Limits Quotes

There ought to be limits to freedom.

George Walker Bush

Absolute freedom mocks at justice. Absolute justice denies freedom. To be fruitful, the two ideas must find their limits in each other.

Albert Camus

God has put within our lives meanings and possibilities that quite outrun the limits of mortality.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Love is large; love defies limits. People talk about the sanctity of love -- love is by definition sacred. Not some love between some people, but all love between all people.

Jennifer Beals

When you live on cash, you understand the limits of the world around which you navigate each day. Credit leads into a desert with invisible boundaries.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The body knows no pain, not like the soul. At least a nerve has limits, a body part a name. But the soul ... the soul ... There is no bandage -- even crying is in vain.

Vanna Bonta

The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppos

Frederick Douglass

The tragedy of human life consists in our vain attempts to stretch the limits of things which can never become unlimited, to reach the infinite by absurdly adding to the rungs of the ladder of the finite.

Rabindranath Tagore

Because of technological limits, there is a certain amount of food that we can produce per acre. If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture, we could have much higher production.

Ralph Merkle

Tolerance always has limits - it cannot tolerate what is itself actively intolerant.

Sidney Hook

That moderation which nature prescribes, which limits our desires by resources restricted to our needs, has abandoned the field; it has now come to this -- that to want only what is enough is a sign both of boorishness and of utter destitution.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The logic of validation allows us to move between the two limits of dogmatism and skepticism.

Paul Ricoeur

Political Liberty consists in the power of doing whatever does not injure another. The exercise of the natural rights of every [human], has no other limits than those which are necessary to secure to every other [human] the free exercise of the same rights.

Thomas Paine

Hell hath no limits, nor is circumscribed In one self place, for where we are is hell, And where hell is there must we ever be.

Christopher Marlowe

It's said that "power corrupts," but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power. When they do act, they think of it as service, which has limits. The tyrant, though, seeks mastery, for which he is insatiable, implacable.

William M. Kucmierowski

The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.

Frederick Douglass

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.

Ronald Reagan

Love is that orbit of the restless soul Whose circle grazes the confines of space, Bounding within the limits of its race Utmost extremes.

George Henry Boker

Beyond the limits of a vulgar fate, Beneath the good how far,-but far above the great.

Thomas Gray

The existence of inherent limits of experience in no way settles the question about the subordination of facts of the human world to our knowledge of matter.

Wilhelm Dilthey

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

It puts limits on criminals' rights to destroy unborn children without the permission of the woman.

Lindsey Graham

Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.

Lech Walesa

Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.

Andrew Johnson

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