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1. "Many legitimate forms of ownership, mainly cooperative and communal, had not been used to any effective extent mainly because of the imposition of Stalinist restrictions."
Author: Alexander Dubcek
2. "What do prisoners do? Write, of course; even if they have to use blood as ink, as the Marquis de Sade did. The reasons they write, the exquisitely frustrating restrictions of their autonomy and the fact that no one listens to their cries, are all the reasons that mentally ill people, and even many normal people write. We write to escape our prisons."
Author: Alice Weaver Flaherty
3. "If I'm serious about patients and their GPs being able to have more control of their health care, I can't have a top-down system that imposes restrictions on the services they need."
Author: Andrew Lansley
4. "The mind has the Propensity to Excel along the Path of least resistance thereby ostracising other equally important "concepts" It is this lack of restrictions of the mind that separates our intellectually aptitude"
Author: Archibald Gumiro
5. "Iranian filmmakers are not passive. They fight whenever they can, as creative expression means a lot to them. The restrictions and censorship in Iran are a bit like the British weather: one day it's sunny, the next day it's raining. You just have to hope you walk out into the sunshine."
Author: Asghar Farhadi
6. "Here's a nation, one of the founding pillars was freedom of speech and freedom of expression. And yet, we have imposed upon people restrictions on what they can say, on what they can think. And the media is the largest proponent of this, crucifying people who say things really quite innocently."
Author: Benjamin Carson
7. "I have no restrictions, no limits, no musical history to live with."
Author: Bill Wyman
8. "Maintaining order in the classrooms has never been easy and it is evident that the school setting requires some easing of the restrictions to which searches by public authorities are ordinarily subject."
Author: Byron White
9. "But to me, each revision of the document simply showed how far the initial Flevel implementation had progressed. Those parts of the language that were not yet implemented were still described in free-flowing flowery prose giving promise of unalloyed delight. In the parts that had been implemented, the flowers had withered; they were choked by an undergrowth of explanatory footnotes, placing arbitrary and unpleasant restrictions on the use of each feature and loading upon a programmer the responsibility for controlling the complex and unexpected side-effects and interaction effects with all the other features of the language."
Author: C.A.R. Hoare
10. "The easy way to make money is to get special political privilege. From the beginning of time, business has cozied up to government and gotten restrictions on competition and subsidies and stuff."
Author: Charles Koch
11. "In truth, the only restrictions on our capacity to astonish ourselves and each other are imposed by our own minds."
Author: David Blaine
12. "Jesus does not impose intolerable restrictions on his disciples, he does not forbid them to look at anything, but bids them look on him. If they do that he knows that their gaze will always be pure, even when they look upon a woman."
Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
13. "If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus."
Author: Emma Goldman
14. "Restrictions create frustrations!"
Author: Eric Jerome Dickey
15. "True freedom only exists in art.The problem is you have to be incredibly good.No,I am putting it wrong:You don't so much have to be outstanding,what you really need are connections,if you don't want to be dependent on all kinds of government foundations who will impose their ideas and restrictions on you in turn.It can be touch and go in the beginning:It takes guts to let go of everything.But you make it,you're free."
Author: Esther Verhoef
16. "Restrictions are difficult to enforce in a world where anybody can make anything."
Author: Hod Lipson
17. "Basically, New York housing is designed by formula, with lots of restrictions."
Author: Hugh Hardy
18. "It's good to have certain restrictions sometimes, but it's definitely more fun to play really loud, with distortion."
Author: J Mascis
19. "But something that never escapes me as I putter about the garden, physically and mentally: desire and curiosity inform the inevitable boundaries of the garden, and boundaries, especially when they are an outgrowth of something as profound as the garden with all its holy restrictions and admonitions, must be violated."
Author: Jamaica Kincaid
20. "No person of quality ever remembers social restrictions save when considering how most piquantly to break them."
Author: James Branch Cabell
21. "I think ethnic and regional labels are insulting to writers and really put restrictions on them. People don't think your work is quite as universal."
Author: James Welch
22. "Neither the dissipations of the past--and she had lived very much in the world, nor the restrictions of the present; neither sickness nor sorrow seemed to have closed her heart or ruined her spirits."
Author: Jane Austen
23. "Test-oriented teaching strikes me as anti-educational, a kind of unpleasant game that subverts the real aim of education: to waken a student to her or his potential, and to pursue a subject of considerable importance without restrictions imposed by anything except the inherent demands of the material."
Author: Jay Parini
24. "Arranged marriages are big business in the U.K. Second- and third-generation immigrant families, with no extended family structure, limited networks and religious restrictions on acceptable ways to meet future spouses, are turning to external matchmakers for help."
Author: Jemima Khan
25. "Bush the Elder's stature as president grows with every passing year. He was the finest foreign policy president I've ever covered and a man who defied his party on tax increases while imposing budget restrictions on the Democrats."
Author: Joe Klein
26. "Good manners forced her to say, somewhat grudgingly, "Your boots are very nice."He grinned and regarded his footwear, which, though old, appeared very well-made. "Yes, they are, aren't they?""If a bit scuffed," she added."I shall polish them tomorrow," he promised, his somewhat superior look telling her that he refused to rise to her bait."I'm sorry," she said quietly. "That was uncalled for. Compliments should be freely given, without restrictions or qualifications."
Author: Julia Quinn
27. "Don't let anyone set restrictions on your life...You chart the course of your own future, not anyone else. Don't let people have such a power over you. Because if you're always racing against their standards, then what's the point of reaching a useless finish line?"
Author: K.M. Parr
28. "Any kind of restrictions put on free speech would have worse consequences than bullying."
Author: Lady Starlight
29. "Restrictions and writing shouldn't mix. Let your mind be open. Let it be a creative canvas."
Author: Lauren Hammond
30. "But BEing time is never wasted time. When we are BEing, not only are we collaborating with chronological time, but we are touching on kairos, and are freed from the normal restrictions of time."
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
31. "In some places women have all the rights they deserve and in others there are big restrictions - in some countries they even mutilate women."
Author: Michelle Bachelet
32. "Being a poet one confronts the limitation of language, how can the spirit be revealed under any restrictions."
Author: Mohit.K.Misra
33. "You do not require a license to love someone; you don't need to pass any complicated tests. Love does not have age limitations, rules, or restrictions. Love is our birthright—it is the one thing that all humans know how to do, the one thing we all deserve. You can't force it or fake it. You can know someone for an entire lifetime, and not feel a drop of love for them. And you can know someone for a single day, and give your heart to them completely."
Author: Nadia Scrieva
34. "Progress imposes not only new possibilities for the future but new restrictions."
Author: Norbert Wiener
35. "The Warrior Diet is the only diet today that challenges all common dietary concepts and offers a real alternative—guidelines that are not based on superficial restrictions, but rather on true principles of human nutrition."
Author: Ori Hofmekler
36. "Tempting. But you see, I can simply insist on a lifetime contract with none of your silly restrictions, or kill you right now.""You won't," Shane said. That made Morley's eyes open wide."Why not? Jacob and Patience were quite specific—they're concerned for Claire. Not for you, boy.""Because if you kill me and Eve, you'll make her your enemy. This girl won't stop until she sees you all pay."Claire had no idea whom he was talking about—she didn't feel like that Claire at all, until she imagined Shane and Eve lying dead on the ground.Then she understood. "I'd hunt you down," she said quietly. "I'd use every resource I have to do it.And you know I'd win."Morley seemed impressed. "She is small, but I see your point, boy. Besides, she has the ear of Amelie, Oliver, and Myrnin; not a combination I would care to test."
Author: Rachel Caine
37. "There's a Palestine that dwells inside all of us, a Palestine that needs to be rescued: a free Palestine where all people regardless of color, religion, or race coexist; a Palestine where the meaning of the word "occupation" is only restricted to what the dictionary says rather than those plenty of meanings and connotations of death, destruction, pain, suffering, deprivation, isolation and restrictions that Israel has injected the word with."
Author: Refaat Alareer
38. "The oldest of the three Abrahamic religions, and the clear ancestor of the other two, is Judaism: originally a tribal cult of a single fiercely unpleasant God, morbidly obsessed with sexual restrictions, with the smell of charred flesh, with his own superiority over rival gods and with the exclusiveness of his chosen desert tribe."
Author: Richard Dawkins
39. "Fellows are just naturally interested in a good piece of work and have no unnatural restrictions in looking it over. Perhaps, and may the sahibs of the Fogg forgive me for thinking it, this simple, curious outlook of healthy men is more important than some of the monuments themselves."
Author: Robert M. Edsel
40. "I was seen in earlier years by family members and people of authority as somebody wasting his time. I had trouble with the restrictions of conformity. It made me edgy."
Author: Robert Redford
41. "In the pit of her stomach she realized that everything she raged against on Saturday night-- the restrictions, rules, and guidelines-- was born of an ancient fervor. Every rule ever established, from the beginning of time, invited mutiny."
Author: Robin Jones Gunn
42. "To try to correct imbalances with trade restrictions is a grave error."
Author: Rodrigo Rato
43. "I'm not sure how much easier it is for a mother to balance her life now - have we simply swapped one set of restrictions for another?"
Author: Sara Sheridan
44. "Women the world over suffer restrictions."
Author: Sara Sheridan
45. "Part of me has certainly been motivated by wanting to take a stand against the restrictions that made Mother give up so much."
Author: Susan Faludi
46. "I am on Vine. It's another early-adopter kind of thing. I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do with it. What's interesting about it is that everybody knows these amazing restrictions we've put on it: I have to use my iPhone, I can only use one continuous take, I cannot edit afterwards, I cannot put sound afterwards."
Author: Teju Cole
47. "Love me without fear. Trust me without questioning. Need me without demanding. Want me without restrictions. Accept me without change. Desire me without inhibitions. For a love so free . . . Will never fly away."
Author: Testy McTesterson
48. "In many areas of life, freedom is not so much the absence of restrictions as finding the right ones, the liberating restrictions. Those that fit with the reality of our nature and the world produce greater power and scope for our abilities and a deeper joy and fulfillment. Experimentation, risk, and making mistakes bring growth only if, over time, they show us our limits as well as our abilities. If we only grow intellectually, vocationally, and physically through judicious constraints–why would it not also be true for spiritual and moral growth? Instead of insisting on freedom to create spiritual reality, shouldn't we be seeking to discover it and disciplining ourselves to live according to it?"
Author: Timothy Keller
49. "I cherished her individuality, that spark of independence no child should lose to life's restrictions and parameters."
Author: Truddi Chase
50. "Without deadlines and restrictions I just tend to become preoccupied with other things."
Author: Val Kilmer

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