Face your fear, empty yourself, trust your own voice, let go of control, have faith in outcomes, connect with a larger purpose, derive meaning from the struggle.— Kano Jigoro
Famous Self Control quotations
Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day.
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.
Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think, you can't control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.
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!
Goals on the road to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency.
Fear is like fire. You can make it work for you: it can warm you in the winter, cook your food when you're hungry, give you light when you are in the dark, and produce energy. Let it go out of control and it can hurt you, even kill you... Fear is a friend of exceptional people... You must understand fear so you can manipulate it.
Integrity is the value we set on ourselves.
It is a fulfillment of the duty we owe ourselves. An honorable man or woman will personally commit to live up to certain self-imposed expectations. They need no outside check or control. They are honorable in their inner core.
Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day. If I succeed, I will give thanks. If I fail, I will seek his grace. And then, when this day is done, I will place my head on my pillow and rest.
He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do.
But it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Extreme taxation, excessive controls, oppressive government competition with business, frustrated minorities and forgotten Americans are not the products of free enterprise. They are the residue of centralized bureaucracy, of government by a self-anointed elite.
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
A man cannot govern a nation if he cannot govern a city;
he cannot govern a city if he cannot govern a family; he cannot govern a family unless he can govern himself; and he cannot govern himself unless his passions are subject to reason
Either you allow Holy Scriptures to change you, or you will normally try to use it to change--and clobber--other people. It is the height of idolatry to use the supposed Word of God so that my small self can be in control and be right. But I am afraid this has been more the norm than the exception in the use of the Bible.
True genius, in strategy or anywhere, lies in self-control, self-mastery, presence of mind, fluidity of thought.
That rifle hanging on the wall of the working-class flat or labourer's cottage is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.
The price of discipline is always less than the pain of regret.
The hardest spiritual work in the world is to love the neighbor as the self - to encounter another human being not as someone you can use, change, fix, help, save, enroll, convince or control, but simply as someone who can spring you from the prison of yourself, if you will allow it.
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own.
There are people who are excitable by nature and allow themselves to become angry for the most trivial of reasons. Judo can help such people learn to control themselves. Through training, they quickly realize that anger is a waste of energy, that it has only negative effects on the self and others.
Self-defence, self-confidence, discipline and self control. The values you learn are priceless.
The right of self-defense never ceases.
It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals.
The strong is not the one who is physically powerful, but indeed, the one who controls himself when angry.
If human emotions largely result from thinking, then one may appreciably control one's feelings by controlling one's thoughts - or by changing the internalized sentences, or self-talk, with which one largely created the feeling in the first place.
I know you've been trying to get a hold of me, but I can barely get a hold of myself
The Ego, however, is not who you really are.
The ego is your self-image; it is your social mask; it is the role you are playing. Your social mask thrives on approval. It wants control, and it is sustained by power, because it lives in fear.
I exercise strong self control. I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast.
Power doesn't have to show off. Power is confident, self-assuring, self-starting and self-stopping, self-warming and self-justifying. When you have it, you know it.
Everybody in the world is seeking happiness - and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn't depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.
You can say what Pilates is in three words.
Stretch with Strength and Control. And the control part is the most important because that makes you use your mind.
True love isn't expressed in passionately whispered words an intimate kiss or a embrace; before two people are married, love is expressed in self-control, patience, even words left unsaid.
Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.
Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and respect of self, in turn, is the chief element in courage.
I have long had a tendency to tie marksmanship to morality.
The essence of good marksmanship is self-control, and self-control is the essence of good citizenship. It is too easy to say that a good shot is automatically a good man, but it would be equally incorrect to ignore the connection.