Self Control Quotes, Sayings about controlling yourself - Page 5

There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.
– Louis

He that would govern others should first be the master of himself.
– Philip Massinger

He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
– Lao Tzu

Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address.
– Lane

Ambition, old as mankind, the immemorial weakness of the strong.
– Vita Sackville

When you borrow trouble you give your peace of mind as security.
– Myrtle Reed

I know too well the poison and the sting Of things too sweet.
– Adelaide Proctor

Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom.
– Myrtle Reed

When the fight begins within himself, a man’s worth something.
– Robert Browning

Violence of the tongue is very real- sharper than any knife.
– Mother Teresa

Not using faults does not mean that one does not have them.
– W.S. Merwin

What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
– Aristotle

You must admit you have self-control before you can use it.
– Carrie Latet

This is the gist of what I know: Give advice and buy a foe.
– Phyllis McGinley

As far as your self control goes, as far goes your freedom.
– Marie Ebner

Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought.
– Margaret Oliphant

Lack of discipline leads to frustration and self loathing.
– Marie Chapian

The fool shouts loudly, thinking to impress the world.
– Marie France

Too often in ironing out trouble someone gets scorched.
– Marcelene Cox

I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.
– Pietro Aretino