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Control Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Control

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Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

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Control thy passions lest they take vengeance upon thee.
- Epictetus

In all circumstances I acknowledge this,
IN ALL THINGS AND ALL WAYS, I HAVE CHOICE.
My choice resides in my perspective.
While I certainly do not control climate and markets
and roadways and others, I do control myself
and my response to all those circumstances. I do indeed.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make,
both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control
the process of choosing, you can take control
of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom
that comes from being in charge of yourself.
- Robert Foster Bennett


 

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

AN INSPIRED LIFE: I HAVE A CHOICE
My key to living an inspired life involves
Embracing my history,
Understanding the function of expectations
and gently learning to have none;
Recognizing the power of attentive and conscious choices.
In all circumstances I acknowledge this,
IN ALL THINGS AND ALL WAYS, I HAVE CHOICE.
My choice resides in my perspective.
While I certainly do not control climate
and markets and roadways and others,
I do control myself and my response
to all those circumstances. I do indeed.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

The most difficult thing is the decision to act,
the rest is merely tenacity.
The fears are paper tigers.
You can do anything you decide to do.
You can act to change and control your life;
and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
- Amelia Earhart

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

There are six components of wellness:
proper weight and diet,
proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit,
control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

One can not love without opening oneself,
and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering.
One does not have control.
- Isabelle Adjani

I do not want to foresee the future.
I am concerned with taking care of the present.
God has given me no control over the moment following.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Money is a mechanism for control.
- David Korten

Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws.
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means
you can control or master.
- Milton Glaser

Circumstances are beyond human control,
but our conduct is in our own power.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Science investigates religion interprets.
Science gives man knowledge which is power
Religion gives man wisdom which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think,
you can't control what you do.
Simply, self-discipline enables you
to think first and act afterward.
- Napoleon Hill

No one is in control of your happiness but you;
therefore, you have the power to change anything
about yourself or your life that you want to change.
- Barbara De Angelis

Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future,
and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control:
now.
- Denis Waitley

There is that in the glance of a flower which may at
times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords.
- John Muir

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought
of giving government the power to control men's minds.
- Thurgood Marshall

A married woman has the same right to control her own
body as does an unmarried woman.
- Sol Wachtler

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control;
these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God
gives us to control our fears,
not to oust them.
- Vincent McNabb

Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a
ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
- Woodrow Wilson

The awareness that health is dependent
upon habits that we control
makes us the first generation in history
that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
- Jimmy Carter

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your
secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.
- Andrew Carnegie

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

Power in America today is control of the means of communication.
- Theodore White

A journey is like marriage.
The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
- John Steinbeck

To enjoy good health,
to bring true happiness to one's family,
to bring peace to all, one must first
discipline and control one's own mind.
If a man can control his mind
he can find the way to Enlightenment,
and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
- The Buddha

There can be no equality or opportunity if men and
women and children be not shielded in their lives from
the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter,
control, or singly cope with.
- Woodrow Wilson

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.
- Alfred A. Montapert

As your faith is strengthened you will find that there
is no longer the need to have a sense of control,
that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them,
to your great delight and benefit.
- Emmanuel Teney

The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things
to worry about from Science,
along with behaviour control, genetic engineering,
transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained
growth of plastic flowers.
- Lewis Thomas

Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy,
no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control.
This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
- Bryant H. McGill

If you've experienced having control,
you don't want to be moved to a subordinate position,
if you have your druthers.
- Julius Erving

The Appropriations Committee in the Senate is out of control,
out of control on spending.
- John Ensign

We...
are not really free if we can't control our own government and its policies.
And we will never do that if we remain ignorant.
- Charley Reese

Is anarchism desirable? Well, who does not seek freedom? What man,
unless willing to declare himself in bondage,
would care to call any control agreeable? Think about it!
- Johann Most

No.
I probably do better not being in politics.
They have too much control over you when you are in politics.
- Evander Holyfield

Parenting, as an unpaid occupation outside the world of public power,
entails lower status, less power, and less control
of resources than paid work.
- Nancy Chodorow

Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to
its possessor unless it is kept under control.
- Don Marquis

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

Do not let circumstances control you.
You change your circumstances.
- Jackie Chan

Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion
gives you more control over your life.
Personal organization some how releases or frees you
to operate more effectively.
- Larry King

So usually even if you like a sentence or a story or something,
it won't come out that way - it'll come out years later,
and in a different way, and you don't really control that.
- Keren Ann

Comedians still make fun of Bill's out-of-control appetites,
but with Hillary, the mockery is about how she lets
nothing be out of control.
- Rich Lowry

When you have the paparazzi hiding in the bushes outside your home,
the only thing you can control is how you respond publicly.
- Portia de Rossi

The most perfect political community is one in which
the middle class is in control,
and outnumbers both of the other classes.
- Aristotle

My attitude on skis is different now.
I have learned to put less pressure on myself and on
the edges of my skis when I'm racing,
to be keep myself more under control.
- Hermann Maier

What's the point of being negative or fearful? We can't control it.
- Matthew Ashford

Another way to lose control is to ignore something
when you should address it.
- Jim Evans

You have to know how to use the accident,
how to recognise it, how to control it,
and ways to eliminate it so that the whole surface
looks felt and born all at once.
- Helen Frankenthaler

When you choose not to take action on something because
you realize you have no control,
this is letting go.
- Darren L. Johnson

Giving up represents a choice you make when you decide
not to take action on something over which you actually do have control.
- Darren L. Johnson

My dad has no control over who works with me.
Me, me and me alone has to take responsibility for anything.
- Shane MacGowan

It doesn't matter who is playing or how old they are.
I just worry about what I can control.
It doesn't give me more or less motivation.
- Monica Seles

It's nice to have a catcher who knows my mechanics,
too.
That way if I get into trouble he can stop it before I get out of control.
- Tim Wakefield

Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this:
to know so much and to have control over nothing.
- Herodotus

You feel completely in control when you hear a wave
of laughter coming back at you that you have caused.
- Gilda Radner

When man decides he can control nature,
he's in deep trouble.
- Laura Dern

The U.S.
needs to control the Middle East, the gateway to Asia.
It already has military installations in Uzbekistan.
- Jose Saramago

America is totally under control of the Jews,
you know.
I mean, look what they're doing in Yugoslavia.
- Bobby Fischer


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