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The best way to navigate through life is to give up all of our controls.

It's all happening too fast. I've got to put the brakes on or I'll smack into something.
I have only one counsel for you -- be master.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it
There is no finer sensations in life that which comes with victory over one's self. Go forward to a goal of inward achievement, brushing aside all your old internal enemies as you advance.
Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.
Never give anyone total access to your pockets, your pockets, your purse or your mind.
It is far more important that one's life should be perceived than it should be transformed; for no sooner has it been perceived, than it transforms itself of its own accord.
Everybody has a hot button. Who is pushing yours? While you probably cannot control that person, you CAN control the way you react to them.
The one thing over which you have absolute control is your own thoughts. It is this that puts you in a position to control your own destiny.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions...
The drive to resist compulsion is more important in wild animals than sex, food, or water. He found that captive white-footed mice spent inordinate time and energy just resisting experimental manipulation. If the experimenters turned the lights up, the mouse spent his time turning them down. If the experimenter turned the lights down, the mouse turned them up. The drive for competence or to resist compulsion is a drive to avoid helplessness.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Don't let other people tell you what you want.
When I grip the wheel too tight, I find I lose control.
You can't force anyone to love you or lend you money.
You brain shall be your servant instead of your master, You will rule it instead of allowing it to rule you.
Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because 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.
I cannot make the universe obey me. I cannot make other people conform to my own whims and fancies. I cannot make even my own body obey me.
Your are in charge. You have the ability to master you destiny.
We fail to see that we can control our own destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be.
You are the one who can stretch your own horizon.
What I do say is that no man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life. Personal organization some how releases or frees you to operate more effectively.
Every man wishes to rule the world. Unfortunately, the world rules every man.
He who has the pepper may season as he lists.
He is great enough that is his own master.
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
The word is control. That's my ultimate -- to have control.
Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
As the Sandwich Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
What man's mind can create, man's character can control.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
To decide to be at the level of choice, is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life.
Your real self -- the I am I -- is master of this land, the ruler of this empire. You rightfully have power and dominion over it, all its inhabitants, and all contained in its realm.
The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.
I am not a glutton -- I am an explorer of food.
The bird of paradise alights only on the hand that does not grasp.
Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure... they govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think: every effort we can make to throw off our subjection, will serve but to demonstrate and confirm it.