limits

A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on limits, problems, and universe

Man is not born to solve the problem of the universe, but to find out what he has to do; and to restrain himself within the limits of his comprehension.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by James Baldwin on acceptance, life, and limits

Everything in life depends on how that life accepts its limits.

James Baldwin (1924 - 1987)

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on imagination, limits, reality, and world

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless

Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)

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A Quote by Jack Kemp on future, limits, and people

There are no limits on our future if we don't put limits on our people.

Jack Kemp

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A Quote by J. T. Mackey on force, giving, imagination, intelligence, interest, life, limits, people, philosophy, problems, satisfaction, and work

Take two workers in an organization. One limits his giving by wages he is paid. He insists on being paid instantly for what he does. That shows he is a man of limited imagination and intelligence. The other is a natural giver. His philosophy of life compels him to make himself useful. He knows that if he takes care of other people's problems they will be forced to take care of him to protect their own interests. The more a man gives of himself to his work, the more he will get out of it, both in wages and satisfaction.

J. T. Mackey

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on faith, knowledge, limits, and order

I had to set limits to knowledge in order to make place for faith.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on limits, peace, purpose, reason, and science

The universal and lasting establishment of peace constitutes not merely a part, but the whole final purpose and end of the science of right as viewed within the limits of reason.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

Source: The Science of Right

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A Quote by Abu Bakr Muhammad Ibn al-`Arabi on divinity, faith, god, heart, limits, order, and understanding

The "God created in the faith" manifests Himself no longer in order to impose Himself on the faithful, but in order to express His limits, for these limits are the condition which makes possible one among the many divine epiphanies. The gnostic does not receive a ready-made Image of his Lord, but understands Him in the light of the Image which in the course of his manajat, his intimate dialogue, appears in the mirror of his heart as subtle organ.

Ibn al-'Arabi (1165 - 1240)

Source: Corbin, Henry. Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn `Arabi, 1969. p. 270

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A Quote by Henry Miller on direction, limits, and men

When you know what men are capable of you marvel neither at their sublimity nor their baseness. There are no limits in either direction apparently.

Henry Miller (1891 - 1980)

Source: The Air-Conditioned Nightmare

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A Quote by Hal Borland on limits and time

There are no limits to either time or distance, except as man himself may make them. I have but to touch the wind to know these things.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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