Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.— Albert Einstein
Colossal Personal Limits quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
Worship is not about personality, temperament, personal limitations, church background, or comfort. It is about God.
Humans are not disabled. A person can never be broken. Our built environment, our technologies, are broken and disabled. We the people need not accept our limitations, but can transcend disability through technological innovation.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
Forgive the past. It is over. Learn from it and let go. People are constantly changing and growing. Do not cling to a limited, disconnected, negative image of a person in the past. See that person now. Your relationship is always alive and changing.
Rationality of thought imposes a limit on a person's concept of his relation to the cosmos.
There's only so much you can teach a person until you reach the limits of his capabilities.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
Compassion may be called the fundamental of all good art because it alone can tell you what other beings feel and experience. Only compassion severs the bonds of your personal limitations, and gives you deep access into the inner life of the character you study, without which you cannot properly prepare it for the stage
Leadership is not magnetic personality--that can just as well be a glib tongue.
It is not making friends and influencing people --that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.
There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.
All it takes is one person in any generation to heal a family's limiting beliefs.
A person who doesn't breathe deeply reduces the life of his body.
If he doesn't move freely, he restricts the life of his body. If he doesn't feel fully, he narrows the life of his body. And if his self-expression is constricted, he limits the life of his body.
Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are...
A minimum-wage law is, in reality, a law that makes it illegal for an employer to hire a person with limited skills.
I am not opposed to the limited use of polygraphs in a case where a person is suspected of wrongdoing. But widespread use of the polygraph as a screening tool goes far beyond what is acceptable.
We are personalities in the making, limited, and grappling with things too high for us. Obviously we, at very best, will make many mistakes, but these mistakes need not be sins.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
Personal growth is not a matter of learning new information but of unlearning old limits.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
Yet a personal God can become a grave liability.
He can be a mere idol carved in our own image, a projection of our limited needs, fears and desires. We can assume that he loves what we love and hates what we hate, endorsing our prejudices instead of compelling us to transcend them.
A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.
A person whose skin is metallic can no more have its reproduction restricted than a black-skinned person. Regarding life as a form of machinery and intelligent machines as people without our environmental limitations is essential in understanding FAP, the Final Anthropic Principle, which deals with evolution in the far future.
It takes true strength of character to redefine your limits by pushing past them.
Democracies have been found incompatible with personal security or the rights of property; and in general been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their death.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
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.
Getting along well with other people is still the world's most needed skill.
With it...there is no limit to what person can do. We need people, we need the cooperation of others. There is very little we can do alone
In portrait photography there is something more profound that we seek inside a person, while being painfully aware that a limitation of our medium is that the inside is recordable only insofar as it is apparent on the outside...Very often what lies behind the facade is rare and more wonderful than the subject knows or dares to believe.
Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer give a damn.
What we are after is the root and not the branches.
The root is the real knowledge; the branches are surface knowledge. Real knowledge breeds 'body feel' and personal expression; surface knowledge breeds mechanical conditioning and imposing limitation and squelches creativity.
When a young person asks me: 'Can you show me how to do this?' I simply answer: 'No, I am going to show you how to do it. But then, you'll have to learn with your own technique, your own way of moving, your style, your abilities and your limitations. You are going to learn to be yourself, not someone else.
Gun control has proved to be a grievous failure, a means of disarming honest citizens without limiting firepower available to those who prey on the law-abiding. Attempting to use the legal system to punish the weapon rather than the person misusing the weapon is similarly doomed to fail.
Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.
There is a limit to the success of conservative populism and the exploitation of "little guy" or "silent majority" rhetoric, and it is very often reached because of the emaciated, corrupted personalities of the demagogues themselves.
When you compete with a person, you only have to be as good or better than the person to win. If you compete with yourself, there is no limitation to how good you can be.
The more a person limits himself, the more resourceful he becomes.
Be the one who makes everyone feel like someone!
The sky has never been the limit. We are our own limits. It's then about breaking our personal limits and outgrowing ourselves to live our best lives. All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me.
An intolerant sect has no right to complain when it is denied an equal liberty.
.. A person's right to complain is limited to principles he acknowledges himself.
Humility is not weakness; it is the epitome of strength. Humility moves a person away from human, personal weakness and limitation into divine expression, strength, and expansion.
The real practice of love goes beyond satisfaction and dissatisfaction.
Wallowing in pleasure can be just as limiting as wallowing in pain if you don't open your heart beyond the satisfaction of your personal emotional needs.
The power of "can't": The word "can't" makes strong people weak, blinds people who can see, saddens happy people, turns brave people into cowards, robs a genius of their brilliance, causes rich people to think poorly, and limits the achievements of that great person living inside us all.