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  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Cinema is the culmination of the obsessive, mechanistic male drive in western culture. The movie projector is an Apollonian straight-shooter, demonstrating the link between aggression and art. Every pictorial framing is a ritual limitation, a barred precinct.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminism has exceeded its proper mission of seeking political equality for women and has ended by rejecting contingency, that is, human limitation by nature or fate.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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    It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
    Alan Cohen
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    The world would have you agree with its dismal dream of limitation. But the light would have you soar like the eagle of your sacred visions.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    What we are after is the ROOT and not the branches. The root is the real knowledge; the branches are surface knowledge. Real knowledge breeds body feel and personal expression; surface knowledge breeds mechanical conditioning and imposing limitation and squelches creativity.
    Source: Striking Thoughts (2000)
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.
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