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I have pushed the boat out as far as I should in terms of taking on too many things. Im getting older and I just could n
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"I have pushed the boat out as far as I should in terms of taking on too many things. I'm getting older and I just could not take it any more. I am now monitoring myself very closely and I'm just trying not to get into that sort of state again"

- Stephen Fry

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This quote by Stephen Fry suggests that he has actually taken on too much in the past and is now attempting to be more mindful of his limits. He acknowledges that he is aging and can no longer handle the same amount of work and obligation as before. He has actually pushed the boat out as far as he should, meaning he has exceeded his limits and is now attempting to be more knowledgeable about his capacity. He is monitoring himself carefully to guarantee he does not enter into a similar circumstance again. This quote is a tip to be conscious of our own limits and to look after ourselves. It is necessary to acknowledge when we are pressing ourselves too far and to take an action back when needed.

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United Kingdom Flag This quote is written / told by Stephen Fry somewhere between August 24, 1957 and today. He/she was a famous Comedian from United Kingdom. The author also have 34 other quotes.

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