Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers.
Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
Two such as you with such a master speed, cannot be parted nor be swept away, from one another once you are agreed, that life is only life forevermore, together wing to wing and oar to oar.
Death is the only pure, beautiful conclusion of a great passion.
Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.
Anything you build on a large scale or with intense passion invites chaos.
An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature.
A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.
He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
I didn't want to be a slave to any passion anymore. I gave up card playing altogether, even bridge and gambling - more or less. It took me a few years to get out of it.
No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice.
Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues.
I began when I was a child, because I was born and grew up in a little village. And many people ride the horses. So, it was a big - it has been a big passion for me.
Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
In music the passions enjoy themselves.
In the master there is a servant, in the servant a master.
We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
With out passion you dont have energy, with out energy you have nothing.
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
Nothing that comes from the deep, passional soul is bad, or can be bad.
A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.