An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway.


Mary Kay Ash (1918-2001, American businesswoman, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics)


If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.


Bruce Lee (1940-1973, Chinese-American martial artist, actor, director, author)

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The most certain way to hide from others the limits of our knowledge is not to go beyond them.


Count Giacomo Leopardi


Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations. You are originally unlimited and perfect. Later you take on limitations and become the mind.


Ramana Maharshi


It may be that the most interesting American struggle is the struggle to set oneself free from the limits one is born to, and then to learn something of the value of those limits.


Greil Marcus (1945-, American rock journalist)


I think the key is for women not to set any limits.


Martina Navratilova (1956-, American tennis player)


Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.


Jamie Paolinetti


No matter how much milk a cow has, you cannot milk butter from it.


African Proverb (Sayings of African origin)


No matter how big the whale is, a tiny harpoon can kill him.


Malaysian Proverb


No matter how hard you try, a bull will never give milk.


Ukrainian Proverb


Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.


Cavett Robert


There's no limit possible to the expansion of each one of us.


Charles M. Schwab (1862-1939, American industrialist, businessman)


There are no limitations to any of our dreams.


Gene Simmons


You may feel like dwelling on your limits or your fears. Don't do it. A perfect prescription for a squandered, unfulfilled life is to accommodate self-defeating feelings while undercutting your finest, most productive ones.


Marsha Sinetar (American author, "To Build The Life You Want, Create The Work You Love")


Defend your limitations and you own them!


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