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French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.
British philosophical writer 1864-1912
You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
American politician and member 1948-
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.
British Labour Party politician 1910-2002
And that will increasingly dawn on people. The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow.
Scottish football player and manager 1913-
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.
Iranian-Kurdish film director, producer and writer 1969-
For me, it's better to live without looking over your shoulder, worrying about who is controlling your phone, maybe poisoning your food.
American actress and model 1965-
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.
Spanish-Chilean film director, screenwriter and composer 1972-
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
American politician 1917-1963
Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Reason is a harmonizing, controlling force rather than a creative one.
American playwright, screenwriter, and actress 1952-
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?
American feminist writer 1934-
The art of life is not controlling what happens to us, but using what happens to us.
Georgian politician, billionaire businessman and philanthropist 1956-
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
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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.
British journalist, writer, and socialite 1940-
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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