Quotes & Promises
Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Definitions & Meanings
Hatred stirs up strife, but love
covers all offenses.
Whoever is slow to anger has great
understanding, but he who has a
hasty temper exalts folly.
A soft answer turns away wrath,
but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Whoever is slow to anger is better
than the mighty, and he who rules
his spirit than he who takes a
You have heard that it was said,
‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for
a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not
resist the one who is evil. But if
anyone slaps you on the right
cheek, turn to him the other also.
Repay no one evil for evil, but
give thought to do what is
honorable in the sight of all. If
possible, so far as it depends on
you, live peaceably with all.
Beloved, never avenge yourselves,
but leave it to the wrath of God,
for it is written, “Vengeance is
mine, I will repay, says the
Lord.” To the contrary, “if your
enemy is hungry, feed him; if he
is thirsty, give him something to
drink; for by so doing you will
heap burning coals on his head.”
Do not be overcome by evil, but
overcome evil with good.
No temptation has overtaken you
that is not common to man. God is
faithful, and he will not let you
be tempted beyond your ability,
but with the temptation he will
also provide the way of escape,
that you may be able to endure it.
(1 Corinthians 10:13)
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be
steadfast, immovable, always
abounding in the work of the Lord,
knowing that in the Lord your
labor is not in vain.
(1 Corinthians 15:58)
Be angry and do not sin; do not
let the sun go down on your anger,
Be kind to one another,
tenderhearted, forgiving one
another, as God in Christ forgave
And do not get drunk with wine,
for that is debauchery, but be
filled with the Spirit,
Put to death therefore what is
earthly in you: sexual immorality,
impurity, passion, evil desire,
and covetousness, which is
idolatry. On account of these the
wrath of God is coming. In these
you too once walked, when you were
living in them. But now you must
put them all away: anger, wrath,
malice, slander, and obscene talk
from your mouth. Do not lie to one
another, seeing that you have put
off the old self with its
Know this, my beloved brothers:
let every person be quick to hear,
slow to speak, slow to anger; for
the anger of man does not produce
the righteousness of God.
If anyone thinks he is religious
and does not bridle his tongue but
deceives his heart, this person's
religion is worthless.
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
Being forced to work, and forced
to do your best, will breed in you
temperance and self-control,
diligence and strength of will,
cheerfulness and content, and a
hundred virtues which the idle
will never know.
Kingsley – English Clergyman
Buddha's teaching are very simple,
you don't have to break your head
to understand the message. The
part that I like the most from
Buddha's teachings and from His
Holiness, The Dalai Lama, is that
the most powerful weapon is to not
attack, to be able to have
Martin – American Musician Born
By constant self-discipline and
self-control you can develop
greatness of character.
Kleiser – American Author
Industry, thrift and self-control
are not sought because they create
wealth, but because they create
Coolidge – American President
It's okay to be a fat man. It's
prestige and power and all of
that. But fat women are seen as
just lazy and stupid and having no
Manheim – American Actress Born
Punishment may make us obey the
orders we are given, but at best
it will only teach an obedience to
authority, not a self-control
which enhances our self-respect.
Bettelheim – Italian Writer
self-control; these three alone
lead one to sovereign power.
Lord Tennyson – English Poet
To enjoy good health, to bring
true happiness to one's family, to
bring peace to all, one must first
discipline and control one's own
mind. If a man can control his
mind he can find the way to
Enlightenment, and all wisdom and
virtue will naturally come to him.
- Leader 563 BC – 483 BC
Laws control the lesser man...
Right conduct controls the greater
Twain – American Author 1835-1910
I do not want to foresee the
future. I am concerned with taking
care of the present. God has given
me no control over the moment
Gandhi – Indian Leader 1869-1948
If we are to go forward, we must
go back and rediscover those
precious values - that all reality
hinges on moral foundations and
that all reality has spiritual
Luther King, Jr. – American Leader
I've always wanted to own and
control the primary technology in
everything we do.
Jobs – American Businessman
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
Dyer – American Psychologist Born
You know, one of the things I
think you understand as president
is you're held responsible for
everything, but you don't always
have control of everything, right?
Obama – American President Born
I cannot always control what goes
on outside. But I can always
control what goes on inside.
Dyer – American Psychologist Born
Man does not control his own fate.
The women in his life do that for
Marx – American Comedian 1895-1977
A family with the wrong members in
control; that, perhaps, is as near
as one can come to describing
England in a phrase.
Orwell – British Author 1903-1950
What a man's mind can create,
man's character can control.
A. Edison – American Inventor
Control thy passions lest they
take vengence on thee.
– Greek Philosopher 55-135
Control your own destiny or
someone else will.
Welch – American Businessman Born