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Self Control Quotes


These are some of the best 'Self Control' quotations and sayings.

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A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well.

A little of what you fancy does you good.

A mind which really lays hold of a subject is not easily detached from it.

A story is told as much by silence as by speech.

All the feeling which my father could not put into words was in his hand- any dog, child, or horse would recognize the kindness of it.

Ambition, old as mankind, the immemorial weakness of the strong.

Anger is only one letter short of danger.

As far as your self-control goes, as far goes your freedom.

Beware of allowing a tactless word, rebuttal, a rejection to obliterate the whole sky.

Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.

Don't confuse being stimulating with being blunt.

Don't give advice unless you're asked.

Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business.

For fast-acting relief try slowing down.

Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.

He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down and without walls.

He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.

He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own passions.

He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself, richly endued with depth of understanding and height of knowledge.

He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.


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