Passion Quotes

He that overcomes his passions, overcomes his greatest enemies.

Where passion is high, there reason is low.

The conquest of passion gives ten times more happiness than we can reap from the gratification of it.

Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade. Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still.

Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for the time, leave us the weaker ever after.

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

There is no poison on earth more potent, nor half so deadly, as a partial truth mixed with passion.

The end of passion may refashion a friend. Eyes meet in fear of such dear defeat. The heart’s core, unbroken, cringes. The soul’s door swings open on its hinges.

Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.

As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived.