Self control Quotes SMS Collection

Conscience whispers but interest screams aloud j

Conscience whispers, but interest screams aloud.  ~J. Petit-SennCUL

You must admit you have self control before

You must admit you have self-control before you can use it.  ~Carrie Latet

If passion drives you let reason hold

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.  ~Benjamin FranklinGCLE

How like herrings and onions our vices

How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed them.  ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Heaven is on the other side of

Go ahead and squander your chi.  But I guarantee you heaven isn’t in Miss March’s pussy…. Heaven is on the other side of that

It is a mans own mind not

It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.  ~Buddha

The cyclone derives its powers from a

The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center.  So does a person.  ~Norman Vincent Peale

You have to decide what your highest

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage – pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically – to say ‘no’ to other things. 

For every man there exists a bait

For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.  ~Friedrich Nietzsche

Everyone must choose one of two pains

Everyone must choose one of two pains: The pain of discipline or the pain of regret.  ~Jim Rohn

Do not bite at the bait of

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.  ~Thomas JeffersonETW

Opportunity may knock only once but temptation

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.  ~Author Unknown

About the only time losing is more

About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you’re fighting temptation.  ~Tom Wilson

I have been my own disciple and

I have been my own disciple and my own master.  And I have been a good disciple but a bad master.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces,

And so reader for it is time

And so, Reader, (for it is time to have done with guessing) would I bid you conquer in your warfare against your four great

Self respect is the root of discipline the

Self-respect is the root of discipline:  The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.  ~Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Insecurity

Most people want to be delivered from

Most people want to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.  ~Robert Orben

Do you really think it is weakness

Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation?  I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength

The trouble with resisting temptation is it

The trouble with resisting temptation is it may never come your way again.  ~Korman’s Law

Serving ones own passions is the greatest

Serving one’s own passions is the greatest slavery.  ~Thomas Fuller, Gnomolia