The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
— Theodore Roosevelt

Before buying anything, it is well to ask if one could do without it.
Sir John Lubbock restraint quote

Take away the danger and remove the restraint, and wayward nature runs free.
— Horace

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

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
— restraint quotation by Albert Camus