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But does that mean that war and violence are inevitable? I would argue not because we have also evolved this amazingly sophisticated intellect and we are capable of controlling our innate behavior a lot of the time.

Everywhere I travel throughout Eastern Washington I hear from people demanding we do a better job of controlling our borders and reducing illegal immigration.

When you become a parent or a teacher you turn into a manager of this whole system. You become the person controlling the bubble of innocence around a child regulating it.

The power of the American system of republicanism lies in its capacity to allow religious belief to be a competing not a controlling factor in American life.

When it comes to controlling human beings there is no better instrument than lies. Because you see humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts.

I think that what went wrong with religion is the same thing that went wrong with politics. Is that it became too money based and too controlling. It's just a weakness that we human beings have for control - we want one thing and then we want more and then we want more.

Human beings are accustomed to think of intellect as the power of having and controlling ideas and of ability to learn as synonymous with ability to have ideas. But learning by having ideas is really one of the rare and isolated events in nature.

You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be you will fall remain or rise with your thoughts your vision your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire as great as your dominant aspiration.

If marriage really is a sacred institution then why is the government controlling it especially in a nation that affirms separation of church and state?

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

Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired but by controlling the desire.

I was kind of surprised to learn how controlling I am. I never thought of myself in that way. I think the root of the control issues is usually fear because you want to know what's going to be happening at any given moment.

What is needed rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance is understanding fear that means watch it learn about it come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear not how to escape from it.

Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.

The Internet is the hope of an integrated world without frontiers a common world without controlling owners a world of opportunities and equality. This is a utopia that we have been dreaming about and is a world in which each and every one of us are protagonists of a destiny that we have in our hands.

I said on the equality side of it that it is essential to a woman's equality with man that she be the decision-maker that her choice be controlling.

The state controlling a woman would mean denying her full autonomy and full equality.

We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it controlling it thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity.

I am not naturally that thin so I had to go through everything from using drugs to diet pills to laxatives to fasting. Those were my main ways of controlling my weight.

In America the schools have become too permissive the kids now are controlling the schools the tail is wagging the dog. We've got to make a change there and get it back to where the teachers have control of the classrooms.

Politics is the art of controlling your environment.