Control Quotes

During my conservatorship, I was controlled and monitored for nearly 15 years…I needed permission just to take Tylenol!!!

Quality Control, n.: The process of testing one out of every 1,000 units coming off a production line to make sure that at least one out of 100 works.

I have discovered through trial and error, primarily the latter, that none of us stands at the helm of life’s great ocean liner; control is an illusion; destination itself is a pitiful chimera; we are at best mere passengers aboard a drifiting vessel, some of us in steerage, some in first class, all at the […]

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.

Knowing that I am not the one in control gives great encouragement. Knowing the One who is in control is everything.

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. And you don’t have to be a poet or a philosopher to know which is best.

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.

It’s essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself.

Never give your money away to your children in your lifetime. Always keep control. If you don’t, if you listen to the lawyers and the accountants, you’ll find yourself being led up the steps of the nursing home.

The last thing that I’ve been unable to control in my quest to control everything around me is death.