Self Control Quotes

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The best fighter is never angry.
Lao Tzu

If you conquer yourself, then you conquer the world
Paulo Coelho, Aleph

One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.
Gustave Flaubert

The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy.

Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage.

An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.
Criss Jami

To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
Eleanor Roosevelt

I will be calm. I will be mistress of myself.
Jane Austen

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Marcus Aurelius

He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face. - Ben Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
Elie Wiesel

The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly, our own criminality that we have to contend.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

A man who is good from docility, and not from stern self-control, has no character.
Henry Hazlitt

Not being able to govern events, I govern myself
Michel de Montaigne

Distinguish between real needs and artificial wants and control the latter.

Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.
Benjamin Franklin

Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person.
Warren G. Bennis

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

Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
William Blake

Showing a lack of self-control is in the same vein granting authority to others: 'Perhaps I need someone else to control me.
Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

Sometimes, you must refrain from doing things you want so bad.
Toba Beta

Man is slave of emotions when they arise, and master of them when they don't.
Raheel Farooq

Will was not without his intentions to be always generous, but our tongues are little triggers which have usually been pulled before general intentions can be brought to bear.
George Eliot, Middlemarch

Any woman who is sure of her own wits, is a match, at any time, for a man who is not sure of his own temper.
Wilkie Collins

Be nice. And if you can't do that, just don't be mean.
Richelle E. Goodrich

Emotional content without self control burns the soul. Self control without emotional content is yet untested.
Toba Beta

Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it...Don't allow his anger to become your anger.
Bohdi Sanders

How to get rid of ego as dictator and turn it into messenger and servant and scout, to be in your service, is the trick.
Joseph Campbell

Self-control is a key factor in achieving success. We can't control everything in life, but we can definitely control ourselves.c
Jan Mckingley Hilado

Great men have great discipline.
Habeeb Akande

Blood doesn't satisfy cravings. It magnifies them.
Matt Haig

He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
Lao Tzu

Dreaming was easier than screaming, and screaming was easier than worrying, and worrying was easier than crying, which was what she knew she would be reduced to if she didn’t keep a hard eye on herself.
Kevin Brockmeier

When we try to control, we become controlled; when we release, we become free.
Bryant McGill

The ability to subordinate an impulse to a value is the essence of the proactive person.
Stephen R. Covey

Tell me that the purpose of life is to have fun, and without a care in the world I'll begin wreaking havoc on everything I pass. Now that's what I call pure, honest fun.
Criss Jami

The is a secret for greater self-control, the science points to one thing: the power of paying attention.
Kelly McGonigal

One morning I woke up and was plunged into psychological shock. I had forgotten I was free.
Jack Henry Abbott