Quotes about "control"

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Sell also: ascendancy, ascertain, assure, check, command, contain, controller, curb, dominance, ensure, hold, insure, manipulate, master, mastery, moderate, operate, restraint, see, verify

Definitions and meanings of word "control"

• Noun: power to direct or determine; example: "under control"

• Noun: a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another; examples: "measures for the control of disease", "they instituted controls over drinking on campus"

• Noun: (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc; examples: "the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired", "he had lost control of his sphincters"

• Noun: a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment; example: "the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw"

• Noun: the activity of managing or exerting control over something; example: "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"

• Noun: the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; example: "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"

• Noun: discipline in personal and social activities; examples: "he was a model of polite restraint", "she never lost control of herself"

• Noun: great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; example: "a good command of French"

• Noun: the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.; example: "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls"

• Noun: a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; examples: "the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly", "I turned the controls over to her"

• Noun: a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance

• Verb: exercise authoritative control or power over; examples: "control the budget", "Command the military forces"

• Verb: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; examples: "moderate your alcohol intake", "hold your tongue", "hold your temper", "control your anger"

• Verb: handle and cause to function; examples: "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol", "control the lever"

• Verb: control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage; examples: "She manipulates her boss", "She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up", "The teacher knew how to keep the class in line", "she keeps in line"

• Verb: verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments; example: "Are you controlling for the temperature?"

• Verb: verify by using a duplicate register for comparison; example: "control an account"

• Verb: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; examples: "He verified that the valves were closed", "See that the curtains are closed", "control the quality of the product"

• Verb: have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; example: "Do you control these data?"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "control"

Tiki Barber
2 quotes about control
American Athlete
Born Monday 7 April 1975
Margaret J. Wheatley
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Paul Ryan
6 quotes about control
American Politician, Vice President
Born Thursday 29 January 1970
Wayne Dyer
3 quotes about control
American Psychologist, Author, Speaker
Born Sunday 10 March 1940
Noam Chomsky
5 quotes about control
American Philosopher, Critic, Historian, Scientist, Activist
Born Friday 7 December 1928
Luke Scott
2 quotes about control
American Athlete
Born Sunday 25 June 1978
Boris Spassky
3 quotes about control
Russian Celebrity
Born Saturday 30 January 1937
Mickey Rivers
one quote about control
American Athlete
Born Sunday 31 October 1948
Robert Foster Bennett
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American Politician
Monday 18 September 1933 - Wednesday 4 May 2016
Jerry Brown
one quote about control
American Politician
Born Thursday 7 April 1938
Marilu Henner
3 quotes about control
American Actress
Born Sunday 6 April 1952

Rushing the ball is all about ball control. If you run the ball, you control the clock. If you control the clock, you usually control the game.

Tiki Barber

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I don't get upset over things I can control, because if I can control them there's no sense in getting upset. And I don't get upset over things I can't control, because if I can't control them there's no sense in getting upset.

Tiki Barber

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Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division.

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Although most of us realize what we control and do not control, we live as though we do not really know, and in some cases we spend years focusing on things we cannot control.

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If you run the ball, you control the clock. If you control the clock, you usually control the game.

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Gun control means control. It means control for the government and the government starts controlling the people.

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The government wants to control the banks, just as it now controls GM and Chrysler, and will surely control the health industry in the not-too-distant future. Keeping them TARP-stuffed is the key to control.

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The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people.

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I can't control how people are going to react. I try not to worry about what I can't control.

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Just as men must give up economic control when their wives share the responsibility for the family's financial well-being, women must give up exclusive parental control when their husbands assume more responsibility for child care.

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You can only control what you can control.

Tiki Barber

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Gun control? We need bullet control! I think every bullet should cost 5,000 dollars. Because if a bullet cost five thousand dollar, we wouldn't have any innocent bystanders.

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I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it.

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You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

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I wanted control over the merchandising, the actual packaging of the product. That was a big factor. The only way for me to exercise control on all those levels was to start my own label.

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I love people who try to keep the world in control - because the world is inherently not in control.

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The security comes, as an actor, in knowing that you're not in control. If you try to control your career, or how people perceive you, you'll make yourself unhappy, because life doesn't work like that. So much is luck. It's much better to let yourself off, to think, 'There's nothing I can do.'

Tiki Barber

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When the state or federal government control the education of all of our children, they have the dangerous and illegitimate monopoly to control and influence the thought process of our citizens.

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This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook.

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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.

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