Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords.
The control of nature is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man
The closest to being in control we will ever be is in that moment that we realize we're not.
Drive thy business, let not that drive thee.
A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment.
Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.
Trying to make someone fall in love with you is about as pointless as trying to control who you fall in love with.
When facism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.
A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.
If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.
To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy... is to set our own conditions to the events of each day. To do this is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them.
Control your emotion or it will control you
You can not always control circumstances, but you can control your own thoughts.
To approach the stranger is to invite the unexpected, release a new force, let the genie out of the bottle. It is to start a new train of events that is beyond your control...
He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
Taste cannot be controlled by law
Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads.
You can't control what you can't measure
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern me; your son governs you
I don't want to control anybody's mind or anybody's heart - I just want to help free people from the concept of sex as evil instead of a gift from God
Hold the fort, for I am coming