Quotes of the Day for 28 March 2001 – Passion
Passion is a two edged sword. Most real change in life depends on passion, while a person controlled by passion is a danger to others and in danger himself.
The passions are the humors of the mind, and the least excess sickens our judgment. If the disease spreads to the mouth, your reputation will be in danger.
- Baltasar Gracian
Wise people may say what they will, but one passion is never cured by another.
- Lord Chesterfield
The most untutored person with passion is more persuasive than the most eloquent without.
- La Rochefoucauld
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.
- Samuel Johnson
Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
- Ovid, 43 BC - AD 17
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