Quotation Explorer - 'Self-Control'

When you feel a weak moment coming on, the key is self-control. - Auliq Ice
A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attention to our duties provides far greater rewards than beauty and wit. Self-control is what differentiates us from the beasts. Without it, we are merely animals. - Laura Moncur
Priceless virtues are love, peace, joy, kindness, gentleness, goodness, long-suffering, patience faithfulness and self-control. - Lailah Gifty Akita
‎True love isn't expressed in passionately whispered words an intimate kiss or a embrace; before two people are married, love is expressed in self-control, patience, even words left unsaid. - Joshua Harris
Self-control is a divided battle in one body. The "self" produces desires that "you" must battle with and kick off. Two wrestlers in one body. Just imagine. It's difficult, though rewarding! - Israelmore Ayivor
Self-reverence, self knowledge, self-control. These three alone lead life to sovereign power.
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character. - Grenville Kleiser
Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society. - Benjamin Franklin
God’s supernatural self-control is available to us when we walk by the Spirit. - Elizabeth George
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. - Galatians 5:22-23
Besides, what matters, when it comes to self-control, isn't so much willpower as vision-the ability to see the future, so that the long-run consequences of our short-run choices are vividly clear. In that sense, our shortcomings in this arena are really failures of imagination. - Daniel Akst
Self-control is not a problem in the future. It's only a problem NOW when the chocolates is next to us. - Shlomo Bernartzi
Part of the fruit of the Spirit is self-control. Once you get married, however, a good defense is frequency and freedom. - Mark Driscoll
Everything big, once started little. Use self-control to become an excellent person at what you want. Discipline yourself. Work to build excellent habits. Develop excellent skills and abilities. Doing this over time, insures you will grow at what you want for top success. - Mark F. LaMoure
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things, there is no law.
Self-control is the chief element in self-respect and self-respect is the chief element in courage. - Thucydides
Frustration is actually a self-served phenomenon, which happens due to no self-control or confidence. - Mohith Agadi
Woman wants control, man self-control . - Immanuel Kant
A man who is good from docility, and not from stern self-control, has no character. - Henry Hazlitt
An animal will conquer others. A Spirit-filled man conquers himself self-discipline, self-control. - Mark Driscoll
In matters of self-control as we shall see again and again, speed kills. But a little friction really can save lives. - Daniel Akst
Racism defends our greed, frees us from self-control and makes others responsible for our failings. It is an attempt to silence the guilt so we can look in the mirror. - Mari Serebrov
The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Beneath her self-control, though he did not guess it, was the impatience of the keen brain watching a slower brain laboriously cover the ground it had already traversed in a flash. - Agatha Christie
Fighting is easier than loving, just as giving in to anger is easier than self-control. - Donna Lynn Hope
True love isn't expressed in passionately whispered words or in an intimate kiss or a embrace; before two people are married, love is expressed in self-control, patience, even words left unsaid. - Auliq Ice
Self is found in knowledge, devotion and concentration, in integrity, purity, moderation, self-control and intelligence. - Gian Kumar
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