35 Quotes About Self Control To Remember When You Go To Work In Corporate America


If you’re wondering why you should practice self control when you go to work and if your professional life in general, then please note the following quotes about self control:

“I cannot trust a man to control others if he cannot control himself” – Robert E. Lee

“By constant self discipline and self control you can develop greatness of character” – Greenville Kleise

“Discernment is the son of good judgement and the father of self control. When mixed with an already clear conscience, the ability to read the true motives of a critic keeps one conscience both clear and at ease” – Chris Jami

“Great leaders always have self discipline without exception” – John Maxwell

“We don’t have to be smarter than the rest; we have to be more disciplined than the rest” – Warren Buffet

“Never believe a promise from a man or woman who has no discipline. They have broken a thousand promises to themselves, and they’ll break their promise for you” – Matthew Kelly

“He who angers you, conquers you” – Elizabeth Kenny

“He who has power over himself has power over his greatest enemy” – Matshona Dhilwayo

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and an accomplishment” – Jim Rohn

“He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still” – Lao Tzu

“Remember it is not enough to be hit or insulted to be harmed, you must believe that you are being harmed. If someone succeeds in provoking you, realize that you mind is complicit in the provocation. This is why it is essential that we respond not impulsively to impressions, take a moment before reacting and you will find it easier to maintain control.” – Epictetus

“Self discipline is often disguised as short term pain which often leads to long term gains. The mistake many of make is the need and want for short term immediate gratification which often leads to long term pains” – Charles Glassman

“You decide your own level of involvement” – Chuch Palahnivk

“Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces in coming in contact with the very first rock.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“If we don’t discipline ourselves, the world will do it for us” – William Feather

“True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline” – Martimer J Adler

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

“Motivation gets you going, but discipline keeps you growing” – John C Maxwell

“Silence is not always a sign of weakness; its also a sign of self control” – Anonymous

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“Anger doesn’t demand action. When you act in anger you loose self control.” – John Hyans

“There is a secret for greater self control, the science points to one thing; the power of paying attention” – Kelly McGonial

“Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it” – Thomas Jefferson

“I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul” – William Henley

“He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior” – Confucius

“Self respect is the root of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself” – Abraham Joshua Heschel

“No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined” – Harry Emerson

“Fools show their annoyance at one, but the prudent overlook an insult” – Pro 12:16

“Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end” – Pro 29:11

“Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the laps of fools” – Ecc 7:9

“If a ruler listens to lies, all his official become wicked” – Pro 29:12

“‘I have the right to do anything,’ you say – but not everything is beneficial. ‘I have the right to do anything’ – but I will not be mastered by anything” 1 Cor 6:12

“Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin” – Pro 13:3

“Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay”, says the Lord – Rom 12:19

“For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self controlled, upright and godly lives in the present age. – Tit 2:11-12

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