La Passion Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 64 La Passion Quotes

#1. The duration of our passions is no more dependent on ourselves than the duration of our lives. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#2. Absence cools moderate passions, and inflames violent ones; just as the wind blows out candles, but kindles fires. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#3. Passion often renders the most clever man a fool, and sometimes renders the most foolish man clever. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#4. The passions of youth are not more dangerous to health than is the lukewarmness of old age. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#5. Men never desire anything very eagerly which they desire only by the dictates of reason. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#6. The health of the soul is as precarious as that of the body; for when we seem secure from passions, we are no less in danger of their infection than we are of falling ill when we appear to be well. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#7. I adore gardening, and whenever I have time off, that is my passion. - Author: Oscar De La Renta
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#8. Passion very often makes the wisest men fools, and very often too inspires the greatest fools with wit. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#9. In the human heart there is a ceaseless birth of passions, so that the destruction of one is almost always the establishment of another. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#10. Some men are so full of themselves that when they fall in love, they amuse themselves rather with their own passion than with theperson they love. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#11. Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#12. The health of the soul is something we can be no more sure of than that of the body; and though a man may seem far from the passions, yet he is in as much danger of falling into them as one in a perfect state of health of having a fit of sickness. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#13. Piety with some people, but especially with women, is either a passion, or an infirmity of age, or a fashion which must be followed. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#14. No matter how much care we put into hiding our passions under the appearances of devotion and honor, they can always be seen to peer out through these covers. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#15. It appears that nature has hid at the bottom of our hearts talents and abilities unknown to us. It is only the passions that have the power of bringing them to light, and sometimes give us views more true and more perfect than art could possibly do. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#16. La mer is so much greater, so much grander than any petty human passion. It is itself, with no apologies and no explanations." Rosalind - Author: Elaine Leclaire
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#17. The heart of man ever finds a constant succession of passions, so that the destroying and pulling down of one proves generally tobe nothing else but the production and the setting up of another. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#18. When the heart is still disturbed by the relics of a passion it is proner to take up a new one than when wholly cured. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#19. The passions are the only orators that always persuade: they are, as it were, a natural art, the rules of which are infallible; and the simplest man with passion is more persuasive than the most eloquent without it. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#20. Those great and glorious actions that dazzle our eyes with their luster are represented by statesmen as the result of great wisdomand excellent design; whereas, in truth, they are commonly the effects of the humors and passions. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#21. It is a mistake to imagine, that the violent passions only, such as ambition and love, can triumph over the rest. Idleness, languid as it is, often masters them all; she influences all our designs and actions, and insensibly consumes and destroys both passions and virtues. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#22. In their early passions women are in love with the lover, later they are in love with love. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#23. Of all the violent passions, the one that becomes a woman best is love. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#24. Absence abates a moderate passion and intensifies a great one - as the wind blows out a candle but fans fire into flame. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#25. Avarice misapprehends itself almost always. There is no passion which more often will miss its aim, nor upon which the present has so much influence to the prejudice of the future. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#26. We should desire very few things passionately if we did but perfectly know the nature of the things we desire. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#27. Nature seems to have treasured up the depth of our mind talents and abilities that we are not aware of; it is the privilege of the passions alone to bring them to light, and to direct us sometimes to surer and more excellent aims than conscious effort could. - Author: Francois Alexandre Frederic, Duc De La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt
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#28. How often do you get a movie where the coolest character has your own real last name? I played Bob Morales as a cross between my own father - the passion, the fury - and the real Bob Morales. I loved that movie. People, kids always come up to me and tell me how much they still love 'La Bamba.' - Author: Esai Morales
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#29. Passion often makes a fool of the cleverest man and often makes the most foolish men clever - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#30. Love, slow and gradual in its growth, is too much like friendship ever to be a violent passion. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#31. I watched Mark Rylance in the Broadway revival of 'La Bete,' and it knocked my socks off. The complete commitment, passion, and unbridled enjoyment in every moment of what he was doing was overwhelming. - Author: David Alan Basche
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#32. Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#33. Passions often produce their contraries: avarice sometimes leads to prodigality, and prodigality to avarice; we are often obstinate through weakness and daring through timidity. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#34. The passions often engender their contraries. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#35. The passions do very often give birth to others of a nature most contrary to their own. Thus avarice sometimes brings forth prodigality, and prodigality avarice; a man's resolution is very often the effect of levity, and his boldness that of cowardice and fear. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#36. The reason why most women have so little sense of friendship is that this is but a cold and flat passion to those that have felt that of love. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#37. Patience and time do more than strength or passion. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#38. Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#39. The passions possess a certain injustice and self interest which makes it dangerous to follow them, and in reality we should distrust them even when they appear most trustworthy. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#40. The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#41. Passion often makes fools of the wisest men and gives the silliest wisdom. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#42. A man often thinks he rules himself, when all the while he is ruled and managed; and while his understanding directs one design, his affections imperceptibly draw him into another. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#43. The most violent passions sometimes leave us at rest, but vanity agitates us constantly. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#44. We often pride ourselves on even the most criminal passions, but envy is a timid and shamefaced passion we never dare to acknowledge. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#45. I guess I don't really know what I want to do, either. Sometimes I feel like a shook-up bottle of soda. Like, I have all this passion that wants to explode, but I don't know where to aim it yet. - Author: Matt De La Pena
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#46. A man who knows the court is master of his gestures, of his eyes and of his face; he is profound, impenetratable; he dissimulates bad offices, smiles at his enemies, controls his irritation, disguises his passions, belies his heartm speaks and acts against his feelings. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#47. When the soul is ruffled by the remains of one passion, it is more disposed to entertain a new one than when it is entirely curedand at rest from all. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#48. Men are often so foolish as to boast and value themselves upon their passions, even those that are most vicious. But envy is a passion so full of cowardice and shame that no one every ever had the confidence to own it. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#49. However we may conceal our passions under the veil ... there is always some place where they peep out. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#50. The strongest passion is fear. - Author: Jean De La Fontaine
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#51. A person truly humbled permits not anything to put him in a rage. As it is pride which dies the last in the soul, so it is passion which is last destroyed in the outward conduct. A soul thoroughly dead to itself, finds nothing of rage left. - Author: Jeanne Marie Bouvier De La Motte Guyon
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#52. Women can more easily conquer their passion than their coquetterie. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#53. I feel that when people hire me they know it's going to be a collaboration and that they hire me for what I give on all sorts of levels, from my movement to the emotion I bring to the project, the passion, all of it. - Author: Paz De La Huerta
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#54. 'La Lupe' is my passion project. I've done it as a one-woman show, but I'm raising money to turn it into a film. It's a story of a Cuban singer who became the Queen of Latin Soul, the first woman on the N.Y. salsa scene. - Author: Lauren Velez
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#55. The pleasure of love is in the loving; and there is more joy in the passion one feels than in that which one inspires ... - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#56. Passion often makes a madman of the cleverest man, and renders the greatest fools clever. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#57. Women can less easily surmount their coquetry than their passions. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#58. Eating outdoors is a particular passion - that is, eating trestle-table a la nicoise. - Author: Mary Quant
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#59. The simplest man with passion will be more persuasive than the most eloquent without. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#60. In the human heart one generation of passions follows another; from the ashes of one springs the spark of the next. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#61. Then a sentimental passion of a vegetable fashion must excite your
languid spleen,
An attachment a la Plato for a bashful young potato, or a
not-too-French French bean! - Author: W.S. Gilbert
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#62. Indolence, languid as it is, often masters both passions and virtues. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#63. Nothing is easier for passion than to overcome reason, but the greatest triumph is to conquer a man's own interests. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#64. All the passions are nothing else than different degrees of heat and cold of the blood. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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