Quotes and Sayings about Self Control

By constant self discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
– Grenville Kleiser

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

Self command is the main elegance.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never eat more than you can lift.
– Miss Piggy

The less said the better.
Jane Austen

The most powerful control we can ever attain, is to be in control of ourselves.
– Chris Page

Insanity is knowing that what you’re doing is completely idiotic, but still, somehow, you just can’t stop it.
– Elizabeth Wurtze

Respectable character is developed by consistency in self discipline and self control.
– Anil Kumar Sinha

There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you’ve grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Dale Carnegie


We can never control how other people treat us, but we can control our emotions towards how they treat us. And not burst into fury, anger and hate. We must never forget who we are.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

Self control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive.
George Bernard Shaw

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

That is always our problem, not how to get control of people, but how all together we can get control of a situation.
– Mary Parker Follett

Being out of control is one of the worst feelings in the world,sometimes even worse than pain. It is its own kind of pain.
– Danzae Pace

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

Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
– Marcus Annaeus

It was enough just to sit there without words.
– Louise Erdrich

Don’t give advice unless you’re asked.
– Amy Alcott


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