Quotes: self-control

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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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule.
  • Charles Kingsley
    Charles Kingsley
    British writer 1819-1875
    Charles Kingsley
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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.
  • Grenville Kleiser
    Grenville Kleiser
    Canadian-American author
    Grenville Kleiser
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    By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    Everything dictated silence and self-control but I couldn't restrain myself and spoke my mind.
    Source: Operation Shylock: A Confession (1993)
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    I may have lost my heart, but not my self-control.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
    Samuel Smiles
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    It is by patience and self-control that the truly heroic character is perfected.
    Source: Character Ch. VI
  • Bono
    Bono
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    Mandela's heroism is the heroism of a man who suffered so badly for what he thought of as freedom. And yet when he had the upper hand he has this incredible self-control and these incredible leadership qualities.
  • Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
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    Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
  • Robert Burns
    Robert Burns
    Scottish Poet 1759-1796
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    Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root.
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