Control Quotes

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

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

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

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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