Restraint is often difficult to come by. Browse through the following famous restraint quotes, quotations and sayings to get an idea of how to start doing the same!

Restraint Quotes

Restraints means to deprive yourself of what you truly deserve! Wrong! Restraints actually defines discipline. See, human wants are countless and quite reasonable and pursuing all these wants is not only impossible but also quite silly. you need to make a smart choice as to which wants to pursue and which ones to let go. And this is where restraint comes in. So, now did you get it? Restraint means fighting your temptation and this is what differentiates wrong from right and strong from weak individuals. So, wait no more, inspire yourself with the following restraint quotes and quotations!

Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.

- Noam Chomsky

If I hold back, I'm no good. I'm no good. I'd rather be good sometimes, than holding back all the time.

- Janis Joplin

Carve every word before you let it fall.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Diplomacy: the art of restraining power.

- Henry A. Kissinger

I am sworn to uphold the Constitution as Andy Johnson understands it and interprets it .

- Andrew Johnson

You can't learn everything you need to know legally.

- A Widow for One Year , John Irving

For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.

- Laozi

We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves.

- Rita Hayworth

There are things that I won't do on the radio. I mean, the next logical question is, what won't you do. I say, well, you know, you've got to find out when you're on the air.

- Howard Gardner

You can only milk a cow so long, then you're left holding the pail.

- Hank Aaron

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.

- Henry B. Adams

All peoples are entangled in the net of the world market.

- C. L. R. James

One cannot violate the promptings of one's nature without having that nature recoil upon itself.

- Jack London

Human language... prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.

- Lewis Thomas

Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.

- David Lloyd George

I mean, in some cases with libel laws, you know, they can write things about people who have no course of action, because they can't afford to take legal action against them.

- Elton John

I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose; they should draw the line at goats though.

- Elton John

There is no way the American public will sit still for the banning of or putting any significant restrictions on the kinds of guns they want.

- James Q. Wilson

I'm so full I can't hear.

- Gilda Radner

Once we receive additional funding, we'll branch out a bit beyond the city limits, but it is unlikely we'll ever be able to afford to provide fiber to the entire county.

- Jane Howard

My talents fall within definite limitations. I am not as versatile an actress as some think.

- Greta Garbo

Once you're signed to a label you compromise.

- Talib Kweli

When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens.

- Anne Lamott

The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.

- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.

- Edmund Burke

An act of terrorism totally outside the bounds of international law and diplomatic tradition. a crisis [that] calls for firmness and restraint.

- Jimmy Carter

After the revolution, it might very well remain necessary to place people where they could not do harm to others. But the one under restraint should be cut off from the rest of society as little as possible.

- Barbara Deming

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.

- Bob Filner

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

It is a monstrous thing that I will say, but I will say it all the same: I find in many things more restraint and order in my morals than in my opinions, and my lust less depraved than my reason.

- Michel de Montaigne

There are the further difficulties of building a population out of a diversity of races, each at a different stage of cultural evolution, some in need of restraint, many in need of protection; everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues.

- Arthur Keith

Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.

- Henry Miller

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