Best Quotes about Control
We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.
What I do say is that no man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
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
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.
Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one.
Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions...
Stone, W. Clement
Nothing gives a person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
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.
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.
I am not a glutton -- I am an explorer of food.
Your are in charge. You have the ability to master you destiny.
Mccarthy, Michael J.
Don't let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you.
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
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
Are you a SNIOP? Someone who is Sensitive to the Negative Influence Of Others?
If you don't program yourself, life will program you!
When I grip the wheel too tight, I find I lose control.
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.
No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
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.
The word is control. That's my ultimate -- to have control.
The bird of paradise alights only on the hand that does not grasp.
You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.
He who has the pepper may season as he lists.
He is great enough that is his own master.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
It's essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself.
Are we controlled by our thoughts, or are we controlling our thoughts?
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Winners take chances. Like everyone else, they fear failing, but they refuse to let fear control them.
You can't force anyone to love you or lend you money.
The first and the best victory is to conquer self.
If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
Every man wishes to rule the world. Unfortunately, the world rules every man.
Johnson, Jeremy P.
You brain shall be your servant instead of your master, You will rule it instead of allowing it to rule you.
Popplestone, Charles E.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
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.
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.
Only my condemnation injures me.
A Course In Miracles
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Flow with whatever is happening and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.
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.
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
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
You are the one who can stretch your own horizon.
Magnin, Edgar F.
Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world.
Montapert, Alfred A.
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