Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation.— Viktor E. Frankl
Mind-blowing Controlling Things quotations
Eliminate the clutter and all the things that are going on outside and focus on the things that you can control with how you sort of go about and take care of your business. That's something that's ongoing, and it can never change.
You always own the option of having no opinion.
There is never any need to get worked up or to trouble your soul about things you can't control. These things are not asking to be judged by you. Leave them alone.
Let me remind you that this is God's universe, and He is doing things His way.
You may think you have a better way, but you don't have a universe to rule.
From Genesis to Revelation, here's the central message: God Almighty, the Lord Jesus Christ, the Spirit of God, the Triune God is in control of all things, period.
Jesus did not promise to change the circumstances around us.
He promised great peace and pure joy to those who would learn to believe that God actually controls all things.
Perfect health, sincerity, honesty, straightforwardness, courage, disinterestedness, unselfishness, patience, endurance, perseverance, peace, calm, self control are all things that are taught infinitely better by example than by beautiful speeches.
Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control, and some things are not. It is only after you have faced up to this fundamental rule and learned to distinguish between what you can and can't control that inner tranquility and outer effectiveness become possible.
There is no amount of darkness that can extinguish the inner light.
The important thing is not to spend our lives trying to control the environment around us. The task is to control the environment within us.
Power and those in control concede nothing .
.. without a demand. Hey never have and never will... Each and every one of us must keep demanding, must keep fighting, must keep thundering, must keep plowing, must keep on keeping things struggling, must speak out and speak up until justice is served because where there is no justice there is no peace.
Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them!
If you take care of the small things, the big things take care of themselves.
You can gain more control over your life by paying closer attention to the little things.
If I have positions going against me, I get right out;
if they are going for me, I keep them Risk control is the most important thing in trading. If you have a losing position that is making you uncomfortable, the solution is very simple: Get out, because you can always get back in.
If you make people uniform, you can control them.
If you teach people to read, and think, and question things, you lose control. So, the best idea is to separate people if you wish to maintain a monetary system. It's called divide and conquer. By dividing people, they're not a threat, you can control them.
As with many other things, there is a surprising amount of prejudice against quality control, but the proof of the pudding is still in the eating.
Prohibition... goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes... A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.
To be a good human being is to have a kind of openness to the world, an ability to trust uncertain things beyond your own control.
The truth is you and I are in control of only two things - how we prepare for what might happen and how we respond to what just happened. The moment when things actually do happen belongs to God.
The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.
Radical acceptance rests on letting go of the illusion of control and a willingness to notice and accept things as they are right now, without judging.
Freedom and happiness are won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control.
I would say that today, dishonesty is the rule, and honesty the exception.
It could be, statistically, that more people are honest than dishonest, but the few that really control things are not honest, and that tips the balance.
Twenty seconds before a race, there's absolute focus.
The key thing is to achieve relaxation, but at the same to have absolute total control. You've got to find the balance between being totally ready to go and being really at peace with yourself as well.
And then at the end of the day, the most important thing is how good are you at risk control. Ninety-percent of any great trader is going to be the risk control.
When you have the paparazzi hiding in the bushes outside your home, the only thing you can control is how you respond publicly.
You have absolute control over just one thing, your thoughts.
This divine gift is the sole means by which you may control your destiny. If you fail to control your mind, you will control nothing else.
There is a realm of time where the goal is not to have but to be, not to own but to give, not to control but to share, not to subdue but to be in accord. Life goes wrong when the control of space, the acquisition of things of space, becomes our sole concern.
When I was old enough to realize all meat was killed, I saw it as an irrational way of using our power, to take a weaker thing and mutilate it. It was like the way bullies would take control of younger kids in the schoolyard.
The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.
You only have control over three things in your life - the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take (your behavior). How you use these three things determines everything you experience. If you don't like what you are producing and experiencing, you have to change your responses.
I don't harp on the negative because if you do, then there's no progression.
There's no forward movement. You got to always look on the bright side of things, and we are in control. Like, you have control over the choices you make.
If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue. Make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved, and the need to judge. Those are the three things the ego is doing all the time. It's very important to be aware of them every time they come up.
Things may not be logical or fair, but when God is directing the events of our lives, they are right.
There are things in your life which you are in control of, and those you're not.
You need to not care about those things which you're not in control of, and when you come to really understand that, you can go from being really upset about something to that lovely feeling of being a kid where everything is okay.
Life happens. There is no point in being upset or down about things we can't control or change.