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  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    After the Democrats shoved the 2700 pages of ObamaCare down our throats - and we did find out how expensive, controlling, and coercive the legislation was - a majority of Americans wanted the Supreme Court to toss it aside as unconstitutional.
  • Barbara Castle
    Barbara Castle
    British Labour Party politician 1910-2002
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    And that will increasingly dawn on people. The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow.
  • Bill Shankly
    Bill Shankly
    Scottish football player and manager 1913-
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    Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
  • Bahman Ghobadi
    Bahman Ghobadi
    Iranian-Kurdish film director, producer and writer 1969-
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    For me, it's better to live without looking over your shoulder, worrying about who is controlling your phone, maybe poisoning your food.
  • Brooke Shields
    Brooke Shields
    American actress and model 1965-
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    I always feel like the odd mom out, because trust me when I tell you I'm on my girls. And every time I am, I know from the outside it looks like I'm an overbearing, controlling parent. But I don't think we have any responsibility to anybody else but our kids and ourselves.
  • Alejandro Amenabar
    Alejandro Amenabar
    Spanish-Chilean film director, screenwriter and composer 1972-
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    I wouldn't say I'm a very controlling person. For instance, when I talk to the actors, I don't tell them exactly what I want because I want them to surprise me. I even encourage them to change some of the verses of the script if they need to.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Reason is a harmonizing, controlling force rather than a creative one.
  • Beth Henley
    Beth Henley
    American playwright, screenwriter, and actress 1952-
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    That's what I like about [smoking]... taking a drag off of death, Mmm! Gives me a sense of controlling my own destiny. What power! What exhilaration! Want a drag?
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    The art of life is not controlling what happens to us, but using what happens to us.
  • Bidzina Ivanishvili
    Bidzina Ivanishvili
    Georgian politician, billionaire businessman and philanthropist 1956-
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    The economy is governed through cartel agreements and monopoly. The attorney general is the one who's controlling funds. There is no free business in Georgia.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    The German intellect wants the French sprightliness, the fine practical understanding of the English, and the American adventure; but it has a certain probity, which never rests in a superficial performance, but asks steadily, To what end? A German public asks for a controlling sincerity.
  • Barbara Amiel
    Barbara Amiel
    British journalist, writer, and socialite 1940-
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    The interests of the Soviet Union are in controlling highly developed countries and having the benefit of their economies so that they can run their own inefficient empire.
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