Control Quotes

In almost every act of our lives, whether in the sphere of politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons [...] who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires that control the public mind, who harness old social forces and contrive new ways to bind and guide the world.

Edward Bernays

You see control can never be a means to any practical end. Control can never be a means to anything but more control like Junk.

William Seward Burroughs

I don't think I was constructed to be monogamous. I don't think it's the nature of any man to be monogamous. Men are propelled by genetically ordained impulses over which they have no control to distribute their seed.

Marlon Brando

Cage's Music of Changes was a further indication that the arts in general were beginning to consciously deal with the "given" material and, to varying degrees, liberating them from the inherited, functional concepts of control.

Earle Brown

I control the conditions so my testers become my testees.

Derren Victor Brown

Dost thou wish me to complete the catalogue by thy death? Thy life is a worthless thing. Tempt me no more. I am but a man, and thy presence may awaken a fury which may spurn my control. Begone!

Charles Brockden Brown

Any complex activity, if it is to be carried on with any degree of virtuosity, calls for appropriate gifts of intellect and temperament. If they are outstanding and reveal themselves in exceptional achievements, their possessor is called a 'genius'.

Carl von Clausewitz

Christ does not control his subjects by force, but is King of a willing people. They are, through His grace, freely devoted to His service.

Joseph Alleine

Most people are far more concerned that they can control their own bodies than they are about petitioning Congress.

Jacob M. Appel

I don't... like... girls... whining... and complaining... about... wanting a man! I never liked Sex and the City, the kind of thing where women only feel empowered once they find the Man. It is just not up my alley. I don't believe in it. There is nothing you can control about love. Somebody once said, Everything you want in the world is just right outside your comfort zone. Everything you could possibly want!

Jennifer Joanna Aniston

Birds are the most accomplished aeronauts the world has ever seen. They fly high and low, at great speed, and very slowly. And always with extraordinary precision and control.

Sir David Frederick Attenborough

Discovery requires courage and acceptance that we are not in control, and that the future is uncertain.

Bryant McGill

When we try to control, we become controlled; when we release, we become free.

Bryant McGill

I conceive of God, in fact, as a means of liberation and not a means to control others.

James Baldwin

Nature, with equal mind, Sees all her sons at play Sees man control the wind, The wind sweep man away.

Matthew Arnold

We must never make experiments to confirm our ideas, but simply to control them.

Claude Bernard

Policy-making, decision-taking, and control: These are the three functions of management that have intellectual content.

Anthony Stafford Beer

I think there are two ways in which people are controlled. First of all frighten people and secondly, demoralize them.

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn

Christians... get Christmas under control. Seriously. It won't stop! It doesn't stop does it? It's always Christmas now! Make it the whole year! It's the only time you pricks are happy!

Lewis Niles Black

Young and rich and out of control.

Drake

It seemed as if my tongue pronounced words without my will consenting to their utterance: something spoke out of me over which I had no control.

Charlotte Bront

Job Control Language is the worst programming language ever designed anywhere by anybody for any purpose.

Frederick Phillips Brooks, Jr.

So we are being systematically trained to fear this false rising crime' tide. This is all part of a system to lock up more people, and impose more control and surveillance.

Jerry Brown

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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