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Gerald G. Jampolsky
American psychiatrist, Lecturer, writer
A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
Italian writer and academic 1943-
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.
American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
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.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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.
American politician 1961-
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
American academic and social critic 1947-
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)
American politician, and author 1951-
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.
American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
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?
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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.
American economist 1912-
Inflation is one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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
American educator and legal scholar 1856-1943
No laws, however liberal, will release us from our self-imposed taxes.
American Novelist 1933-
One either imposes one's ideas or one is imposed on.Source: The Dying Animal (2001)
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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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