You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
When you are able to employ your will always for constructive purposes, you become the controller of your destiny
Success is hastened or delayed by one's habits. It is not your passing inspirations or brilliant ideas so much as your everyday mental habits that control your life.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.
Letting go doesn't mean that you don't care about someone anymore. It's just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.
Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over, instead of craving control over what you don't.
You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.
Forget the past, for it is gone from your domain! Forget the future, for it is beyond your reach! Control the present! Live supremely well now! It will whitewash the dark past, and compel the future to be bright! This is the way of the wise
Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.
Short + Control quotes ⇑Short Quotes
You cannot control the behavior of others, but you can always choose how you respond to it.
Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture.
Let me control the textbooks, and I will control the state.
Control means to confine something within certain limits. Don't control your mind - liberate it
By controlling your mind you can experience the truth that this universe is a delusion.
All control Quotes ⇑
Everybody in the world is seeking happiness- and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn't depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.
Discipline does not mean control. Discipline means having the sense to do exactly what is needed.
Even if you become a super-human being, you will never have absolute control over the external world. Whether it is your institution or your family or the world, you will never have total control over the external situation.
Dreams come from the past, not from the future. Dreams shouldn't control you--you should control them.
The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
When you take control of your attitude, you take control of your life.
Anyway, it doesn't matter how much, how often, or how closely you keep an eye on things because you can't control it. Sometimes things and people just go. Just like that.
If someone else determines what happens within you, it is the worst form of slavery
Misery is caused by you because you are unconscious of what you are doing, because your body and mind are not in your control, that is why you are causing misery.
Governments want efficient technicians, not human beings, because human beings become dangerous to governments - and to organized religions as well. That is why governments and religious organizations seek to control education.
Being in command means making tough decisions. Not being in command means shutting up and doing what you're told
I do not want to be controlled by any superpower. I myself consider myself the most powerful figure in the world, and that is why I do not let any superpower control me.
You must liberate your mind, not control it. It is acting crazy because it is entangled in petty things.
The beauty of being human is that we can do everything consciously, The moment we do something consciously suddenly that human being looks very refined and wonderful.
If somebody else can decide whether you are happy or unhappy, is this not slavery? If somebody can decide whether you will be a pleasant human being or an unpleasant human being, is this not slavery?
Everybody believes their job is stressful. You ask the top executive, he is stressful; you ask the office hand, he is also stressful. No job is stressful. If you have no control over your own inner system, you will be stressful whether you do something or you don't do anything.
My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.
Free from expectations and the sense of ownership, with mind and intellect fully controlled, they incur no sin, even though performing actions by one's body.
Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.
Undoubtedly the mind is fickle and unruly; but by yoga practice and by dispassion, the mind may nevertheless be controlled.
When one marriage partner tries to control the other, it shows a lack of real love. But when they express their love in continual thoughtfulness for the true happiness of the other, it becomes divine love
Once you've truly controlled your own fate, for better or for worse, you'll never let anyone else tell you what to do.
You are the master of your attitude. You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control the way you think about all the events. You always have a choice. You can choose to face them with a positive mental attitude
Stop giving other people the power to control your happiness, your mind, and your life. If you don't take control of yourself and your own life, someone else is bound to try.
Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.
I met an old lady once, almost a hundred years old, and she told me, 'There are only two questions that human beings have ever fought over, all through history. How much do you love me? And Who's in charge?
The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.
If your external situations are going out of control, is it not very important that at least you keep your interiority in control?
The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum
Life within you should happen like a huge explosion, but outside it is fully controlled. That is how it should be.
You always own the option of having no opinion. There is never any need to get worked up or to trouble your soul about things you can't control. These things are not asking to be judged by you. Leave them alone.
It's not that you should never love something so much that it can control you. It's that you need to love something that much so you can never be controlled. It's not a weakness. It's your best strength.
It doesn't matter what kind of karma you gathered in the past - this moment's karma is always in your hands
The people who control the chokepoints through which information flows are the most powerful people in the world.
The senses naturally experience attachment and aversion to the sense objects but do not be controlled by them, for they are one's enemies
Emotion is the juice of life. When out of control, it becomes madness.
It is emotions that make your life flow. They only become a problem when they go out of control.
We may think that there are many challenges before the ecology, but actually there is only one - human population. We are nice but we are too many! It's time we control human population, else nature will do it in a very cruel way
Let me love you, but don't love me back. Do love me and let me hate you for a while. Let me feel like I have some control, because I know I never do.
It's only in drugs or death we'll see anything new, and death is just too controlling.
Optimize for control over money, and you'll make more money.