Self Control Quotes, Sayings about controlling yourself

The only thing limiting you is yourself.
– Ken Poirot

You can’t always control what happens to you but you can master how you react to it.
– Nikki Rowe

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
– Aristotle

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.
– George Eliot

The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
– Josh Billings

About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you’re fighting temptation.
– Tom Wilson

If you can’t write your message in a sentence, you can’t say it in an hour.
– Dianna Booher

It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
– Buddha

A mind which really lays hold of a subject is not easily detached from it.
– Ida Tarbell

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
– Oscar Wilde

Don’t confuse being stimulating with being blunt.
– Barbara Walters

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
– Hannah Moore

A story is told as much by silence as by speech.
– Susan Griffin

No man is free who is not master of himself.
– Epictetus

Superior people never make long visits.
– Marianne Moore

Waiting is one of the great arts.
– Margery Allingham

It asks more steadiness, self control, ay, and manly courage, than any other exercise.You must take as well as giveöeye to eye, toe to toe, and arm to arm.
– Sir Robert Peel

What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are; and what we are will be the result of previous years of self discipline.
– H. P. Liddon

A gossip is one who talks to you about others; a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself.
– Lisa Kirk

It’s okay to be a fat man. It’s prestige and power and all of that. But fat women are seen as just lazy and stupid and having no self control.
– Camryn Manheim