Best 22 Quotes & Tweets on Self-control

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1

A happy person isn’t someone who’s happy all the time. It’s someone who effortlessly interprets events in such a way that they don’t lose their innate peace.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

Imagine how effective you would be if you weren’t anxious all the time.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

Things you control: Your effort. Your beliefs. Your identity. Your actions. Your attitude. Your integrity. Your thoughts. The food you eat. How kind you are. The media you read. How reflective you are. How thoughtful you are. The people you listen to. The type of friend you are.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

4

The measure of wisdom is how calm you are when facing any given situation.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

5

Most fit and healthy people focus much more on what they eat than how much. Quality control is easier than (and leads to) quantity control.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

6

No matter how much you love your work, if you can't control when you work and how you work, you will eventually resent it

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

7

Understand what you can control and what you can't. Forget about the things you can't control and put that energy into the things you can control.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

8

Dietary fat drives satiety. Dietary sugar drives hunger. The sugar effect dominates. Control your appetite accordingly.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

9

Here's a crazy theory: Alcohol is a social technology for trustworthiness. We get drunk with people to see how they act when they lose some control. They reveal themselves once they've had a few drinks because their powers of deception are inhibited.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

10

The uncomfortable truth: You are in control.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

11

Social media increases the returns to intolerance.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

12

If you don’t like the book... Stop reading it If you don’t like the show... Change the channel If you don’t like the tweets... Mute the account

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

13

Peg your self-worth to something you don’t control, and you become its slave.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

14

The best way to better control your actions is to first understand how many of your actions are completely out of your conscious control

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

15

Self control is more important than IQ.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

16

When you take someone’s advice dogmatically, you’ve stopped thinking for yourself. Apply what resonates with you, disgregard what doesn’t.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

17

Pattern I see with writers: Their worst creative blocks are self-inflicted, designed to protect them from criticism

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

18

Whatever triggers you, rules you.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

19

How to feel less out of control: Build something you can control.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

20

Whenever I get the urge to preface a pointer to something written by someone I don’t always agree with “I don’t often agree, but...”, I think, nah, not going to be that asshole. It’s okay to have a fleeting thought in your head and not let it out.

DHH

DHH

@dhh

21

Reminder: Your past does NOT control you.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

22

Self management is the best management.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah