Posts Tagged ‘Passion’

The true lover of knowledge naturally strives for truth, and is not content with common opinion, but soars with undimmed and unwearied passion till he grasps the essential nature of things.
  —  Plato
On This Day In:
2018 Why America Stinks More Than It Did 50 Years Ago
2017 No Universal Thinking
2016 Supervise The Results
2015 Just Magic!
2014 It Lies Ahead…
2013 At Least One Difference
2012 Are We, Are We?
On Not Playing The Game
2011 Nutcracker And Nooks
Seeing Differences

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All men fear death.  It’s a natural fear that consumes us all.  We fear death because we feel that we haven’t loved well enough or loved at all, which ultimately are one and the same.  However, when you make love with a truly great woman, one that deserves the utmost respect in this world and one that makes you feel truly powerful, that fear of death completely disappears.  Because when you are sharing your body and heart with a great woman the world fades away.  You two are the only ones in the entire universe.  You conquer what most lesser men have never conquered before, you have conquered a great woman’s heart, the most vulnerable thing she can offer to another.  Death no longer lingers in the mind.  Fear no longer clouds your heart.  Only passion for living, and for loving, become your sole reality.  This is no easy task for it takes insurmountable courage.  But remember this, for that moment when you are making love with a woman of true greatness you will feel immortal.  I believe that love that is true and real creates a respite from death.  All cowardice comes from not loving or not loving well, which is the same thing.
And when the man who is brave and true looks death squarely in the face like some rhino hunters I know or Belmonte, who is truly brave, it is because they love with sufficient passion to push death out of their minds.  Until it returns, as it does to all men.  And then you must make really good love again.  Think about it.
  ―  Woody Allen
On This Day In:
2012 Fuller
Life On The Range
More Classics
2011 Stoned Again?
2010 Insubordination… And That’s Why I Love Her!
Losing – Week One

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