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#1. There's something about having your choices taken from you that is equally liberating and frightening. Handing over control to a person is a big deal. A showing of trust. And sometimes, I would like to be taken on a ride rather than drive. - Author: Belle Aurora
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#2. It may even be that some of us know what it is like to be actually hated - hated for things we have no control over and cannot change. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#3. People ought to have more control over their lives. - Author: Saxby Chambliss
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#4. We think of - there are too many wars, of course, in the world as we speak, but my read on this suggests to me that water is going to be the resource into the future that we're really - that countries, nations, are going to be fighting for control over. - Author: Tavis Smiley
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#5. I don't want to have these burdens. But I can't bear to turn them over to anyone else, either. Because, despite all the work, I like being in control of my own life. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#6. There's definitely a dangerous feeling when you're in love-it's giving your heart to someone else and knowing that they have control over your feelings. I know for me, who always tries to be so tough, that's the dangerous thing. - Author: Beyonce Knowles
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#7. Achieving control over change, in respect to lifestyle, demands an engagement with the outer social world rather than a retreat from it. - Author: Anthony Giddens
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#8. I don't really have control over my direct impression on people anymore. I used to be the person putting my CD in people's hands. But I'm kind of a mainstream artist now. Not by choice. - Author: Chance The Rapper
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#9. I have never known more than fifteen minutes of anxiety or fear. Whenever I feel fearful emotions overtaking me, I just close my eyes and thank God that He is still on the throne reigning over everything and I take comfort in His control over the affairs of my life. - Author: John Wesley
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#10. What one realizes there is that we are not in control of the [reddit] community, in any way, shape or form. We have no power over it and so we've lost this total control. - Author: Alexis Ohanian
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#11. The business of the endgame is maneuvring to control critical squares, advancing or blockading passed pawns, preparing a breakthrough by the king, or exploiting the subtle superiority of one piece over another. - Author: Pal Benko
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#12. Once the tears started she didn't know how to stop them. Words and tears - they were the twin gauges of her mental health that took over when she lost control, one drying up, the other oozing from her without consent. She - Author: Sonali Dev
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#13. That is its sole law: everything has to submit to form. If any of literature's other elements are stronger than form, such as style, plot, theme, if any of these take control over form, the result is poor. That is why writers with a strong style often write poor books. - Author: Karl Ove Knausgard
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#14. NYC Marathon cancelled: runners are scrambling to find some other meaningless accomplishment to use as a proxy for control over their lives. - Author: Nils Parker
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#15. As long as I live I will have control over my being. - Author: Artemisia Gentileschi
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#16. The artist never really has any control over the impact of his work. If he starts thinking about the impact of his work, then he becomes a lesser artist. - Author: Aasif Mandvi
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#17. Parents often yell and nag, instead of allowing their children to reap the natural consequences of their behavior. Parenting with love and limits, with warmth and consequences, produces confident children who have a sense of control over their lives. - Author: Henry Cloud
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#18. Before our albums are released I feel like we still own it, that we have control over our music. But once it's out there in the world it's no longer ours. - Author: Chris Martin
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#19. I do a little bit of hand-holding on the big cases. You know, like health care, I'll call over and say, "Don't worry. We've got it under control. We have the best people working on it. We're on schedule. Stay calm." So, those kinds of things. - Author: Donald Verrilli Jr.
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#20. Risk is trying to control something you are powerless over. - Author: Eric Clapton
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#21. The commander's talents are given greatest scope in rough hilly country. Mountains allow him too little real command over his scattered units and he is unable to control them all; in open country, control is a simple matter and does not test his ability to the fullest. - Author: Carl Von Clausewitz
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#22. I realized that they could take everything from me except my mind and my heart. They could not take those things. Those things I still had control over. And I decided not to give them away. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#23. Twentieth-century art may start with nothing, but it flourishes by virtue of its belief in itself, in the possibility of control over what seems essentially uncontrollable, in the coherence of the inchoate, and in its ability to create its own values. - Author: Al Alvarez
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#24. Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools. - Author: Maggie Gallagher
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#25. We have control over our prayer life, our relationship with Jesus. - Author: Francis Chan
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#26. The perfect storm of occupational stress appears to be a combination of two factors: (1) a great deal is expected of you, and (2) you have no control over whether you will perform well. - Author: John Medina
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#27. If there ever was someone who had a control over you, someone who could cause you the greatest pain, someone who could ignore your most necessary requirements and someone for whom forgiveness were truly difficult to render, that person is none other than YOU. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#28. Watch the little things in life, the ones you have control over. Keep your eyes glued to the peas and every speck of dust on the floor. - Author: Paul Zindel
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#29. If you have complete control over the damned thing, you're not going fast enough. - Author: Carroll Smith
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#30. Advaita is the only system that gives us complete control over ourselves, takes off all dependence and its associated superstitions, thus making us brave to suffer, brave to do, and in the long run, attain to absolute freedom. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#31. When I started making my own music, I was more about recreating what I was hearing. I noticed that I had some control over what I was saying, and the effects that it's going to have on people. I wanted to focus more on the positive side of things, which are more in tune with my morals and ethics. - Author: Lupe Fiasco
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#32. Would I buy a cell phone for my 12-year-old? ... No. I should have closer control over my child than that. He really shouldn't be in places where he needs to contact me by cell. - Author: Stephen Baker
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#33. Much of our lives consists of a series of choices over which we have absolute control. - Author: Gina Greenlee
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#34. He is thoughtful whose mind is directed by his will, whose mind fulfills his intentions, whose mind is under the control of his intention ... It is not till a person has gained mastery over his mind, till he is above this activity, that he is a ruling power, a true person. - Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan
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#35. If you get too engrossed and involved and concerned in regard to things over which you have no control, it will adversely affect the things over which you have control. - Author: John Wooden
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#36. Either way, you are in charge. Jealousy works against you. It takes control away from you, hands it over to the opposition. Maintain control. - Author: Ellen Hopkins
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#37. But I found in chess a very interesting game, especially the fact that a prisoner has total control over his pieces, which gives him some confidence back. - Author: Mohamedou Ould Slahi
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#38. i choose not to get mad over things I can't control - Author: Jessica Smith
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#39. By using power, money, fraud, the enemy is interested in gaining control over the world of Islam. - Author: Mohammed Emami-Kashani
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#40. Those who control the wealth of this society have an influence over political life far in excess of their number. - Author: Michael Pare
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#41. When you forgive those that hurt you, they no longer have control over your future happiness. Their anger keeps them a prisoner to your past, while you enjoy the present. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#42. Don't just sit there and worry. Be proactive. Do something - anything - about what's worrying you so you can gain information, focus and control over the situation. I've suffered a great many catastrophes in my life. Most of them never happened. - Author: Mark Twain
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#43. I damaged all the complicated bits of the brain to do with processing and emotional control. I was prey to every single emotion that swept over me and I couldn't deal with it. I had to re-learn things from scratch. - Author: Richard Hammond
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#44. Whatever we try to control does have control over us and our life. - Author: Melody Beattie
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#45. After a migratory crisis on the border with minors coming over that you're seeing start up again now, after all these executive orders the President has issued. More than ever we need to prove to people that illegal immigration is under control. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#46. The most significant factor in an individual's ability to remain in good health may be a sense of control over the events of life, one psychologist has remarked. - Author: Alfie Kohn
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#47. Being good or being evil is not something that is inherent in our nature over which we have no control, rather we define ourselves by the choices we make, moment by moment, situation by situation. All it takes is an act of will to be the best that we can be. - Author: Laurence Overmire
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#48. You don't know what it means to live the life that you could have lived, if an event over which you have no control, an unforeseeable circumstance, had not distracted and diverted you, and at times crushed you, as has happened to me. - Author: Luigi Pirandello
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#49. The Chinese government tried to keep a lid on the SARS crisis, but there were 160 million text messages in three days sent by Chinese citizens. These are early indications that it's going to be difficult for people who used to have control over the news to maintain that level of control. - Author: Howard Rheingold
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#50. I have total control over everything. I'm doing it all for me. - Author: Myleene Klass
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#51. It's a lot like life. I think 99 percent of what goes on in life, we have very little control over. - Author: Andy Van Slyke
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#52. I think secretly I've realized after my time on the planet that I have no control over what people feel about me or need from me, so I just have a more laid-back approach in my apologies. - Author: Meshell Ndegeocello
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#53. I'm in a business where there's complete anarchy. You can't control it - you can only react to it. The control that people traditionally had over their message is gone. Look at Wikileaks: you have to approach everything you write on the basis it's going to be on the front page of the newspaper. - Author: Martin Sorrell
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#54. A feeling of loss of control over your own life and a nagging feeling of What am I missing? - Author: Edward M. Hallowell
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#55. You choose how to feel and act every moment of every day. The moment you accept this responsibility completely, you gain total control over your life. - Author: Marshall Sylver
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#56. One hopes that they'll never be able to use mind control weapons, because we're all done for if that happens. I don't want military people, or political people, to have that type of power over those of us who just get by from day to day. - Author: Joe Haldeman
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#57. Reality wasn't as important as people made it out to be; to Jude it was simply the physical state in which he found himself, an environment he had limited control over. - Author: Gemma Malley
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#58. People are going to think and take things how they're going to take it, and I have no control over that, so it's kind of like biding time until you get your feedback. So, it's like, once the public can consume what you're putting out there, then you know. Then you know hit, miss, in between. - Author: Phil Anselmo
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#59. The Israeli lobby has clout in the U.S., which means that re-arranging the region and controlling its resources one way or another, will serve Israel through its control over the American administration. - Author: Bashar Al-Assad
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#60. Some foreign states will act against a dictatorship only to gain their own economic, political, or military control over the country. - Author: Gene Sharp
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#61. Raise your standards for the one thing over which you have complete control
yourse lf. It means you're committed to being intelligent, flexible, and creative enough to consistently find a way to look at your life in a fashion that makes any experience enriching. - Author: Tony Robbins
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#62. What's a fact is that we give more than £350 million to the European Union and hand over control of that money to the European Union every week. - Author: Michael Gove
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#63. Keep me heaven my soul has holes, leaking good morals, I once had control over dark matters of the world, give me courage and strength for my Lord, and sew the holes that hold you near. Keep me heaven my soul has holes. - Author: Anthony Liccione
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#64. Befriending life is less a matter of knowledge than a question of wisdom. It is not about mastering life, controlling it or exerting our will over it, no matter how well intentioned our will may be. Befriending life is more about harmlessness than it is about control. - Author: Rachel Naomi Remen
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#65. The siren song of redistribution of wealth by centralized government never ceases for those who seek irreversible and unusurpable control over the lives and liberties of private citizens. - Author: Josh Jones
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#66. It would not be until darkness had taken indisputable control over the land, until the flames of the bonfire created an unreal world of shadows, until tequila and mescal untied men from their somber selves. - Author: Warren Eyster
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#67. I argue that in a world where people must support their opinions with evidence and reason rather than faith, we would experience less conflict over issues like assisted suicide, gay rights, birth control, and sexual morality. - Author: Jerry A. Coyne
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#68. Hope gives us a reason to live and to make plans for our future. But common sense gives us knowledge that God has control over our life. Life is a journey. We hope and plan our future as we travel each day. - Author: Ellen J. Barrier
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#69. When I get a chance to power jump off both legs, I can lean, twist, change directions and decide whether to dunk the ball or pass it to an open man. In other words, I may be committed to the air, but I still have some control over it. - Author: Julius Erving
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#70. Eugenics, as discussed, evidently means the control of some men
over the marriage and unmarriage of others; and probably means the
control of the few over the marriage and unmarriage of the many - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#71. The left has total control over the public education system, all the way up to the university level. It's something they own, and it's going to have to change. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#72. For those who protest that Mr. Obama will soon be out of office and irrelevant, read on and learn how his legacy of conscious control over every aspect of our lives will continue to function for generations to come. On - Author: Alexandra York
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#73. It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there's nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized. - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#74. I only have control over one person and that's myself. And I feel good about it. - Author: Mac Danzig
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#75. I don't want any man I can run over. What I love about a man in control is it allows them to be the kings that I always expect them to be. - Author: Angie Stone
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#76. Maybe we live in a universe where all you have control over is your own kindness. - Author: Polly Horvath
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#77. If the users don't control the program, the program controls the users. With proprietary software, there is always some entity, the "owner" of the program, that controls the program and through it, exercises power over its users. A nonfree program is a yoke, an instrument of unjust power. - Author: Richard Stallman
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#78. I think everybody has had the experience at some point when they feel that there's more to life than just matter. But I think it's very important to keep that under control and not to hand it over to be exploited by priests and shamans and rabbis and other riffraff. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#79. She felt like a baton getting passed along in a relay race, completely devoid of any control over her destiny. - Author: Gretchen McNeil
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#80. Frank Sinatra did 'Born Free', Tony Bennett did 'Walkabout,' but you have no control over who does what, really. So you just hold yourself responsible for the stuff you do, and then get filthy rich on all this stuff that other people have done. - Author: John Barry
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#81. I may have absolutely no control over what happens to us, but we can control how we respond. If we choose the right attitude, we can rise above whatever challenges we face. - Author: Nick Vujicic
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#82. I don't know that human beings were meant to mate for life or be monogamous. But, for me, the aspect of marriage that is troubling is that it's a contract that is governed by the state, and I don't want the state to have control over my personal affairs. - Author: Laura Wasser
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#83. My legs are really long and that's cool apparently, but I'm totally klutzy. I mean, I'm like Bambi. I fall all over myself because I can't control my arms and my really long legs. - Author: Taylor Momsen
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#84. Patricia Nixon gave up a career to become a political wife. She rose to the pinnacle of glory and then fell to disgrace because of deeds over which she had neither control nor knowledge. - Author: Karen DeCrow
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#85. Acceptance means no complaining, and happiness means no complaining about the things over which you can do nothing. - Author: Wayne W. Dyer
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#86. We are very influenced by completely automatic things that we have no control over, and we don't know we're doing it. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#87. I am older and have more control over my empathy,' said Qwan. 'That's why I didn't throw up.' And having said that, he threw up. - Author: Eoin Colfer
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#88. Where I am now, you're very much at everybody else's mercy. You have no control over your career in a lot of ways. It's just important to know what your own goals are, because that's empowering. - Author: Rose Byrne
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#89. I have no control over the audience. I have no idea what they think. My heart's pure. I can't do anything. I really can't do anything. I don't know what goes on in the crowd. - Author: Lou Reed
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#90. I happen to be notorious. That, I have no control over. - Author: Kevin Mitnick
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#91. We need the kind of leadership exemplified by President Kennedy to just do it! But we must do it as good stewards, aggressively exerting control over the moon. We can best do this by going there. - Author: Wilson Greatbatch
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#92. If only i could get that under control then i feel like i could stay here a long time, watching the days leaking into the nights, swilling over the buildings, bleeding back again.
I could lie and not think of anything but ways to describe the sky, the clouds, the light. - Author: Gwendoline Riley
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#93. I was signed to a record label when I was younger. I was in a group, and I just wasn't - personally, I wasn't ready to get out there. I don't know. It was a pop group. Not like the Spice Girls, but when you don't have any control over anything, it's disheartening. - Author: Tika Sumpter
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#94. Rape is about power, nt sex. It's about using force or the threat of it to take control over another person. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#95. Justice is God's control over the order of the universe. Mercy is God's power even over the order of the universe. - Author: Kevin Cook
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#96. I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that. - Author: Mark Knopfler
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#97. The purpose of the word "slut" is: controlling women through shame and humiliation. Women's bodies are always the ones that are being vied over for control - whether it's rape, reproductive rights, or violence against women, it's our bodies that are the battleground, not men's. - Author: Jessica Valenti
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#98. For the first time in my whole life, I feel like I have control over the monsters in my head. For the first time in my life, I have hope. - Author: Mia Sheridan
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#99. Taming attachment,does not mean becoming cold and disinterested. On the contrary, it means learning to have a composed control over our mind through understanding - Author: Anupama Garg
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#100. The emotions you feel over and over and over again provide the vibrational cellular landscape that creates or destroys your health. - Author: Catherine Carrigan
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