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As the Sandwich Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Control
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Control
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Control
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Control
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one.
~ Socrates | ( Greek philosopher of Athens ) | 469 - 399 BC | Control
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
He who has the pepper may season as he lists.
~ George Herbert | ( British poet. ) | 1593-1632 | Control
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
I have only one counsel for you -- be master.
~ Napoleon I | ( Napoleon Bonaparte. French general. ) | 1769-1821 | Control
quotes Division : War Leaders   
     
If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
~ Napoleon Hill | ( American speaker and motivational writer. ) | 1883-1970 | Control
quotes Division : American writers   
     
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
~ Napoleon I | ( Napoleon Bonaparte. French general. ) | 1769-1821 | Control
quotes Division : War Leaders   
     
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
~ Buddha | ( Founder of Buddhism. ) | 563 - 483 BC | Control
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Let nothing come between you and the light.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Control
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.
~ William Penn | ( British religious leader. ) | 1644-1718 | Control
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy, unless you let him.
~ Napoleon Hill | ( American speaker and motivational writer. ) | 1883-1970 | Control
quotes Division : American writers   
     
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it
~ James Allen | (British-born American essayist. ) | 1864-1912 | Control
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Control
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Nothing gives a person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
~ Thomas Jefferson | ( Third president of the United States. ) | 1743-1826 | Control
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.
~ Walt Whitman | (American poet. ) | 1819-1892 | Control
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes crimes out of things that are not crimes.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Control
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Control
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
The control of the palate is a valuable aid for the control of the mind.
~ Mahatma Gandhi | ( Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism. ) | 1869-1948 | Control
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
The first and the best victory is to conquer self.
~ Plato | (Greek philosopher. ) | 427 - 347 BC | Control
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
~ Napoleon I | ( Napoleon Bonaparte. French general. ) | 1769-1821 | Control
quotes Division : War Leaders   
     
We fail to see that we can control our own destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be.
~ Orison Swett Marden | ( American author and founder of Success magazine. ) | 1850-1924 | Control
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
What man's mind can create, man's character can control.
~ Thomas Alva Edison | ( American Inventor. ) | 1847-1931 | Control
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Control
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
~ Mahatma Gandhi | ( Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism. ) | 1869-1948 | Control
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.
~ Wayne Dyer | ( American psychotherapist, author and lecturer. ) | 1940-? | Control
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     

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