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Self-control Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about self-control
  1. #1
    “It is easy to be calm when there is nothing to worry about . . . The true test of your self-control . . . is whether you can remain calm in a trying situation.”
  2. #2
    “I have had many years to learn that losing my temper rarely helps.”
  3. #3
    “Men at some time are masters of their fates.”
  4. #4
    “So this is how a person can come to despise himself-knowing he’s doing the wrong thing and not being able to stop.”
  5. #5
    I may have lost my heart, but not my self-control.
  6. #6
    She was without any power, because she was without any desire of command over herself.
  7. #7
    “At length from us may find, who overcomes
    By force, hath overcome but half his foe.”
  8. #8
    “It is a good divine that
    follows his own instructions.”
  9. #9
    “The brain may
    devise laws for the blood, but a hot temper leaps
    o’er a cold decree.”
  10. #10
    “He said positive liberty is self-mastery—the rule of the self, by the self. To have positive liberty, he explained, is to take control of one’s own mind; to be liberated from irrational fears and beliefs, from addictions, superstitions and all other forms of self-coercion.”
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