"I'm a control freak. And more so now that I have children."
- Mariella Frostrup
"When it's time to make music, that's about getting lost for me. To be a control freak is not half as good as being a freak who's casually in control. You're feeling around in the dark for something that feels good."
- Josh Homme
"I am in control at all times."
- CG Allin
"Bad leaders believe that they have to project control at all times."
- Simon Sinek
"The real world is far too complex and unpredictable to make something like the idea of humanity controlling its own evolution or engineering itself - well, I wouldn't say impossible but it should be approached with a degree of caution."
- Ken Macleod
"Unrestrained competition can drive people into actions that they would otherwise regret."
- George Soros
"The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world."
- Alexander Graham Bell
"Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life."
- Marilu Henner
"A Jedi must have the deepest commitment, the most serious mind. This one a long time have I watched. All his life has he looked away… to the future, to the horizon. Never his mind on where he was. Hmm? What he was doing. Hmph. Adventure. Heh. Excitement. Heh. A Jedi craves not these things."
"Two kinds of empathy exist, hot and cold. Psychopaths run exclusively on cold empathy, which allows personality traits such as ruthlessness, confidence and charisma, traits of successful politicians and surgeons, to flourish."
- Scientific American
Maria Corte Maidagan
"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."
- Michael Ende
"She had never dreamed there could be so much pain in a life when there was nothing physically wrong. She hurt all the time."
- Stephen King, The Shining
"The more a person seeks security, the more that person gives up control over their life."
- Robert Kiyosaki
"Only you can control your future."
"You can be a control freak only when you have weak people around you."
- Ronald Perelman
"I'm kind of a control freak. I get really freaked out if I don't know what's going on and what's going to happen."
- Kristen Stewart
"For a control freak, love and the desire to control others are synonymous. Once they lose control over the object of their desire, hostility takes over in full force."
- Natasha Vorobyova
"I surrender the idea of having some kind of control over the arc of my career a lot of the time because you never know what tomorrow's going to bring."
- Wentworth Miller
"You've got to trust people. And because I am a control freak, sometimes that's difficult for me, because I want to micro-manage absolutely everything. I can't hand over. But I'm trying to do that more."
- Victoria Beckham
"If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed."
- Adolf Hitler
Mark T Smith
"When things begin accelerating wildly out of control, sometimes patience is the only answer. Press pause."
- Douglas Rushkoff
"Music was the one thing I could control. It was the one world that offered me freedom."
- Quincy Jones
"He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing."
- Frank Herbert
"When you control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about his actions."
- Carter G. Woodson
"The world is so unpredictable. Things happen suddenly, unexpectedly. We want to feel we are in control of our own existence. In some ways we are, in some ways we're not. We are ruled by the forces of chance and coincidence."