40 Inspirational Quotes On Self-Control

40 Inspirational Quotes On Self-Control

Self-control is essential to success, in relation to your daily habits, your character, your attitude, your emotions, and your actions. Some people are able to control themselves in order to do what needs to be done to make them successful, while others have a lack of self-control over themselves, which leads them to be a loser. May these quotes inspire you to have self-control over yourself in all aspects of your life.

1. “If you learn self-control, you can master anything.” Anonymous

2. “One’s greatest challenge is to control oneself.” Kazi Shams

3. “Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.” James Allen

4. “The main factor behind success is self-control.” Rig Veda

5. “If you lose self-control everything will fall.” John  Wooden

6. “Self-control, stop, think, what could happen? Is that what you want?” Anonymous

7. “Control yourself or someone else will control you.” Anonymous

8. “It is not necessary to react to everything you notice.” Anonymous

9. “A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.” Anonymous

10. “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings, and emotions.” Anonymous

11. “Silence is not always a sign of weakness; it’s also a sign of strong self-control.” Anonymous

12. “Anger doesn’t demand action. When you act in anger, you lose self-control.” Joe Hyams

13. “You can’t control the fact people will annoy you, but what you can control is your reaction.” Anonymous

14. “You are always responsible for how you act, no matter how your feel. Remember that.” Anonymous

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

16. “Mastering self-control, the act of restraining one’s emotions is the true key to success.” Timothy Pina

17. “Self-control – what lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.” Aristotle

18. “In that power of self-control lies the seed of eternal freedom.” Paramahansa Yogananda

19. “Self-control is the ability to control the expression of our passions and emotions.” Anonymous

20. “Master self-control within yourself.” ATGW

21. “We have a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” Anonymous

22. “My super power is self-control.” Anonymous

23. “He who reigns within himself, and rules passions, desires, and fears, is more than a king.” John Milton

24. “If you can not control yourself to do what needs to be done, do you really think that you will be successful?” ATGW

25. “He who angers you conquers you.” Elizabeth Kenny

26. “Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.” James Russell Lowell

27. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” Donald Laird

28. “If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.” Napoleon Hill

29. The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.” Charles Darwin

30. “The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you don’t, life controls you.” Anthony Robbins

31. “Your brain shall be your servant instead of your master. You will rule it instead of allowing it to rule you.” Charles Popplestone

32. “Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.” Elie Wiesel

33. “He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.” Friedrich Nietzsche

34. “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.” Aristotle

35. “Seek always for the answer within. Be not influenced by those around you, by their thoughts or their words.” Eileen Caddy

36. “We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win.” Edward Gibbon

37. “Don’t speak unless you can improve on the silence.” Spanish Proverb

38. “In the midst of movement and chaos keep stillness inside of you.” Deepak Chopra

39. “By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” Grenville Kleise

40. “Self-control is a key factor in achieving success. We can’t control everything in life, but we can definitely control ourselves.” Jan McKingley Hilado