The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.— Richard Dawkins
Delicious Control Freak quotations
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
Am I a control freak? No. Do I believe in organization? You bet. In discipline? In being on time and making sure everything at the hotel is ready and right? Definitely. I don't control players. I try to control the environment around the players so they can flourish.
I am definitely a perfectionist, and I do like things a certain way.
But as I have got older, I would say that I am a little bit less of a control freak.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
I realized early on that I was pretty good at organizing.
A lot of it was about control. While my friends were out getting hammered at concerts, I was making money. I am a control freak.
I just like the idea of pills. I like to collect them but not actually take them. When I fell off my horse, I got tons of stuff: Demerol and Vicodin and Xanax and Valium and Oxycontin, which is supposed to be like heroin. And I'm quite scared to take them. I'm a control freak.
I'm kind of this control freak that likes to create his own hells before the real one can get to him
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.
But, I'm kind of a control freak. I get really freaked out if I don't know what's going on and what's going to happen.
I am a control freak. I want to do what I want to do.
I want to be able to raise my kid. I was totally being a martyr about it at first, thinking I could totally do it on my own, which I did for a while. I've hired a babysitter before, but as for a full-time caregiver... for a control freak like me, it ain't gonna happen!
Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feeling and emotions.
I'm kind of a control freak. I like to be really prepared.
I'm such a control freak, and it's very hard for me to lose my inhibitions without something chemical inside me.
I don't like anything that's too confining.
I'm sort of a control freak, so anything that makes me feel like I'm out of control is a bit uncomfortable. But you know how it is, sometimes it's good to live a little!
Only you can control your future.
I'm a control freak. Totally.
I am a control freak. I will admit that freely.
The God of the Old testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction.
People who feel the need to control others, don't have control over themselves.
I'm an extremely private dude and all this is happening so damn quick.
I really haven't had any time to rationalize it. But it's nothing that I'm going to let freak me out or take control of me or my thoughts or my real life.
An actor who's a control freak, that doesn't work.
We have to be malleable. We cannot come in and try to control or dominate.
I'm completely aware of the fact that I'm a control freak.
Control what you can, confront what you can't.
When you say 'control freak' and 'OCD' and 'organized,' that suggests someone who's cold in nature, and I'm just not. Like, I'm really open when it comes to letting people in. But I just like my house to be neat, and I don't like to make big messes that would hurt people.
I think I'm way too much of a control freak to co-author anything with anyone.
I have a hard enough time writing with myself! I admire people that can do it, but it's not for me.
I always liked doing all sorts of different things.
As a kid growing up, I was always drawing and painting - always doing art. But I also loved movies and music, so as I started doing everything, I liked every aspect. It's not really that I am a control freak; it's just that is what I love.
Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.
I'm not a good listener some times. I'm too much of a control freak. I'm learning to be better. I was so caught up in just getting the job done that I would miss out on the human aspect of this. There was a connection missing.
I have a way of dealing with situations where I come off awkward, or people think I’m purposely trying to make things uncomfortable. But normally I’m talking really slowly or there’s a lot of silence because there’s just nothing going on. I’m just totally freaking out, but from the outside perspective it looks like I’m in control.
I am a control freak. I am very hands on and pay attention to details.
If you have everything under control, you're not moving fast enough.
All directors are control freaks and very obsessive.
I get the feeling that directors as kids, they all have had a childhood with not too much contact with other kids. They constructed their own reality and they continue to do it. It's a funny breed, directors.
I would love to direct some day. It's a good job for a control freak.
I have no one else involved in the writing process.
I would hate to feel that I was going into the studio with something wishy-washy and not done. It's because I'm a control freak, so I want to know that everything is sorted and what's going to come out the other end, obviously with a bit of leeway.
Control is an illusion, let it be, and enjoy the peace.
Sometimes artists are control freaks and it's certainly important to have a vision, but within that vision you need to allow freedom and personality- or you light as well hire robots.
Bezos is super smart; don't get me wrong. He just makes ordinary control freaks look like stoned hippies.
When I get on a plane, I don't want a laid-back pilot.
I want a pilot who is a control freak, who is paying attention to every single detail of his job.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
You can only be a control freak when you have weak people around you.
I'm anal retentive. I'm a workaholic. I have insomnia. And I'm a control freak. That's why I'm not married. Who could stand me?
I'm a control freak. I'm defensive. And I'm an egomaniac. That's true about me.
I'm basically a control freak. It's not because I want to be. I'm not at all into the power play that's involved in it.
This was the ultimate form of ostentation among technology freaks - to have a system so complete and sophisticated that nothing showed; no machines, no wires, no controls.