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Self Control Quotes: “If you lose self-control everything will fall.” — John Wooden

If you lose self-control everything will fall.

— John Wooden



Self Control Quotes: “You need self-control in an out-of-control world.” — James C. Collins

You need self-control in an out-of-control world.

— James C. Collins


Self Control Quotes: “In that power of self-control lies the seed of eternal freedom.” — Paramahansa Yogananda

In that power of self-control lies the seed of eternal freedom.

— Paramahansa Yogananda


Self Control Quotes: “Self-control is solely a matter of thought-control!” — Napoleon Hill

Self-control is solely a matter of thought-control!

— Napoleon Hill


Self Control Quotes: “Self-control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive.” — George Bernard Shaw

Self-control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive.

— George Bernard Shaw


Self Control Quotes: “Don’t be curious of matters that don’t concern you; never speak of them, and don’t ask about them.” — Teresa of Ávila

Don’t be curious of matters that don’t concern you; never speak of them, and don’t ask about them.

— Teresa of Ávila


Self Control Quotes: “When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.” — W. Clement Stone

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

— W. Clement Stone


Self Control Quotes: “If you neglect to exercise self-control, you are not only likely to injure others, but you are sure to injure yourself!” — Napoleon Hill

If you neglect to exercise self-control, you are not only likely to injure others, but you are sure to injure yourself!

— Napoleon Hill


Self Control Quotes: “Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock.” — Mahatma Gandhi

Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock.

— Mahatma Gandhi


Self Control Quotes: “As far as your self-control goes, as far goes your freedom.” — Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

As far as your self-control goes, as far goes your freedom.

— Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach



Self Control Quotes: “He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.” — Philip Massinger

He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.

— Philip Massinger


Self Control Quotes: “Waiting is one of the great arts.” — Margery Allingham

Waiting is one of the great arts.

— Margery Allingham


Self Control Quotes: “The greatest power of ruling consists in the exercise of self-control.” — Seneca the Younger

The greatest power of ruling consists in the exercise of self-control.

— Seneca the Younger


Self Control Quotes: “Self-control is only courage under another form.” — Samuel Smiles

Self-control is only courage under another form.

— Samuel Smiles


Self Control Quotes: “When we have begun to take charge of our lives, to own ourselves, there is no longer any need to ask permission of someone.” — George O'Neil

When we have begun to take charge of our lives, to own ourselves, there is no longer any need to ask permission of someone.

— George O'Neil


Self Control Quotes: “Self-control is one of the most exhilarating of pleasures.” — William F. Buckley Jr.

Self-control is one of the most exhilarating of pleasures.

— William F. Buckley Jr.


Self Control Quotes: “Self-control is the ability to restrain a laugh at the wrong place.” — Elbert Hubbard

Self-control is the ability to restrain a laugh at the wrong place.

— Elbert Hubbard


Self Control Quotes: “There are many whose tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.” — Jim Prentice

There are many whose tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

— Jim Prentice


Self Control Quotes: “Governments do not govern, but merely control the machinery of government, being themselves controlled by the hidden hand.” — Benjamin Disraeli

Governments do not govern, but merely control the machinery of government, being themselves controlled by the hidden hand.

— Benjamin Disraeli


Self Control Quotes: “Seek always for the answer within. Be not influenced by those around you, by their thoughts or their words.” — Eileen Caddy

Seek always for the answer within. Be not influenced by those around you, by their thoughts or their words.

— Eileen Caddy



Self Control Quotes: “This is the gist of what I know: Give advice and buy a foe.” — Phyllis McGinley

This is the gist of what I know: Give advice and buy a foe.

— Phyllis McGinley


Self Control Quotes: “Always clamping down on excitement is not self-control but fear.” — Mason Cooley

Always clamping down on excitement is not self-control but fear.

— Mason Cooley


Self Control Quotes: “The ability to subordinate an impulse to a value is the essence of the proactive person.” — Stephen R. Covey

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

— Stephen R. Covey


Self Control Quotes: “Who is fit to govern others? He who governs himself. You might as well have said: nobody.” — Augustus William Hare

Who is fit to govern others? He who governs himself. You might as well have said: nobody.

— Augustus William Hare


Self Control Quotes: “An element of abstention, of restraint, must enter into all finer joys.” — Vida Dutton Scudder

An element of abstention, of restraint, must enter into all finer joys.

— Vida Dutton Scudder


Self Control Quotes: “Your mid-thirties is a good time because you know a fair amount, you have some self-control.” — Zadie Smith

Your mid-thirties is a good time because you know a fair amount, you have some self-control.

— Zadie Smith


Self Control Quotes: “No confict is so severe as his who labors to subdue himself.” — Thomas à Kempis

No confict is so severe as his who labors to subdue himself.

— Thomas à Kempis


Self Control Quotes: “There is no hierarchy of values by which one culture has the right to insist on all its own values and deny those of another.” — Margaret Mead

There is no hierarchy of values by which one culture has the right to insist on all its own values and deny those of another.

— Margaret Mead


Self Control Quotes: “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

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


Self Control Quotes: “Leaders can be moral-and they should be moral-without imposing their morality on others.” — Geraldine Ferraro

Leaders can be moral-and they should be moral-without imposing their morality on others.

— Geraldine Ferraro


Self Control Quotes: “I have a great objection to seeing anyone, particularly anyone whom I care about, lose his self-control.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

I have a great objection to seeing anyone, particularly anyone whom I care about, lose his self-control.

— Eleanor Roosevelt


Self Control Quotes: “Conscience whispers, but interest screams aloud.” — Jean Antoine Petit-Senn

Conscience whispers, but interest screams aloud.

— Jean Antoine Petit-Senn


Self Control Quotes: “Ambition, old as mankind, the immemorial weakness of the strong.” — Vita Sackville-West

Ambition, old as mankind, the immemorial weakness of the strong.

— Vita Sackville-West


Self Control Quotes: “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

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


Self Control Quotes: “The only people who would be in government are those who care more about people than they do about power.” — Millicent Fenwick

The only people who would be in government are those who care more about people than they do about power.

— Millicent Fenwick


Self Control Quotes: “I’m not looking for self-control.” — Maggie Stiefvater

I’m not looking for self-control.

— Maggie Stiefvater


Self Control Quotes: “Nothing could bother me more than the way a thing goes dead once it has been said.” — Gertrude Stein

Nothing could bother me more than the way a thing goes dead once it has been said.

— Gertrude Stein

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