Control - Quotes

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Ideas control the world.

James Abram Garfield

I chose to love my friends. I chose to love my wife. I think I even chose to love my parents as I got older. But I had no say in loving my children. The love for my children is beyond my control. It`s animal. It`s like hunger. It`s more than hunger - there have been times I could control my hunger [...]. I love my children like I need to breathe.

Penn Jillette

People are told that they are inherently bad or sinful and that the only way to become good is by giving over control of their lives to faith. As there is no evidence that any of that is true, religion, in effect, is creating an imaginary problem simply so that it can sell an imaginary solution.

Armin Navabi

You are only in control of so much. So whatever you are not in control of you can`t worry about.

Elizabeth Olsen

One year they asked me to be poster boy - for birth control.

Rodney Dangerfield

Free will is an illusion. Our wills are simply not of our own making. Thoughts and intentions emerge from background causes of which we are unaware and over which we exert no conscious control. We do not have the freedom we think we have.

Sam Harris

To give people control, you have to make clearly evident what the options are, because options largely exist only to the degree that they're perceived.

Eli Pariser

When you focus on what you fear - you get more of what you fear. When you focus on what you don`t want - you get more of what you don`t want. When you focus on attempting to control others - you attract more of being controlled.

Alyson Noel

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.

Maya Angelou

Some things in life are out of your control. You can make it a party or a tragedy.

Nora Roberts

If you don’t control your temper, your temper will control you.

Stephen King

Vagabonding is about taking control of your circumstances instead of passively waiting for them to decide your fate.

Rolf Potts

At a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what`s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That`s the world`s greatest lie.

Paulo Coelho

It is difficult, when faced with a situation you cannot control, to admit you can do nothing.

Lemony Snicket

I`m selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I`m 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.

Marilyn Monroe

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