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The bird of paradise alights only on the hand that does not grasp.
- Berry, John
Control Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Control

1.
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

2.
Every man wishes to rule the world. Unfortunately, the world rules every man.
Johnson, Jeremy P.

3.
No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.
Penn, William

4.
What man's mind can create, man's character can control.
Edison, Thomas A.

5.
To decide to be at the level of choice, is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life.
Dale, Arbie M.

6.
Let nothing come between you and the light.
Thoreau, Henry David

7.
We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.

8.
The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
Crisp, Quentin

9.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Hill, Napoleon

10.
Don't let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you.
Brown, Les

11.
The one thing over which you have absolute control is your own thoughts. It is this that puts you in a position to control your own destiny.
Thomas, Paul G.

12.
Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes crimes out of things that are not crimes.
Lincoln, Abraham

13.
Your are in charge. You have the ability to master you destiny.
Mccarthy, Michael J.

14.
What I do say is that no man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Lincoln, Abraham

15.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you haven't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
Stone, W. Clement

16.
You can't force anyone to love you or lend you money.
Proverb, Jewish

17.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Lincoln, Abraham

18.
As the Sandwich Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

19.
It's all happening too fast. I've got to put the brakes on or I'll smack into something.
Gibson, Mel

20.
There is no finer sensations in life that which comes with victory over one's self. Go forward to a goal of inward achievement, brushing aside all your old internal enemies as you advance.
Young, Vash

21.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it
Allen, James

22.
He is great enough that is his own master.
Hall, Joseph

23.
The word is control. That's my ultimate -- to have control.
Faldo, Nick

24.
To know is to control.
Reed, Scott

25.
No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys.
Horton, Doug

26.
The control of the palate is a valuable aid for the control of the mind.
Gandhi, Mahatma

27.
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
Fuller, Thomas

28.
The best way to navigate through life is to give up all of our controls.
Jampolsky, Gerald G.

29.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
Eastwood, Clint

30.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

31.
The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.
Chopra, Deepak

32.
If you don't program yourself, life will program you!
Brown, Les

33.
Flow with whatever is happening and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.
Chuang Tzu

34.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Robbins, Anthony

35.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Franklin, Benjamin

36.
You are the one who can stretch your own horizon.
Magnin, Edgar F.

37.
It is far more important that one's life should be perceived than it should be transformed; for no sooner has it been perceived, than it transforms itself of its own accord.

38.
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

39.
Everybody has a hot button. Who is pushing yours? While you probably cannot control that person, you CAN control the way you react to them.

40.
You brain shall be your servant instead of your master, You will rule it instead of allowing it to rule you.
Popplestone, Charles E.

41.
Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure... they govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think: every effort we can make to throw off our subjection, will serve but to demonstrate and confirm it.
Bentham, John

42.
Don't let other people tell you what you want.
Riley, Pat

43.
Never let the other fellow set the agenda.
Baker, James

44.
I cannot make the universe obey me. I cannot make other people conform to my own whims and fancies. I cannot make even my own body obey me.
Merton, Thomas

45.
Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
Yogananda, Paramahansa

46.
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
Buddha

47.
The first and the best victory is to conquer self.
Plato

48.
Never allow anyone to rain on your parade and thus cast a pall of gloom and defeat on the entire day. Remember that no talent, no self-denial, no brains, no character, are required to set up in the fault-finding business. Nothing external can have any power over you unless you permit it. Your time is too precious to be sacrificed in wasted days combating the menial forces of hate, jealously, and envy. Guard your fragile life carefully. Only God can shape a flower, but any foolish child can pull it to pieces.
Mandino, Og

49.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Gandhi, Mahatma

50.
If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
Hill, Napoleon


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