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Self Control Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Self Control are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one is in control of your happiness but you;
therefore, you have the power to change anything
about yourself or your life that you want to change.
- Barbara De Angelis

Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make,
both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control
the process of choosing, you can take control
of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom
that comes from being in charge of yourself.
- Robert Foster Bennett

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think,
you can't control what you do.
Simply, self-discipline enables you
to think first and act afterward.
- Napoleon Hill

 

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control;
these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth,
but because they create character.
- Calvin Coolidge

It's okay to be a fat man.
It's prestige and power and all of that.
But fat women are seen as just lazy and stupid and having no self-control.
- Camryn Manheim


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By constant self-discipline and self-control you can
develop greatness of character.
- Grenville Kleiser

Every mind which has given itself to self-expression
in art is aware of a directing agency outside its conscious
control which it has agreed to label 'inspiration'.
- Norman Lindsay

Self-control means wanting to be effective at some
random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence.
- Franz Kafka

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.
- Bruno Bettelheim

The United Nations has come under the control of outlaw
nations and self-serving special interest groups.
- Ginny B. Waite

The worst evil is - and that's the product of censorship -
is the self-censorship,
because that twists spines, that destroys my character
because I have to think something else and say something else,
I have to always control myself.
- Milos Forman

There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero.
It doesn't take money.
It doesn't take connections.
What matters is that people get involved.
Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be,
everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed.
- Debi Mazar

God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength
to each little act of self-control,
small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him.
And his children shall be filled if they will only
hunger and thirst after what he offers.
- Richard Holloway

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.
- Charles Kingsley

Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs,
in the interest of his own happiness,
to walk in the path of humility and self-control,
and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful.
- Irving Babbitt

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever happens, take responsibility.
- Tony Robbins

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

Your life is the fruit of your own doing.
You have no one to blame but yourself.
- Joseph Campbell

If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.
- Carl Lewis

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

Whatever you are, be a good one.
- Abraham Lincoln

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Do you want to know who you are?
Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Grin your smile; giggle your laugh; unfurl your joy;
dash the last trace of your self-consciousness;
and cavort your most uninhibited play.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

You are today where your thoughts have brought.
- James Allen

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Believe in yourself,
in your vision for your future
and in your ability to take a small step
each day toward achieving your vision.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
- Helen Keller

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you do speaks so loudly
that I cannot hear what you say.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
- Henry David Thoreau

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To have a friendship with God,
all I really have to do is have
a friendship with my Self.
- Neale Donald Walsch

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

You either do it completely and utterly,
or you should stop doing it.
- Bono (paraphrase)

What you seem to be, be really.
- Benjamin Franklin

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

Weariness comes, on some days, from lack of service to self.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is necessary to change a person is
to change his awareness of himself.
- Abraham Maslow

What you think of me is none of my business.
- Terry Cole-Whittaker


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