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My dad is still Christian Scientist. My mom's not, and I'm not. But I believe in God, and that there's a higher power and an intelligence that's bigger than us and that we can rely on. It's not just us, thinking we are the ones in control of everything. That idea gives me support.
The only way you will ever permanently take control of your financial life is to dig deep and fix the root problem.
The secret to understanding me is, I'm not trying to be anybody other than who I actually am. People want candid, refreshing leadership. And I've always tried to go with solutions. You know, I've always tried to say, here's how we get our economy growing, here's why we get our debt under control. That's what Mitt Romney is offering.
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.
Power is domination, control, and therefore a very selective form of truth which is a lie.
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.
I don't try to focus on anything that doesn't affect me personally and how I go out there every single day. I'm just going to continue to work hard and focus on what I can control.
The real question for me is, do people have the tools that they need in order to make those decisions well? And I think that it's actually really important that Facebook continually makes it easier and easier to make those decisions... If people feel like they don't have control over how they're sharing things, then we're failing them.
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.
You cannot control your own population by force, but it can be distracted by consumption.
Control your life through insanity.
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.
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
Smash the control images. Smash the control machine.
William S. Burroughs
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.
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
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.
The security comes, as an actor, in knowing that you're not in control. If you try to control your career, or how people perceive you, you'll make yourself unhappy, because life doesn't work like that. So much is luck. It's much better to let yourself off, to think, 'There's nothing I can do.'
I believe firmly in God's control in life.
Charles R. Swindoll
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.
Freedom is control in your own life.
In the grip of a neurological disorder, I am fast losing control of words even as my relationship with the world has been reduced to them.
There are massive efforts on the part of the internet's corporate owners to try to direct it to become a technique of marginalisation and 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.
When cutting staff at the Pentagon, don't eliminate the thin layer that assures civilian control.
The totalitarian, to me, is the enemy - the one that's absolute, the one that wants control over the inside of your head, not just your actions and your taxes.
When you believe in God, you've got to believe in the all-powerful God. He's not just God, He's the all-powerful God and He has total control over everyone's life. The Devil, on the other hand, is a real character that's trying his hardest to tear your life apart.
There is nothing you can control about love.
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.
Giorgio Morandi's paintings make me think that artists may not totally choose, or even control, their subjects or style.
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