Self Control Related Quotes



I exercise strong self control. I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast.

W. C. Fields

#Breakfast #Gin #Self Control #Stronger


Self-control is one of the most exhilarating of pleasures.

William F. Buckley, Jr.

#Self Control


I have a great objection to seeing anyone, particularly anyone whom I care about, lose his self-control.

Eleanor Roosevelt

#Objection #Particularly #Seeing #Self Control


“I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it”

Mae West

#Avoiding #Generally #Love #Resisting #Self Control #Self-control #Temptation #Willpower


The principal use of prudence, of self-control, is that it teaches us to be masters of our passions, and to so control and guide them that the evils which they cause are quite bearable, and that we even derive joy from them all.

Rene Descartes

#Derive #Principal #Self Control


I am in an extended self-directed course of study. That is, I am in control of my own life.

Amber Benson

#Directed #Self Control


“Before you speak, think -Is it necessary? Is it true? Is it kind? Will it hurt anyone? Will it improve on the silence?”

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

#Gossip #Hurt #Inspiration #Inspirational #Kindness #Lesson #Necessity #Recovery #Self Control #Silence #Truth #Will #Wisdom


Every woman must live by some sense of victory over disappointments, and Olympias was not the sort of woman to find compensation in her own powers of self-control and endurance.

Laura Riding

#Compensation #Endurance #Self Control


Don't look now, but that's my ex over there." Surely I'm not the only one who takes "don't look now" as "there's no better time than now." I looked. "Bad, Ali!" Another slap to my arm. "Bad, bad, bad Ali! Have you no self control?

Gena Showalter

#Ali #Self #Self Control


“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.”

Epictetus

#Communication #Self Control #Silence #Stoicism