The greatest mania of all is passion.

“The greatest mania of all is passion:  and I am a natural slave to passion: the balance between my brain and my soul and my body is as wild and delicate as the skin of a Ming vase.”

Hunter S. Thompson, The Curse of Lono  

2 Responses to “The greatest mania of all is passion.”
  1. Lindy Lee says:

    In youth it’s passionate love. In old age it’s companionate love…

    • Ah … :) Yes. I was thinking Jack was speaking of passions in the broader sense, the passions we have in our heart that we carry through our lives with us … Love is certainly a fire though, whether burning hot or if we are cozied round it, and throwing our wood upon it …

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