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  • Karl Albrecht
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur 1920-2014
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    The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
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    We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
  • Bob Saget
    Bob Saget
    American stand-up comedian, actor, television host and director 1956-
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    25, 30 years ago, that meant something, they were making some money. And they were doing all sorts of comedy, screaming at the audience, basically crowd control. And then there was the whole urban comedy scene.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
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    All I'm saying is, is God the god who we look to for comfort during tragedies? Is he the god who can control all those things, or is he the god that we don't even trust with our daily lives... As long as there's prayer and exams, as long as there's games, there will be prayers.
  • Jung Chang
    Jung Chang
    Chinese-born British writer 1952-
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    Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society.
  • Carre Otis
    Carre Otis
    American model and actress 1968-
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    Anorexia was there for me before I got into modeling, but because of the arena and the demands, the disease really got out of control for me. It's like being an alcoholic and going and being a bartender.
  • Charles Kingsley
    Charles Kingsley
    British writer 1819-1875
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    Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
  • James A. Garfield
    James A. Garfield
    President of the USA 1831-1881
    James A. Garfield
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    Ideas control the world.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    It is by patience and self-control that the truly heroic character is perfected.
    Source: Character Ch. VI
  • Beji Caid Essebsi
    Beji Caid Essebsi
    Tunisian politician 1926-2019
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    To fight extremism, we will need to pursue a two-pronged strategy: both 'hard,' through stricter control of our borders and a more robust and technologically advanced security response, and 'soft,' based on better intelligence-gathering, working to return our mosques to their spiritual function and barring entry to foreign preachers.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    ...human beings have religious needs. They have a need for a feeling of certitude in their minds about things they cannot control and they do not fully understand, and with humility, they admit they do not understand...
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Bharati Mukherjee
    Bharati Mukherjee
    Indian American writer and professor 1940-2017
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    A farmer is dependent on too many things outside his control; it makes for modesty.
    Source: Jasmine (2007) 12
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    A foundation representing firefighters who die in the line of duty is calling for Congress to strip the Centers for Disease Control of its role investigating firefighter deaths.
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