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Are we controlled by our thoughts, or are we controlling our thoughts?
- Holliwell, Raymond
Control Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Control

1.
When I grip the wheel too tight, I find I lose control.
Rapson, Steve

2.
Let nothing come between you and the light.
Thoreau, Henry David

3.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Hill, Napoleon

4.
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

5.
What man's mind can create, man's character can control.
Edison, Thomas A.

6.
You can't force anyone to love you or lend you money.
Proverb, Jewish

7.
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.

8.
Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one.
Socrates

9.
We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.

10.
If you find a good solution and become attached to it, the solution may become your next problem.
Anthony, Dr. Robert

11.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
Eastwood, Clint

12.
He is great enough that is his own master.
Hall, Joseph

13.
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

14.
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

15.
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.
Collier, Robert

16.
Are you a SNIOP? Someone who is Sensitive to the Negative Influence Of Others?
Ziglar, Zig

17.
Only my condemnation injures me.
A Course In Miracles

18.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Lincoln, Abraham

19.
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

20.
If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
Hill, Napoleon

21.
It's essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself.
Sher, Barbara

22.
I am not a glutton -- I am an explorer of food.
Bombeck, Erma

23.
It's all happening too fast. I've got to put the brakes on or I'll smack into something.
Gibson, Mel

24.
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.

25.
The control of the palate is a valuable aid for the control of the mind.
Gandhi, Mahatma

26.
The best way to navigate through life is to give up all of our controls.
Jampolsky, Gerald G.

27.
No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys.
Horton, Doug

28.
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

29.
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

30.
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

31.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Robbins, Anthony

32.
You are the one who can stretch your own horizon.
Magnin, Edgar F.

33.
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

34.
You brain shall be your servant instead of your master, You will rule it instead of allowing it to rule you.
Popplestone, Charles E.

35.
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

36.
The word is control. That's my ultimate -- to have control.
Faldo, Nick

37.
If you don't program yourself, life will program you!
Brown, Les

38.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Gandhi, Mahatma

39.
You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
Proverb, Chinese

40.
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

41.
Are we controlled by our thoughts, or are we controlling our thoughts?
Holliwell, Raymond

42.
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

43.
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.
Tracy, Brian

44.
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.

45.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it
Allen, James

46.
The bird of paradise alights only on the hand that does not grasp.
Berry, John

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

48.
Winners take chances. Like everyone else, they fear failing, but they refuse to let fear control them.
Simms, Nancy

49.
Every man wishes to rule the world. Unfortunately, the world rules every man.
Johnson, Jeremy P.

50.
I have only one counsel for you -- be master.
Bonaparte, Napoleon


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