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If you are ruled by mind you are a king; if by body, a slave.

Author: Cato The Elder

Profession: Roman Statesman, Orator

The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.

Author: Deepak Chopra

Profession: East-Indian- American M.D., New Age Author, Lecturer

Flow with whatever is happening and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.

Author: Chuang Tzu (369-286 BC)

Profession: Chinese Philosopher

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.

Author: Robert Collier

Profession: American Writer, Publisher

The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.

Author: Quentin Crisp (1908)

Profession: British Author

To decide to be at the level of choice, is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life.

Author: Arbie M. Dale


You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.

Author: Wayne Dyer (1940)

Profession: American Psychotherapist, Author, Lecturer

Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.

Author: Clint Eastwood (1930)

Profession: American Actor, Director, Politician, Composer, Musician, Producer

What man's mind can create, man's character can control.

Author: Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)

Profession: American Inventor, Entrepreneur, Founder of GE

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.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Nothing external to you has any power over you.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The word is control. That's my ultimate -- to have control.

Author: Nick Faldo

Profession: American Golfer

Drive thy business or it will drive thee.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author