Quotes: limited

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  • An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth - in short, materialism - does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer limited by outward appearances.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
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    Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.
  • A. R. Ammons
    A. R. Ammons
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    For though we often need to be restored to the small, concrete, limited, and certain, we as often need to be reminded of the large, vague, unlimited, unknown.
  • A. J. Liebling
    A. J. Liebling
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    Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.

    Source: The New Yorker May 14, 1960

  • Theodor Reik
    Theodor Reik
    Austrian-American psychoanalyst 1888-1969
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    He [Freud] often said three things were impossible to fulfill completely; healing, education, governing. He limited his goals in analytic treatment to brining the patient to the point where he could work for a living and learn to love.
  • Allen Klein
    Allen Klein
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    Humor expands our limited picture frame and gets us to see more than just our problem.
  • Vannevar Bush
    Vannevar Bush
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    If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability.
  • H. Ross Perot
    H. Ross Perot
    American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
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    If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't stand a trip across the desert with limited water, we're never going to straighten this country out.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
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    Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.
  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
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    In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements are labored, and results are humdrum.
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Knowledge is limited.
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