I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
(January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790)
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.
Finding oneself was a misnomer; a self is not found but made
(November 30, 1907 - )
My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.
(March 12, 1922 - October 21, 1969)
They loved the track but said it's short.
As accidental as my life may be, or as that random humor is, which governs it, I know nothing, after all, so real or substantial as myself
Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.