Quotes by limits

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Whatever limits us we call fate.
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
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    Create a vision and never let the environment, other people's beliefs, or the limits of what has been done in the past shape your decisions. Ignore conventional wisdom.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. We are making use of only a small part of our physical and mental resources. Stating the thing broadly, the human individual thus lives far within his limits. He possesses power of various sorts which he habitually fails to use.
  • Italo Calvino
    Italo Calvino
    Cuban Writer, Essayist, Journalist 1923-1985
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    The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    All limits exist only in the mind, and it is only in the mind that they can be overcome.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    All motion is cyclic. It circulates to the limits of its possibilities and then returns to its starting point.
  • Andre Norton
    Andre Norton
    American writer of science fiction 1912-2005
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    Always the cat remains a little beyond the limits we try to set for him in our blind folly.
  • James A. Froude
    James A. Froude
    British Historian 1818-1894
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    As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
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    Between the age limits of nine and fourteen there occur maidens who, to certain bewitched travelers, twice or many times older than they, reveal their true nature which is not human, but nymphic (that is, demoniac); and these chosen creatures I propose to designate as ''nymphets.''
  • Abel Ferrara
    Abel Ferrara
    American filmmaker 1951-
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    But I'm never gonna get to a point in my life where what it costs to shoot a movie is going to determine what it is. The limits of my imagination is the only thing that's gonna stop me.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Don't show off every day, or you'll stop surprising people. There must always be some novelty left over. The person who displays a little more of it each day keeps up expectations, and no one ever discovers the limits of his talent.
    Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
  • Beau Bridges
    Beau Bridges
    American actor and director 1941-
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    Dylan, myself and my father were in a two hour movie called The Sand Kings, which started off the Outer Limits series. It was sort of the two hour pilot movie.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Economy is based on the principle that all wealth has its limits.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Europe has what we [Americans] do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need: a sense of life's possibilities.
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