Quotes and Sayings about Control



"I remember saying to the chairman after serving the first year, "Why are we doing this? Why don't the Hawaiians have control?" "Well, we have no mechanism to do it," I was told."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Control, First, Saying)

"I think you will see a lot of strains develop in the political process that will result in violence everywhere in the country - but it's controllable, it's workable and it will lead to a much better future for these people."
- John Abizaid
(Related: People, Country, Future, Result, Violence, Will)

"I think you also understand that one of the key things that's got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate to civilian control and respectful of its own people."
- John Abizaid
(Related: People, Control, Iraq, Key, Military, Needs, Understanding)

"Liberty is the prevention of control by others."
- John Acton
(Related: Control, Liberty, Prevention)

"And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that."
- Lord Acton
(Related: History, Men, Power, Control)

"It scares you: all the noise, the rattling, the shaking. But the look on everybody's face when you're finished and packing, it's the best smile in the world; and there's nobody hurt, and the well's under control."
- Red Adair
(Related: Control, Hurt, Smile, World)

"The essence of a free government consists in an effectual control of rivalries."
- John Adams
(Related: Government, Control)

"One can not love without opening oneself, and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering. One does not have control."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Love, Control, Risk, Suffering)

"There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control."
- Freda Adler
(Related: Control, Chivalry, Justification, May)

"There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Heart, Fear)

"I sometimes think I might be autistic because I like to know - I need to know - my beginnings and my ends. I don't have to be in control of it, but I need to know what's going on."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Control, Beginnings)

"The creative process is not controlled by a switch you can simply turn on or off; it's with you all the time."
- Alvin Ailey
(Related: Time)

"No doubt that the U.S. is a super-power capable of conquering a relatively small country, but is it able to control it?"
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Control, Country, Doubt)

"The Israeli lobby has clout in the U.S., which means that re-arranging the region and controlling its resources one way or another, will serve Israel through its control over the American administration."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Control, American, Israel, Will)

"The U.S. and Britain are incapable of controlling all of Iraq."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Iraq)

"That's the only way I can control my movie. If you shoot everything, then everything is liable to end up in the movie. If you have a vision, you don't have to cover every scene."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Control, Vision, End)

"You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as you dominant aspiration."
- James Allen
(Related: Desire, Will)

"You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Thoughts, Vision, Desire, Environment, May, Present, Results, Will)

"I am in control at all times."
- GG Allin
(Related: Control)

"We are in control, they are in a state of hysteria. Losers, they think that by killing civilians and trying to distort the feelings of the people they will win. I think they will not win, those bastards."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: People, Feelings, Control, Killing, State, Trying, Will)

"Bringing democratic control to the conduct of foreign policy requires a struggle merely to force the issue onto the public agenda."
- Eric Alterman
(Related: Policy, Control, Force, Foreign policy, Public, Struggle)

"I wouldn't say I'm a very controlling person. For instance, when I talk to the actors, I don't tell them exactly what I want because I want them to surprise me. I even encourage them to change some of the verses of the script if they need to."
- Alejandro Amenabar
(Related: Change, Actors, Talk, Want)

"The interests of the Soviet Union are in controlling highly developed countries and having the benefit of their economies so that they can run their own inefficient empire."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Countries)

"Since Europe is dependent on imports of energy and most of its raw materials, it can be subdued, if not quite conquered, without all those nuclear weapons the Soviets have aimed at it simply through the shipping routes and raw materials they control."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Control, Energy, Europe, Weapons)

"By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain control of Europe to maintain its empire."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Control, Europe, Gain, Now)

"Set the gearshift for the high gear of your soul, you've got to run like an antelope out of control!"
- Trey Anastasio
(Related: Soul)

"As you look back at your life, there are just a million different things that have happened, just in the right way, to allow you to make your dreams come true. And you know, someone has all that under control."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Dreams, Life, Control, Right)

"If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough."
- Mario Andretti
(Related: Control)

"Mine are the deep-seated fears established when we are children, and they never quite go away: the fear of being helpless, the fear of being trapped, the fear of being out of control."
- Virginia C. Andrews
(Related: Fear, Control, Being, Children, Deep)

"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
(Related: Change, Happiness, Life, Power, Control, Want)

"So usually even if you like a sentence or a story or something, it won't come out that way - it'll come out years later, and in a different way, and you don't really control that."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Control, Years)

"The one who loves the least, controls the relationship."
- Robert Anthony
"White men have always controlled their wives' wages. Colored men were not able to do so until they themselves became free. Then they owned both their wives and their wages."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Men, Wages, Wives)

"I'm not a control freak."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Control)

"Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work."
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Imagination, Men, Work, Fear, Ideas, Control, Error, Reason, Senses)

"Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory."
- Diane Arbus
(Related: Control, Victory, Confidence, Results)

"The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes."
- Aristotle
(Related: Control, Class, Community, Middle class)

"To confront those fears, in a controlled environment, where there's 300 people around you going through the same thing, it's this weird sort of yin and yang."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: People, Environment)

"Nature, with equal mind, Sees all her sons at play, Sees man control the wind, The wind sweep man away."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Nature, Control, Man, Mind, Play, Sons, Wind)

"Birth control that really works - every night before we go to bed we spend an hour with our kids."
- Roseanne Barr Arnold
(Related: Control, Bed, Birth control, Kids, Night)

"I'm not worried. I'm in control."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Control)

"What's the point of being negative or fearful? We can't control it."
- Matthew Ashford
(Related: Control, Negative, Being)

"My power is the ability to control water molecules and form them into ice."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Power, Control, Ability, Water)

"Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Knowledge, Control, Ignorance, Learning)

"You have to protect it too, you can't let just any stupid person take it and do something demoralizing with it. At the same time, I don't believe in being so rigid about controlling what happens either."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Time, Being)

"Nothing is more devastating to a community than out-of-control crime."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Community, Crime, Nothing)

"I think all art is about control - the encounter between control and the uncontrollable."
- Richard Avedon
(Related: Art, Control)

"The majors, they have to control the distribution, the record outlets, the radio and, in some cases, even the venues. And downloading and pirating have also put pressure on the majors."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Control, Pressure)

"For as long as our people are held hostage by controllable socio-economic forces, we cannot afford to be indifferent to the ravages of poverty in all its dimensions and ramifications."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: People, Poverty)

"Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Happiness, Humility, Interest, Needs, Self, Will)

"When the state or federal government control the education of all of our children, they have the dangerous and illegitimate monopoly to control and influence the thought process of our citizens."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Education, Government, Thought, Control, Children, Influence, State)

"Gun control means being able to hit your target. If I have a 'hot button' issue, this is definitely it. Don't even think about taking my guns. My rights are not negotiable, and I am totally unwilling to compromise when it comes to the Second Amendment."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Control, Being, Compromise, Rights)

"For me, as a beginning novelist, all other living writers form a control group for whom the world is a placebo."
- Nicholson Baker
(Related: Control, Beginning, Living, World, Writers)

"Would I buy a cell phone for my 12-year-old?... No. I should have closer control over my child than that. He really shouldn't be in places where he needs to contact me by cell."
- Stephen Baker
(Related: Control, Needs)

"If you want to control other people, first control yourself."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: People, Control, First, Want)

"The only people who have control over their careers are the ones you see on the covers of magazines. Everyone else is just plodding along making a living. The key is not to live over your means and overdo it."
- Adam Baldwin
(Related: People, Control, Careers, Key, Living)

"Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth, and the root function of language is to control the universe by describing it."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Truth, Control, Language, Universe)

"I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself... I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: Control, Goal, Wealth, Class, Communism, Ownership, Property, Socialism, State)

"Since the pharmaceuticals don't make any money and they control the doctors. If the doctors don't make any money then all hell breaks loose. In communities like LA and New York they are using a lot of the youth for a test sight."
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Related: Money, Control, Doctors, Hell, Sight, Youth)

"People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Successful, Control, Ability, Effect, Exercise, Measure)

"I was backstage in Paris and saw Cindy Crawford doing House Of Style. I thought, I would love to to be in control of my career."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Love, Thought, Control, Career, Paris, Style)

"If you run the ball, you control the clock. If you control the clock, you usually control the game."
- Tiki Barber
(Related: Control)

"Rushing the ball is all about ball control. If you run the ball, you control the clock. If you control the clock, you usually control the game."
- Tiki Barber
(Related: Control)

"I do respect people's faith, but I don't respect their manipulation of that faith in order to create fear and control."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Faith, People, Fear, Control, Manipulation, Order, Respect)

"Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Government, Education, People, Control, Destiny, Help, Poor)

"It's not a gun control problem; it's a cultural control problem."
- Bob Barr
(Related: Control)

"I'm so in control of my life, you shouldn't dislike anything I do-because I'm not only in the best place I've ever been, but it keeps getting better and better."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Life, Control)

"Most women outlive their spouses. Divorce remains at record rates. It's important for a woman to be able to control her finances."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Women, Control, Divorce, Woman)

"The children don't wear their masks at home and in controlled surroundings."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Home, Children)

"Why did the Clinton Administration continue to liberalize export controls on sensitive technologies even after it learned that China had stolen designs?"
- Charles Foster Bass
"Reports also suggest that Ernst and Young and other large tax preparation firms are sending tax returns overseas for processing. But the IRS has no control over tax information once it's been sent to India or another country."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Control, Country, Tax, Information, Preparation)

"Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash."
- Cecil Beaton
(Related: Death, Fear, Belief, Control, Ability, Americans, Reality)

"Global conditions are far too complex to be able to imagine that they could ever be really controlled by one power."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Power)

"The world has become so complex that the idea of a power in which everything comes together and can be controlled in a centralized way is now erroneous."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Power, Idea, Now, World)

"And the terror itself is an example of the world's uncontrollability."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Example, Terror, World)

"We are living in a world that is beyond controllability."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Living, World)

"Neither science, nor the politics in power, nor the mass media, nor business, nor the law nor even the military are in a position to define or control risks rationally."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Politics, Business, Power, Science, Control, Law, Media, Military)

"I am a control freak. I am very hands on and pay attention to details."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Control, Attention)

"The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Control, Nation, Will, World)

"I think we as celebrities have a lot more control."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Control)

"I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's kept rigidly under control."
- Alan Bennett
(Related: Control, Expression)

"Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Achievement, Control, Chance)

"Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Life, Control, Being, Choices, Freedom, Result)

"A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Health, Success, Control, Desire, Mental health)

"I wanted the influence. In the end I wasn't very good at being a president. I looked out of the window and thought that the man cutting the lawn actually seemed to have more control over what he was doing."
- Warren Bennis
(Related: Thought, Control, Being, End, Influence, Man, President)

"Sam Walton's values are: treat the customer right, take care of your people, be honest in your dealings, pass savings along to the customer, keep things simple, think small, control costs and continuously improve operations."
- Michael Bergdahl
(Related: People, Control, Values, Care, Customer, Right)

"Even in a society as tightly controlled as Singapore's, the market creates certain forces which perhaps in the long run may lead to democracy."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Society, Democracy, May)

"It's no fun to have HIV even though it's viewed as a chronic, controllable disease. It means being wedded to the health system."
- Phil Berger
(Related: Health, Being, Disease, Fun)

"Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force."
- Irving Berlin
(Related: Power, Control, Day, Force, Importance)

"All forms of tampering with human beings, getting at them, shaping them against their will to your own pattern, all thought control and conditioning is, therefore, a denial of that in men which makes them men and their values ultimate."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Men, Thought, Control, Values, Denial, Will)

"I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right."
- Henry Bessemer
(Related: Ideas, Belief, Control, Mind, Practice, Right)

"Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect."
- Bruno Bettelheim
(Related: Authority, May, Obedience, Punishment, Self, Will)

"You know we're going to control the insurance companies."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Control)

"Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Society, Control, Earth, Land, Ownership, Property, Theory)

"It was an unknown thing, a lot of people had very bad trips and I like to be in control."
- Cilla Black
(Related: People, Control)

"Learning to play with a big amplifier is like trying to control an elephant."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Control, Learning, Play, Trying)

"What the Court really has refused to recognize is the fundamental interest all individuals have in controlling the nature of their intimate associations."
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Related: Nature, Court, Interest)

"In order to spur economic growth we need to put the brakes on out of control spending, lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient and effective government."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Government, Control, Growth, Burden, Tax, Order)

"And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint."
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Related: Thought, Heart, Control, Emotion, Restraint)

"About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs."
- Manolo Blahnik
(Related: Fantasy, Madness, Rest)

"I was so sad from losing two of my dogs and my mother. I had this vision of all these animals sitting behind bars. They had no control and were scared. That's why I got into fostering and adopting animals out."
- Linda Blair
(Related: Mother, Control, Vision, Animals, Dogs, Losing)

"You can't control how you are perceived, and you are a fool if you waste any energy trying to do so. Vanity will get you nowhere."
- Dave Blood
(Related: Control, Energy, Fool, Trying, Vanity, Waste, Will)

"I think a film set is a quite controlled environment and you feel like you can trust them and it is going to be a safe place to work, but I really don't think about it."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Trust, Work, Environment, Film)

"We have to get control of our borders. You can only do that if you make companies obey the law and not hire undocumented or illegals. They can only do that is if they have a Social Security Card that has biometrics so they know whether the person is legal or not."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Legal, Control, Law, Security)

"Only with the tools of production in their own hands could the workers ever hope to control their own lives and receive the fruits of their labor."
- Ella R. Bloor
(Related: Control, Hope, Labor, Production, Tools, Workers)

"Dragon's Lair 3D is about as close as you can come to controlling an animated feature film."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Film)

"The American people think the government in Washington is too big. That it spends too much. And - and that it's totally out of control. They want something done about it."
- John Boehner
(Related: Government, People, Control, American, Want, Washington)

"The actors are in control, getting outrageous amounts of money. The reason they're getting this kind of money is because the studios don't know what else to do. They don't have a clue about what to do except to pay an actor a lot of money."
- Peter Bogdanovich
(Related: Money, Control, Actor, Actors, Reason)

"But you don't decide what to do with the info. Thought runs you. Thought, however, gives false info that you are running it, that you are the one who controls thought. Whereas actually thought is the one which controls each one of us."
- David Bohm
(Related: Thought, Running)

"The secret story is the one we'll never know, although we're living it from day to day, thinking we're alive, thinking we've got it all under control and the stuff we overlook doesn't matter."
- Roberto Bolano
(Related: Control, Day, Living, Thinking)

"I was blown away by the control and the range that I was hearing. I'm listening to Pavarotti and thinking, What the hell have I been doing with my voice all these years?"
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Control, Hearing, Hell, Listening, Thinking, Voice, Years)

"The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Chaos, Enemies, Will)

"It is time that we take control and find a way to curtail the explosive costs of health care. Small businesses deserve a chance to channel these funds toward other needs, such as expanding and creating more jobs for the economy."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Time, Control, Care, Chance, Economy, Jobs, Needs)

"We may not be able to control the Supreme Court... but we can control the money."
- Henry Bonilla
(Related: Money, Control, Court, May)

"Lara Croft is such a strong individual, she's very driven, she doesn't need a man, she's speaks her own mind, and that she's in control of her own life. It's a lot of what women want and have."
- Jan de Bont
(Related: Women, Life, Control, Man, Mind, Want)

"I had a very strong-willed mother, who I totally adored. She was always in control of her life."
- Jan de Bont
(Related: Life, Mother, Control)

"The 9/11 Commission strongly recommends that the National Intelligence Director be fully in control of the budget, from developing it to implementing it, to ensuring that the National Intelligence Director has the clout to make decisions."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Intelligence, Control, Decisions)

"My definition of success is control."
- Kenneth Branagh
(Related: Success, Control)

"I thought that that was an effort to inject a popular element, a democratic element into the selection of a person who, once he is selected and confirmed, is beyond electoral control."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Thought, Control, Effort, Popular)

"We gain our ends only with the laws of nature; we control her only by understanding her laws."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Nature, Control, Gain, Laws, Understanding)

"The more control you have over your life, the more responsible you feel for your own success - or failure."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Success, Life, Control, Failure)

"Knowledge is going to make you stronger. Knowledge is going to let you control your life. Knowledge is going to give you the wisdom to teach their children. Knowledge is the thing that makes you smile in the face of disaster."
- Avery Brooks
(Related: Wisdom, Life, Knowledge, Control, Children, Disaster, Smile)

"They simply don't know that much about what they're doing. There isn't enough control. There isn't enough capability in ordinary people to tinker with such a complicated piece of machinery."
- David R. Brower
(Related: People, Control)

"Television is the most perfect democracy. You sit there with your remote control and vote."
- Aaron Brown
(Related: Control, Democracy, Television, Vote)

"I like being in control of making all the major decisions pertaining to my projects. That's something that you don't get to do in a group. Everything has to be voted on - every minor decision."
- Bobby Brown
(Related: Control, Decision, Being, Decisions, Projects)

"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
(Related: Music, Control, Beginning)

"To me, it's all about opening all the doors and getting people to be not only prolific, but creative and having control of their music."
- Eric Brown
(Related: Music, People, Control)

"Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Control, Corporations, Entertainment, Media, Politicians, Thinking)

"Serial killing is not about sex at all, but about power and control and revenge on society."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Power, Society, Sex, Control, Killing, Revenge)

"Serial killers kill for the power and control they experience during the murders and for the added ego boost they get in the aftermath from community fears, media coverage, and the police investigations."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Experience, Power, Control, Community, Ego, Media, Police)

"The surest way to return to the people's business is to listen to the people themselves: We need to drop this whole scheme of federally controlled health care, start over, and work together on real reforms at the state level that will contain costs and won't leave America trillions of dollars deeper in debt."
- Scott Brown
(Related: Business, Health, Work, People, America, Care, Debt, State, Will)

"We have an open society. No one will come and take me away for saying what I am saying. But they don't have to, if they can control how many people hear it. And that's how they do it."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Society, People, Control, Open, Saying, Will)

"Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Action, Control, Media, Prevention, Service)

"The launch of the report coincides with the initiation by WHO of the global strategy for the prevention and control of osteoporosis, and I think a good partnership could be established in our common efforts to prevent osteoporosis."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Strategy, Control, Partnership, Prevention)

"In recognising the global problem posed by osteoporosis, WHO sees the need for a global strategy for prevention and control of osteoporosis, focusing on three major functions: prevention, management and surveillance."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Strategy, Control, Management, Prevention)

"This source of corruption, alas, is inherent in the democratic system itself, and it can only be controlled, if at all, by finding ways to encourage legislators to subordinate ambition to principle."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Ambition, Corruption, Legislators)

"But that's fine, because I like to have control of the ambience."
- Harold Budd
(Related: Control)

"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."
- Buddha
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Wisdom, Family, Health, Control, Discipline, Virtue, First, Man, Mind, Will)

"Now that we are poor, we are free. No white man controls our footsteps."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Footsteps, Man, Now, Poor)

"We no longer have a free market in the United States, we have a government controlled free market."
- Jim Bunning
(Related: Government, states, United)

"Be yourself, take control of your life."
- Emma Bunton
(Related: Life, Control)

"I enjoy total creative control right now. Nobody tells me to make it longer, shorter, better, sexier, more violent, whatever."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Control, Now, Right)

"I loved her. I still love her, though I curse her in my sleep, so nearly one are love and hate, the two most powerful and devasting emotions that control man, nations, life."
- Edgar Rice Burroghs
(Related: Life, Love, Control, Emotions, Hate, Man, Nations, Sleep)

"Smash the control images. Smash the control machine."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Control, Machine)

"Control your life through insanity."
- Cliff Burton
(Related: Life, Control, Insanity)

"I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, No, I won't do it, I won't behave his way anymore. I'm lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving and then you do it."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Change, People, Control, Destiny, Lonely, Want)

"When I was in pre-production for Trees Lounge, I was hearing the cinematographer talking with the production designer about colours and this and that, and feeling like I was losing control."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Control, Feeling, Hearing, Losing, Production, Talking, Trees)

"I think there are a lot of honest people doing honest business on online auctions. But the control on these Web sites is pretty minimal."
- Dan Butler
(Related: Business, People, Control, Pretty)

"I've spent a lot of time and money trying to keep my anger in control."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Anger, Money, Time, Control, Trying)

"It's so very important as to what a child watches on TV. I feel for every parent that knows this, and cares, because they only have control of the child's viewing to a certain point."
- Ruth Buzzi
(Related: Control)

"Where I am now, you're very much at everybody else's mercy. You have no control over your career in a lot of ways. It's just important to know what your own goals are, because that's empowering."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: Control, Goals, Career, Mercy, Now)

"I tend to spiral out of control if I'm not working. I get panicked and don't know what to do with myself."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: Control)

"The carrying out of the Potsdam Agreement has, however, been obstructed by the failure of the Allied Control Council to take the necessary steps to enable the German economy to function as an economic unit."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Control, Failure, Agreement, Economy)

"Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Control, Deep, Earth, Man, Ocean, Ruin)

"Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger."
- Abraham Cahan
(Related: Anger, Control)

"If you're a movie actor, you're on your own - you cannot control the stage. The director controls it."
- Michael Caine
(Related: Control, Actor)

"The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Arrogance, Rome)

"The creative process is a process of surrender, not control."
- Julia Cameron
(Related: Control, Surrender)

"No matter what your choices are, you truly have no control about what people think of you."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: People, Control, Choices)

"The real problem that I think those of us who are evangelicals and Democrats have to face up to is that the political right controls the religious media."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Democrats, Media, Religious, Right)

"Our nation's immigration policy has been of top concern in recent years, and for good reason. With between eight and twelve million illegal aliens in the United States, it is obviously a problem out of control."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Policy, Control, Concern, Nation, Reason, states, United, Years)

"I grew up in a military family, and there's something about that military-style uniform, all cleaned up, a brutal control effort the military necessarily breeds."
- Max Cannon
(Related: Family, Control, Effort, Military)

"The priests say that God created our souls, and that just puts us under the control of another puppeteer. If God created our will, then he's responsible for every choice we make."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: God, Control, Choice, Will)

"It the British System is the most gigantic system of slavery the world has yet seen, and therefore it is that freedom gradually disappears from every country over which England is enabled to obtain control."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Control, Country, EnglFreedom, Slavery, World)

"Religion is just mind control."
- George Carlin
(Related: Religion, Control, Mind)

"Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: Power, Control)

"No matter what you do, your person comes through. You can't completely change yourself on the screen. I had in mind someone colder and more in control, but I couldn't do it. This human note just crept in and maybe it's better."
- Leslie Caron
(Related: Change, Control, Mind)

"I'm the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it's still about the work."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Work, Control, First)

"We're more effective than birth control pills."
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Control, Birth control)

"The awareness that health is dependent upon habits that we control makes us the first generation in history that to a large extent determines its own destiny."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Health, History, Control, Awareness, Destiny, First, Habits)

"Being appointed Elder Professor meant very much taking over the shop, in that the professor in those days controlled all the moneys."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Being)

"For almost twenty years, abortion policy in America has been controlled by the courts."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Policy, Abortion, America, Years)

"The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men: national minorities and populations of territories controlled by other countries."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Countries, Nations, Protection)

"It was very much a cry for democratic control at that time. Above all, breaking the accomplished power of a few people to rule the lives of everybody else."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Power, Time, People, Control)

"What we set out to do was to ensure that this system of fair shares and the planning and controls continued after the war, and when we won, that's what we did."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: War, Planning)

"And that will increasingly dawn on people. The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: People, Dawn, Will)

"We will have more Internet, larger numbers of users, more mobile access, more speed, more things online and more appliances we can control over the Internet."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Control, Internet, Numbers, Will)

"It's more fun if you can control things like lighting and make special effects in the darkroom."
- Lacey Chabert
(Related: Control, Fun)

"The Senate needs 60 votes to pass anything. They have to compromise with liberal Democrats to spend more money. Even though arguably we have control of the Senate, we really don't."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: Money, Control, Compromise, Democrats, Liberal, Needs, Senate)

"I like making black and white films in natural surroundings, but I much prefer shooting a color film inside a studio where the colors are easier to control."
- Claude Chabrol
(Related: Control, Colors, Film)

"Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Change, Control, Circumstances)

"As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can you do?"
- Chanakya
(Related: Death, Soul, Control, Body)

"There isn't much in the way of pure communist spirit, because the whole nation seems to be engaged in capitalistic enterprises. Much of the country still operates under government control."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Government, Control, Country, Nation, Spirit)

"Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Society, Travel, Control, Deep)

"In certain areas where the media are still controlled, the changes have come to a halt, which is a very frustrating situation. I would like the changes to take place throughout China."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Media)

"Songwriting is a very mysterious process. It feels like creating something from nothing. It's something I don't feel like I really control."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Control, Nothing)

"Had the decision belonged to Senator Kerry, Saddam hussein would still be in power today in Iraq. In fact, Saddam Hussein would almost certainly still be in control of Kuwait."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Power, Control, Decision, Fact, Iraq, Today)

"Yes, it's a man's world, but that's all right because they're making a total mess of it. We're chipping away at their control, taking the parts we want. Some women think it's a difficult task, but it's not."
- Cher
(Related: Women, Control, Man, Right, Want, World)

"Those that set in motion the forces of evil cannot always control them afterwards."
- Charles W. Chesnutt
(Related: Control, Evil)

"If the communist party is controlling China, they represent China."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Party)

"I don't care what political party is controlling China right now. All I know is we are all Chinese."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Care, Now, Party, Right)

"I support population control. I think USA should do the same."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Control, Population, Support)

"By offering individuals ownership and control of their health care coverage, we return control to the patients; and that is exactly where it should be."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Health, Control, Care, Ownership)

"Parenting, as an unpaid occupation outside the world of public power, entails lower status, less power, and less control of resources than paid work."
- Nancy Chodorow
(Related: Work, Parenting, Power, Control, Occupation, Public, World)

"The United States is unusual among the industrial democracies in the rigidity of the system of ideological control - "indoctrination," we might say - exercised through the mass media."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Control, Media, states, United)

"The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: People, Fear, Control, Crime, Drugs, Mothers, Welfare)

"My grandmother was, back when they called them 'stewardesses,' a flight attendant. I actually had a ball wearing that little uniform and making sure everything was under control."
- Erika Christensen
(Related: Control)

"My mother felt it was time that I had some parental control, so I went off to America and went to New York."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: Time, Mother, Control, America)

"The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Government, Power, People, Knowledge, Control, Information)

"It's very dependent on your state of mind. And your emotional state as well. And a lot of it comes pouring out, you don't really have that much control with it."
- Eric Clapton
(Related: Control, Mind, State)

"Religion is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors, and used as the framework to control their minds."
- John Henrik Clarke
(Related: Religion, People, Control, Spirituality)

"The cell, over the billions of years of her life, has covered the earth many times with her substance, found ways to control herself and her environment, and insure her survival."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Life, Control, Survival, Earth, Environment, Years)

"I am in support of the NRA position on gun control."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Control, Support)

"I wanted to translate from one flat surface to another. In fact, my learning disabilities controlled a lot of things. I don't recognize faces, so I'm sure it's what drove me to portraits in the first place."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Faces, Fact, First, Learning, Portraits)

"It's gotten out of control. It's taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films. I worry that important films without a big name attached won't get made at all."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Control, Name, Names, Worry)

"Well, I think the president has clearly submitted us a tight budget, but it's what's called for if we're going to get spending under control and keep the economy moving in the right direction, with economic growth and job creation activity."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Control, Growth, Creation, Direction, Economy, Job, President, Right)

"I have sung to large crowds since then, and there is a feeling that once you get over 100,000 people, you kind of lose the control element, you don't know if you are really getting through or not."
- Joe Cocker
(Related: People, Control, Crowds, Feeling)

"But I have always - ever since The Accidental Woman - written novels about individuals attempting to make choices in the context of situations over which they have no control."
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: Control, Choices, Woman)

"We create monsters and then we can't control them."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Control)

"A world in which others controlled the course of their own development, would be a world in which the American system would be seriously endangered."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: Development, American, World)

"By adopting the control strategy, the nation's environmental program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental quality and economic growth."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Quality, Strategy, Control, Growth, Nation)

"It is simply economically impossible to require controls that even approach zero emissions."
- Barry Commoner
"Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Control, Disorder, Memories)

"But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control. He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film."
- Robert Conrad
(Related: Control, Ego, Film, Meeting)

"The message here was not about indeterminacy, nor about immediacy, but about the control of sounds right there in your environment, and the process of composition as long-term growth of interests within that sound complex."
- Tony Conrad
(Related: Control, Growth, Environment, Right, Sound)

"The general fact is that the most effective way of utilizing human energy is through an organized rivalry, which by specialization and social control is, at the same time, organized co-operation."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Time, Control, Energy, Fact, Rivalry)

"Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Character, Wealth, Self)

"The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Government, Society, Power, Wealth, Existence, Inequality, Law, Office)

"The affairs of life embrace a multitude of interests, and he who reasons in any one of them, without consulting the rest, is a visionary unsuited to control the business of the world."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Business, Life, Control, Consulting, Rest, World)

"There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Diet, Control, Habit, Management, Alcohol, Exercise, Smoking, Stress, Weight)

"You're encouraged to pitch your own story. That way, you'll have more control over what you do."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Control)

"My reason, it's true, controls my feelings, but whatever its authority, it doesn't rule them so much as tyrannize them."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Feelings, Authority, Reason)

"I don't know what 'operational control' of the border means, but I do understand the English language. And as I understand that phrase, that's not true. We do not have operational control."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Control, English, Language)

"The New York Times editorial page is like a Ouija board that has only three answers, no matter what the question. The answers are: higher taxes, more restrictions on political speech and stricter gun control."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Control, Answers, Question, Speech, Taxes)

"The only security for the American people today, or for any people, is to be found through the control of force rather than the use of force."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: People, Control, American, Force, Security, Today)

"Everyone knows that our current system is kind of like legalized prostitution. The corporate sector completely controls the civic sector."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: Corporate, Prostitution)

"True as this is, it is also true that for one who won through there were many who gained nothing, and it was, and is, the sheer weight of numbers of those who failed of this that has made their influence on the modern life as pervasive and controlling as it is."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: Life, Influence, Nothing, Numbers, Weight)

"We're really in control; that's the difference. We were out of control then."
- Peter Criss
(Related: Control, Difference)

"We're much more controlled now. We were kids back then, we each had our own demons. It was insanity."
- Peter Criss
(Related: Insanity, Kids, Now)

"Seriously, we are in the midst of the convergence of voice and data and that is challenging the infrastructure of the telephone companies. There are huge commercial interests in the basic technology, but even more so in content delivery and control of content."
- Steve Crocker
(Related: Technology, Control, Content, Voice)

"Even Hitchcock liked to think of himself as a puppeteer who was manipulating the strings of his audience and making them jump. He liked to think he had that kind of control."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: Control)

"Quality has to be caused, not controlled."
- Phil Crosby
(Related: Quality)

"There's so much of it you can't control. There is no handbook for how to conduct yourself in the public world."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Control, Public, World)

"I have no problem selling books to media franchises and we do it all the time. The author must understand that he/she is a writer for hire and has no control over copyright or over editorial changes made to the text."
- Richard Curtis
(Related: Time, Control, Selling, Books, Media, Writer)

"I know, it was a little bit out of control, but hey. It was all fun."
- Elisha Cuthbert
(Related: Control, Fun)

"Don't get yourself in certain circumstances or instances, because it's not a good feeling to be sitting in that chair where you've got 12 people that are in control of your life. You have an opportunity to be in control of your life for yourself by the decisions that you make."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Life, People, Opportunity, Control, Circumstances, Decisions, Feeling)

"I saved a girl from being attacked last night. I controlled myself."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Being, Night)

"One year they asked me to be poster boy - for birth control."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Control, Birth control)

"The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Control, Thoughts, Culture)

"I vertically center things in tables a lot, and the fact that there is no way to control vertical positioning in divs affects the way we do things across the board."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Control, Fact)

"I think that what went wrong with religion is the same thing that went wrong with politics. Is that it became too money based and too controlling. It's just a weakness that we human beings have for control - we want one thing and then we want more and then we want more."
- Dave Davies
(Related: Money, Religion, Politics, Control, Want, Weakness, Wrong)

"Other than marriage, she doesn't control me and I don't control her."
- Gavyn Davies
(Related: Marriage, Control)

"The sublimated idealism of the Enlightenment, the spirit of the League of Nations and of the United Nations Charter have not proved strong enough to control the aggressive dynamism of nationalism."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Control, Idealism, Nationalism, Nations, Spirit, United)

"One of the reasons I loved playing quarterback was that I got to call the plays. The cancer put me in a position where I really wasn't in control anymore."
- Len Dawson
(Related: Control, Cancer)

"Plus, I am paranoid by nature. I need to be in control."
- Taylor Dayne
(Related: Nature, Control)

"The causes of youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth control pills."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: Control, Birth control, Causes, Evolution, Kids, Mothers, Parents, Schools, Teaching, Violence, Youth)

"Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator - life, liberty and freedom."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Government, Society, Life, People, Control, Hope, Freedom, Future, Rights, Liberty, Now, Today)

"That's why I'm really trying to produce my own stuff. This film was so good, because I produced it myself, and developed it, and made it with New Line, which is a smaller studio, so I was in control of a lot of stuff that I wasn't in control of for my other films."
- Ted Demme
(Related: Control, Film, Trying)

"In contrast, the control you have in a theatre is very attractive to me."
- Judi Dench
(Related: Control, Contrast, Theatre)

"I have no control over a film. I don't know what will be left on the cutting floor."
- Judi Dench
(Related: Control, Film, Will)

"Systems are complex, so controlling an attack and achieving a desired level of damage may be harder than using physical weapons."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: May, Weapons)

"With those people, I'm very far apart, because I believe that government access to communications and stored records is valuable when done under tightly controlled conditions which protect legitimate privacy interests."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: Government, People, Privacy)

"When man decides he can control nature, he's in deep trouble."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Nature, Control, Deep, Man, Trouble)

"Writers are not always right however, but then again, I've been on shows where the actors have complete control and change everything and it's terrible."
- William Devane
(Related: Change, Control, Actors, Right, Writers)

"At the time, nobody knew what it was. It had no name. When everything else is out of your control, you can control your eating. You end up cutting a lot of things off. Nothing reaches you. I was very happy then - that was the oddity."
- Susan Dey
(Related: Time, Control, Eating, End, Name, Nothing)

"It's very witty and it's great to see teenage characters have control that way. And you can actually hear about sex and pot and it's okay, it's not completely bad and you can't say that to teenagers."
- Caroline Dhavernas
(Related: Sex, Control, Teenage, Teenagers, Witty)

"We can't manipulate some stars while maintaining other stars as controls; we can't start and stop ice ages, and we can't experiment with designing and evolving dinosaurs."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Stars)

"The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words."
- Philip K. Dick
(Related: People, Control, Manipulation, Meaning, Reality, Words)

"I enjoy making solo albums because over the years it's evolved into more of a genuine personal expression of story-telling and day dreams, and I work in a way that has more control."
- Bruce Dickinson
(Related: Work, Dreams, Control, Day, Expression, Years)

"Watch out for the fellow who talks about putting things in order! Putting things in order always means getting other people under your control."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: People, Control, Order)

"Ask anyone committed to Marxist analysis how many angels on the head of a pin, and you will be asked in return to never mind the angels, tell me who controls the production of pins."
- Joan Didion
(Related: Angels, Mind, Production, Will)

"I thought cryptography was a technique that did not require your trusting other people-that if you encrypted your files, you would have the control to make the choice as to whether you would surrender your files."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: Thought, People, Control, Choice, Surrender)

"This is one of the major problems we have. By the way, it was endorsed by leadership on both sides of the aisle and both ends of the Capitol, by the NRA and also by the gun control groups."
- John Dingell
(Related: Leadership, Control, Problems)

"If you talk to any of my Democratic colleagues who lost that year, they would tell that gun control was one of the major contributory factors in the loss of their seats."
- John Dingell
(Related: Control, Loss, Talk)

"As a restaurateur, my job is to basically control the chaos and the drama. There's always going to be chaos in the restaurant business."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Business, Control, Chaos, Drama, Job)

"Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Power, Control, Circumstances)

"What you feel spiritually. I think a lot of that has to do with it. If you have no spiritual life, chances are everything is going to aggravate you, you're going to fly off the handle at everything and that's what I did in the past. I've kind of got that under control now."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Life, Control, Now, Past, Spiritual)

"My career has been different from most people, but I knew what I was not going to do. I knew I was not going to be controlled. I knew there was a price for this, but I did not know there was as large a price as it turned out to be."
- Bill Dixon
(Related: People, Career)

"The magic of playing has to do with how much everyone wants it to succeed. If you have five players in a situation where the music is being improvised and one is determined it is not going to succeed, it won't succeed even if one of the musicians takes control."
- Bill Dixon
(Related: Music, Control, Being, Magic, Musicians, Succeed)

"It's so difficult. Sometimes if I have dessert, I think, 'Well, I blew it.' That's something I need to work on and control. But still there's nothing like a buffet."
- Donna Dixon
(Related: Work, Control, Nothing)

"My mother did all she could to control me, but at age 14 she sent me to a military school."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Age, Mother, Control, Military, School)

"With The Omen, I really felt I wasn't in control. It was panic."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Control)

"Unless you look like Brad Pitt, it's really hard to have full control of your character."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Character, Control)

"People who are extremely inside their head, like he was, are caught in a neurosis that goes round and round. Then something will hook them and take them to their end and they can't control it."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: People, Control, End, Neurosis, Will)

"The only way the Internet will continue to remain the thriving medium it has become today is to keep it under the control of the United States."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Control, Internet, states, Today, United, Will)

"If the U.N. were to be successful in its efforts to control the Internet, countries where human rights records range from questionable to criminal could be put in charge of determining what is and is not allowed to appear online."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Successful, Control, Countries, Rights, Human rights, Internet)

"That's the danger of having too much success. You lose that magic, that feeling of not being in control, which I feel now, it's too controlled."
- Stephen Dorff
(Related: Success, Control, Being, Danger, Feeling, Magic, Now)

"The recent 'panic' to control greenhouse gas emissions and billions of dollars being dedicated for the task has me deeply concerned that US, and other countries are spending precious global funds to stop global warming, when it is primarily being driven by natural forcing mechanisms."
- Diane Douglas
(Related: Control, Being, Countries, Global warming)

"Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes."
- Norman Douglas
(Related: Education, State)

"My dear colleague James Hansen, I believe, has finally gone off the deep end... The global warming 'time bomb,' 'disastrous climate changes that spiral dynamically out of humanity's control.' These are the words of an apocalyptic prophet, not a rational scientist."
- Nicholas Drapela
(Related: Control, Climate, Deep, End, Global warming, Humanity, Words)

"My greatest concern is that the emergence of this technology without the appropriate public attention and international controls could lead to an unstable arms race."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Technology, Attention, Concern, Public, Race)

"Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Power, Knowledge, Opportunity, Today)

"In the first moments, the members of the Presidium who were with me at the Secretariat were taken to the Party Central Committee under the control of Soviet forces."
- Alexander Dubcek
(Related: Control, Committee, First, Moments, Party)

"I love clothes. I can't control myself. I have a huge fetish for shoes and clothes and make-up. I'm the kind of person who doesn't like to wear things over and over again."
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Love, Control, Clothes)

"I still have highs and lows, just like any other person. What's missing is the lack of control over the super highs, which became destructive, and the super lows, which are immediately destructive."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Control)

"The gun issue is a big, unresolved issue in this country right now. I think it's out of control."
- Nora Dunn
(Related: Control, Country, Now, Right)

"But I also like to be in control, like anyone else. I try to achieve a balance."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Control, Balance)

"You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you're in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don't fall in love with people because they're fun. It just happens."
- Kirsten Dunst
(Related: Love, Time, Life, People, Control, Fun)

"The only remedy against hunger is reasonable birth control."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Control, Birth control, Hunger)

"It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there's nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Control, Nothing, Sense, Worry)

"I cannot always control what goes on outside. But I can always control what goes on inside."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Control)

"You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Control)

"I think copyright is moral, proper. I think a creator has the right to control the disposition of his or her works - I actually believe that the financial issue is less important than the integrity of the work, the attribution, that kind of stuff."
- Esther Dyson
(Related: Work, Control, Financial, Integrity, Right)

"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Change, Life, Control, Decision, Act, Rest, Reward, Tenacity)

"It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Power, People, Control, Discipline, Influence)

"I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Control, Want)

"But through experience I learned to control my body and locate the ball."
- Dennis Eckersley
(Related: Experience, Control, Body)

"I was in good control of my body, and I kept my head still."
- Dennis Eckersley
(Related: Control, Body)

"You never really know as an actor; it's completely out of your control, in terms of editing, and music, and film stock, shot selection, and what takes they use."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: Music, Control, Actor, Film)

"It is one thing for the human mind to extract from the phenomena of nature the laws which it has itself put into them; it may be a far harder thing to extract laws over which it has no control."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Nature, Control, Laws, May, Mind)

"What a man's mind can create, man's character can control."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Character, Control, Man, Mind)

"I think that it is our intention to deny cancer any control over us."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: Control, Cancer, Intention)

"Secondly, the Government of Sudan should commit to the disarmament and control of the Janjaweed militia and ensure that the targeting of civilians ceases immediately."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Government, Control)

"I wanted to make sure that the environment of the shooting itself was not that controlled, and the way to go about that course was to work with as small a crew as possible."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Work, Environment)

"First of all, we were never not speaking. It's gotten so blown out of proportion. It was a very straightforward difference of opinion. I think because we were so private and refused to talk about it, these stories just got out of control."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Related: Control, Difference, First, Opinion, Talk)

"A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Control, Legislation, Woman)

"This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Control, Battle, Emotion, Laws, Legislation, Logic, News, Passion, Reason)

"I'm more attracted to a stronger man rather than a feminine man. Someone who would just throw me down and take control. I love feeling helpless. I definitely like a man who is aggressive and confident."
- Carmen Electra
(Related: Love, Control, Feeling, Man)

"My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood."
- Kim Elizabeth
(Related: Imagination, Love, Dreams, Soul, Heart, Blood, Fantasy, Fire, Horror, Light)

"The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Life, Mother, Control, Blame, Destiny, Ecology, President, Problems, Years)

"Birth-control is effecting, and promising to effect, many functions in our social life."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Life, Effect)

"Life is to be lived, not controlled, and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat."
- Ralph Ellison
(Related: Life, Defeat, Humanity, Play)

"America won the Cold War by protecting our strategic resources from the threat of foreign control. We must bring the same attitude to our trade relationship with China."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: War, Attitude, Control, America, Trade)

"When it comes to controlling human beings, there is no better instrument than lies. Because you see, humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts."
- Michael Ende
(Related: Power, Beliefs, Lies)

"A part of me has become immortal, out of my control."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Control)

"The Appropriations Committee in the Senate is out of control, out of control on spending."
- John Ensign
(Related: Control, Committee, Senate)

"Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee."
- Epictetus
(Related: Control)

"Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire."
- Epictetus
(Related: Desire, Enjoyment, Freedom)

"Babies control and bring up their families as much as they are controlled by them; in fact the family brings up baby by being brought up by him."
- Erik H. Erikson
(Related: Family, Control, Babies, Baby, Being, Fact)

"The drill instructor must have total and complete control. Mindless obedience is what he's after."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Control, Obedience)

"Back in those days intimidation was the greatest tool the drill instructor had. Without that tool, he would not have had control."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Control)

"If you've experienced having control, you don't want to be moved to a subordinate position, if you have your druthers."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Control, Want)

"Inspiration is one thing and you can't control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Work, Inspiration, Control, Hard work, Luck)

"Another way to lose control is to ignore something when you should address it."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Control)

"Our only hope is to control the vote."
- Medgar Evers
(Related: Control, Hope, Vote)

"As a result of that, America desires a moderate Islam; an Islam that America can control; an Islam that America can give direction to and give orders to its leaders."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Control, Islam, America, Direction, Leaders, Result)

"So, this war is against the Islam that the West does not control."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: War, Control, Islam)

"On the other hand, I think it is wonderful for everyone to take ballet classes, at any age. It gives you a discipline, it gives you a place to go. It gives you some control in your life."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Life, Age, Control, Discipline, Ballet)

"Acting is the most fun. I like to do it and it's great that I can still do that, but you know, you don't really have a lot of control over things, so it's real hit or miss."
- Jon Favreau
(Related: Control, Acting, Fun)

"So just as I want pilots on the planes that I fly, when it comes to monetary policy, I want to think that there is someone with sound judgement at the controls."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Policy, Sound, Want)

"Whenever I run into prejudice. I smile and feel sorry for them, and I say to myself, There's one more argument for birth control."
- Freddy Fender
(Related: Control, Argument, Birth control, Prejudice, Smile)

"With the piano I'm completely in control of the gestural situation-not that I'm going to play the piece myself, but I know what's difficult, what's impossible."
- Luc Ferrari
(Related: Control, Play)

"I have been extremely lucky; I am a person who is currently living with a cancer that is under control."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Control, Cancer, Living)

"A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment."
- Marshall Field
(Related: Opportunity, Control, Circumstances, Exercise, Judgment, Man)

"It's difficult working with very rich actors, because inevitably they become a little spoilt, and the managers and agents tend to control things more than is healthy."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: Control, Actors, Managers)

"However, as a parent, as a grandparent, as a former educator, I know that these practices alone when we are dealing with young children are insufficient. We will never control this rising epidemic without greater accountability from the food industry."
- Bob Filner
(Related: Food, Control, Children, Will)

"For me concrete poetry was a particular way of using language which came out of a particular feeling, and I don't have control over whether this feeling is in me or not."
- Ian Hamilton Finlay
(Related: Poetry, Control, Feeling, Language)

"America is totally under control of the Jews, you know. I mean, look what they're doing in Yugoslavia."
- Bobby Fischer
(Related: Control, America)

"The jet stream is the controlling influence over the world's weather systems."
- Michael Fish
(Related: Influence, Weather, World)

"I love using gas grills because they are easier to heat and it's much easier to control the flames with a gas grill than with a charcoal fire. Grilling is not just about lighting a fire."
- Bobby Flay
(Related: Love, Control, Fire)

"It is hard for power to enjoy or incorporate humour and satire in its system of control."
- Dario Fo
(Related: Power, Control, Satire)

"We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation."
- Jane Fonda
(Related: Control, Thoughts, Repetition, Words)

"There is something fundamentally unfair about a government that takes away so much of people's money, power, and personal control while telling them that life will be better as a result."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Government, Life, Money, Power, People, Control, Result, Will)

"I have the ordinary experience of being anonymous when I'm in an airplane talking to air-traffic control, and they don't know who they're talking to. I have a lot of common experiences."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Experience, Control, Being, Talking)

"To place a man in a multi-stage rocket and project him into the controlling gravitational field of the moon where the passengers can make scientific observations, perhaps land alive, and then return to earth - all that constitutes a wild dream worthy of Jules Verne."
- Lee De Forest
(Related: Dream, Earth, Land, Man, Moon, Project)

"And everything is controlled and everybody is a member of some committee, because then their watchdogs placed in the committees can control everything, what this person says or how this person think(s), you know."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Control, Committee)

"The worst evil is - and that's the product of censorship - is the self-censorship, because that twists spines, that destroys my character because I have to think something else and say something else, I have to always control myself."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Character, Control, Censorship, Evil, Self)

"Control is the wrong word. The practice is very much about sharing, and, in any creative practice, some individuals, whether partners or directors, are much closer to certain projects than I could ever be."
- Norman Foster
(Related: Control, Practice, Projects, Sharing, Word, Wrong)

"I like the idea of giving workers control and putting their money into their personal accounts."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Money, Idea, Control, Giving, Workers)

"There are so many effects and so many things that are done digitally now that it's so hard for the director to really control the process, because there are more and more experts that come in."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: Control, Experts, Now)

"I've found that the more experts you have on a movie, the less control the director has."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: Control, Experts)

"You have to know how to use the accident, how to recognise it, how to control it, and ways to eliminate it so that the whole surface looks felt and born all at once."
- Helen Frankenthaler
(Related: Control, Accident)

"By religion, then, I understand a propitiation or conciliation of powers superior to man which are believed to direct and control the course of nature and of human life."
- James G. Frazer
(Related: Life, Nature, Religion, Control, Man)

"The black market was a way of getting around government controls. It was a way of enabling the free market to work. It was a way of opening up, enabling people."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Government, Work, People)

"The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Power, Control, Force, Violence)

"You can't control people. You must understand them. You have to know where they're coming from, their beliefs and values, what turns them off, what they're against."
- Hayden Fry
(Related: People, Control, Values, Beliefs)

"I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They'd never seen anything like it."
- Hayden Fry
(Related: Family, Effect)

"The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: People, Control, American, Fire, May)

"The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: People, Control, American, Fire, May)

"I've learned that you simply can't control those bad vibes."
- Kenny G
(Related: Control)

"There will always be men struggling to change, and there will always be those who are controlled by the past."
- Ernest Gaines
(Related: Men, Change, Past, Will)

"Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Money, Control, Curriculum, Public, Schools, Teachers)

"In Europe, it appears that in the name of democracy, elites are pursuing an autocratic, centralized power, seeking economic control and social regimentation."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Power, Control, Democracy, Europe, Name)

"Congress has greatly tightened the loopholes terrorists can use to harm Americans. We need to do more. We need controls immediately on what forms of ID are adequate to board planes and enter secure sites."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Americans, Congress, Harm)

"As a former mayor, I know that local governments must have control over land use decisions."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Control, Decisions, Land)

"Control of vibrato helps your musical expression."
- James Galway
(Related: Control, Expression)

"I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: God, Control, Care, Future, Present, Want)

"I don't control the movies that are offered to me, but I make choices based on certain parameters."
- Andy Garcia
(Related: Movies, Control, Choices)

"And Warner Bros. seems to be pretty much into re-releasing all of their catalog. So there's the Warner Bros. stuff and the stuff that we have control over, we're gradually re-releasing it. Some stuff we don't have control over."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: Control, Pretty)

"Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Money, Commerce, Country)

"Ideas control the world."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Ideas, Control, World)

"He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Money, Nation)

"I know as a manager you have to abide by the chairman's decisions. But his decisions were this team, that team, this player, that player. The chairman is a control freak."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Manager, Control, Decisions)

"As long as I live I will have control over my being."
- Artemisia Gentileschi
(Related: Control, Being, Will)

"The Sierra Club in the United States has now really come out for population control and reduction."
- Susan George
(Related: Control, Now, Population, states, United)

"Debt is such a powerful tool, it is such a useful tool, it's much better than colonialism ever was because you can keep control without having an army, without having a whole administration."
- Susan George
(Related: Control, Army, Debt)

"I can't say I have control over my emotions; I don't know my mind. I'm lost like everyone else. I'm certainly not a leader."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Leader, Control, Emotions, Mind)

"The transfer is a monumental occasion as the Iraqi people take control of their government and their future and forge ahead with creating a society governed by the tenets of life, liberty and freedom."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Government, Society, Life, People, Control, Freedom, Future, Liberty)

"They see a work ethic in both of us. But, they also see that my husband is more in control of his future, and I am more reliant on other sources for my career."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Work, HusbControl, Career, Future, Work ethic)

"There are heads of royal families who control hereditary fortunes that defy comprehension."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Control)

"Control of a company does not carry with it the ability to control the price of its stock."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Control, Ability, Company)

"I think people are going to have a choice to make in the fall. But I think there's no doubt there are enough seats in play that could cause Republicans to gain control. There's no doubt about that."
- Robert Gibbs
(Related: People, Control, Cause, Choice, Doubt, Gain, Play, Republicans)

"They're after one world religion and one world government. That's why they've attacked the Catholic Church so strongly, to ultimately take control over it by their doctrine."
- Hutton Gibson
(Related: Religion, Government, Control, Church, Doctrine, World)

"The rise of King Crimson was so fast that, to me, it felt as if it was going out of control. And it was going so fast that I couldn't keep up with what was happening."
- Michael Giles
(Related: Control)

"You get trapped by stories. Though I've got this reputation for being out of control, it's not true, it just happens to be a more interesting story than the truth."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Truth, Control, Being, Reputation)

"I got my head bashed in at a demonstration against the Vietnam War. Police were losing control because they were up against a world they really didn't understand."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: War, Control, Losing, Police, Vietnam, World)

"Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Creation, Efficiency, Energy, Jobs, Oil, Production, Protection)

"Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Culture, Media)

"The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion but on the right to privacy and reproductive control."
- Ruth Bader Ginsberg
(Related: Control, Abortion, Privacy, Right)

"The state controlling a woman would mean denying her full autonomy and full equality."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Equality, State, Woman)

"I said on the equality side of it, that it is essential to a woman's equality with man that she be the decision-maker, that her choice be controlling."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Equality, Decision, Choice, Man, Woman)

"So every day I'm mindful as I watch the Bush crowd extend their sway into policies of every imaginable variety, and over almost every square foot of earth, that the control of the American state is a matter of urgency."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Control, American, Day, Earth, State, Variety)

"To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master."
- Milton Glaser
(Related: Design, Control)

"We almost always have choices, and the better the choice, the more we will be in control of our lives."
- William Glasser
(Related: Control, Choice, Choices, Will)

"When the student has her voice under complete control, it is safe to take up the lyric repertoire of Mendelssohn, Old English Songs, etc. How simple and charming they are!"
- Alma Gluck
(Related: Control, English, Old, Songs, Voice)

"The only person who had any control was Jonathan Harris. His character was so flamboyant that he was able to make things happen. My character was fairly one-dimensional, so I had my relationship with Dr. Smith and with the family."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Family, Character, Control)

"I was supposed to have a relationship with Judy, but that never happened. Actors in series didn't have the control that they have today over their jobs."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Control, Actors, Jobs, Today)

"Anorexia, you starve yourself. Bulimia, you binge and purge. You eat huge amounts of food until you're sick and then you throw up. And anorexia, you just deny yourself. It's about control."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Food, Control)

"I remember that all of a sudden, the car felt like I couldn't control it. It was absolutely the most horrifying experience. We rolled over, off the freeway. I think there was something wrong with the car."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Car, Experience, Control, Wrong)

"You may be leading, then you might be at the back of the pack trying to work your way up. It's just a constant reminder not to give up, and to know that God, in my mind, is really in control."
- Jeff Gordon
(Related: Work, God, Control, Leading, May, Mind, Trying)

"Elektra has no control over the live show, at least."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: Control)

"I think about death a lot, like I think we all do. I don't think of suicide as an option, but as fun. It's an interesting idea that you can control how you go. It's this thing that's looming, and you can control it."
- Ryan Gosling
(Related: Death, Idea, Control, Fun, Suicide)

"Eddie is a natural leader. Jeff and I have been very much in control of previous bands we've worked in. But the way Eddie grew into being the leader of this band was the most gradual, slow and respectful process that I've ever been involved in."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Leader, Control, Being)

"We're failing when it comes to controlling spending."
- Lindsey Graham
"Juggling is sometimes called the art of controlling patterns, controlling patterns in time and space."
- Ronald Graham
(Related: Art, Time, Space)

"Having removed the dictator, the allies have moved to put Iraqis in control of Iraq. Now, as they draft and ratify their Constitution, we will indeed see the character of a new Iraqi nation revealed through the principles it chooses to uphold."
- Kay Granger
(Related: Character, Control, Constitution, Draft, Iraq, Nation, Now, Principles, Will)

"I am drawn to writing and directing as it is most like the feeling I had when I was a teenager with my puppet theatre. You are more in control of everything and involved in every aspect of production, so more challenged and fulfilled."
- Richard E. Grant
(Related: Control, Feeling, Production, Theatre, Writing)

"I say that I can't make anything up. I think of myself as a collage artist. I'm cutting and pasting memories of my life. And I say, I have to live a life in order to tell a life. I would prefer to tell it because telling you're always in control, you're like God."
- Spalding Gray
(Related: Life, God, Control, Artist, Memories, Order)

"We need the kind of leadership exemplified by President Kennedy to just do it! But we must do it as good stewards, aggressively exerting control over the moon. We can best do this by going there."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: Leadership, Control, Moon, President)

"Oh, there's tons of resentment. That's normal. I can't control that, and I don't worry about it."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Control, Resentment, Worry)

"So, I see technology as a Trojan Horse: It looks like a wonderful thing, but they are going to regret introducing it into the schools because it simply can't be controlled."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Technology, Regret, Schools)

"Educators are still spending way too much time trying to control what kids learn, bending the content to their own purposes, hoping beyond hope to change - by using technology - but not change too much."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Change, Technology, Time, Control, Hope, Content, Kids, Trying)

"But, if you observe children learning in their first few years of life, you can see that they can and do learn on their own - we leave them alone to crawl, walk, talk, and gain control over their bodies. It happens without much help from parents."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Life, Control, Children, First, Gain, Help, Learning, Parents, Talk, Years)

"Well it is certainly the case that the poems - which were in fact published during Shakespeare's lifetime - are weird if they began or originated in this form, as I think they did, because the poems get out of control."
- Stephen Greenblatt
(Related: Control, Fact, Poems, Shakespeare)

"If members of the security apparatus could, with impunity, keep from those elected by the people that which they're entitled to know - or worse, feed false information - those who could control the classified data could be the real decision makers."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: People, Control, Decision, Information, Security)

"Weather is uncontrollable. Only the Lord above can control the weather. Whatever we get, we have to work with."
- Maurice Greene
(Related: Work, Control, Weather)

"Only one thing is certain: if pot is legalized, it won't be for our benefit but for the authorities. To have it legalized will also be to lose control of it."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Control, Will)

"If they took all the drugs, nicotine, alcohol and caffeine off the market for six days, they'd have to bring out the tanks to control you."
- Dick Gregory
(Related: Control, Alcohol, Drugs)

"Well the war lasted for three months, from April of 1994 until the Tutsi army, the exiles as it were, gained control of the country and then it stopped."
- Tony Greig
(Related: War, Control, April, Army, Country, Months)

"I really believe the only thing you can control in those situations is what you do as a player but also how you interact with your teammates, which is critical."
- Brian Griese
(Related: Control)

"The ballet makes us look at those bodies, it makes us listen to that music, it makes us wonder at the geometry, of the way they come together. The way that extraordinary space is controlled and given such emotional force."
- John Guare
(Related: Music, Ballet, Force, Geometry, Space, Wonder)

"During that space walk there will be some repositioning of the power so that the arm can be fully controlled by the robotic station that is in the Lab."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Power, Space, Will)

"But, what we need to get out of the first EVA is to have the arm completely unfolded and powered so that they can keep the temperature under control. That will really the call of the first EVA."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Control, First, Will)

"Every time I get something under control in my own life, the world provides more material."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Time, Life, Control, World)

"We control the content of our dreams."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Dreams, Control, Content)

"Mr. Speaker, Americans want, need, and rightfully expect Congress to protect them from the prying eyes of identity thieves and give them back control of their Social Security numbers and personal health information."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Health, Control, Americans, Congress, Eyes, Identity, Information, Numbers, Security, Want)

"People in power need to control others in order to maintain power. One of the ways to do that is to take that which is threatening and demonize it."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Power, People, Control, Order)

"I'm not in front of the camera, they are. I encourage them; I build up as much of their confidence and ego as possible. They've got to take control; I can't act it out."
- Taylor Hackford
(Related: Control, Act, Confidence, Ego)

"As of now, I am in control here in the White House."
- Alexander Haig
(Related: Control, Now)

"In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself."
- Alexander Hamilton
(Related: Government, Men, Control, Difficulty, First, Lies)

"It was easy to present figures demonstrating the contrast between lead work in the United States under conditions of neglect and ignorance, and comparable work in England and Germany, under intelligent control."
- Alice Hamilton
(Related: Work, Control, Contrast, England, Germany, Ignorance, Neglect, Present, states, United)

"There can be no intelligent control of the lead danger in industry unless it is based on the principle of keeping the air clear from dust and fumes."
- Alice Hamilton
(Related: Control, Danger)

"You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own."
- Mark Victor Hansen
(Related: Dreams, Control, Goals, Destiny, Future, Want)

"We have lost all our big Australian industries and icons, including Qantas when it sold 25 % of its shares and a controlling interest to British Airways."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Interest)

"Radio is a really strange business now, too. There's a very narrow door and a very few people control what gets played."
- Taylor Hanson
(Related: Business, People, Control, Now)

"It is a mistake to think that we can control the breeding of mankind in the long run by an appeal to conscience."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Mistake, Control, Breeding, Conscience, Mankind)

"The dripping... well, if it happens, it happens; it does not take anything from the work. The dripping just proves that you were not trying to control the work, but the work was developing by itself and if it drips, it's a natural part in the evolution of the work."
- Keith Haring
(Related: Work, Control, Evolution, Trying)

"I think you have to control the materials to an extent, but it's important to let the materials have a kind of power for themselves; like the natural power of gravity, if you are painting on a wall, it makes the paint trickle and it drips; there is no reason to fight that."
- Keith Haring
(Related: Power, Control, Fight, Gravity, Painting, Reason)

"Poland, of course, was the key country. I remember Stalin telling me that the plains of Poland were the invasion route of Europe to Russia and always had been, and therefore he had to control Poland."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: Control, Country, Europe, Key, Russia)

"I have more artistic control in a smaller show. But it doesn't really matter. Sometimes you can have the smallest role in the smallest production and still make a big impact."
- Neil Patrick Harris
(Related: Control, Production)

"We get more dangerous as we accumulate knowledge, and that's both a sadness and something to control, try to learn to live with, make terms with."
- Lou Harrison
(Related: Knowledge, Control, Sadness)

"The poor tread lightest on the earth. The higher our income, the more resources we control and the more havoc we wreak."
- Paul Harrison
(Related: Control, Earth, Income, Poor)

"There are so many venues in which stars are exposed today, that we just know much more and the studios don't have the control over stars like they used to, in the 30s, 40s, and 50s."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Control, Stars, Today)

"The federal government seeks to control and regulate the Internet, but the last thing this Congress should be doing is trying to stifle public debate online."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Government, Control, Congress, Debate, Internet, Public, Trying)

"As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Control, Man, Meaning, Measure, World)

"This means that to entrust to science - or to deliberate control according to scientific principles - more than scientific method can achieve may have deplorable effects."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Science, Control, May, Principles)

"As a result, the highly civilized man can endure incomparably more than the savage, whether of moral or physical strain. Being better able to control himself under all circumstances, he has a great advantage over the savage."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Control, Being, Circumstances, Man, Result)

"Political tags - such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: People, Conservative, Desire, Liberal, Race, Want)

"The more prepared I am, the more I'll be in control, less nervous, less stressed and more focused."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Control)

"I also think stress is related to control. When you're in charge of your life, you tend to not care about losing control of things that don't really matter like traffic jams."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Life, Control, Care, Losing, Stress)

"Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Life, Control, Management, Being, Day, Expectations, Living, Stress)

"If you're doing a large, complicated character with radio controls, it might take a number of people several months to make it and if you're talking about a quick little hand puppet, it could be made in 2 days, so there's enormous range there, and no real easy generalities."
- Jim Henson
(Related: People, Character, Months, Quick, Talking)

"To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Control)

"The stakes in conflict do not change. Battle determines who will control the wealth or its equivalent."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Change, Control, Wealth, Battle, Conflict, Will)

"He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Control)

"Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing."
- Herodotus
(Related: Men, Control, Nothing)

"Far from wishing to awaken the artist in the pupil prematurely, the teacher considers it his first task to make him a skilled artisan with sovereign control of his craft."
- Eugen Herrigel
(Related: Control, Artist, First, Wishing)

"It wasn't so much of a controlled effort to end up as part of the Goth scene."
- Kenny Hickey
(Related: Effort, End)

"The expansion of the market creates a need for enhanced and more regular supply, and this in turn impels commercial capital to acquire control of production as well."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Control, Production)

"If you review the commercial history, you will discover anyone who controls oriental trade will get hold of global wealth."
- James J. Hill
(Related: History, Wealth, Trade, Will)

"I tried to manipulate and control people, and I harbored resentment. I wanted to be forgiven, but I wouldn't forgive others."
- Lauryn Hill
(Related: People, Control, Resentment)

"The word power has such a generally negative implication in our society. What are people talking about? Are they talking about muscles, or control?"
- James Hillman
(Related: Power, Society, People, Control, Negative, Talking, Word)

"I think we are bound to, and by, nature. We may want to deny this connection and try to believe we control the external world, but every time there's a snowstorm or drought, we know our fate is tied to the world around us."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Time, Nature, Control, Connection, Fate, May, Want, World)

"Today, diabetes is now epidemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health, the American Diabetes Association and other national healthcare leaders."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Health, Control, American, Disease, Healthcare, Leaders, Now, Today)

"I do not want to speak about overpopulation or birth control, but I think education is the way to give new impetus to the poverty question."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Education, Control, Birth control, Poverty, Question, Want)

"Are we controlled by our thoughts, or are we controlling our thoughts?"
- Raymond Holliwell
(Related: Thoughts)

"God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers."
- Richard Holloway
(Related: God, Strength, Act, Children, Hunger, Prayer, Self, Waiting, Will)

"I'm definitely a messy person... I know where everything is but I just can't organize. I don't make lists and find scripts on the laundry machine, and under my bed, or in the bathroom, kitchen. It's bad, I really need to take control."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Control, Bed, Kitchen, Machine)

"No. I probably do better not being in politics. They have too much control over you when you are in politics."
- Evander Holyfield
(Related: Politics, Control, Being)

"America needs to get over it. We can't control everything. We can't control the storms."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Control, America, Needs, Storms)

"This is a Disaster. This isn't something somebody can control. We ain't stuck on stupid."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Control, Disaster)

"There's no leader of this band, and there never will be. That's the key. You can't control how the public perceives you-people see rock'n'roll bands as the guitar player and the singer."
- Shannon Hoon
(Related: Leader, Control, Guitar, Key, Public, Will)

"Do what you fear most and you control fear."
- Tom Hopkins
(Related: Fear, Control)

"Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: People, Desire, Talk)

"As far as control and stuff is concerned, I never had any more in my life than for that All-Star game in 1934."
- Carl Hubbell
(Related: Life, Control)

"Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action the forces of public opinion, and in this country public opinion controls the courses of the nation."
- Charles Evans Hughes
(Related: Action, Country, Nation, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Publicity)

"While democracy must have its organization and controls, its vital breath is individual liberty."
- Charles Evans Hughes
(Related: Democracy, Liberty)

"One gets tired of the role critics are supposed to have in this culture: It's like being the piano player in a whorehouse; you don't have any control over the action going on upstairs."
- Robert Hughes
(Related: Action, Control, Being)

"Physical nature lies at our feet shackled with a hundred chains. What of the control of human nature? Do not point to the triumphs of psychiatry, social services or the war against crime. Domination of human nature can only mean the domination of every man by himself."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Nature, War, Control, Crime, Feet, Human nature, Lies, Psychiatry)

"Culture means control over nature."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Nature, Control, Culture)

"Despite Arizona's remarkable growth in recent years, we have met the current federal health standards for ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency recently approved our dust control plan."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Environmental, Health, Control, Growth, Pollution, Protection, Remarkable, Years)

"Total ghettoization, because they were in charge of public housing, the local council, and they deliberately located people in a ghetto situation in order to ensure that they maintained control."
- John Hume
(Related: People, Control, Order, Public)

"In working class districts, you had several families living together in the one house, and it was very difficult to get a house, because the politicians who controlled housing were doing so in a very discriminatory fashion."
- John Hume
(Related: Class, Fashion, Living, Politicians)

"And so in terms of territorial control, in terms of economic preeminence, the western share of the gross world product is declining as Asian societies in particular develop economically."
- Samuel P. Huntington
(Related: Control, World)

"The directing of a picture involves coming out of your individual loneliness and taking a controlling part in putting together a small world. A picture is made. You put a frame around it and move on. And one day you die. That is all there is to it."
- John Huston
(Related: Day, Loneliness, World)

"Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Travel, God, Soul, Heart, Strength, Desire, Hunger, Man, May, Mind, Road)

"The wars of the future will be fought by computer technicians and by lawyers and high-altitude specialists, and that may mean war will be increasingly abstract, hard to think about and hard to control."
- Michael Ignatieff
(Related: War, Control, Computer, Future, Lawyers, May, Will)

"When you become a parent, or a teacher, you turn into a manager of this whole system. You become the person controlling the bubble of innocence around a child, regulating it."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Manager, Innocence)

"When I got to 40 or so... I had the sense when I looked back over my life I would actually see a mess of decisions, a few of which I had thought about, some of which I had sort of stumbled on, and many that I had no control over whatsoever."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Life, Thought, Control, Decisions, Sense)

"You know, this is - one can imagine how life would be different if one body of Congress was controlled by the other party, there would be subpoena power and there would be all - mechanisms to get to the bottom of all sorts of issues of controversy."
- Michael Isikoff
(Related: Life, Power, Body, Congress, Controversy, Party)

"Every ISP is being attacked, maliciously both from in the United States and outside of the United States, by those who want to invade people's privacy. But more importantly they want to take control of computers, they want to hack them, they want to steal information."
- Darrell Issa
(Related: Computers, People, Control, Being, Information, Privacy, states, United, Want)

"Out of control judicial activism threatens traditional marriage in America."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Marriage, Control, Activism, America)

"Internet penetration in Italy is quite low and the Berlusconi media machine controls most of what people see."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: People, Internet, Italy, Machine, Media)

"Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges... which are employed altogether for their benefit."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Power, Control, Corporations, Interest)

"Unless you become more watchful in your states and check the spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges you will in the end find that... the control over your dearest interests has passed into the hands of these corporations."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Control, Corporations, End, Spirit, states, Will)

"For governments at war, the media is an instrument of war or an element in war that is to be controlled."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: War, Media)

"It was the Control album that was really about what I wanted to do."
- Janet Jackson
(Related: Control)

"In being strict, you were able to control."
- Joseph Jackson
(Related: Control, Being)

"I posed nude to show my parents they couldn't dictate to me any more - that I control my life."
- LaToya Jackson
(Related: Life, Control, Parents)

"There is something akin to freedom in having a lover who has no control over you, except that which he gains by kindness and attachment."
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
(Related: Control, Freedom, Kindness)

"No writer should minimize the factor that affects everyone, but is beyond control: luck."
- John Jakes
(Related: Luck, Writer)

"This is an album of songs that I've always loved, tunes that I heard. For the first time in 53 years of recording, I really had control over an entire album, start to finish."
- Etta James
(Related: Time, Control, First, Songs, Years)

"Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not."
- William James
(Related: Action, Control, Feeling, Will)

"The best way to navigate through life is to give up all of our controls."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Life)

"I'm an action player. I like to be aggressive. I don't like to be on the run. I like to feel like I have the fates in my hands and that through my skill or lack thereof I control my fate."
- Eugene Jarvis
(Related: Action, Control, Fate, Skill)

"Profile has half the publishing and they control and administer the publishing and distribute and own the records, so our group is a 10-point crew. But we got a lot of money off of the shows."
- Jam Master Jay
(Related: Money, Control, Publishing)

"Taste cannot be controlled by law."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Law, Taste)

"I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Society, People, Control, Discretion, Exercise)

"One thing is that I wasn't getting booked that well, and they had control over who got the awards, they had control over who sold. And they really did not want Willie or me, either one, to have a hit record. They wanted the money, but they didn't want us to be the ones."
- Waylon Jennings
(Related: Money, Control, Awards, Want)

"Kinda when I stopped eating was on our second album, just as it felt like everything was so out of control."
- Daniel Johns
(Related: Control, Eating)

"The ego constantly competes with the spirit for control over your inner voice."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Control, Ego, Spirit, Voice)

"Although most of us realize what we control and do not control, we live as though we do not really know, and in some cases we spend years focusing on things we cannot control."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Control, Years)

"Giving up represents a choice you make when you decide not to take action on something over which you actually do have control."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Action, Control, Choice, Giving)

"When you choose not to take action on something because you realize you have no control, this is letting go."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Action, Control)

"When you accept the fact you have no control and choose not to take any action, you are letting go."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Action, Control, Fact)

"The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Nation, Sky, Weapons)

"I went West and took part in the strike of the machinists - the Southern Pacific Railroad, the corporation that swung California by its golden tail, that controlled its legislature, its farmers, its preachers, its workers."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Workers)

"Not really in all honesty because until you take control of your own health and go to your own doctor and have your own doctor tell you what's going to work for you."
- Star Jones
(Related: Health, Work, Control, Honesty)

"We must exchange the philosophy of excuse - what I am is beyond my control for the philosophy of responsibility."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Control, Philosophy, Responsibility)

"The difference today is that, in both parties, the very extreme elements control the nomination process."
- Hamilton Jordan
(Related: Control, Difference, Extreme, Today)

"But everyone gets burnt, don't they? Certain things are outside of your control. I suppose the only thing you can learn as a director is to not put yourself into situations where it can get outside of your control. And that's what happened."
- Neil Jordan
(Related: Control)

"Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Existence, Infinite, Self, Spiritual)

"The negative side is that sometimes it is beyond control."
- Mikhail Kalashnikov
(Related: Control, Negative)

"Unlike life, you've got more or less complete control over what's going on in your stories. That's not to say you can make characters do whatever you want them to - they usually have a life of their own if you've done your job properly."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Life, Control, Job, Want)

"In November, they transferred control of Abu Ghraib to the military intelligence command completely; it was, after all, the center for interrogations for Iraq."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Intelligence, Control, Iraq, Military)

"Military police know what to do, they know the Geneva Conventions, and their objective is to provide a safe, secure, fair environment for prisoners under their control."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Control, Environment, Military, Police)

"We need to fix this. It hasn't been done yet because there's still a reluctance to admit that there was even a problem - anywhere above seven rogue soldiers who got out of control on the night shift."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Control, Night, Soldiers)

"First of all, we have to go back to the classical time control."
- Anatoly Karpov
(Related: Time, Control, First)

"They are imported by companies, controlled as serfs, worked like slaves, and at last go back to China with all their earnings. They are in every place, they seem to have no sex. Boys work, girls work; it is all alike to them."
- Denis Kearney
(Related: Work, Sex, Boys, Girls)

"Just in general, any government throughout history hasn't really wanted its people to be educated, because then they couldn't control them as easily."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: Government, History, People, Control)

"I prize the conditions under which I have lived because they have permitted me to choose my opportunities, to inquire into such matters as interested me, and to publish what I believed to be true, uncontrolled by any central authority."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Authority)

"I believe that in the end the abolition of war, the maintenance of world peace, the adjustment of international questions by pacific means will come through the force of public opinion, which controls nations and peoples."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, War, End, Force, Nations, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Questions, Will, World)

"The great advance of personal computers was not the computing power per se but the fact that it brought it right to your face, that you had control over it, that were confronted with it and could steer it."
- Kevin Kelly
(Related: Computers, Power, Control, Fact, Right)

"If we do not voluntarily bring population growth under control in the next one or two decades, the nature will do it for us in the most brutal way, whether we like it or not."
- Henry W. Kendall
(Related: Nature, Control, Growth, Population, Will)

"We must... guarantee women control over their own reproductive decisions."
- Henry W. Kendall
(Related: Women, Control, Decisions)

"My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them."
- Jack Kerouac
(Related: Control, Failure, Fault)

"When we, through our educational culture, through the media, through the entertainment culture, give our children the impression that human beings cannot control their passions, we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Impression, Control, Children, Culture, Effect, Entertainment, Freedom, Media)

"When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Happiness, Control, Desire, Future)

"Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life. Personal organization some how releases or frees you to operate more effectively."
- Larry King
(Related: Life, Control, Confusion, Order)

"Just several years ago, Shaykh Kabbani, who is the head of the Islamic Supreme Council of America, when he was speaking at the State Department, said that more than 80 percent of the mosques were controlled by extremists. And from all I've seen over the last four or five years, the situation has even gotten worse."
- Peter King
(Related: America, State, Years)

"I mean, I really don't want the federal government to be determining whether or not a person who feels certain ways about the environment or about animals or about certain religious issues should be considered an extremist. That to me is a type of thought control, mind control, which is very dangerous."
- Peter King
(Related: Government, Thought, Control, Animals, Environment, Mind, Religious, Want)

"This is the law of God by which He makes His way known to man and is paramount to all human control."
- Rufus King
(Related: God, Control, Law, Man)

"Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous and sacred responsibility, all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Government, Control, Credit, Democracy, Parliament, Responsibility)

"Once a nation parts with the control of its credit, it matters not who makes the laws."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Control, Credit, Laws, Nation)

"Usury once in control will wreck the nation."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Control, Nation, Will)

"If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Control, Values, Reality, Spiritual)

"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Power, Religion, Science, Wisdom, Knowledge, Control, Man)

"Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know."
- Charles Kingsley
(Related: Work, Strength, Being, Cheerfulness, Content, Diligence, Self, Temperance, Will)

"In the years just before... during the Carter years, the Soviets regularly violated, if you will, both the spirit and theletter of arms control agreements, I think, that they had negotiated during the period of detente."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Control, Spirit, Will, Years)

"By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character."
- Grenville Kleiser
(Related: Character, Greatness, Self)

"Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control."
- Richard Kline
(Related: Control, Confidence, Preparation)

"Unless we do things in this country to slow down our population, slow down our birth control, provide better water for people, provide power for people, we're gonna find out that the next wars are not going to be fought over diamonds, gold and political things."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Power, People, Control, Birth control, Country, Gold, Population, Water)

"Riding a motorcycle on today's highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Feet, Today)

"I don't think I have ever been out of control."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Control)

"Now that I'm staring down the barrel of the last act of my life, I'm less excited about control and solo effort, and I resent the way the business aspects interfere with my space for creative writing."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Business, Life, Control, Act, Effort, Now, Space, Writing)

"I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than."
- Mark Knopfler
(Related: Change, Control, Freedom, Reality)

"I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation."
- Beyonce Knowles
(Related: Love, Control, Being)

"When shopping was still connected to the street it was also an intensification and articulation of the street. Now it has become utterly independent - contained, controlled, surveyed."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Now)

"Money is a mechanism for control."
- David Korten
(Related: Money, Control)

"And each of these perspectives comes to the same conclusion, which is that our global economy is out of control and performing contrary to basic principles of market economics."
- David Korten
(Related: Control, Economics, Economy, Principles)

"In chess one cannot control everything. Sometimes a game takes an unexpected turn, in which beauty begins to emerge. Both players are always instrumental in this."
- Vladimir Kramnik
(Related: Beauty, Control, Chess)

"Media companies, under the guise of piracy, are asking congress to give them more control over fair use. Hollywood wants to control innovation."
- Joe Krauss
(Related: Control, Congress, Hollywood, Innovation, Media)

"I wouldn't play together with someone who likes to control everything like me."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: Control, Play)

"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
(Related: Fear, Running, Understanding)

"I'd always been a news junkie, always read lots of newspapers and watched the Sunday morning news shows on TV and felt strongly about issues of power, control, sexuality and race."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Power, Control, News, Newspapers, Race, Sexuality)

"The knowledge and understanding of the world which science gives us and the magnificent opportunity which it extends to us to control and use the world for the extension of our pleasure in it has never been greater than it now is."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Opportunity, Control, Pleasure, Understanding, World)

"Illegal immigration is a genuinely national issue, and resolving it requires a national commitment not just on health care but also border control, law enforcement and other resources."
- Jon Kyl
(Related: Health, Control, Care, Commitment, Law)

"We can't control it, and we've basically quit trying. People are going to talk, and people are going to lie."
- Nick Lachey
(Related: Lie, People, Control, Talk, Trying)

"Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age."
- Lactantius
(Related: Age, Adversity, Memory, Old, Prosperity, Youth)

"No, and I never, ever eat in between the meals. I control it well enough and with no pills, and I sleep seven hours a night. I go to bed. I fall asleep, and I wake up seven hours later, and this is the most important."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Control, Bed, Night, Sleep)

"The boredom occasioned by too much restraint is always preferable to that produced by an uncontrolled enthusiasm for a pointless variety."
- Osbert Lancaster
(Related: Enthusiasm, Boredom, Restraint, Variety)

"Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control."
- Tom Landry
(Related: Leadership, People, Control, Confidence, Gain)

"I am, of course, aware that the ultimate solution is the ownership and control of the means of life by the whole of the people; but we are not at that stage of development as yet."
- James Larkin
(Related: Life, People, Development, Control, Ownership, Solution)

"It means that the men who hold the means of life control our lives, and, because we workingmen have tried to get some measure of justice, some measure of betterment, they deny the right of the human being to associate with his fellow."
- James Larkin
(Related: Life, Men, Control, Being, Justice, Measure, Right)

"For the past several years, the Meth Caucus has worked to engage the Office of National Drug Control Policy on this issue. We have tried to get their attention that meth requires a strong, comprehensive Federal policy."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Policy, Control, Attention, Office, Past, Years)

"I quickly realized that this medium had a lot to offer someone like me. To do Disney-quality hand-drawn cartoons, you have to be a master of two art forms. Seriously, you have to be able to draw like a Leonardo da Vinci or a Michelangelo. But also you have to know movement and timing and control that through 24 frames a second."
- John Lasseter
(Related: Art, Control, Cartoons, Disney)

"The aftermath of the war is what inspired us to write many of our plays. The whole reason for our writing Inherit the Wind was that we were appalled at the blacklisting. We were appalled at thought control."
- Jerome Lawrence
(Related: War, Thought, Control, Reason, Wind, Writing)

"Cooking is actually quite aggressive and controlling and sometimes, yes, there is an element of force-feeding going on."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Cooking, Force)

"One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have their own particular concerns, whether it's on abortion, birth control, divorce and remarriage, civil rights or social justice."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: People, Control, Abortion, Birth control, Civil rights, Divorce, Justice)

"It is virtually impossible to control Northern Kenya, which is populated chiefly by migrant nomads."
- Richard Leakey
(Related: Control)

"You have two hemispheres in your brain - a left and a right side. The left side controls the right side of your body and right controls the left half. It's a fact. Therefore, left-handers are the only people in their right minds."
- Bill Lee
(Related: People, Body, Fact, Right)

"I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself."
- Robert E. Lee
(Related: Trust, Control, Man)

"Customers need to be given control of their own data-not being tied into a certain manufacturer so that when there are problems they are always obliged to go back to them."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Control, Being, Problems)

"The challenge is to manage the Web in an open way-not too much bureaucracy, not subject to political or commercial pressures. The U.S. should demonstrate that it is prepared to share control with the world."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Control, Bureaucracy, Challenge, Open, World)

"Through the continued accumulation of detailed and reliable knowledge about elementary reactions, we will be in a better position to understand, predict and control many time-dependent macroscopic chemical processes which are important in nature or to human society."
- Yuan T. Lee
(Related: Nature, Society, Time, Knowledge, Control, Will)

"One man with a gun can control 100 without one."
- Vladimir Lenin
(Related: Control, Man)

"I'm not that in control of myself that I could be specific about exactly the way I'm doing everything as it happens. I'm just trying my best."
- Sean Lennon
(Related: Control, Trying)

"I would love to direct some day. It's a good job for a control freak."
- Joshua Leonard
(Related: Love, Control, Day, Job)

"Monopoly controls have been the exception in free societies; they have been the rule in closed societies."
- Lawrence Lessig
"So uncritically do we accept the idea of property in culture that we don't even question when the control of that property removes our ability, as a people, to develop our culture democratically."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: People, Idea, Control, Ability, Culture, Property, Question)

"This does not mean that every copyright must prove its value initially. That would be a far too cumbersome system of control. But it does mean that every system or category of copyright or patent should prove its worth."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Control, Value, Worth)

"Rush has never been a spontaneous group. We may be spontaneous in our writing, we may be spontaneous as individuals in our day to day lives... certainly I think am and always have been, but I think when it comes to Rush and our presentation of our music it's quite controlled."
- Alex Lifeson
(Related: Music, Day, May, Writing)

"So then put away, relentlessly away, all thought of the results. You cannot control them."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: Thought, Control, Results)

"I tell you, to be honest, every single one of us, without any exaggeration, every single one of us was 100 percent sure that we would all be... all be martyred, but you know, Allah chooses to take a person's life when he chooses. And we have no control over."
- John Walker Lindh
(Related: Life, Control, Exaggeration)

"Every mind which has given itself to self-expression in art is aware of a directing agency outside its conscious control which it has agreed to label 'inspiration'."
- Norman Lindsay
(Related: Art, Control, Mind, Self)

"Throughout my political career, I've believed in the concept of home rule. Some call it local control. Whichever phrase you use, the concept is the same - the best decisions are those made closest to those who will be impacted by the decisions."
- Linda Lingle
(Related: Home, Control, Career, Decisions, Will)

"Any time you do physical stuff, violence, it is controlled. It's a little bit like you block the move."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Time, Violence)

"Luck is of little moment to the great general, for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Control, Intellect, Judgment, Luck)

"In Venezuela, with Chavez, is really an incredible revolution - a democratic revolution. To begin to put in place things that are going to have an impact on the people of Venezuela. The property owners and the folks who then controlled the media in Venezuela rebelled - worked, frankly, with folks here in the U.S. government - worked to oust him. But he came back with another revolution, and then Chavez began to take very seriously the media in his country. And we've had complaints about this ever since."
- Mark Lloyd
(Related: Government, People, Complaints, Country, Revolution, Media, Property)

"We have a picture for how complexity arises, because if the universe is computationally capable, maybe we shouldn't be so surprised that things are so entirely out of control."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Control, Complexity, Universe)

"There are considerable advantages to using many degrees of freedom to store information, stability and controllability being perhaps the most important."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Being, Freedom, Information, Stability)

"But although life is not energy, any more than it is matter, yet it directs energy and thereby controls arrangements of matter."
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Related: Life, Energy)

"The amount of sophistication varies according to the quality of the medium, and to the state of the same medium at different times; it must be attributed in the best cases physiologically to the medium, intellectually to the control."
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Related: Quality, Control, Sophistication, State)

"The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Leader, Control)

"I know for me like I have a reputation of being kind of tough, I have a reputation of also being the girl next door, kind of sweet but I have standards and my thing is, it's me on that screen and I don't have control over everything in this and I'm grateful and thankful."
- Nia Long
(Related: Control, Being, Reputation)

"Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Control, Strength, Enemies)

"I wanted control over what was said and what was not said, rather than holding my head down in shame."
- Rebecca Loos
(Related: Control, Shame)

"It's wonderful to be back. Back among the mountains that remind us of our vulnerability, our ultimate lack of control over the world we live in. Mountains that demand humility, and yield so much peace in return."
- Alex Lowe
(Related: Peace, Control, Humility, Mountains, Vulnerability, World, Yield)

"Comedians still make fun of Bill's out-of-control appetites, but with Hillary, the mockery is about how she lets nothing be out of control."
- Rich Lowry
(Related: Control, Comedians, Fun, Nothing)

"I have a healthy body, free of the chemicals that once controlled it."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Body)

"In the studio the director controls the actor's every move, every inflection, every expression."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: Actor, Expression)

"Being on stage is the best part of my career. I just say whatever comes into my head. It's the only time I feel grown-up and in control of things."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Time, Control, Being, Career)

"My dad has no control over who works with me. Me, me and me alone has to take responsibility for anything."
- Shane MacGowan
(Related: Dad, Control, Responsibility)

"The difference with doing a play is that you are in control. In film you are in the hands of the director and the editor and the producer."
- Kyle MacLachlan
(Related: Control, Difference, Film, Play)

"Watching baseball under the lights is like observing dogs indoors, at a pedigree show. In both instances, the environment is too controlled to suit the species."
- Melvin Maddocks
(Related: Baseball, Dogs, Environment)

"What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary."
- James Madison
(Related: Government, Men, Nature, Angels, Human nature)

"In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself."
- James Madison
(Related: Government, Men, Control, First)

"My attitude on skis is different now. I have learned to put less pressure on myself and on the edges of my skis when I'm racing, to be keep myself more under control."
- Hermann Maier
(Related: Attitude, Control, Now, Pressure, Racing)

"The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Government, God, Revolution, Liberals)

"The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses."
- Malcom X
(Related: Power, Control, Earth, Media)

"Instead of saying that globalization is a fact, that it's inevitable, we've also got to demonstrate that while the growing interdependence of the world economy is indeed a fact, it's not uncontrollable."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Economy, Fact, Globalization, Saying, World)

"Having viewed Europe as an extension and projection of itself, France now finds Europe developing a mind and identity of its own which embraces France but is not controlled by France."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Europe, France, Identity, Mind, Now)

"It's okay to be a fat man. It's prestige and power and all of that. But fat women are seen as just lazy and stupid and having no self-control."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: Power, Women, Man, Self)

"I don't think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or of an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future."
- Wilma Mankiller
(Related: Education, People, Children, Future, Talk, Talking)

"Everybody kind of understands, Oh yeah you take drugs and it does something to your brain and then you can't stop. It's easier to describe that shame, that horrible feeling of not being able to control your own life."
- Aimee Mann
(Related: Life, Control, Being, Drugs, Feeling, Shame)

"My ego is controlled enough that I don't have to be the focus."
- Herbie Mann
(Related: Ego, Focus)

"Could I have worked under a system where there were Draconian controls on my creativity, meaning budget, time, script choices, etc.? Definitely not. I would have fared poorly under the old studio system that guys like Howard Hawks did so well in. I cannot."
- Michael Mann
(Related: Time, Creativity, Choices, Hawks, Meaning, Old)

"With the parties at virtual parity and the ideological gulf between them never greater, the stakes of majority control of Congress are extremely high."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Control, Congress, Majority)

"The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason."
- Marya Mannes
(Related: People, Control, Ability, Emotions, Reason)

"Everything in Formula 1 has been sterilised now, the whole thing is controlled too much."
- Nigel Mansell
(Related: Formula, Now)

"Firstly the cars aren't too complicated. They have no traction control, for example, which means you can spin if you try too hard and damage your tires if you're not careful with your driving style."
- Nigel Mansell
(Related: Control, Driving, Example, Style)

"I'm fairly in control and I don't like to flirt particularly. I mean, obviously if I meet someone who I think is hot, of course I'll want to flirt with him, But in general I don't use it in day-to-day life."
- Shirley Manson
(Related: Life, Control, Day, Want)

"We fail to see that we can control our destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Control, Destiny)

"They told me that they are starting a classic label, and wanted me to be the first artist. So I signed, and am producing myself, and writing my own music, but I'm their first artist on their classic label. And I have creative control."
- Teena Marie
(Related: Music, Control, Artist, First, Writing)

"It seems people are more willing to let other people control their minds now and recreational drug use doesn't seem to have that same renegade sense of adventure that it once did."
- Marc Maron
(Related: People, Control, Adventure, Now, Sense)

"Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control."
- Don Marquis
(Related: Control, Honesty)

"The scanning of barcodes, or the reading of RFID transponders, generates data that is used in a software package to provide management or control information."
- Mike Marsh
(Related: Control, Management, Information, Reading, Software)

"Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds."
- Thurgood Marshall
(Related: Government, Power, Thought, Control, Giving)

"But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Nature, Women, Love, Applause, Encouragement, Grace, Help)

"Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Life, Women, Control, Fate, Man)

"The hearing aids are very helpful for speech reading. Without the hearing aids, my voice becomes very loud, and I cannot control the quality of my voice."
- Marlee Matlin
(Related: Quality, Control, Hearing, Reading, Speech, Voice)

"With my mask, I controlled all of the mouth movements with my own mouth."
- Peter Mayhew
"There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Food, Money, People, Control, Being, Importance, May, Needs, Passion, Self)

"I am trying to send directions out and keep control of state government for the final month."
- Scott McCallum
(Related: Government, Control, State, Trying)

"I also do not like the idea of soft money, these issue ads - people don't know where the money is coming from, millions and millions of dollars outside of the control of a candidate - there's no accountability."
- Scott McCallum
(Related: Money, People, Idea, Control)

"I lose all control after two drinks of anything."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Control, Drinks)

"I longed to fly. I was paid in flying lessons and, by the time I was 13, I'd logged 100 hours at the controls."
- Kent McCord
(Related: Time, Flying)

"I have complete artistic control, and I just do my best album every time and trust it to fate."
- Susannah McCorkle
(Related: Time, Trust, Control, Fate)

"You enter a state of controlled passivity, you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared intention is to justify the ways of God to man, you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan."
- Ian Mcewan
(Related: God, End, Intention, Man, Relax, Satan, State)

"Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Knowledge, Control, Authority, Enemy, Misfortune, Possession)

"Comfort in expressing your emotions will allow you to share the best of yourself with others, but not being able to control your emotions will reveal your worst."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Control, Being, Comfort, Emotions, Will)

"The American people have no control over what the military does. We have no say in American foreign policy."
- Aaron McGruder
(Related: People, Policy, Control, American, Foreign policy, Military)

"It's important to have the right agent - people that are working hard for you. But an actor needs to be in control of their career no matter how good the representation is."
- Joel McHale
(Related: People, Control, Actor, Career, Needs, Right)

"I am afraid that the ordinary citizen will not like to be told that the banks can and do create and destroy money. And they who control the credit of a nation direct the policy of governments, and hold in the hollow of their hands the destiny of the people."
- Richard McKenna
(Related: Money, People, Policy, Control, Banks, Credit, Destiny, Nation, Will)

"The number of strokes to the inch controls the pitch of the note: the more, the higher the pitch; the fewer, the lower the pitch, the size of the stroke controls the loudness... the tone quality is the most difficult element to control, it is made by the shape of the strokes."
- Norman McLaren
(Related: Quality, Control)

"For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Time, Man, Mystery, Space)

"Everywhere I travel throughout Eastern Washington, I hear from people demanding we do a better job of controlling our borders and reducing illegal immigration."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Travel, People, Job, Washington)

"Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them."
- Vincent McNabb
(Related: God, Control, Hope, Grace, Spiritual)

"To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Dreams, Control, Comfort, Living, Zone)

"You have to take control of your own career."
- Maria Menounos
(Related: Control, Career)

"We had four different sets and built 38 flats to use as walls, so we had a major production going on. It's so much fun when you're controlling it, but it's also so much pressure."
- Maria Menounos
(Related: Fun, Pressure, Production)

"It looks as though yields of over 10 times what we can currently grow per acre are feasible if you control the CO2 concentration, the humidity, the temperature, all the various factors that plants depend on to grow rapidly."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Control, Plants)

"I preferred delivering my performance in person. I liked to be in control. You couldn't be in films."
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Control, Performance)

"No, we're not looking at how to control criminals... we're talking about banning the AK-47 and semi-automatic guns."
- Howard Metzenbaum
(Related: Control, Talking)

"As a writer, you have control of the words you put on the page. But once that manuscript leaves your hand, you give control to the reader. As a director, you are limited by everything: weather, budget, and egos."
- Nicholas Meyer
(Related: Control, Weather, Words, Writer)

"No administration could stop the tidal wave of immigration that swept over the land; no political party could restrain or control the enterprise of our people, and no reasonable man could desire to check the march of civilization."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: People, Civilization, Control, Desire, Land, Man, March, Party)

"The filmmakers always have a great level of control."
- John Milius
(Related: Control)

"We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor. When the rich fly it means that things are under control; when the poor fly it means danger, revolution, anarchy."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Control, American, Anarchy, Danger, Flags, Revolution, Poor)

"Beneath all of these addictions is this disease, this control disease which is the mark of our society."
- Keith Miller
(Related: Society, Control, Disease)

"A lot of us have jobs where we need to give people structure but that is different from controlling."
- Keith Miller
(Related: People, Jobs)

"The primary symptom of a controller is denial, that is I can't see its symptoms in myself."
- Keith Miller
(Related: Denial)

"You are controlling because I want you to do it, not because of the situation or what needs to be done."
- Keith Miller
(Related: Needs, Want)

"We religious controllers control in the name of Jesus and it is really painful to people."
- Keith Miller
(Related: People, Control, Name, Religious)

"I believe in having each device secured and monitoring each device, rather than just monitoring holistically on the network, and then responding in short enough time for damage control."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: Time, Control, Network)

"When I'm on stage, it's a little world I've created where I'm sort of the thing, so I have total control over everything that happens. When we're improvising, I'm with someone I totally trust. I know things are going to work out. I don't have those guarantees in life. There are no consequences on stage."
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: Work, Life, Trust, Control, Consequences, World)

"Grammar, which knows how to control even kings."
- Moliere
(Related: Control, Grammar, Kings)

"Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world."
- Alfred A. Montapert
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Control, Negative, Positive, Thoughts, Fate, World)

"There is, therefore, no solution possible other than an economy directed by the workers through their organisations of control-through the workers' syndicates."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Control, Economy, Solution, Workers)

"We have confirmed something we only knew in theory, namely that revolution, in which uncontrolled and uncontrollable forces operate imperiously, is blind and destructive, grandiose and cruel."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Blind, Revolution, Theory)

"The financial history of the Baltimore and Ohio since the close of the nineteenth century is interesting chiefly in connection with changes in the control of the property."
- John Moody
(Related: History, Control, Financial, Connection, Property)

"When prose gets too stylized and out of control - and Stein is sometimes a good example - when you don't know what the hell is going on, then it's kind of boring."
- Rick Moody
(Related: Control, Example, Hell, Prose)

"Let's say there are 500 sons and daughters like you in each state. Then we could control the government."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Government, Control, Daughters, Sons, State)

"I live in a kind of controlled awareness. I wouldn't call it fear, but it's an awareness. I know I have a responsibility to behave in a certain way. I'm able to do that."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Fear, Awareness, Responsibility)

"The Roman Catholic church... carries the immense power of very directly affecting women's lives everywhere by its stand against birth control and abortion."
- Robin Morgan
(Related: Power, Women, Control, Church, Abortion, Birth control)

"Whoever controls the media, controls the mind."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Media, Mind)

"Anyone who knows how difficult it is to keep a secret among three men - particularly if they are married - knows how absurd is the idea of a worldwide secret conspiracy consciously controlling all mankind by its financial power; in real, clear analysis."
- Oswald Mosley
(Related: Men, Idea, Power, Financial, Mankind)

"Is anarchism desirable? Well, who does not seek freedom? What man, unless willing to declare himself in bondage, would care to call any control agreeable? Think about it!"
- Johann Most
(Related: Control, Care, Freedom, Man)

"The only thing that we cannot control is our supporters."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Control)

"The only thing I would like is to have more control of the game in terms of possession."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Control, Possession)

"The press gave me a voice too quickly, and that could have unsettled a man who had every right to feel he should be in control of the thing he had created."
- Alison Moyet
(Related: Control, Man, Press, Right, Voice)

"There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords."
- John Muir
(Related: Control, Creation, May)

"So that was Reagan's political problem. As a rancher in California, he was an environmentalist himself. But the President of the United States doesn't control everything that happens in Washington."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Control, President, states, United, Washington)

"Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality."
- Rupert Murdoch
(Related: Quality, Thought, Reflection, Television)

"To me the biggest breakthrough was when we did Terminator 2 that just opened the door for Jurassic and all of the others and that was as big as when we did motion control on Star Wars. But I don't see another big thing coming."
- Dennis Muren
(Related: Control)

"You have the biggest impact on controlling, on affecting local lives as mayor. It's so much more important than being a state legislator."
- Dick Murphy
(Related: Being, State)

"If the Republicans get control back of the United States Senate, we will no longer have a check and balance on the White House, on the Republican Congress."
- Patty Murray
(Related: Control, Balance, Congress, Republican, Republicans, Senate, states, United, Will)

"The FDA is redefining birth control as abortion. The FDA is setting the bar higher for this kind of drug."
- Patty Murray
(Related: Control, Abortion, Birth control)

"Just as men must give up economic control when their wives share the responsibility for the family's financial well-being, women must give up exclusive parental control when their husbands assume more responsibility for child care."
- Augustus Y. Napier
(Related: Men, Women, Family, Control, Financial, Care, Husbands, Responsibility, Wives)

"I don't have to ask anyone's permission to do anything. It's nice not have to get decisions out of three, sometimes four people, which can be like pulling teeth. So the amount of control that I have over what I'm doing is better for me as a solo artist."
- Graham Nash
(Related: People, Control, Artist, Decisions)

"The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Happiness, Control)

"This is not a business where you can hand off and run by remote control."
- David Neeleman
(Related: Business, Control)

"It's still a bottom-line business. You can be out of control, and if they want you, they'll pick you. And you can be a mensch, and if you're not the product they want, you won't get it."
- Judd Nelson
(Related: Business, Control, Want)

"The Internet provides the access to resources, so it's incumbent upon the people who control those resources to make sure that the economic engine stays intact."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: People, Control, Internet)

"There's this notion that allows people to create their own collection of songs, so it rewrites what a song is. They may only want 10 seconds of something, or they may only want this particular song, or they want this group of songs. It becomes much more user-controlled."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: People, May, Song, Songs, Want)

"People recognize intellectual property the same way they recognize real estate. People understand what property is. But it's a new kind of property, and so the understanding uses new control surfaces. It uses a new way of defining the property."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: People, Control, Property, Understanding)

"Nature is under control but not disturbed."
- Beatrix, Queen of the Netherland
(Related: Nature, Control)

"You can see these boxes which are covered with metal foils for thermal reasons, and they are also, most of the time, thermally controlled inside to keep reasonable temperature inside each of these containers."
- Claude Nicollier
(Related: Time)

"One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Heart, Control)

"Most of my images have been done in-studio, under very controlled lighting conditions. There have been a few that have been shot in nature, but even then they were shot almost exclusively at night, and again, under controlled lighting conditions."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Nature, Night)

"I don't think that a leader can control, to any great extent, his destiny. Very seldom can he step in and change the situation if the forces of history are running in another direction."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Change, History, Leader, Control, Destiny, Direction, Running)

"Readers always seem to think that the author has some control over the design of their books."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Design, Control, Books)

"Obviously it's my second senior event, and I'm tired obviously coming back from the British Open, from surgery, which was priority No. 1, did that successfully, and each week since the British Open I've felt in pretty good control of my golf game."
- Greg Norman
(Related: Control, Golf, Open, Pretty)

"The statists want to control the economy."
- Grover Norquist
(Related: Control, Economy, Want)

"In America the schools have become too permissive, the kids now are controlling the schools, the tail is wagging the dog. We've got to make a change there and get it back to where the teachers have control of the classrooms."
- Chuck Norris
(Related: Change, Control, America, Kids, Now, Schools, Teachers)

"I spend a year at the Hoover Institute at Stanford, researching market approaches to air pollution control."
- Gale Norton
(Related: Control, Pollution)

"My main efforts focussed on trying to identify the rate controlling steps during the cell cycle. Crucial for this analysis were wee mutants that were advanced prematurely through the cell cycle and so divided at a reduced cell size."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Trying)

"Since I'm the president and Democrats have controlled the House and the Senate, it's understandable that people are saying, you know, 'What have you done?'"
- Barack Obama
(Related: People, Democrats, President, Saying, Senate)

"John Travolta said he sometimes lets his friends take control of his airplane even though they don't know what they're doing. Then Travolta said he often does the same thing with his career."
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: Control, Career, Friends)

"Nations have come under the control of haters and fools."
- Carroll O'Connor
(Related: Control, Fools, Nations)

"It matters enormously to a successful democratic society like ours that we have three branches of government, each with some independence and some control over the other two. That's set out in the Constitution."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Society, Government, Successful, Control, Constitution, Independence)

"To say that you now trust the Russian military command and control system because some Russian general told you from the bottom of his heart that's the case, strikes me as most unrealistic."
- William Odom
(Related: Trust, Heart, Control, Military, Now)

"In an unconstitutional partnership with the state, the church can impose the most irresistible, if covert, controls conceivable."
- Madalyn Murray O'Hair
(Related: Church, Partnership, State)

"People have an idea that one is in control of a career, a lot more than you really are. You can engineer things to an extent. But you are at the mercy of what comes in across the desk."
- Gary Oldman
(Related: People, Idea, Control, Career, Mercy)

"If you must get rid of a roach, use mechanical control."
- Carl Olson
(Related: Control)

"At first I was a bit indignant about it, and then I realised, 'No, that's what people want, so that's what is given.' But it's not in your control. It's just what happens to you, and that's what's frightening."
- Julia Ormond
(Related: People, Control, First, Want)

"We can use techniques in modifying things, in controlling things, but the first impulse has to be something that you simply cannot make just out of technique, or else it becomes perfectly evident that it is nothing but technique that you're exercising."
- Leo Ornstein
(Related: First, Nothing)

"When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Selling, Buying, First, Legislation, Legislators)

"In recent times, European nations, with the use of gunpowder and other technical improvements in warfare, controlled practically the whole world. One, the British Empire, brought under one government a quarter of the earth and its inhabitants."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Government, Earth, Nations, World)

"Personal law is simply the thought that controls your mind and your life more than any other thought. Finding that thought is the most valuable knowledge that you can have about yourself. It is like the leverage on personal change. It enables you to change very efficiently."
- Leonard Orr
(Related: Change, Life, Thought, Knowledge, Law, Mind)

"Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."
- George Orwell
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"A family with the wrong members in control; that, perhaps, is as near as one can come to describing England in a phrase."
- George Orwell
(Related: Family, Control, England, Wrong)

"I found for me that my safe place was work. I could control my environment. I became very fastidious and detailed, and wanted things a certain way."
- Marie Osmond
(Related: Work, Control, Environment)

"I am not naturally that thin, so I had to go through everything from using drugs to diet pills to laxatives to fasting. Those were my main ways of controlling my weight."
- Carre Otis
(Related: Diet, Drugs, Weight)

"Anorexia was there for me before I got into modeling, but because of the arena and the demands, the disease really got out of control for me. It's like being an alcoholic and going and being a bartender."
- Carre Otis
(Related: Control, Being, Disease)

"Every one with this writ may be a tyrant; if this commission be legal, a tyrant in a legal manner, also, may control, imprison, or murder any one within the realm."
- James Otis
(Related: Legal, Control, May, Murder)

"What the Idaho Health Freedom Act says is that the citizens of our state won't be subject to another federal mandate or turn over another part of their life to government control."
- Butch Otter
(Related: Government, Health, Life, Control, Act, Freedom, State)

"Well, like any time you're shooting documentary stuff, you've got to be in the moment, and you've got to be able to be in control enough to capture what's happening."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: Time, Control)

"And we've become very doubtful of our information sources, because they're all controlled by these huge multilateral corporations."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: Corporations, Information)

"In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Control, Performance, Building, Evening, Film, Theater)

"The secularists in Turkey haven't underestimated religion, they just made the mistake of believing they could control it with the power of the army alone."
- Orhan Pamuk
(Related: Power, Religion, Mistake, Control, Army, Turkey)

"Bad directors will tell you they absolutely know how to do it, and how it has to happen; there's this insecurity that leads them to feeling like they have to control everything."
- Molly Parker
(Related: Control, Feeling, Insecurity, Will)

"For me, being able to go anywhere you want, with an element of precision and control, has been the goal."
- Paul Parker
(Related: Control, Goal, Being, Want)

"I wanted to feel that precision and control and then try to apply it to tele. That's what I've looked for in my gear development through the years, and today, tele is very precise, very high-performance."
- Paul Parker
(Related: Development, Control, Today, Years)

"Two things control men's nature, instinct and experience."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Experience, Nature, Men, Control, Instinct)

"You must strive to multiply bread so that it suffices for the tables of mankind, and not rather favor an artificial control of birth, which would be irrational, in order to diminish the number of guests at the banquet of life."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Life, Control, Guests, Mankind, Order)

"Assuming either the Left Wing or the Right Wing gained control of the country, it would probably fly around in circles."
- Pat Paulsen
(Related: Control, Country, Right)

"Physiology has, at last, gained control over the nerves which stimulate the gastric glands and the pancreas."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Control, Nerves)

"We have a country that is $5 a gallon gas, $4 a gallon gas, we got unbearable unemployment and a federal government that is out of control. We have to take back this country and we've got to get off the sidelines and take it to President Obama."
- Tim Pawlenty
(Related: Government, Control, Country, President, Unemployment)

"Dictatorships start wars because they need external enemies to exert internal control over their own people."
- Richard Perle
(Related: People, Control, Enemies)

"The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, the public debt should be reduced and the arrogance of public officials should be controlled."
- Ross Perot
(Related: Arrogance, Debt, Public)

"For me, getting comfortable with being famous was hard - that whole side of it, the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy. Giving up that part of your life and not having control of it."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
(Related: Life, Control, Being, Famous, Giving, Loss, Privacy)

"I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything."
- Michael Phelps
(Related: Time, Work, Mind)

"But in a broader sense, when I have more control, I want to expose people to new ideas."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: People, Ideas, Control, Sense, Want)

"When I was old enough to realize all meat was killed, I saw it as an irrational way of using our power, to take a weaker thing and mutilate it. It was like the way bullies would take control of younger kids in the schoolyard."
- River Phoenix
(Related: Power, Control, Kids, Old)

"The Arthritis Prevention, Control and Cure Act of 2005 is bipartisan legislation directing funding and promoting education and research toward the goal of preventing, treating and curing arthritis."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Education, Control, Goal, Act, Cure, Legislation, Prevention, Research)

"We can't control what the ratings will be. It's like, if you're going to go skiing, do you hope you'll have a good day of skiing? Yes. Do you hope you won't break your leg? Yes."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Control, Hope, Day, Will)

"That a society controls, to a greater or lesser extent, the behavior of its members is a universal; but the methods, the particulars of that control, vary from one culture to another."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Society, Control, Behavior, Culture)

"It's very clear that the Bush Administration is out of control. It contains some truly dangerous people."
- John Pilger
(Related: People, Control)

"Men who have been raised violently have every reason to believe it is appropriate for them to control others through violence; they feel no compunction over being violent to women, children, and one another."
- Frank Pittman
(Related: Men, Women, Control, Being, Children, Reason, Violence)

"Uncontrolled access to data, with no audit trail of activity and no oversight would be going too far. This applies to both commercial and government use of data about people."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Government, People)

"It would be ideal if we could have an uncontrolled flow of information. But we realized you can't do that."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Information)

"Admittedly, the body of scientists, as a whole, does uphold the authority of science over the lay public. It controls thereby also the process by which young men are trained to become members of the scientific profession."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Men, Science, Authority, Body, Profession, Public, Scientists)

"And when they do spin out of control there are important ramifications that affect America, not just its direct national interest but its broader interests as a nation which has thought of itself as a beacon to other nations, of freedom, liberty, democracy, whatever."
- John Pomfret
(Related: Thought, Control, America, Democracy, Freedom, Interest, Liberty, Nation, Nations)

"Newt has two transitions behind him. First he had to capture control of the House. He had to get the Republican budget through. He had to get the Contract With America through. He has done that."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Control, America, First, Republican)

"Although I agree that wild horses are a symbol of the American West, I also believe that it is the responsibility of Congress to ensure that these animals are managed, protected, and controlled in an effective manner."
- Jon Porter
(Related: American, Animals, Congress, Horses, Responsibility, Symbol)

"We all hoped in 2001 that we could put in place an Afghan government under President Karzai that would be able to control the country, make sure al-Qaeda didn't come back, and make sure the Taliban wasn't resurging. It didn't work out."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Government, Work, Control, Country, President)

"Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that forever grows one step richer and subtler than our latest theory about it. It is about reverence, not mastery."
- Richard Powers
(Related: Science, Control, Theory, Wonder)

"Unified party control of the organs of government has proved no panacea."
- David E. Price
(Related: Government, Control, Party)

"My goal was, and still is, to write first, direct my own stuff whenever possible and control my own creative destiny."
- Jeff Probst
(Related: Control, Goal, Destiny, First)

"You were not in control You had no visibility: maybe there was a car in front of you, maybe not."
- Alain Prost
(Related: Car, Control)

"Kafka truly illustrates the way the environment oppresses the individual. He shows how the unconscious controls our lives."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Environment, Unconscious)

"Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself."
- Pythagoras
(Related: Action, Control, Concern, Depression, Man)

"I think that when we look out with our underfunded liabilities and our national debt over $14 trillion, I think if we are part of that movement to get our government spending under control, I think that would be a tremendous legacy to leave."
- Ben Quayle
(Related: Government, Control, Debt)

"The thing is, if you control the Senate meetings, you control the gavel. And the gavel is a very important instrument... an instrument of power. An instrument that establishes the agenda."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Power, Control, Meetings, Senate)

"Instead, there were a variety of controls of which some could be influenced by bankers, some could be influenced by the government, and some could hardly be influenced by either."
- Carroll Quigley
(Related: Government, Variety)

"When the business interests... pushed through the first installment of civil service reform in 1883, they expected that they would be able to control both political parties equally."
- Carroll Quigley
(Related: Business, Control, First, Reform, Service)

"There is a lot of talk now about metal detectors and gun control. Both are good things. But they are no more a solution than forks and spoons are a solution to world hunger."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Control, Hunger, Now, Solution, Talk, World)

"I can't control how people are going to react. I try not to worry about what I can't control."
- Aidan Quinn
(Related: People, Control, Worry)

"Comedy is very controlling - you are making people laugh."
- Gilda Radner
(Related: People, Comedy)

"You feel completely in control when you hear a wave of laughter coming back at you that you have caused."
- Gilda Radner
(Related: Control, Laughter)

"Well, we're just now seeing the reductions in mortgage rates. The mortgage rates are based on the ten-year rate and the Fed controls the overnight or the shorter rates."
- Franklin Raines
(Related: Now)

"Ken Lay has, does and will continue to accept responsibility for the fall of Enron. He was the man at the controls. But failure is not a crime."
- Michael Ramsey
(Related: Failure, Crime, Enron, Man, Responsibility, Will)

"We also need to strengthen the security of our borders and ports and strictly control immigration."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Control, Security)

"When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Control, Animals, Behavior, Learning, Man, May, Plants)

"There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense."
- Jeanette Rankin
(Related: War, Common sense, Compromise, Decency)

"It makes sense that whatever the topic is, it's more compelling if you can provide the audience with a range of perspectives, and you can cross disciplines. And you don't have to control what people take out of it."
- Bernice Johnson Reagon
(Related: People, Control, Sense)

"We're all controlled neurotics."
- Harry Reasoner
"I wanted control over the merchandising, the actual packaging of the product. That was a big factor. The only way for me to exercise control on all those levels was to start my own label."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Control, Exercise)

"Once the festival achieved a certain level of notoriety, then people began to come here with agendas that were not the same as ours. We can't do anything about that. We can't control that."
- Robert Redford
(Related: People, Control)

"You can't completely control the sport - Tiger Woods comes close. The test is against yourself and nature's own way. I find golf a particularly good metaphor for this story."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Nature, Control, Golf, Metaphor)

"To know is to control."
- Scott Reed
(Related: Control)

"We... are not really free if we can't control our own government and its policies. And we will never do that if we remain ignorant."
- Charley Reese
(Related: Government, Control, Will)

"My priorities are to make sure we get the prescription drug bill, that we fund the research in NIH adequately, and that we fund the Center for Disease Control adequately."
- Ralph Regula
(Related: Control, Disease, Priorities, Research)

"It's basic due diligence to make sure that whenever a foreign entity acquires a controlling interest in a U.S. company that national security isn't threatened."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Company, Diligence, Interest, National security)

"While port security remains one of our single greatest vulnerabilities, it makes little sense to give operational control of our ports to a foreign nation without first doing proper investigations."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Control, First, Nation, Security, Sense)

"Now is the most exciting time in fashion. Women are controlling their destiny now, the consumer is more knowledgeable, and I have to be better every single day."
- Oscar de la Renta
(Related: Time, Women, Day, Destiny, Fashion, Now)

"I try to be a guide for people, to make their darkness bright and to make the pathway light, and never to condemn or control or criticize."
- Little Richard
(Related: People, Control, Darkness, Light)

"I'm a performer. I push the envelope, I work in a very uncontrolled manner onstage. I do a lot of free association, it's spontaneous, I go into character."
- Michael Richards
(Related: Work, Character)

"My most important task must be an attempt to bring the monster under democratic direction and control."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Control, Direction)

"Getting married and then having children just centered me and grounded my values. It was like a whole new world. It started happening in New York with a little play called Cruise Control, where I relaxed, and then I kept getting work in Hollywood till this series happened."
- Patricia Richardson
(Related: Work, Control, Values, Children, Hollywood, Play, World)

"People, as critical as it looks, we're OK. We are in control, whether we feel it or not."
- Lionel Richie
(Related: People, Control)

"Acting touches nerves you have absolutely no control over."
- Alan Rickman
(Related: Control, Acting, Nerves)

"The 10 largest antitrust law firms in the United States have gone into the federal courts charging Monsanto with creating a global conspiracy in violation of the antitrust laws, to control the global market in seeds."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Control, Law, Laws, states, United)

"Everyone seems to be in a kind of accelerated time mode that is beyond their own control."
- Terry Riley
(Related: Time, Control)

"I can't recall any difficulty in making the C language definition completely open - any discussion on the matter tended to mention languages whose inventors tried to keep tight control, and consequent ill fate."
- Dennis Ritchie
(Related: Control, Difficulty, Fate, Language, Open)

"My best birth control now is just to leave the lights on."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Control, Birth control, Now)

"I don't get upset over things I can control, because if I can control them there's no sense in getting upset. And I don't get upset over things I can't control, because if I can't control them there's no sense in getting upset."
- Mickey Rivers
(Related: Control, Sense)

"I love making people laugh. It's an addiction and it's probably dysfunctional, but I am addicted to it and there's no greater pleasure for me than sitting in a theater and feeling a lot of people losing control of themselves."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Love, People, Control, Addiction, Feeling, Losing, Pleasure, Theater)

"Because I actually find the next take after they've controlled it a little bit and repressed the laughter is actually a really interesting take, because that's still going on underneath the surface. That struggle to maintain composure becomes part of the joy of the scene."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Joy, Laughter, Struggle)

"The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Life, Success, Control, Learning, Pain, Pleasure)

"Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Experience, Life, Control, Emotions)

"In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Control, Actions, Want)

"George Pal had total control, and he was there on the set every day. You never met a more charming man in your entire lifetime - what a lovely gentleman."
- Ann Robinson
(Related: Control, Day, Gentleman)

"Gun control? We need bullet control! I think every bullet should cost 5,000 dollars. Because if a bullet cost five thousand dollar, we wouldn't have any innocent bystanders."
- Chris Rock
(Related: Control)

"The secret to success is to own nothing, but control everything."
- Nelson Rockefeller
(Related: Success, Control, Nothing)

"Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who's going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it's more powerful than religion. So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Business, Politics, Religion, Control)

"The market controls everything, but the market has no heart."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Heart)

"But in marketing, the familiar is everything, and that is controlled by the studio. That is reaching its apogee now."
- Nicolas Roeg
(Related: Marketing, Now)

"Marketing is a very good thing, but it shouldn't control everything. It should be the tool, not that which dictates."
- Nicolas Roeg
(Related: Control, Marketing)

"Well, my constituents are happy that the Republican Party has finally gotten off its duff, seeing that we do control the House and the Senate and the presidency, and taken up the issue of illegal immigration."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: Control, Party, Presidency, Republican, Senate)

"If we want more trade in the world, we should establish bilateral trade agreements with other democratic countries. That way we can control the decision-making process. The major economic countries of the world will enter into those agreements."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: Control, Decision, Countries, Trade, Want, Will, World)

"The right way to reign in healthcare costs is not by applying more government and more controls and making it more like the post office, it's by making it more like a consumer-driven market."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Government, Healthcare, Office, Post, Right)

"The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Government, People, Control, Liberty)

"The attractive idea that we can now have a parliament of man with authority to control the conduct of nations by legislation or an international police force with power to enforce national conformity to rules of right conduct is a counsel of perfection."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Power, Idea, Control, Authority, Conformity, Force, Legislation, Man, Nations, Now, Parliament, Perfection, Police, Right, Rules)

"Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Nature, Control, Ambition, Generations, Human nature, Injustice, Now, Perfection, Prejudice, Selfishness, Will)

"The Industry's at war. I think it's about control. You can make all of the financial arguments that the industry has been shooting itself in the foot, but it is an industry built on a foundation of ownership and exploitation of intellectual property rights."
- Don Rose
(Related: War, Control, Financial, Arguments, Exploitation, Rights, Ownership, Property)

"From the cradle to the grave she is subject to the power and control of man. Father, guardian, or husband, one conveys her like some piece of merchandise over to the other."
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Power, Father, HusbControl, Grave, Man)

"The Constitution wanted artists to have control over their works because they knew it would create incentive to create more works. That is clearly still the goal."
- Hilary Rosen
(Related: Control, Goal, Artists, Constitution)

"When you have the paparazzi hiding in the bushes outside your home, the only thing you can control is how you respond publicly."
- Portia de Rossi
(Related: Home, Control)

"There was a project at Lawrence Livermore National Labs where many years ago they went down this path for scripting and controlling very large numerical calculations."
- Guido van Rossum
(Related: Calculations, Project, Years)

"Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws."
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild
(Related: Money, Control, Care, Laws, Nation)

"Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws."
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild
(Related: Money, Control, Care, Laws, Nation)

"I'm very excited to see where the characters and their relationships go. But in the end, it really boils down to the people who have more power than me, who control the money."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Money, Power, People, Control, End, Relationships)

"I think the big thing I've had going for me in that regard has been the success of the league. I don't have quite as much control over things as people believe, so I frequently receive more credit than I deserve, and occasionally more criticism as well."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Success, People, Control, Credit, Criticism)

"The problem is that when government controls the economy, those who can influence government keep winning, and everybody else just stays the same."
- Marco Rubio
(Related: Government, Winning, Economy, Influence)

"Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites."
- William Ruckelshaus
(Related: Nature, Control)

"It's soothing to realize that my mind's processes are inherently uncontrollable."
- Rudy Rucker
(Related: Mind)

"When cutting staff at the Pentagon, don't eliminate the thin layer that assures civilian control."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Control)

"The Secretary of Defense is not a super General or Admiral. His task is to exercise civilian control over the Department for the Commander-in-Chief and the country."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Control, Country, Defense, Exercise)

"Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Education, Control, Teaching)

"Reason is a harmonising, controlling force rather than a creative one."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Force, Reason)

"Marie Stopes had established the first birth control clinic in Britain; the whole question of informing women, especially those who were poor, about methods of contraception, began to be discussed."
- Dora Russell
(Related: Women, Control, Birth control, First, Poor, Question)

"The debt and the deficit is just getting out of control, and the administration is still pumping through billions upon trillions of new spending. That does not grow the economy."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Control, Debt, Economy)

"What I'm concerned about is endless borrowing, which is going to compromise our economy not only today but in the future. Because we know the decisions we make right now really dramatically impact us in the future, and the debt is literally getting out of our control."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Control, Borrowing, Compromise, Debt, Decisions, Economy, Future, Now, Right, Today)

"Our debt is out of control. What was a fiscal challenge is now a fiscal crisis. We cannot deny it; instead we must, as Americans, confront it responsibly. And that is exactly what Republicans pledge to do."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Control, Americans, Challenge, Crisis, Debt, Now, Republicans)

"If we didn't propose these reforms, we would not have proposed a budget that got the debt under control."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Control, Debt)

"Whenever it's suggested that our sponsors have some kind of influence or control of what we cover in some kind of censorship through financial pressure, it's rubbish. That's never happened."
- Morley Safer
(Related: Control, Financial, Censorship, Influence, Pressure)

"25, 30 years ago, that meant something, they were making some money. And they were doing all sorts of comedy, screaming at the audience, basically crowd control. And then there was the whole urban comedy scene."
- Bob Saget
(Related: Money, Control, Comedy, Years)

"No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother."
- Margaret Sanger
(Related: Mother, Control, Body, Will, Woman)

"To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography."
- George Santayana
(Related: Soul, Geography)

"The psychology of a language which, in one way or another, is imposed upon one because of factors beyond one's control, is very different from the psychology of a language which one accepts of one's free will."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Control, Free will, Language, Psychology)

"The U.S. needs to control the Middle East, the gateway to Asia. It already has military installations in Uzbekistan."
- Jose Saramago
(Related: Control, Military, Needs)

"I think sometimes what happens is that all of this feeling out of control manifests itself in trying to control your body; whether it's an eating disorder or talking about getting your nose fixed, as if that's going to be the solution to all the pressure."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Control, Body, Disorder, Eating, Feeling, Pressure, Solution, Talking, Trying)

"The term papers make me more crazy, because they involve more variables I cannot directly control! With acting, I feel more power-like I'm making all the choices."
- Fred Savage
(Related: Power, Acting, Choices)

"News events cannot be controlled, nor can newscasts be mapped out like entertainment shows."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Entertainment, Events, News)

"Men still control the news, both on and off camera."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Men, Control, News)

"I think there's a point at which money, influence, and power become so blinding that people believe they control the world."
- Iris Sawyer
(Related: Power, Money, People, Control, Influence, World)

"Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force."
- Dorothy L. Sayers
(Related: Time, Force, Old, Trouble, Will, Woman)

"Whole areas of knowledge and information have been defined into nonexistence because the system cannot know, understand, control, or measure them."
- Anne Wilson Schaef
(Related: Knowledge, Control, Information, Measure)

"The Western media tends to place a lot of emphasis on official institutions in Ukraine such as its supreme court, the central election commission, and the parliament. In reality, the people of Ukraine now control their destiny."
- Bob Schaffer
(Related: People, Control, Court, Destiny, Media, Now, Parliament, Reality)

"Plan Colombia was supposed to reduce Colombia's cultivation and distribution of drugs by 50 percent, but 6 years and $4.7 billion later, the drug control results are meager at best."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Control, Drugs, Results, Years)

"There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Control, Conflict, Help, World)

"I prefer playing in the studio because you have much more control over things."
- Michael Schenker
(Related: Control)

"But if you're going to go out on a military unit, you've got to allow yourself to be under the control of the commander because you really could put the troops in danger."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Control, Danger, Military, Troops)

"There is a strong correlation between belief in evolution and liberal views on government control, pornography, prayer in schools, abortion, gun control, economic freedom, and even animal rights."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Government, Belief, Control, Abortion, Evolution, Freedom, Rights, Liberal, Pornography, Prayer, Schools)

"Symbolism perhaps is a bit in your face, and I've tried my best to control that as best I can as I've grown older and thought that one could approach something with a little more subtlety."
- John Schlesinger
(Related: Thought, Control)

"I did not start IC and Inteam to have control over my music. I had control before and after."
- Klaus Schulze
(Related: Music, Control)

"What is the first thing we did when we took control of Iraq? Protect the oil fields. Remember the administration quote about how the oil would pay for the war."
- Peter Schuyler
(Related: War, Control, First, Iraq, Oil)

"There's nothing like a play. It's so immediate and every performance is different. As an actor, you have the most control over what the audience is seeing."
- David Schwimmer
(Related: Control, Performance, Actor, Nothing, Play)

"Those edges and turns teach control and discipline, just like finger exercises on the piano."
- Barbara Ann Scott
(Related: Control, Discipline)

"Gun control means control. It means control for the government and the government starts controlling the people."
- Luke Scott
(Related: Government, People, Control)

"I like drums, really, if they're under control."
- Earl Scruggs
(Related: Control)

"Love... Force it and it disappears. You cannot will love, nor even control it. You can only guide its expression. It comes or it goes according to those qualities in life that invite it or deny its presence."
- David Seabury
(Related: Life, Love, Control, Expression, Force, Will)

"It doesn't matter who is playing or how old they are. I just worry about what I can control. It doesn't give me more or less motivation."
- Monica Seles
(Related: Motivation, Control, Old, Worry)

"Madonna has total control over her life, and not many women have that."
- Monica Seles
(Related: Women, Life, Control)

"Congress first took action against steroids by passing The Anabolic Steroids Control Act of 1990."
- Jim Sensenbrenner
(Related: Action, Control, Congress, First)

"Despite reforms in steroid control, serious problems still occur in and out of baseball."
- Jim Sensenbrenner
(Related: Control, Baseball, Problems)

"I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn't want to give creative control to overseas 'cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you're sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn't matter who comes up with the ideas, it's a collaboration."
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Ideas, Control, Actor, Collaboration, Film, Want)

"The state has, in order to control us, introduced division into our thinking, so that we come to distrust others and look to the state for protection."
- Butler Shaffer
(Related: Control, Distrust, Order, Protection, State, Thinking)

"I feel, having the choices I had, I felt I had more control over my own medium than I did over photography."
- Ben Shahn
(Related: Control, Choices, Photography)

"Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple."
- Bill Shankly
(Related: Football, Giving)

"There's this sense of excitement because you invent and control the characters. You decide whether they live or die. I find this type of creative process tremendously stimulating."
- Sidney Sheldon
(Related: Control, Excitement, Sense)

"Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world."
- William Shenstone
(Related: Anger, Power, Control, Force, World)

"It's essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself."
- Barbara Sher
(Related: Control, Events)

"But on second thought, after I decreed the state of emergency, I came to the conclusion that that was impossible to achieve without bloodshed because the street protesters were full of anger and nearly out of control. This is why I thought we needed to find another way out."
- Eduard Shevardnadze
(Related: Anger, Thought, Control, State)

"I hope this will help new moms not feel alone or desperate, and that there is no shame in their feelings. PPD is out of their control, but the treatment and healing process is not."
- Brooke Shields
(Related: Feelings, Control, Hope, Healing, Help, Shame, Treatment, Will)

"Too many people use abortion as a form of birth control. And that's very wrong. I could never, ever have an abortion."
- Brooke Shields
(Related: People, Control, Abortion, Birth control, Wrong)

"Modern Armenia survived only because it was the single province controlled, and protected, by the Russian Empire. The rest of the territory within its historical borders is almost wholly devoid of ethnic Armenians."
- John Shimkus
(Related: Rest)

"Ideals are not something I can control. It's not logic that convinces me of something, it's what my heart says. My heart has a way of involving me in things, which can only be good for the music."
- Michelle Shocked
(Related: Music, Heart, Control, Ideals, Logic)

"It means that, in fact, it's - whether fascist is the right word I don't know - more of a plutocracy than anything resembling a democracy; it has become a nation controlled by a very small, very wealthy elite."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Democracy, Fact, Nation, Right, Word)

"The whole of that part of Southern Africa which is controlled by racial minorities is experiencing either consistent and regular guerilla activity or is faced with advanced preparation for its commencement."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Preparation)

"As a result, ways out of the crisis are being intensively searched for at all levels - ways, which, however, aim at maintaining the whites' control over the country."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Control, Being, Country, Crisis, Result)

"We have some control over when we retire. However, we have very little control over how long we will live."
- Gordon Smith
(Related: Control, Will)

"Some artists imagine they've got a hold on this apparatus, which in fact has got a hold of them. As a result, they end up supporting a cultural prison that is out of their control."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: Control, Artists, End, Fact, Prison, Result)

"It is only by the rational use of technology; to control and guide what technology is doing; that we can keep any hopes of a social life more desirable than our own: or in fact of a social life which is not appalling to imagine."
- Carrie P. Snow
(Related: Life, Technology, Control, Fact)

"Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted."
- Ralph W. Sockman
(Related: Life, Control, Actions, Habits)

"The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Life, Boredom, Man)

"For those who live neither with religious consolations about death nor with a sense of death (or of anything else) as natural, death is the obscene mystery, the ultimate affront, the thing that cannot be controlled. It can only be denied."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Death, Mystery, Religious, Sense)

"When I finally made it to the set, I spent a lot of time doing damage control on The Magic Christian."
- Terry Southern
(Related: Time, Control, Christian, Magic)

"It's frustrating not to have more control over your material."
- Terry Southern
(Related: Control)

"In that sense, film is superior, but the difficulty is your lack of control as a writer."
- Terry Southern
(Related: Control, Difficulty, Film, Sense, Writer)

"Power is domination, control, and therefore a very selective form of truth which is a lie."
- Wole Soyinka
(Related: Power, Truth, Lie, Control)

"I used to think it a pity that her mother rather than she had not thought of birth control."
- Muriel Spark
(Related: Mother, Thought, Control, Birth control, Pity)

"On the other hand, chess is a mass sport now and for chess organisers shorter time control is obviously more attractive. But I think that this control does not suit World Championship matches."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Time, Control, Chess, Now, World)

"Time control directly influences the quality of play."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Time, Quality, Control, Play)

"For example, computer defends well, but for humans its is harder to defend than attack, particularly with the modern time control."
- Boris Spassky
(Related: Time, Control, Computer, Example)

"I just really wanted to do art, except when I was taking those photographs of people I would make the clothes that I would photograph them in so I could control the whole thing."
- Stephen Sprouse
(Related: Art, People, Control, Clothes)

"Control over the use of one's ideas really constitutes control over other people's lives; and it is usually used to make their lives more difficult."
- Richard Stallman
(Related: People, Ideas, Control)

"Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure."
- Sylvester Stallone
(Related: Success, Failure)

"But if you want to continue to be slaves of the banks and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let bankers continue to create money and control credit."
- Josiah Stamp
(Related: Money, Control, Banks, Credit, Slavery, Want)

"When money is controlled by a few it gives that few an undue power and control over labor and the resources of the country. Labor will have its best return when the laborer can control its disposal."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Money, Power, Control, Country, Labor, Will)

"Many writers upon the science of political economy have declared that it is the duty of a nation first to encourage the creation of wealth; and second, to direct and control its distribution. All such theories are delusive."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Science, Control, Wealth, Creation, Duty, Economy, First, Nation, Theories, Writers)

"It was not a friendly game, and Jerry certainly did not have friendliness in his eyes. He had an extra mean streak that day. He was out of control and probably should have been ejected."
- Roger Staubach
(Related: Control, Day, Eyes)

"We seem to think we have some control over this planet."
- Ralph Steadman
(Related: Control)

"You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don't enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons. It's not the law-abiding citizens, it's not the person who uses it as a hobby."
- Michael Steele
(Related: People, Control, Country, Law, Laws, Weapons)

"There's a lot of things that go on when you're on tour that cannot be controlled. I'm not even talking about myself, but of course there's sexual activity and drugs, fighting and language; it is certainly not a place to raise a family."
- Peter Steele
(Related: Family, Drugs, Fighting, Language, Talking)

"A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Marriage, Control, Journey, Wrong)

"Last Wednesday, I stupidly dropped my iPhone in the bath, and my life has sort of spiraled almost out of control."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Life, Control)

"Raymond Floyd. The man knows how to control situations. He was experienced. He didn't let me get overly excited; he kept me in check. It allowed me to free myself up, and I played really well with him."
- Payne Stewart
(Related: Control, Man)

"Invariably something happens at a U.S. Open where the golf course gets out of control one day, they have one pin that's out of control. It always seems to happen. But they've gotten better about the height of the rough."
- Payne Stewart
(Related: Control, Day, Golf, Open)

"I've just become more conscious about how much I do drink and how often I want to have a drink and things like that. I think being conscious of it will help me to control the urges."
- Payne Stewart
(Related: Control, Being, Help, Want, Will)

"I can't sprinkle sprinkles on. I lose control when I have sprinkles. I'm shaky. I still remember the great sprinkle accident of 1982."
- Ryan Stiles
(Related: Control, Accident)

"But I think the bomb instead constitutes merely a first step in a new control by man over the forces of nature too revolutionary and dangerous to fit into old concepts."
- Henry L. Stimson
(Related: Nature, Control, First, Man, Old)

"When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: Control, Thoughts, Emotions)

"When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you haven't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: Habit, Wrong)

"I personally take cues directly from the script, then I like to surprise the other actors. But you must maintain control on a level and see how far you can go up, down or out emotionally. You have to balance the craft with spontaneity."
- Lusia Strus
(Related: Control, Actors, Balance, Spontaneity)

"If I want to be free from any other man's dictation, I must understand that I can have no other man under my control."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Control, Man, Want)

"Players come and go, good friends, players who performed well. You can't control that."
- Mats Sundin
(Related: Control, Friends)

"What you don't see backstage is what really controls the show."
- Sarah Sutton
"I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet, tap and jazz. They helped a great deal with body control, balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing."
- Lynn Swann
(Related: Dance, Control, Balance, Ballet, Body, Jazz, Sense, Years)

"Girlfriend and 100 Percent Fun were my two peeks, around '92 and '96. The reality is that the times I had the most media success, sold lots of records and played bigger shows, I had the least control of my own life."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Life, Success, Girlfriend, Control, Fun, Media, Reality)

"In a theater, the part is mine and I can control it as I want to. In the movies, I don't have direct contact, and I am fighting technical machinery."
- Max von Sydow
(Related: Movies, Control, Fighting, Theater, Want)

"To be called a sovereign nation, a nation has to be able to control its own borders. It is controlling your own destiny in a way, and we don't control our own borders."
- Tom Tancredo
(Related: Control, Destiny, Nation)

"We can control our borders, we just choose not too."
- Tom Tancredo
(Related: Control)

"As has repeatedly been stated, the underlying hypothesis, which in a number of cases has been supported by direct experimental evidence, is that each gene controls the production, function, and specificity of a particular enzyme."
- Edward Lawrie Tatum
(Related: Production)

"At a time when we are facing threats from nations such as North Korea and Iran, and attempting to convince others such as India and Pakistan to become responsible nuclear powers, it is vital that America reclaims the leadership we once had on arms control."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: Leadership, Time, Control, America, Nations)

"People should watch out for three things: avoid a major addiction, don't get so deeply into debt that it controls your life, and don't start a family before you're ready to settle down."
- James Taylor
(Related: Family, Life, People, Addiction, Debt)

"If you're an addict, it controls your life and your life becomes uncontrollable. It's boring and painful, filling your system with something that makes you stare at your shoes for six hours."
- James Taylor
(Related: Life)

"To me that's what art is about - when you don't really have any control over your desires to do it."
- Noah Taylor
(Related: Art, Control)

"The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn't really a liar after all. He simply can't control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy."
- Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
(Related: Truth, Control, Approval, Impulses, Lies, Will)

"As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit."
- Emmanuel Teney
(Related: Faith, Control, Delight, Sense, Will)

"I'm always uneasy with messages. I think if there is a message, it's about taking control of your life. Not becoming a victim. Be true to yourself. In essence it's about love in the drug culture."
- Neil Tennant
(Related: Love, Life, Control, Culture)

"Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power."
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
(Related: Power, Self)

"I had great control, I never missed hitting the other's fellow bat."
- Bill Terry
(Related: Control)

"Behaviors are a choice. Feelings are sometimes out of our control. Behavior has to do with choices."
- Randall Terry
(Related: Feelings, Control, Behavior, Choice, Choices)

"I think people want very much to simplify their lives enough so that they can control the things that make it possible to sleep at night."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: People, Control, Night, Sleep, Want)

"So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards - well, you have no control over that."
- Charlize Theron
(Related: Work, Control, Winning, Awards, Film, Office, Will)

"The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers."
- Lewis Thomas
(Related: Poetry, Science, Control, Growth, Computer, Engineering, Flowers, Worry)

"Politics is the art of controlling your environment."
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Related: Art, Politics, Environment)

"The more chaos there is, the more science holds on to abstract systems of control, and the more chaos is engendered."
- William Irwin Thompson
(Related: Science, Control, Chaos)

"The conscious purpose of science is control of Nature; its unconscious effect is disruption and chaos."
- William Irwin Thompson
(Related: Science, Nature, Control, Purpose, Chaos, Effect, Unconscious)

"The National League was born the following year, as an attempt to exert the control of capital over labor."
- John Thorn
(Related: Control, Labor)

"And then came the nineties, when management, suddenly frightened that they had ceded control to the players, sought to restore baseball's profitability by 'running the game like a business.'"
- John Thorn
(Related: Business, Control, Management, Baseball)

"Human beings are accustomed to think of intellect as the power of having and controlling ideas and of ability to learn as synonymous with ability to have ideas. But learning by having ideas is really one of the rare and isolated events in nature."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Nature, Power, Ideas, Ability, Events, Intellect, Learning)

"It will, of course, be understood that directly or indirectly, soon or late, every advance in the sciences of human nature will contribute to our success in controlling human nature and changing it to the advantage of the common weal."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Nature, Success, Human nature, Will)

"If they have covered your face with latex, you have to control yourself mentally so you won't think. If you start thinking, you will succumb to panic. I had a bit of a cold, and frankly I didn't have a good time."
- Meg Tilly
(Related: Time, Control, Thinking, Will)

"The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Business, Equality, Men, Control, Taste)

"The ever increasing spiritual damage caused by life within the big city will make this hunger practically uncontrollable when we build here on this the landscape of our homeland we must be clear that we will protect its beauty."
- Fritz Todt
(Related: Beauty, Life, Hunger, Spiritual, Will)

"Even military ministers have no more than a certain amount of control. It is customary that they have the right and the power to participate, from a political and military point of view, in the planning of actual operations."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Power, Control, Military, Planning, Right)

"I am a control freak. I want to do what I want to do."
- Kiana Tom
(Related: Control, Want)

"I think it's the broadest source of dissatisfaction amongst Republicans, out-of-control spending."
- Pat Toomey
(Related: Republicans)

"If you don't get spending under control, eventually you're going to have a big tax increase."
- Pat Toomey
(Related: Control, Tax)

"It's something you hope doesn't happen. When you sign on to do a job, you hope you'll be able to get it done. But that's not always in your control."
- Joe Torre
(Related: Control, Hope, Job)

"You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Change, Attitude, Control, Will)

"Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Change, Control, Goals, Direction)

"What I think we fear is rapid, pronounced, and uncontrollable changes to ourselves, and because of this we have a form of personality inertia - something that resists rapid change."
- Simon Travaglia
(Related: Change, Fear, Personality)

"Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you."
- G. M. Trevelyan
(Related: Anger, Control, Madness, Passion, Will)

"There were IBM logos designed for the film, and there were IBM design consultants working with Kubrick on the layout of the controls and computer screens."
- Douglas Trumbull
(Related: Design, Computer, Film)

"I visited a scientist who had a helmet with magnetic fields controlled by computer sequences that could profoundly affect your mood and your perceptions."
- Douglas Trumbull
(Related: Computer, Perceptions)

"I'm a control freak. Totally."
- Stanley Tucci
(Related: Control)

"The right of such control is already admitted by the State Socialists, though they maintain that, as a matter of fact, the individual would be allowed a much larger liberty than he now enjoys."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Control, Fact, Liberty, Now, Right, State)

"The essence of government is control, or the attempt to control."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Government, Control)

"Pranayama is the practice of breath control. The word prana refers not only to breath, but also to air and life itself."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Life, Control, Practice, Word)

"The media is too concentrated, too few people own too much. There's really five companies that control 90 percent of what we read, see and hear. It's not healthy."
- Ted Turner
(Related: People, Control, Media)

"Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Control, Laws, Man, Right)

"In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Control, Conflict, Present, Thinking)

"He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: May)

"The state is out of control, the state is on a spending binge, the state has to stop putting itself in a hole that's getting deeper and deeper and deeper."
- Peter Ueberroth
(Related: Control, State)

"To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury in the Art of Peace."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Art, Peace, Control, Aggression, Injury)

"Charge forward with hope and get the best medical advice you can. Talk to your friends, neighbors, family, and together you attack it. We can't always control what happens to us, but we can always control how we react to it."
- Robert Urich
(Related: Medical, Family, Control, Hope, Advice, Friends, Neighbors, Talk)

"Every parent in America has the total power to control all television programming that is dispatched to their home today."
- Jack Valenti
(Related: Home, Power, Control, America, Programming, Television, Today)

"A man should control his life. Mine is controlling me."
- Rudolph Valentino
(Related: Life, Control, Man)

"We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity."
- Raoul Vaneigem
(Related: Dreams, Play)

"I smuggled the camera, it was no problem to smuggle the camera there. And I took 60 photos, two films, during the time when there was no one in the control room, in the building."
- Mordechai Vanunu
(Related: Time, Control, Building)

"The government wants to control the banks, just as it now controls GM and Chrysler, and will surely control the health industry in the not-too-distant future. Keeping them TARP-stuffed is the key to control."
- Stuart Varney
(Related: Government, Health, Control, Banks, Future, Key, Now, Will)

"So you eat, you sleep, and then this wonderful child comes out, but you don't feel like you have any control over that process, over her, over her character and who she is."
- Suzanne Vega
(Related: Character, Control, Sleep)

"In a previous life I wrote the software that controlled my physics experiments. That software had to deal with all kinds of possible failures in equipment. That is probably where I learned to rely on multiple safety nets inside and around my systems."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Life, Physics, Safety, Software)

"Government works less efficiently when it begins to grow out of control and takes on more and more of the responsibilities that belong to the citizens."
- Jesse Ventura
(Related: Government, Control)

"Without any formal orders to retreat, what was left of the several organizations yielded to a general impulse to abandon the field. Officers and men became controlled by the one thought of getting as far as possible from the enemy."
- Henry Villard
(Related: Men, Thought, Enemy)

"Between an uncontrolled escalation and passivity, there is a demanding road of responsibility that we must follow."
- Dominique de Villepin
(Related: Responsibility, Road)

"Professional sports are something they can't control."
- Troy Vincent
(Related: Sports, Control)

"The futures and ultimate fates of the characters in The Snow Queen are profoundly changed by choices made in their own minds or hearts, as well as choices unexpectedly forced on them by things beyond their control."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Control, Choices, Queen, Snow)

"Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel."
- Voltaire
(Related: Play, Trying)

"In the fight against terrorism, national agencies keep full control over their police forces, security and intelligence agencies and judicial authorities."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: Intelligence, Control, Fight, Police, Security, Terrorism)

"A married woman has the same right to control her own body as does an unmarried woman."
- Sol Wachtler
(Related: Control, Body, Right, Woman)

"The United Nations has come under the control of outlaw nations and self-serving special interest groups."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Control, Interest, Nations, Self, United)

"Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Time, Goals, Future, Now, Past)

"It's nice to have a catcher who knows my mechanics, too. That way if I get into trouble he can stop it before I get out of control."
- Tim Wakefield
(Related: Control, Trouble)

"The Harvard Law states: Under controlled conditions of light, temperature, humidity, and nutrition, the organism will do as it damn well pleases."
- Larry Wall
(Related: Law, Light, Will)

"I don't know what religious people do. I kind of wished I'd been a Christian with the blind faith that God is doing the right thing. As a Buddhist, you feel like you have more control over the situation, and that you can change your karma."
- Marcia Wallace
(Related: Change, Faith, God, People, Control, Christian, Buddhist, Blind, Karma, Religious, Right)

"I'm terribly attention-seeking. It's very different once you get all this attention, though. Because then you want to control it. And you can't exactly."
- David Walliams
(Related: Control, Attention, Want)

"It's wherever business rules, business is going to get the politicians they want because they control the money and money controls the power."
- Rob Walton
(Related: Business, Money, Power, Control, Politicians, Rules, Want)

"Failure to properly control our borders costs citizens in many ways: schools become overcrowded, medical resources are stretched too thin, other government services are overtaxed, and taxes increase further."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Government, Medical, Control, Failure, Schools, Taxes)

"The love of domination and an uncontrolled lust of arbitrary power have prevailed among all nations and perhaps in proportion to the degrees of civilization."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Love, Power, Civilization, Lust, Nations)

"Things have changed a great deal since the days of Mr. Mayer. The studios no longer control, as they did in those days, artists or directors or producers, as the case may be."
- Lew Wasserman
(Related: Control, Artists, May)

"If you can't control your peanut butter, you can't expect to control your life."
- Bill Watterson
(Related: Life, Control)

"My brothers can be a little out of control sometimes and so somebody has to be able to keep them focused."
- Keenen Ivory Wayans
(Related: Control, Brothers)

"Control your own destiny or someone else will."
- Jack Welch
(Related: Control, Destiny, Will)

"We have seen a central government taking more and more control over public education, over communications, over transportation, over every detail of our daily lives."
- Robert Welch
(Related: Government, Education, Control, Detail, Public)

"Our country's national crime is lynching. It is not the creature of an hour, the sudden outburst of uncontrolled fury, or the unspeakable brutality of an insane mob."
- Ida B. Wells
(Related: Country, Crime, Mob)

"It was around the summer of 1982 when the drug problem really impacted. It became a lifestyle rather than a recreation. When you start lying and stealing, you cannot con yourself you're in control any more."
- Irvine Welsh
(Related: Control, Lying, Recreation, Summer)

"Lord Chamberlain's readers or controllers, which were a handful of people working directly to him, were a very assorted group of people and some of them tried very hard to be as liberal as they could."
- Timothy West
(Related: People, Liberal)

"Now the truth is, a president really can't control the economy, although his policies do have some effect on it."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Truth, Control, Economy, Effect, Now, President)

"The President has a short time to let people know that he is serious about getting spending under control."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Time, People, Control, President)

"In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command and control; we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence in solving challenges and crises as they arise."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Intelligence, Control)

"Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity, it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Power, Work, Motivation, Control, Bosses, Leaders, Productivity)

"I'm sad to report that in the past few years, ever since uncertainty became our insistent 21st century companion, leadership has taken a great leap backwards to the familiar territory of command and control."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Leadership, Control, Past, Uncertainty, Years)

"We have created trouble for ourselves in organizations by confusing control with order."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Control, Order, Trouble)

"The nature of the global business environment guarantees that no matter how hard we work to create a stable and healthy organisation, our organisation will continue to experience dramatic changes far beyond our control."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Business, Experience, Nature, Work, Control, Environment, Will)

"Organisations are now confronted with two sources of change: the traditional type that is initiated and managed; and external changes over which no one has control."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Control, Now)

"Most people associate command and control leadership with the military."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Leadership, People, Control, Military)

"The two things that matter the most to me: emotional resonance and rocket launchers. Party of Five, a brilliant show, and often made me cry uncontrollably, suffered ultimately from a lack of rocket launchers."
- Joss Whedon
(Related: Party)

"Power in America today is control of the means of communication."
- Theodore White
(Related: Power, Control, America, Communication, Today)

"For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command and find that they control their own time, when they learn their own voice and authority."
- Theodore White
(Related: Men, Time, Control, Authority, Being, Voice)

"I identify with this guy's frustration and inability to control his fury at moments. I even identify with the way that this guy covers up a lot with humour. So yeah, it's interesting."
- Bradley Whitford
(Related: Control, Frustration, Moments)

"There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul."
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(Related: Soul, Control, Chance, Destiny, Fate)

"I worry about the things I can affect, and the things I have no control over I move by."
- Lenny Wilkens
(Related: Control, Worry)

"When I was trying to impress Kate I was trying to cook these amazing fancy dinners and what would happen was I would burn something, something would overspill, something would catch on fire and she would be sitting in the background trying to help, and basically taking control of the whole situation, so I was quite glad she was there at the time."
- Prince William
(Related: Time, Control, Fancy, Fire, Help, Trying)

"I will defend anyone as long as the client gives me total control of the case and pays up front."
- Edward Bennett Williams
(Related: Control, Will)

"I think it's so funny when people think they can't control a movie star. They can. We're just women, you know."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Funny, Women, People, Control)

"The hoop is there to remind us not to jump through it, not to submit to someone else's control."
- Kit Williams
(Related: Control)

"I'll find places to grab as I walk and talk, sometimes even walking backwards because I have more control that way. People have no idea that I'm doing this."
- Montel Williams
(Related: People, Idea, Control, Talk, Walking)

"If the British Fleet were lost or captured, the Atlantic might be dominated by Germany, a power hostile to our way of life, controlling in that event most of the ships and shipbuilding facilities of Europe."
- Wendell Willkie
(Related: Power, Life, Europe, Germany, Ships)

"It is futile to talk too much about the past... like trying to make birth control retroactive."
- Charles Erwin Wilson
(Related: Control, Birth control, Past, Talk, Trying)

"One must always keep one's government under control."
- Joe Wilson
(Related: Government, Control)

"Prices have stayed up because people in control of supply decided they could keep them up."
- John Wilson
(Related: People, Control)

"There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Equality, Men, Women, Opportunity, Control, Children, Consequences)

"Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Control, Purpose, Golf)

"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
(Related: Control, Deep, Feeling, Religious, Spirit, Spiritual, Understanding)

"Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes as much as by material constraints."
- Naomi Wolf
(Related: Women, Ideals)

"Memory is funny. Once you hit a vein the problem is not how to remember but how to control the flow."
- Tobias Wolff
(Related: Funny, Control, Memory)

"When we came then to the 1967 negotiations we had the problem of one market between two countries fully under the control of the American companies that owned the facilities on both sides of the border."
- Leonard Woodcock
(Related: Control, American, Countries)

"I and others of my sex find ourselves controlled by a form of government in the inauguration of which we had no voice."
- Victoria Woodhull
(Related: Government, Sex, Voice)

"When you control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about his actions."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: Control, Actions, Man, Thinking, Worry)

"To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Control, Freedom)

"All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control."
- Chauncey Wright
(Related: Experience, Character, Control, Facts, Intellect, Senses, Will)

"The course of the flight up and down was exceedingly erratic, partly due to the irregularity of the air, and partly to lack of experience in handling this machine. The control of the front rudder was difficult on account of its being balanced too near the center."
- Orville Wright
(Related: Experience, Control, Being, Machine)

"The fact that people still know us is, in my opinion, a result of our music and of the big money that runs the music industry today. The people who control the industry are accountants who recycle everything in new, nostalgic packages, and everything else, to make more money."
- Rick Wright
(Related: Money, Music, People, Control, Fact, Opinion, Result, Today)

"In today's world, it is shortsighted to think that infectious diseases cannot cross borders. By allowing developing countries access to generic drugs, we not only help improve health in those nations, we also help ourselves control these debilitating and often deadly diseases."
- Ron Wyden
(Related: Health, Control, Countries, Drugs, Help, Nations, Today, World)

"The current stage does not allow the entrance of everyone into a military conflict, however everyone must be ready for the day in which it might take place, as the Zionist enemy is planning to attack our people and to control our land once again."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: People, Control, Conflict, Day, Enemy, Land, Military, Planning)