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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
Control Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Control

1.
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

2.
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

3.
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

4.
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.

5.
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

6.
Are you a SNIOP? Someone who is Sensitive to the Negative Influence Of Others?
Ziglar, Zig

7.
You can't force anyone to love you or lend you money.
Proverb, Jewish

8.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Hill, Napoleon

9.
Nothing gives a person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Jefferson, Thomas

10.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Robbins, Anthony

11.
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.

12.
The bird of paradise alights only on the hand that does not grasp.
Berry, John

13.
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.

14.
I am not a glutton -- I am an explorer of food.
Bombeck, Erma

15.
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

16.
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

17.
He who has the pepper may season as he lists.
Herbert, George

18.
Your are in charge. You have the ability to master you destiny.
Mccarthy, Michael J.

19.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Lincoln, Abraham

20.
Never give anyone total access to your pockets, your pockets, your purse or your mind.

21.
What I do say is that no man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Lincoln, Abraham

22.
If you find a good solution and become attached to it, the solution may become your next problem.
Anthony, Dr. Robert

23.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it
Allen, James

24.
You brain shall be your servant instead of your master, You will rule it instead of allowing it to rule you.
Popplestone, Charles E.

25.
I have only one counsel for you -- be master.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

26.
When I grip the wheel too tight, I find I lose control.
Rapson, Steve

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

28.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

29.
Let nothing come between you and the light.
Thoreau, Henry David

30.
Only my condemnation injures me.
A Course In Miracles

31.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Franklin, Benjamin

32.
No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.
Penn, William

33.
Never let the other fellow set the agenda.
Baker, James

34.
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

35.
Winners take chances. Like everyone else, they fear failing, but they refuse to let fear control them.
Simms, Nancy

36.
The first and the best victory is to conquer self.
Plato

37.
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

38.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Robbins, Anthony

39.
The control of the palate is a valuable aid for the control of the mind.
Gandhi, Mahatma

40.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions...
Stone, W. Clement

41.
The best way to navigate through life is to give up all of our controls.
Jampolsky, Gerald G.

42.
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

43.
It's all happening too fast. I've got to put the brakes on or I'll smack into something.
Gibson, Mel

44.
No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys.
Horton, Doug

45.
To know is to control.
Reed, Scott

46.
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.

47.
Don't let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you.
Brown, Les

48.
Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one.
Socrates

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


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