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  • If you repeat your negative memories in your mind and feel self-pity, then YOU are both the abuser and the victim - not those who wronged you in the past. Your present and future will be happier if you take control of your thoughts. -- Maddy Malhotra
  • Don't be enslaved by your negative thoughts. It's your mind, so take control of it - now! -- Maddy Malhotra
  • Trust your instincts, and take control. -- John Houston
  • Be yourself, take control of your life. -- Emma Bunton
  • Got to lose control before you take control. -- Patti Smith
  • You have to take control of your own career. -- Maria Menounos
  • To take control of your life ... just let go! -- Stephen Richards
  • My message is simple: take control of your life -- Charles Barkley
  • You just have to take control of your own performance. -- Damian Lewis
  • I want to encourage women to take control of their health. -- Laila Ali
  • Take control of your emotions before your emotions take control of you. -- Scott Dye
  • If you take control of your behavior, your emotions will fall into place. -- John C. Maxwell
  • I realised nothing was permanently broken, I needed to take control and make changes. -- David Haye
  • Entrepreneurship is the way we take control of our lives in a tough economy. -- Lori Greiner
  • Our destinies are our own, if we have the courage to take control of them. -- David Clement-Davies
  • Every time the rider forgets to regulate the cadence, the horse begins to take control. -- Nuno Oliveira
  • If you can't take responsibility for your own well-being, you will never take control over it. -- Jennifer Hudson
  • It's exciting to take control of your future instead of waiting for the phone to ring, -- Jennifer Westfeldt
  • It's time for me to step up and take control. That's what I've always been used to. -- Philip Rivers
  • The most exciting part of writing a novel is when the characters take control of the story -- Brandt Legg
  • The feeling of relinquishing responsibility to someone else, letting him take control, was a relief beyond words. -- Lisa Kleypas
  • You have to eventually grow up and take control of your life, which is very hard to do. -- Farrah Fawcett
  • Having faith in God means trusting in Him even when everything inside of you wants to take control. -- Dan Ellis
  • I know that for me I have to get out of the way and let God take control. -- Sherri Shepherd
  • The extent to which YOU take responsibility over something is the extent to which YOU take control over it. -- Adam Khoo
  • When you whisper about something, it's too big, and you can't get it under control and take control of it. -- Joan Rivers
  • People have to take control of their own lives. Education is key because it also raises other social indicators like healthcare. -- Azim Premji
  • By learning to control the tenor and flow of your electromagnetic energy, you are learning to take control of your destiny. -- Lynn Grabhorn
  • Simply disabling specific critical thinking skills is all that is necessary for the god virus [to take control of a person]. -- Darrel Ray
  • The hardest thing about being productive is not the work, but the split second it takes to decide to take control. -- David Allen
  • The only way you will ever permanently take control of your financial life is to dig deep and fix the root problem. -- Suze Orman
  • If you don't take control of your career, guess what? You'll be stuck in the sunset watching the sunrise, I am thesunrise. -- Nicki Minaj
  • I hate foreplay, I want to get straight to the point. My favourite position is on top so I can take control. -- Melissa Satta
  • I believe it's time for direct action on climate change, standing together as ordinary Australians to take control of our shared future. -- David Pocock
  • Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of. -- Angelina Jolie
  • Luxury is...to be able to take control of one's life, health, and the pursuit of happiness in a way that is joyful. -- Andre Leon Talley
  • I have to face the fear. I have to take control of the situation and find a way to make it less frightening. -- Veronica Roth
  • You build walls & boundaries when you give into your mind. Fear nothing & take control of who you are & who you are meant to be -- Joel Brown
  • The great free nations of the world must take control of our monetary problems if these problems are not to take control of us. -- John F. Kennedy
  • When you need a lifestyle change due to [health issues], a dietary change is usually the first thing you need to take control of. -- Mark Spitz
  • Good writing happens when human beings follow particular steps to take control of their sentences-to make their words do what they want them to do. -- Ralph Fletcher
  • Sometimes, it's best to let the kids take control - and it's never too early to instill positive eating habits or self-confidence in the kitchen. -- Adam Mansbach
  • Be open to opportunity and take risks. In fact, take the worst, the messiest, the most challenging assignment you can find, and then take control. -- Angela Braly
  • Release yourself from the power you've invested in your mirror and those around you - take control of who you are and how you feel! -- Denise Austin
  • I am me. I have to define myself. I'm going to stand up at the back of the train and take control of my future. -- Kelly Masterson
  • Stop it now and take control. Write this on a card and pin it up where you can see it... MY THOUGHTS CONTROL MY LIFE! -- Peter A. Cohen
  • They're after one world religion and one world government. That's why they've attacked the Catholic Church so strongly, to ultimately take control over it by their doctrine. -- Hutton Gibson
  • Millions of Americans and people around the world, especially young people who face intense financial challenges today, haven't been taught how to take control of their financial future. -- Robert Kiyosaki
  • Instead of being a Woodrow Wilson democracy promoterwe ought to hunt down our enemies and kill ISIS rather than creating opportunities for ISIS to take control of new countries. -- Ted Cruz
  • Any woman that is willing to take control of their life and do what they want to do to make their living, I have a lot of respect for. -- Kristen Renton
  • With each new day, I'm learning how to take control in order to have balance in my life. I plan time for myself and my loved ones and take it. -- Alicia Keys
  • I would not let an adult drive my robot. You don't have enough gaming experience. But I will let a kid with no license take control of my vehicle system. -- Robert Ballard
  • If you want a solid future, you need to create it. You can take charge of your future only when you take control of your income source. You need your own business. -- Robert Kiyosaki
  • I try to clear my mind of everything, I try to think of nothing. I just let my body act, the body can take control and do what it's trained to do. -- Lyoto Machida
  • But when you really believe-in yourself, in your dream-you just have to do everything you possibly can to take control and make your vision a reality. No great achievement happens by luck. -- Howard Schultz
  • I am always being stopped for style advice, and I love it! The way we dress says so much about ourselves, and I love when I can help others take control of that. -- Nina Garcia
  • Not really in all honesty because until you take control of your own health and go to your own doctor and have your own doctor tell you what's going to work for you. -- Star Jones
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  • It isn't until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are - not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within - that you can begin to take control. -- Oprah Winfrey
  • Corporate America is a 20th-century dinosaur, trembling on the edge of extinction, and the only way for you to have a genuinely secure future is for you to take control of that future. -- Robert Kiyosaki
  • I believe Sarah Palin is a true statesman, whose experience as a failed vice presidential candidate, half-term governor and eight-episode reality star has fully prepared her to take control of our nuclear arsenal. -- Stephen Colbert
  • The only thing I can think to do is if the Democratic Party can do what the Republicans have done, which is go in there and take control of these legislatures and governors' areas. -- Collin Peterson
  • A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control. -- Robert Foster Bennett
  • The transfer is a monumental occasion as the Iraqi people take control of their government and their future and forge ahead with creating a society governed by the tenets of life, liberty and freedom. -- Jim Gerlach
  • You have to take control of your own life, your own destiny, and your own careers. You can't leave everything up to someone else, 'cause then you can look at them and blame them. -- Action Bronson
  • I'm not in front of the camera, they are. I encourage them; I build up as much of their confidence and ego as possible. They've got to take control; I can't act it out. -- Taylor Hackford
  • Understand that the time in the audition is your time. Really own it and take control of it. And do what you prepared. Focus on really executing what it is that you intended to do. -- Tamara Tunie
  • Obviously I like pretty girls, but I'm also looking for someone who can take control. I know guys complain about girls telling them what to do, but I think we all kind of enjoy it. -- Damian McGinty
  • As a woman, you need to take control of your health. There's no harm in going in and getting checked out. Eventually, you have to ask yourself: 'Do I want to live at 100% or 80%?' -- Summer Sanders
  • In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. -- Tony Robbins
  • But any Time is with us. And if we take control to shape our attitude and reshape our memories, that time is always now, - our time for the best possible uses of our lives. -- Keorapetse Kgositsile
  • I think the traditional explanation is that demons just find someone, they pick on them and try to break down their spirit so they can... take control of their bodies. Why exactly? I don't know. -- Oren Peli
  • In Iraq, [American administration] said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction endangering mankind. With this pretext, the U.S. intervened militarily, and all they did is take control over oil fields, and oil wells. -- Evo Morales
  • In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. -- Tony Robbins
  • We have allowed an unholy alliance of government - the new monarchy - and corporate influence - the new aristocracy - to take control of events in a way that would have made our Founders shudder. -- Marianne Williamson
  • I'm more attracted to a stronger man rather than a feminine man. Someone who would just throw me down and take control. I love feeling helpless. I definitely like a man who is aggressive and confident. -- Carmen Electra
  • Im more attracted to a stronger man rather than a feminine man. Someone who would just throw me down and take control. I love feeling helpless. I definitely like a man who is aggressive and confident. -- Carmen Electra
  • Few Americans realize it, but the United Nations is driving to take control over the Internet. You remember, the folks who want a worldwide income tax and who put Syria and Iran on their Human Rights Committee. -- Arthur L. Herman
  • [T]he truth is you don't need some external demon to take control of you to turn you into a raging, money-obsessed sociopath, you only need to let loose the demons you already have inside of you. -- Jay-Z
  • I feel especially vulnerable when I know I've let the reactive ego take control of my actions and it may have had hurtful implications with someone I love. I feel vulnerable when I don't listen to my conscience. -- Richard Brancatisano
  • If your DNA profile puts you at a higher risk of developing obesity, that doesn't mean it's your fate. You can take control of the environmental side of the equation and reduce your overall lifetime risk by a lot. -- David Agus
  • One of the marvels of personality is its resistance to prediction. One man's paralyzing trauma is another man's invitation to take control of his life; one woman's grounds for insanity is another woman's ground to a dramatic shaping of self. -- Rosellen Brown
  • I'm in my 30's, and I'm still struggling with defining myself. I'm working every day to take control of things that are out of my control, and not letting them bring me down or frustrate me, to the point of paralysis. -- Lauren Iungerich
  • It's important for me to play women who can overcome adversity, make change, and take control of their lives. I think it's a great time for women in TV and film in general, and I want to help tell these stories. -- Beth Riesgraf
  • It is time that we take control and find a way to curtail the explosive costs of health care. Small businesses deserve a chance to channel these funds toward other needs, such as expanding and creating more jobs for the economy. -- Christopher Bond
  • I loved the idea of a girl going into a dark alley, and a monster comes, and then she just aces him. It's like, you want to see the tiny person suddenly take control. God, my whole career is basically about that! -- Joss Whedon
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  • All of Africa's resources should be declared resources of the state and managed by the nation. Our experience in Bolivia shows that when you take control of natural resources for the people of the town and village, major world change is possible. -- Evo Morales
  • Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator - life, liberty and freedom. -- Jim DeMint
  • I'm definitely a messy person... I know where everything is but I just can't organize. I don't make lists and find scripts on the laundry machine, and under my bed, or in the bathroom, kitchen. It's bad, I really need to take control. -- Katie Holmes
  • Oh you Muslims! You have slept for a long time, long enough for the tyrants to take control over you. You accepted to live as slaves and submitted to tyrants. Now the time has come to revolt and destroy the shackle of slavery. -- Sheikh Abdullah
  • We are the people and America is really nothing without the people. We have to take control and we have realize as young people that this is our future. We have to live here and this where we'll one day raise our own children. -- Zendaya
  • When I was old enough to realize all meat was killed, I saw it as an irrational way of using our power, to take a weaker thing and mutilate it. It was like the way bullies would take control of younger kids in the schoolyard. -- River Phoenix
  • [I'm] an extremely private dude and all this is happening so damn quick. I really haven't had any time to rationalize it. But it's nothing that I'm going to let freak me out or take control of me or my thoughts or my real life. -- Heath Ledger
  • My books always focus on the response of the characters to extreme events. As dark as they get, they are ultimately positive, uplifting books about children who take control of their lives and overcome great adversaries. I think that is why they have been so popular. -- Darren Shan
  • Every ISP is being attacked, maliciously both from in the United States and outside of the United States, by those who want to invade people's privacy. But more importantly they want to take control of computers, they want to hack them, they want to steal information. -- Darrell Issa
  • I think it's really important to do what you want to do because in the long-run it's your career, you want everything to go well and you want to be happy with what you're doing. It was really important for me to take control of my career. -- Cher Lloyd
  • Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself. -- Robert Foster Bennett
  • I set goals, take control, drink out my own bottle, I make mistakes but learn from every one, And when it's said and done, I bet this brother be a better one, If I upset you don't stress, Never forget, that God isn't finished with me yet -- Tupac Shakur
  • I view the prostitute as one of the few women who is totally in control of her fate, totally in control of the realm of sex. The lesbian feminists tried to take control of female sexuality away from men - but the prostitute was doing that all along. -- Camille Paglia
  • I would like to suggest to you that you 'grab life by the horns' and do not let life grab you by the horns. You take control of your lives. " Do not let life control you. " Take charge. Rise to the divinity that is within you. -- Gordon B. Hinckley
  • Control and surrender have to be kept in balance. That's what surfers do - take control of the situation, then be carried, then take control. In the last few thousand years, we've become incredibly adept technically. We've treasured the controlling part of ourselves and neglected the surrendering part. -- Brian Eno
  • What the myths say, is that you have to be the hero of your own life. You're the one who has to take charge of who you are, you're the one who has to take control. And also, you're the one who can bring something to the community. -- Jeanette Winterson
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  • I am trying to inspire people to just take control of their oral health, because if we don't take care of our oral health, it affects so many different aspects of our lives. If your smile and mouth is not together, it affects your relationship, your self-esteem, your health. -- Sherri Shepherd
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  • I always say I write my own novels and the characters don't take control of me, but in fact, I look at the characters in the early stages and I think, 'What is he or she like,' and they slowly come together and they become the person they are. -- A. S. Byatt
  • Cities have to realize that whatever the federal government is going to do, it's not going to be enough. And cities that proactively take control of their own quality of life initiatives are going to be the cities that ultimately attract the highly talented young people and create the jobs. -- Mick Cornett
  • Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee. -- Epictetus
  • I'm in control of myself. I take yes or no from no one. -- Burning Spear
  • It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives. -- Clint Eastwood
  • I'm careful, controlled, bodily conservative: if someone offered me a pill I'd only ever take a half. -- Roy Harper
  • Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life. -- Tony Robbins
  • Even when governments take the right steps to reform, these can be negatively impacted by events outside their control. -- Jose Manuel Barroso
  • Women have to take more control of their careers. They can't just wait to be cast in a film. -- Richard LaGravenese
  • I like to control the risk I take. And when risk is taken out of my hands, it frustrates me. -- Kevin Jorgeson
  • In chess one cannot control everything. Sometimes a game takes an unexpected turn, in which beauty begins to emerge. Both players are always instrumental in this. -- Vladimir Kramnik
  • Take complete control over the messages you allow into your conscious mind. -- Brian Tracy
  • I have to be more assertive-I have take more control at crunch time. -- Sue Bird
  • I wouldn't take on the project unless I could have complete creative control in casting. -- Craig Brewer
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