

A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

A passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand, and water.

Bob Ryan

Other passions have objects to flatter them, and seem to content and satisfy them for a while; there is power in ambition, pleasure in luxury, and pelf in covetousness; but envy can gain nothing but vexation

Montaigne

The man whose whole activity is diverted to inner meditation becomes insensible to all his surroundings. If he loves, it is not to give himself, to blend in fecund union with another being, but to meditate on his love. His passions are mere appearances, being sterile. They are dissipated in futile imaginings, producing nothing external to themselves.

Emile Durkheim

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