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Bliss Carman Quotes and Sayings

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There is a passion for perfection which you will rarely see fully developed;
but you may note this fact,
that in successful lives it is never wholly lacking.
- Bliss Carman

I often wish...
that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts.
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks
the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
- Bliss Carman

Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self,
and it is a task no longer; it is joy;
it is art.
- Bliss Carman

Indifference may not wreck a man's life at any one turn,
but it will destroy him with a kind of dry-rot in the long run.
- Bliss Carman

 

What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks
the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
- Bliss Carman

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer PHOTO

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

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Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

Live with passion.
- Anthony Robbins

Passion rules reason.
- Terry Goodkind

Faith is the highest passion in a human being.
Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers
of acting and reasoning as fear.
- Edmund Burke

Develop a passion for learning.
If you do, you will never cease to grow.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy,
or opposing passion.
Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet
and steady and loyal and enduring a nature
that it will last through a whole lifetime,
if not asked to lend money.
- Mark Twain

But my passion is racing cars.
It's what I like to do in my off time.
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar

It is the things for which there is no evidence
that are believed with passion.
- Bertrand Russell

My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage,
and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.
- Carly Fiorina

Every great dream begins with a dreamer.
Always remember, you have within you the strength,
the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
- Harriet Tubman

A vow is a purely religious act
which cannot be taken in a fit of passion.
It can be taken only with a mind purified
and composed and with God as witness.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Skill is the unified force of experience,
intellect and passion in their operation.
- John Ruskin

It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion,
than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
- Andre Gide

Passion, you see, can be destroyed by a doctor.
It cannot be created.
- Peter Shaffer

Nothing separates the generations more than music.
By the time a child is eight or nine,
he has developed a passion for his own music that is
even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
- Bill Cosby

The only sin passion can commit is to be joyless.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

Reason is a passion; an instinct, a drive.
- Bette Howland

You need great passion, because everything you do with great pleasure,
you do well.
- Juan Manuel Fangio

In my late teenage years, I developed a real passion for it,
and wrote a lot of poetry.
- Danielle Steel

I think I have a passion for playing the game.
I love to play, and I want to play at a high level.
You have to do the right things in order to continue at that level.
- Dan Marino

There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Vice: Whatever was passion in the contemplation of man,
being brought forth by his will into action.
- James Harrington

Art is accusation, expression, passion.
Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.
- Gunter Grass

Food is a passion.
Food is love.
- Hector Elizondo

It's better for me to go up against someone's passion
with my passion and then clarifying something that he wrote.
Then I know how to work around certain things.
- Penny Marshall

On life's vast ocean diversely we sail.
Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
- Alexander Pope

It's a family that's loaded with grudges and passion.
We come from a long line of robbers and highwaymen in Italy,
you know.
Killers, even.
- Nicolas Cage

When you're a girl, passion can dominate the equation,
but as you grow up relationships evolve.
Mad passion can grab you at first, but it can't last forever.
- Jody Watley

Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing
passion to create something distinctive and unique.
- Hattie McDaniel

My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance.
You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker.
- Robert Wise

There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys
its laws not from principals of fear or reason,
but from passion.
- Charles de Montesquieu

A strong passion for any object will ensure success,
for the desire of the end will point out the means.
- Henry Hazlitt

Man is free; yet we must not suppose that he is at
liberty to do everything he pleases,
for he becomes a slave the moment he allows his actions to be ruled by passion.
- Giacomo Casanova

Chase your passion, not your pension.
- Denis Waitley

I'm very glad to have something to be passionate about.
I can't imagine a life without passion.
- Sylvia Kristel

Infinitely more important than sharing one's material
wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves -
our time and energy,
our passion and commitment, and, above all,
our love.
- William E. Simon

I danced with passion to spite the music.
- Gelsey Kirkland

A play is a passion.
- Jerome Lawrence

I find the public passion for justice quite boring and artificial.
- Patricia Highsmith

Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
- William Penn

We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament,
and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.
- Cyril Connolly

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness;
it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

What is music.
A passion for colonies not a love of country.
- Gertrude Stein

That is why, as soon as I felt a real attraction for
my first passion which was the motorcycle,
and in spite of the danger it could represent,
they encouraged me.
- Jacky Ickx

No passion in the world is equal to the passion to
alter someone else's draft.
- H. G. Wells

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

What the public wants is the image of passion,
not passion itself.
- Roland Barthes

Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
- Jean de La Fontaine

My passion is New York and the vitality that makes it special.
- Michael Musto

The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice,
love, passion.
- Nadia Boulanger

But my biggest passion is football.
- Greg Akcelrod

Therefore, vegetarianism alone can give us the quality of com-passion,
which distinguishes man from the rest of the animal world.
- Morarji Desai

Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless
passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
- Aeschylus

Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion,
grows by grappling with and subduing them.
- James M. Barrie

I don't have a burning passion to live in America per
se but I would certainly like to work there.
- Cillian Murphy

You can find more traditional Shakespeare than we do.
But what we want to bring to these works is energy,
passion, freshness.
- John Bradshaw

It is reason, and not passion, which must guide our deliberations,
guide our debate, and guide our decision.
- Barbara Jordan

Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
- Horace

From my earliest days I had a passion for science.
- Joseph Rotblat


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