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Definition of Self-Control

Self-Control

  1. Control of one's self; restraint exercised over one's self; self-command.

Self-Control Quotations

January is always a good month for behavioral economics: Few things illustrate self-control as vividly as New Year's resolutions. February is even better, though, because it lets us study why so many of those resolutions are broken.
Sendhil Mullainathan

I must learn to love the fool in me - the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.
Theodore Isaac Rubin

Human nature is complex. Even if we do have inclinations toward violence, we also have inclination to empathy, to cooperation, to self-control.
Steven Pinker

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.
Dan Gable

By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
Grenville Kleiser
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Self-Control Translations

self-control in Latin is temperantia
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