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Patience is passion tamed.
Patience
Lyman Abbott

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Passion costs me too much to bestow it on every trifle.
Passion
Thomas Adams

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To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude.
Solitude
Joseph Addison

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Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.
Sacrifice
Henri Frederic Amiel

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As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Envy
Antisthenes

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Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Character
St. Thomas Aquinas

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The law is reason, free from passion.
Law and Lawyers
Aristotle

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The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions.
Tragedies
Aristotle

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The passion for destruction is also a creative passion.
Destructiveness
Mikhail Bakunin

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Ask with urgency and passion.
Ask
Arthur James Balfour

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All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Emotions
Honore De Balzac

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

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Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.
Strength
Sir James M. Barrie

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A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.
Arts and Artists
Charles Baudelaire

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Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
Repentance
Willard Beecher

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Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories.
Things and Little Things
Walter Benjamin

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Essential characteristic of the really great novelist: a Christ-like, all-embracing compassion.
Writers and Writing
Arnold Bennett

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A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward.
Kindness
William John Bennett

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The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion.
Life and Living
Nadia Boulanger

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Passion doesn't look beyond the moment of its existence.
Passion
Christian Nevell Bovee

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As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.
Reason
Sir Thomas Browne

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Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.
Passion
Sir Thomas Browne

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I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless.
Grief
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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The mind profits by the wrecks of every passion.
Mind
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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A populace never rebels from passion for attack, but from impatience of suffering.
Rebellion
Edmund Burke

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