A life lived following one's dreams and passions is the purest form of existence. It is the only way to truly understand the music of the universe.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Someone Other Most
My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.
Lack Passions Failure
Feel your emotions,
Live true your passions,
Keep still your mind.
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Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
Love is the most selfish of all the passions.
passions love Love
Yet he who reigns within himself, and rules
Passions, desires, and fears, is more a king.
The only noise now was the rain, pattering softly with the magnificent indifference of nature for the tangled passions of humans.
rain nature Nature
I felt for the tormented whirlwinds
Damned for their carnal sins
Committed when they let their passions rule their reason.
reason inferno Lust
Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life; it supports them all, lends strength to them all ambition, cruelty, avarice, revenge, are all founded on lust.
Them Supports Founded
It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things, that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters.
discipline Freedom freedom
Love is of all the passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the senses.
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