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Confined Quotes

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Artists themselves are not confined,
but their output is.
- Robert Smithson

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A pedestal is as much a prison as any small,
confined space.
- Gloria Steinem

The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not
confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others,
and consequent support of false beliefs.
- William Kingdon Clifford

Greater than scene is situation.
Greater than situation is implication.
Greater than all of these is a single,
entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.
- Eudora Welty

 

Twenty-first century medicine must not be confined
to a twentieth-century bureaucracy.
- Charles W. Pickering

A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a
selfish temper and confined views.
People will not look forward to posterity,
who never look backward to their ancestors.
- Edmund Burke

Universal literacy was a 20th-century goal.
Before then, reading and writing were skills largely confined to a small,
highly educated class of professional people.
- Hugh Mackay

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If laws acting upon private interests can not always be avoided,
they should be confined within the narrowest limits,
and left wherever possible to the legislatures of the States.
- Martin Van Buren

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men;
but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars,
and lies in a very narrow compass.
- Joseph Addison

There is nothing wrong with intellectual differences
flowing from freedom of thought as long as such differences
remain confined to intellectual debates.
- Pervez Musharraf

Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason,
being confined to the human species.
- Thomas Carlyle

And last, it may be worthwhile trying to hang something
beyond the partial wall because some of the pictures
do very well in a confined space.
- Mark Rothko

Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled,
stood vast infinitude confined; Till at his second bidding darkness fled,
Light shone, and order from disorder sprung.
- John Milton

The history of mankind is confined within a limited period,
and from every quarter brings an intimation that human
affairs have had a beginning.
- Adam Ferguson

But the admiration for Jackson was by no means confined
to his own soldiers and to his own section.
- Daniel H. Hill

According to them, the poet is confined to the provinces
with his mouth broken on his own syllabic trapeze.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose
wealth is in the possession of others,
can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.
- Chanakya

A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple,
dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone,
and is confined and dies in singularity.
- Jeremy Taylor

In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author;
vision is confined,
means are limited, scope is restricted,
movements are labored, and results are humdrum.
- Joseph de Maistre

If you're going to hold someone down you're going to
have to hold on by the other end of the chain.
You are confined by your own repression.
- Toni Morrison

No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed.
No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined.
No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled.
No life ever grows great until it is focused,
dedicated, disciplined.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

IT may be proper to observe further,
that this Duty is not confined to those who live under
any one particular Form of Government:
It extends to the Subjects of all regular States,
lawfully established.
- Charles Inglis

Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from
contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business.
Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation;
for whilst the body is confined to present company,
the mind is flown to that which it delights in.
- Mary Astell

But black people fall for that same argument,
and they go around talking about law breakers.
We did not make the laws in this country.
We are neither morally nor legally confined to those laws.
Those laws that keep them up, keep us down.
- H. Rap Brown

In the earliest days, this was a project I worked on
with great passion because I wanted to solve the Defense Department's problem:
it did not want proprietary networking and it didn't
want to be confined to a single network technology.
- Vinton Cerf

The future may be made up of many factors but where
it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men.
Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain,
but unleashes your passion for our beloved country
as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind.
- Li Ka Shing

And yet I would not freely exchange my science for
those of my fellow laureates.
They are forever confined in their professional discussions
to the small numbers of their fellow scientists.
- George Stigler

The great mass of women throughout history have been
confined to the cultural level of animal life in providing
the male with sexual outlet and exercising the animal
functions of reproduction and care of the young.
- Kate Millett

Developments in medical technology have long been confined
to procedural or pharmaceutical advances,
while neglecting a most basic and essential component of medicine:
patient information management.
- John Doolittle

Let's have the music that will open the door to millions of people...
the kind of music that will not make people think only
of the song or even of the singer...
not music that is confined to the merely personal.
- Nelson Eddy

With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates.
It is the most democratic of institutions because no one -
but no one at all -
can tell you what to read and when and how.
- Doris Lessing

We all lived in the same house, or most of us did.
And as far as I can make out we were confined to the property,
because at twenty-four hours' notice we'd have to do a gig somewhere.
So you couldn't leave the building for more than twelve
hours in case a gig came through.
- Bill Bruford

At any rate, girls are differently situated.
Having no need of deep scientific knowledge,
their education is confined more to the ordinary things of the world,
the study of the fine arts, and of the manners and dispositions of people.
- William John Wills

It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission
of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous
motion of human beings in some direction that doesn't get confined,
permanently blocked, as it has so many times before
in various periods in the history of man.
- Richard P. Feynman

For long, history was mainly political history,
and historical narrative was confined to an account
of the most important crises in political life,
or to an account of wars and great generals.
- Michael I. Rostovtzeff

My London constituency in Hackney has one of the highest
levels of gun crime in the country.
But the problem is no longer confined to inner city areas.
Gun crime has spread to communities all over Britain.
- Diane Abbott

Fundamentalism as it is called is not confined to the Muslim world.
It is something that we have seen in different parts of the world.
Let us hope that a dialogue between the followers of
the three great monotheistic religions could help in putting an end to this.
- King Hussein I

There are many who lust for the simple answers of doctrine or decree.
They are on the left and right.
They are not confined to a single part of the society.
They are terrorists of the mind.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

To help the poor to a capacity for action and liberty
is something essential for one's own health as well as theirs:
there is a needful gift they have to offer which cannot
be offered so long as they are confined by poverty.
- Rowan D. Williams

This assumption of Negro leadership in the ghetto,
then, must not be confined to matters of religion,
education, and social uplift; it must deal with such
fundamental forces in life as make these things possible.
- Carter G. Woodson

Sometimes I wondered whether I hadn't let my career
get confined to one direction,
but lately I've decided to accept the fact that I have
this opportunity to be successful doing comedies.
- Ben Stiller

Are ideals confined to this deformed experiment upon a noble purpose,
tainted, as it is, with bargains and tied to a peace
treaty which might have been disposed of long ago to
the great benefit of the world if it had not been compelled
to carry this rider on its back?
- Henry Cabot Lodge

A rise of wages from this cause will,
indeed, be invariably accompanied by a rise in the price of commodities;
but in such cases,
it will be found that labour and all commodities have
not varied in regard to each other,
and that the variation has been confined to money.
- David Ricardo

Further study of central nervous action,
however, finds central inhibition too extensive and
ubiquitous to make it likely that it is confined solely
to the taxis of antagonistic muscles.
- Charles Scott Sherrington

I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print,
but as my account will only appear as an appendage to a former production,
and as it will be confined to such topics as have connection
with my authorship alone,
I can hardly accuse myself of a personal intrusion.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

In the early days of his reign, Bismarck confided to
a friend that it would some day be necessary for Germany
to confine William II in an insane asylum.
- Kelly Miller

Europe cannot confine itself to the cultivation of its own garden.
- Juan Carlos

Confine yourself to the present.
- Marcus Aurelius

So long as I confine my thoughts to my own ideas divested of words,
I do not see how I can be easily mistaken.
- George Berkeley

Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander,
but confine him home.
- John Cleveland

But do not understand me as saying, or for one moment suggesting,
that women legislators should confine themselves to
doing only social service work.
Not at all.
- Edith Rogers

To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would
be to limit the human spirit.
- Stephen Hawking

I am never going to have anything more to do
with politics or politicians.
When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely
to writing and painting.
- Winston Churchill

Too many jazz pianists limit themselves to a personal style,
a trademark, so to speak.
They confine themselves to one type of playing.
- Oscar Peterson

An angel's arm can't snatch me from the grave;
legions of angels can't confine me there.
- Edward Young

Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch;
but a musician's music can never be fettered,
for it lives first in her heart and mind.
- Charles de Lint

The artist finds, that the more he can confine his
attention to a particular part of any work,
his productions are the more perfect,
and grow under his hands in the greater quantities.
- Adam Ferguson

With respect to the first of these obstacles,
it has often been made a matter of grave complaint
against Political Economists,
that they confine their attention to Wealth,
and disregard all consideration of Happiness or Virtue.
- Nassau William Senior

It's like there are all these languages available,
especially in terms of image.
Why confine yourself to only English? There's all these
languages and possibilities and concepts to speak or communicate with.
- William Wiley

If you confine it, you're confining a whole thing.
If you make it spontaneous, so that anything can happen,
like we don't want to confine or restrict anything.
What we can do, whatever we can let happen,
you just let it happen.
- Alice Cooper

An individual has not started living
until he can rise above the narrow confines
of his individualistic concerns
to the broader concerns of all humanity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely,
thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people
who debate in narrow confines.
- Charles de Gaulle

Women are the victims of this patriarchal culture,
but they are also its carriers.
Let us keep in mind that every oppressive man was raised
in the confines of his mother's home.
- Shirin Ebadi

Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
- Jean de la Bruyere

The human race is a zone of living things that should
be defined by tracing its confines.
- Italo Calvino

Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere
of light and another of darkness;
on the confines of the two everlasting empires,
necessity and free will.
- Thomas Carlyle

At one level you're condemned to the voice you have.
But within those confines, you have a certain amount
of freedom to range among your possible voices.
- David Guterson

A leader who confines his role to his people's experience
dooms himself to stagnation;
a leader who outstrips his people's experience runs
the risk of not being understood.
- Henry A. Kissinger

The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease.
The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence,
in the confines of one single photograph,
of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

I can be intimidating, but not within the confines of a film shoot.
- Jeanne Moreau


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