Quotes and Sayings about Self Control

A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves a thousand moments of regret

The more you understand yourself, the more you can control yourself.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee on May 27, 2013

One who has control over their emotions has great power over those who don’t!

Submitted by: Jesse Stallknecht on May 16, 2010

You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
– Dr. Suess

A beautiful woman that can go out and then come home alone and lay in bed alone, is a woman with standards and self control.

Self-restraint, cautiousness, and prudence will keep bad luck away!
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee on February 12, 2015

Self- control is the chief element in self- respect, and self- respect is the chief element in courage.
– Thucydides


Being a man is not about how tough you are, its about how you control the difficult situations that life confronts you with.

Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
– A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Don’t let people; places and things determine your moods. Take charge of how you want to feel each and every day.

However much you are educated, if you are not self disciplined, your education would be a waste.
– Ravi Sathasivam

Submitted by: Ravi Sathasivam on June 7, 2015

The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy.

To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
Virginia Woolf

Control your tongue and make no enemy.

Submitted by: liaqath on March 11, 2016

Never allow your mind to wander untamed like a wild animal that exists on the basis of survival of the fittest. Tame your mind with consistent focus on your goals and desires.
Stephen Richards


To love is to lose control.
Paulo Coelho

It’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.
– Mick Jagger

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

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

Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence.
– Franz Kafka

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

He that is quiet and knows how to seal his mouth and control the tongue can not be easily manipulated.

Submitted by: Eyinfunjowo Temitope on June 7, 2019

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

It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
Leonardo da Vinci


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

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

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

Self command is the main elegance.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never eat more than you can lift.
– Miss Piggy

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