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Absurd is lucid reason noting its limits.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus / 

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus / 

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.

'Know yourself' is the whole of science. Only at the end of the perception of all things will man have recognized himself. For things are only the borders of man.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Dawn / 

The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.
Noam Chomsky / 

That's what a genius is: an intelligence that knows its limits.
Albert Camus / 

Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it.
George Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four / 

Mysticism and exaggeration go together. A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.
Milan Kundera

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill

Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.
Alphonse de Lamartine

Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer limited by outward appearences.
Soren Kierkegaard

The extreme limit of wisdom — that’s what the public calls madness.
Jean Cocteau - Le Coq et l’Arlequin / 

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Albert Einstein

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