Quotes of Confining

“ I recommend limiting one's involvement in other people's lives to a pleasantly scant minimum. This may seem too stoical a position in these madly passionate times, but madly passionate people rarely make good on their madly passionate promises. ”

- Quentin Crisp

“ Reason, ruling alone, is a force confining; and passion, unattended, is a flame that burns to its own destruction. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ What right have you to take the word wealth, which originally meant "well-being," and degrade and narrow it by confining it to certain sorts of material objects measured by money. ”

- John Ruskin

“ I have stopped sleeping inside. A house is too small, too confining. I want the whole world, and the stars too. ”

- Sue Hubbell

“ I am I plus my surroundings and if I do not preserve the latter, I do not preserve myself. ”

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

“ Clarity, clarity, surely clarity is the most beautiful thing in the world, A limited, limiting clarity I have not and never did have any motive of poetry But to achieve clarity. ”

- George Oppen

“ Diplomacy: the art of restraining power. ”

- Henry Kissinger

“ To write about someone like myself would be very limiting. ”

- Michael Ondaatje

“ You specialize in something until one day you find it is specializing in you. ”

- Arthur Miller

“ After the planet becomes theirs, many millions of years will have to pass before a beetle particularly loved by God, at the end of its calculations will find written on a sheet of paper in letters of fire that energy is equal to the mass multiplied by the square of the velocity of light… ”

- Primo Levi
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