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When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

Before buying anything, it is well to ask if one could do without it.

Sir John Lubbock, banker

The boredom occasioned by too much restraint is always preferable to that produced by an uncontrolled enthusiasm for a pointless variety.

Osbert Lancaster, cartoonist

There are limits to self-indulgence, none to restraint.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

Things aren't right. If a burglar breaks into your home and you shoot him, he can sue you. For what, restraint of trade?

Bill Maher, comedian

Addressing global resentment cannot be put off. If we do not learn to use our predominant power with great restraint, we will antagonize the world.

Lee H. Hamilton, politician

It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.

John Ruskin, writer

Remove severe restraint and what will become of virtue?

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.

Edmund Burke, statesman

At every crisis in one's life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving.

Woodrow Wilson, president

It took me twenty years of studied self-restraint, aided by the natural decay of my faculties, to make myself dull enough to be accepted as a serious person by the British public.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

"Sex" is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other.

Marquis De Sade, novelist

For the stage displays the first vigorous expression, as the natural thing and without conspicuous restraint, of private individuality.

Lascelles Abercrombie, poet

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.

Bob Filner, politician

I like restraint, if it doesn't go too far.

Mae West, actress

I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.

John F. Kennedy, president

In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.

Simone de Beauvoir, writer

Le secret d'ennuyer est celui de tout dire. (The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.) (Sept Discours en Vers sur l'Homme, 1738)

Voltaire, writer

Our runaway judiciary is badly in need of restraint by Congress.

Phyllis Schlafly, lawyer

And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint.

Algernon H. Blackwood,

This submission is a restraint of liberty, but could be of no effect as to the good intended, unless it were general; nor general, unless it were natural.

Algernon Sidney, politician

There are the further difficulties of building a population out of a diversity of races, each at a different stage of cultural evolution, some in need of restraint, many in need of protection; everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues.

Arthur Keith, scientist

There is a Passion natural to the Mind of man, especially a free Man, which renders him impatient of Restraint.

George Mason, statesman

There has been growing quite a strain of irritating feeling between our government and the Russians and it seems to me that it is a time for me to use all the restraint I can on these other people who have been apparently getting a little more irritated.

Henry L. Stimson, statesman

I don't want to hear again from the attorney general or anyone on this floor that this government has shown it can be trusted to use the power we give it with restraint and care.

Russ Feingold, politician

If I have a look around at the moment I feel great relief because finally others are entering the limelight. Men like Robert Pattinson must now play the Adonis. For me it was always a restraint, a restriction.

Jude Law, actor

By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint.

Sextus Propertius, poet

Restraint and discipline and examples of virtue and justice. These are the things that form the education of the world.

Edmund Burke, statesman

The place where we don't agree is on whether there should be some restraint on insurance companies and whether they should be allowed to run wild. We believe there should be some restraint; some on the other side don't think so.

David Axelrod, public servant

We shall listen, not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values of restraint and empathy, not on military might.

Theodore C. Sorensen, lawyer

And let the Fed sell bonds to bring bank reserves back down to required reserve levels, so we have restraint on bank lending and bank issuances of liability.

Arthur Laffer, economist

Actors must practice restraint, else think what might happen in a love scene.

Cedric Hardwicke, actor

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.

Alexis de Tocqueville, historian

Dangerous because your present Administration and its specialized agencies by all accounts know no restraint in hitting out at any perceived enemy of America, and nobody or nothing can protect one from their vindictiveness.

Breyten Breytenbach, writer

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