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  • Gerald G. Jampolsky
    Gerald G. Jampolsky
    American psychiatrist, Lecturer, writer
    Gerald G. Jampolsky
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    A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
  • Antonio Tabucchi
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic 1943-
    Antonio Tabucchi
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    An intellectual is going to have doubts, for example, about a fundamentalist religious doctrine that admits no doubt, about an imposed political system that allows no doubt, about a perfect aesthetic that has no room for doubt.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Choose your pleasures for yourself, and do not let them be imposed upon you.
  • Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with it apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
    Barack Obama
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    Democracy cannot be imposed on any nation from the outside. Each society must search for its own path, and no path is perfect.
    Source: V.N. 23 sept 2009
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Every male copulating with a woman returns to his origins in the womb. Goethe postponed intercourse until he was forty. This must be related to his self-imposed distance from his forceful mother. To refuse phallic penetration is to refuse surrender to the female matrix.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    Here's a nation, one of the founding pillars was freedom of speech and freedom of expression. And yet, we have imposed upon people restrictions on what they can say, on what they can think. And the media is the largest proponent of this, crucifying people who say things really quite innocently.
  • Angelina Grimke
    Angelina Grimke
    American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
    Angelina Grimke
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    I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
    Carl Jung
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    In the second half of life the necessity is imposed of recognizing no longer the validity of our former ideals but of their contraries. Of perceiving the error in what was previously our conviction, of sensing the untruth in what was our truth, and of weighing the degree of opposition, and even of hostility, in what we took to be love.
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman
    American economist 1912-
    Milton Friedman
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    Inflation is one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    Jeet Kune Do rejects all restrictions imposed by form and formality and emphasizes the clever use of the mind and body to defend and attack.
    Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 2
  • A. Lawrence Lowell
    A. Lawrence Lowell
    American educator and legal scholar 1856-1943
    A. Lawrence Lowell
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    No laws, however liberal, will release us from our self-imposed taxes.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
    Philip Roth
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    One either imposes one's ideas or one is imposed on.
    Source: The Dying Animal (2001)
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Parentage is a very important profession; but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of children.
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