Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked...
He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.
The pro-growth policies and spending restraint of Conservatives work.
We shall listen, not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values of restraint and empathy, not on military might.
I do not see any beauty in self-restraint.
I realize I will always be the poster child for police brutality, but I can try to use that as a positive force for healing and restraint.
Until we lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.
Just because you can do something, it doesn't mean you need to - restraint is something I admire. At the end of the day, it is still a battle between good vs. crap.
Restraint never ruins one's health.
Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock.
Discipline enables you to think first and act second.
Prudent, cautious self-control is wisdom's root.
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence.
Civilization, in the real sense of the term, consists not in the multiplication, but in the deliberate and voluntary reduction of wants.
A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well.
Before buying anything, it is well to ask if one could do without it.
Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character.
To the totality of purposes of the perfect Law there belong the abandonment, depreciation, and restraint of desires in so far as possible.
I like restraint, if it doesn't go too far.
Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
It is a monstrous thing that I will say, but I will say it all the same: I find in many things more restraint and order in my morals than in my opinions, and my lust less depraved than my reason.
Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
There is always a limit to self-indulgence, but none to self-restraint.
Things aren't right. If a burglar breaks into your home and you shoot him, he can sue you. For what, restraint of trade?
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