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being in control Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about being in control
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“They pretend to themselves they are in control of events where perhaps they are not. ”
Cormac McCarthy
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No Country for Old Men
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Anton Chigurh
character
reality
self deception
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“The first step to regain control of time is to decide what activities are most important so that we can plan to give them the proper priority during a day or a week or a month. ”
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“But Taborlin knew the name of all things, and so all things were his to command.”
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“‘I thought I could start over, you see. But now I know you can never start over. Not really. You think you have control, but you are like a fly in somebody else’s web. Sometimes I think that’s why I like accounting. All day, you are only dealing with numbers. You add them, multiply them, and if you are careful, you will always have a solution. There’s a sequence there. An order. With numbers, you can have control….’”
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“Humans have long used shaming as a weapon to preserve social order and cohesion; indeed our brains are hardwired to register shame.”
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“How do people come up with a date and time to take life from another man? Who made them God?”

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