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Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs. (Quote by - Pearl Strachan Hurd)

It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles. (Quote by - Muriel Spark)

A story is told as much by silence as by speech. (Quote by - Susan Griffin)

What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Lack of discipline leads to frustration and self-loathing. (Quote by - Marie Chapian)

As far as your self-control goes, as far goes your freedom. (Quote by - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

Minimum information given with maximum politeness. (Quote by - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis)

A little kingdom I possess, Where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find Of governing it well. (Quote by - Louisa May Alcott)

Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. Good enough. Successful enough. Thin enough. Rich enough. Socially responsible enough. When you have self-respect you have enough. (Quote by - Gail Sheehy)

Beware of allowing a tactless word, rebuttal, a rejection to obliterate the whole sky. (Quote by - Anais Nin)

Talking too much, too soon, and with too much self-satisfaction has always seemed to me a sure way to court disaster. (Quote by - Meg Greenfield)

The desire to conquer is itself a sort of subjection. (Quote by - George Eliot)

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best. (Quote by - Margaret Thatcher)

Nothing could bother me more than the way a thing goes dead once it has been said. (Quote by - Gertrude Stein)

It was enough just to sit there without words. (Quote by - Louise Erdrich)

You must have discipline to have fun. (Quote by - Julia Child)

There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself. (Quote by - Louis XIV)

Self-command is the main elegance. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I will write of him who fights and vanquishes his sins, who struggles on through weary years against himself ... and wins. (Quote by - Caroline Begelow LeRow)

Not being able to govern events, I govern myself. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

Too often in ironing out trouble someone gets scorched. (Quote by - Marcelene Cox)

Prudent, cautious self-control Is wisdom's root. (Quote by - Robert Burns)

Talk uses up ideas. ... Once I have spoken them aloud, they are lost to me, dissipated into the noisy air like smoke. Only if I bury them, like bulbs, in the rich soil of silence do they grow. (Quote by - Doris Grumbach)

The point of good writing is knowing when to stop. (Quote by - L. M. Montgomery)

Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody. (Quote by - Helen Gurley Brown)

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