Limits Quotes

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

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

Injustice can be eliminated, but human conflicts and natural limitations cannot be removed. The conflicts of social life and the limitations of nature cannot be controlled or transcended. They can, however, be endured and survived. It is possible for there to be a dance with life, a creative response to its intrinsic limits and challenges ...

Sharon Welch

The honey in the flower or lotus does not crave for bees; they do not plead with the bees to come. Since they have tasted the sweetness, they themselves search for the flowers and rush in. They come because of the attachment between themselves and sweetness. So, too, is the relationship between the woman who knows the limits and the respect she evokes.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.

Michel de Montaigne

The only thing that can spoil a day is people and if you can keep from making engagements, every day has no limits.

Ernest Hemingway

Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.

Bertrand Russell

It is an exciting time where the only limits you have are the size of your ideas and the degree of your dedication


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