We have far greater compassion for another's misfortune than our pleasure in another's good fortune.
Too compassionate the doctor, too inadequate the treatment.
There's no compassion like the penny.
The most useful holy war is the one fought against your own passions.
The extreme form of passionate love is secret love.
The end of passion is the beginning of repentance.
Large desire is endless poverty.
It is not the greatest beauties that inspire the most profound passion.
If you don't love yourself with passion, you'll love others with it. Passion is conserved.