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It is never smart, even in a strong democracy, to declare some debate off limits. In a weakening democracy it is catastrophic.
I'm enormously interested to see where neuroscience can take us in understanding these complexities of the human brain and how it works, but I do think there may be limits in terms of what science can tell us about what does good and evil mean anyway, and what are those concepts about?
Quite a lot of our contemporary culture is actually shot through with a resentment of limits and the passage of time, anger at what we can't do, fear or even disgust at growing old.
Stupidity is infinitely more fascinating that intelligence. Intelligence has its limits while stupidity has none.
While I will always have the utmost respect for the superhuman out-of-bounds freestyle and extreme stunts that seem to continually progress beyond our imaginable limits, my highest appreciation goes out to the simple rider who's out there just for the experience.
The human mind will not be confined to any limits.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Patience has its limits, take it too far and it's cowardice.
I have no limits, no filter, no class, no poise. No decorum. Just fun.
In times such as these, people should recognize that evil knows no borders, knows no limits and knows no compassion. Those around the globe that value freedom must continue to persevere even in the darkest of times.
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.
The unsuccessful person is burdened by learning, and prefers to walk down familiar paths. Their distaste for learning stunts their growth and limits their influence.
John C. Maxwell
I transcend earthly bounds. I never cease to amaze myself because I haven't yet found my limits. I am quite ready to accept the limits of what I can do, but every time I feel that way - boom! - God touches me and I do something that's even more stupendous than whatever I've done up to then.
The logic of validation allows us to move between the two limits of dogmatism and skepticism.
We have been far too aggressive about extracting ocean wildlife, not appreciating that there are limits and even points of no return.
In intelligence work, there are limits to the amount of information one can share. Confidentiality is essential.
Gijs de Vries
Feminism to me means fighting. It's a very nuanced, complex thing, but at the very core of it I'm a feminist because I don't think being a girl limits me in any way.
Freedom without limits is just a word.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The people I go after are the false experts, those who do not accept the limits of their knowledge.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Besides Germany, the only countries that don't have speed limits are places like Nepal, where road conditions are so bad that a limit would be beside the point. In other words, it's a little crazy that this is even a topic for debate in Germany.
One extends one's limits only by exceeding them.
M. Scott Peck
The essence of strategy is that you must set limits on what you're trying to accomplish.
I want to keep pushing the limits to see what's possible. That's the nice thing about ski racing - no one is stopping you from going faster.
To know that once you decide to look at life outside of the narrow limits of just your world and start to understand that you can make a difference in very simple ways - in volunteering and all the way up to bigger world problems.
A man who limits his interests, limits his life.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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