21 Inspirational Self-Control Quotes Success Life
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21 Inspirational Self-Control Quotes For Success In Life

(Last Updated On: November 20, 2018)

Inspirational Self-Control Quotes

Self-control is very important to success in life. We should have self-control in our habits, character, attitude, emotions, and actions. Many people have a lack of self-control over themselves, which leads them to be a loser. Some people do meditation or such methods to improve self-control. Here are a few Inspirational Self-Control Quotes which may help you to gain control over yourself in all aspects of your life.



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 Click To Tweet

“Self-discipline begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterwards.” Napoleon Hill

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

Rule your mind or it will rule you.” Horace

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

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

“Personal health is related to self-control and to the worship of life in all its natural beauty – self-control bringing with it happiness, renewed youth, and long life.” Maria Montessori

“Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock.” Mohandas Gandhi

Self-control is one mark of a mature person; it applies to control of language, physical treatment of others, and the appetites of the body. Joseph B. Wirthlin Click To Tweet

I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.”  William Henley

“He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.”  Tao Te Ching

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power. Alfred Lord Tennyson Click To Tweet

“No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.”  Barbara De Angelis

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

“Human nature is complex. Even if we do have inclinations toward violence, we also have inclination to empathy, to cooperation, to self-control.” Steven Pinker

“The first and best victory is to conquer self. To be conquered by self is, of all things, the most shameful and objectionable.” Plato

“It isn’t until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are–not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within–that you can begin to take control.” Oprah Winfrey

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

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

“Self-control, openness, the ability to engage with others, to plan and to persist – these are the attributes that get people in the door and on the job, and lead to productive lives.” James Heckman

Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself. William Boetcker Click To Tweet

“I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.” Travis Bradberry



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