Sexual self-restraint is only a preliminary stage in the ego's evolution.
The boredom occasioned by too much restraint is always preferable to that produced by an uncontrolled enthusiasm for a pointless variety.
Things aren't right. If a burglar breaks into your home and you shoot him, he can sue you. For what, restraint of trade?
There are limits to self-indulgence, none to restraint.
The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with outstanding people and self-restraint not to meddle with how they do their jobs.
Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.
Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
Take away the danger and remove the restraint, and wayward nature runs free.
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.
Last Update: November, 2020