Quotes by self-control

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  • 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.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    A friend is, as it were, a second self.
  • Billy Campbell
    Billy Campbell
    American film and television actor 1959-
    Billy Campbell
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    A great deal of my battle, as an actor, is to whittle away the things that make me self-conscious and try to trick myself into not being self-conscious. So, it's always a challenge, whether I'm lying in a hospital bed or flying around with a rocket pack on my back, or what have you. On the best of days, it's a challenge for me.
  • Andrew Matthews
    Andrew Matthews
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    A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.
  • John Steinbeck
    John Steinbeck
    American author 1902-1968
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    A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
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    A little reflection will enable any person to detect in himself that setness in trifles which is the result of the unwatched instinct of self-will and to establish over himself a jealous guardianship.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
    Bill Clinton
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    A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.
    Source: U.S. News & World Report, Volume 136, Issues 20-23, 2004
  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    A man can go from being a lover to being a stranger in three moves flat but a woman under the guise of friendship will engage in acts of duplicity which come to light very much later. There are different species of self-justification.
  • Clare Boothe Luce
    Clare Boothe Luce
    American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
    Clare Boothe Luce
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    A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes.
  • 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.
  • Harvey S. Firestone
    Harvey S. Firestone
    American businessman 1868-1938
    Harvey S. Firestone
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    A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
    B. F. Skinner
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    A permissive government is a government that leaves control to other sources.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
    Joan Didion
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    A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
    B. C. Forbes
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    A price has to be paid for success. Almost invariably those who have reached the summits worked harder and longer, studied and planned more assiduously, practiced more self-denial, overcame more difficulties than those of us who have not risen so far.
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