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Govern thyself then you will be able to govern the world.
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He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.
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Philip Massinger

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He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.
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Friedrich Nietzsche

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He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
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Confucius

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He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
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Lao-Tzu

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He who reins within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king
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John Milton

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I am always with myself and it is I who am my tormentor.
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Count Leo Tolstoy

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O, it is excellent to have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant.
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William Shakespeare

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Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root.
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Robert Burns

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Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.
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James Russell Lowell

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The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
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Josh Billings

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To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
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Virginia Woolf

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We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win.
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Edward Gibbon

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When the fight begins within himself, a man's worth something.
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Robert Browning

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