When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
Healthy parenting is especially challenging when our own childhoods weren't healthy. It requires energy, attention, and constant restraint. Realize that you need healing. Take time out to nurture yourself.
Restraint never ruins one's health.
An element of abstention, of restraint, must enter into all finer joys.
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.
He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.
Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.
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.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
Remove severe restraint and what will become of virtue?
Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
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.
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
To the totality of purposes of the perfect Law there belong the abandonment, depreciation, and restraint of desires in so far as possible.
Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked.
Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
The final end of government is not to exert restraint but to do good.
I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
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.
The pro-growth policies and spending restraint of Conservatives work.
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