Balzac, Honoré de - Louis Lambert - 05 Emotions
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Louis Lambert by Honore De Balzac
IX Rage, like all our vehement demonstrations, is a current of the human force that acts electrically; its turmoil when liberated acts on persons who are present even though they be neither its cause nor its object. Are there not certain men who by a discharge of Volition can sublimate the essence of the feelings of the masses?
X Fanaticism and all emotions are living forces. These forces in some beings become rivers that gather in and sweep away everything.