Quotes by self-control

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  • Al Goldstein
    Al Goldstein
    American pornographer 1936-2013
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    A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame thought their parents, relatives and contacts.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
    Simone Weil
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    A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    A successful social technique consists perhaps in finding unobjectionable means for individual self-assertion.
  • Gerald G. Jampolsky
    Gerald G. Jampolsky
    American psychiatrist, Lecturer, writer
    Gerald G. Jampolsky
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    A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    A useful definition of liberty is obtained only by seeking the principle of liberty in the main business of human life, that is to say, in the process by which men educate their responses and learn to control their environment.
  • St. Francis of Assisi
    St. Francis of Assisi
    Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde 1181-1226
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    Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
    Ayn Rand
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    Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Addiction, obesity, starvation (anorexia nervosa) are political problems, not psychiatric: each condenses and expresses a contest between the individual and some other person or persons in his environment over the control of the individual's body.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    After all, what is reading but a vice, like drink or venery or any other form of excessive self-indulgence? One reads to tickle and amuse one's mind; one reads, above all, to prevent oneself thinking.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    Against men habituated to lawless force, violent punishment failed to bring the violence under control.
    Source: A Distant Mirror
  • Kurt Cobain
    Kurt Cobain
    American singer, songwriter, and musician 1967-1994
    Kurt Cobain
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    All drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self-esteem.
    Source: Rolling Stone Magazine, 16-04-1992
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
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