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    control Quotes

    People do not choose a government that will bring the market within their control; instead, the market in every way conditions governments to bring the people within its control.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    Religion controls inner space; inner space controls outer space.
    — Zsuzsanna Budapest
    tags: control  space 
    I don't have control over what's on screen, and that's terrifying.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: control 
    Well I know that you worry a lot about Things you cant control There are so many things wed like to have But we just cannot hold You've got to be kind to yourself You've got to be kind to yourself
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: control  worries 
    When someone has to do work for me, I lose my mind. I can't help it, I'm a bit of a control freak. I've always wanted something that would depict slow-moving paintings, stunning artwork that also incorporates movement. It was hard letting someone else create that vision for me, but I love it.
    — Zomby
    tags: work  control  help  mind  vision  painting 
    When my sister decided that she wanted to act, I was so nervous for her. She's doing great, but I have a lot of friends at every level of success as an actor, and we all go through periods of time where they feel like their worth isn't within their own control. That's a horrible feeling for an adult to have.
    — Zoe Kazan
    Attention is the mind's feet; if you do not control your attention strictly, it runs into misleading pathways.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: control  attention  mind 
    To conquer demons, first conquer your mind. When the mind is subdued, demons withdraw obediently. To control knaves, first control your own mood. When your mood is balanced, scoundrels cannot get at you.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: control  demon  mind  mood 
    News has a way of distancing us from events, even as it informs us about them. News articles almost always present both the event and the responses at the same time - how is President Barack Obama or Congress responding to the events? I think this reflects a deep need we have to feel that things are under control and that events are subject to our influence.
    — Zia Haider Rahman
    When he tries to extend his power over objects, those objects gain control of him. He who is controlled by objects loses possession of his inner self... Prisoners in the world of object, they have no choice but to submit to the demands of matter! They are pressed down and crushed by external forces: fashion, the market, events, public opinion. Never in a whole lifetime do they recover their right mind!... What a pity!
    — Zhuangzi
    The hundred parts of the body are all complete in their places. Which should one prefer? Do you like them all equally? Are they all servants? Are they unable to control one another and need a ruler? Or do they become rulers and servants in turn? Is there any true ruler other than themselves?
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: control  true  body 
    Breathing control gives man strength, vitality, inspiration, and magic powers.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: men  power  magic  control  strength 
    Under the big political umbrella, a man is just like a leaf in the ocean, with no control of his destiny and does not have any choice.
    — Zhang Yimou
    tags: men  choice  control  ocean  political 
    We are the people and America is really nothing without the people. We have to take control and we have realize as young people that this is our future. We have to live here and this where we'll one day raise our own children.
    — Zendaya
    In the technotronic society the trend would seem to be towards the aggregation of the individual support of millions of uncoordinated citizens, easily within the reach of magnetic and attractive personalities exploiting the latest communications techniques to manipulate emotions and control reason.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    The society will be dominated by an elite of persons free from traditional values who will have no doubt in fulfilling their objectives by means of purged techniques with which they will influence the behavior of people and will control and watch the society in all details. It will become possible to exert a practically permanent watch on each citizen of the world.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Speaking of a future at most only decades away, an experimenter in intelligence control asserted, "I foresee a time when we shall have the means and therefore, inevitably, the temptation to manipulate the behavior and intellectual functioning of all the people through environmental and biochemical manipulation of the brain.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Today it is infinitely easier to kill one million people than to control one million people.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: people  control 
    It follows that America's primary interest is to help ensure that no single power comes to control this geopolitical space and that the global community has unhindered financial and economic access to it.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    In fact, an Islamic revival - already abetted from the outside not only by Iran but also by Saudi Arabia - is likely to become the mobilizing impulse for the increasingly pervasive new nationalisms, determined to oppose any reintegration under Russian - and hence infidel - control.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: control  facts 
    However, if Moscow regains control over Ukraine, with its 52 million people and major resources as well as access to the Black Sea, Russia automatically again regains the wherewithal to become a powerful imperial state, spanning Europe and Asia.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    In early times, it was easier to control a million people than to kill a million. Today, it is infinitely easier to to kill a million people than to control a million.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: time  people  control 
    The person that loves the least, controls the relationship
    — Zane
    Historically speaking, religious and conservative groups always wanted the control over the private sphere that impacts women most, as reflected by family law and women's access to resources and mobility. And often secular groups traded this for economic incentives and trade.
    — Zainab Salbi
    Who controls the past now controls the future. Who controls the present now controls the past. Who controls the past now controls the future. Who controls the present now?
    — Zack de la Rocha
    tags: future  past  present  control 
    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
    I'm swept along by larger forces out of my control.
    — Zach Condon
    tags: control 
    One time I considered making a video game about my life where people control a character called 'Zach Braff' and run around being awesome. Then I realized that getting to pretend to be me would be like shooting up heroin for anyone who played it, and I don't want that on my conscience.
    — Zach Braff
    Hitler was about population control.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: control 
    I would love it if people could look at chubby folks with all of our curves, bumps and ridges and just say 'She's beautiful' just like that. You don't have to get on a treadmill as long as your blood pressure is under control and you eat healthy, God bless.
    — Yvette Nicole Brown
    Love is easy! Kindness is easy. So I try on my Twitter page to acknowledge everyone that reaches out to me. I try to make my page - I can't control the rest of Twitter - but I try to make my page a safe place for people.
    — Yvette Nicole Brown
    tags: people  kindness  control 
    Flying is absolute freedom. I know the feeling of flying from various aircraft. But there was always something surrounding me that I had to control. As Fusion Man, it's like I am naked, I only have the wings that carry me. It's like a dream.
    — Yves Rossy
    The Miata is taking the place of the 240Z . The fun of driving cars is the same as riding a horse. We need a car that is like riding on horseback. We are making robots. Robots don't like human control.
    — Yutaka Katayama
    tags: human  control  fun 
    I prefer Independent music, in which we have control to our music.
    — Yukmouth
    tags: control  music 
    Freedom is taking control of the rudder of your life.
    — Yukito Kishiro
    tags: freedom  control 
    "the samurai ethic is a political science of the heart, designed to control such discouragement and fatigue in order to avoid showing them to others. It was thought more important to look healthy than to be healthy, and more important to seem bold and daring than to be so. This view of morality, since it is physiologically based on the special vanity peculiar to men, is perhaps the supreme male view of morality.
    — Yukio Mishima
    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
    Control yourself and no one else. And you will see the Truth my brother.
    — Ysabella Brave
    tags: truth  control 
    The art is the challenge which you must meet every day: the technique you should learn to control with time. The science and the art of photography are really one, and not opposed to each other.
    — Yousuf Karsh
    No one is immune from either taking the wrong action or not taking action at all, but the sense that something is completely out of a person's control is stronger in China.
    — Yiyun Li
    tags: action  control  wrong 
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