Best Quotes about Control
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
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.
If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
Your real self -- the I am I -- is master of this land, the ruler of this empire. You rightfully have power and dominion over it, all its inhabitants, and all contained in its realm.
No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.
Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
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.
Flow with whatever is happening and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
When I grip the wheel too tight, I find I lose control.
Never give anyone total access to your pockets, your pockets, your purse or your mind.
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
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.
Are you a SNIOP? Someone who is Sensitive to the Negative Influence Of Others?
If you don't program yourself, life will program you!
Let nothing come between you and the light.
Thoreau, Henry David
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
The control of the palate is a valuable aid for the control of the mind.
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.
You brain shall be your servant instead of your master, You will rule it instead of allowing it to rule you.
Popplestone, Charles E.
I have only one counsel for you -- be master.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it
Nothing gives a person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
You are the one who can stretch your own horizon.
Magnin, Edgar F.
It's essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself.
To know is to control.
The bird of paradise alights only on the hand that does not grasp.
Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one.
He who has the pepper may season as he lists.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions...
Stone, W. Clement
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.
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Don't let other people tell you what you want.
Are we controlled by our thoughts, or are we controlling our thoughts?
You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
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.
You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
We fail to see that we can control our own destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be.
Marden, Orison Swett
Don't let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you.
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
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.
The word is control. That's my ultimate -- to have control.
The first and the best victory is to conquer self.
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