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There is in most passions a shrinking away from ourselves. The passionate pursuer has all the earmarks of a fugitive.


Eric Hoffer


#earmarks #fugitive #most #ourselves #passionate

Men are much oftener thrown on their knees by the melancholy than by the agreeable passions.


David Hume


#knees #melancholy #men #much #oftener

From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.


Aldous Huxley


#experience #history #learn #men #metaphysical

All the dark, malevolent Passions of the Soul are roused and exerted; its mild and amiable affections are suppressed; and with them, virtuous Principles are laid prostrate.


Charles Inglis


#amiable #dark #exerted #laid #malevolent

My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.


Jack Kerouac


#failure #fault #i #lack #passions

Millions of people were inspired by the Apollo Program. I was five years old when I watched Apollo 11 unfold on television, and without any doubt it was a big contributor to my passions for science, engineering, and exploration.


Jeff Bezos


#apollo #big #contributor #doubt #engineering

We are minor in everything but our passions.


Elizabeth Bowen


#minor #our #passions

Every one of our passions and affections hath its natural stint and bound, which may easily be exceeded; whereas our enjoyments can possibly be but in a determinate measure and degree.


Joseph Butler


#bound #degree #easily #enjoyments #every

The private interest of the individual would not be sufficiently provided for by reasonable and cool self-love alone; therefore the appetites and passions are placed within as a guard and further security, without which it would not be taken due care of.


Joseph Butler


#appetites #care #cool #due #further

The literature of the inner life is very largely a record of struggle with the inordinate passions of the social self.


Charles Horton Cooley


#inner life #inordinate #largely #life #literature






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