Top 141 Controls Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Controls Quotes from famous people such as William J. Clinton, Melania Trump, Richard Mourdock, Tom Golisano, Greg MacGillivray, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

President Obama has offered a plan with 4 trillion doll

President Obama has offered a plan with 4 trillion dollars in debt reduction over a decade, with two and a half dollars of spending reductions for every one dollar of revenue increases, and tight controls on future spending. It’s the kind of balanced approach proposed by the bipartisan Simpson-Bowles commission.
William J. Clinton
Nobody controls me. I travel with my husband when I can, when I know that I can go, and I know that my son is okay alone for a few days with the help.
Melania Trump
I believe God controls the universe. I don’t believe biology works in an uncontrolled fashion.
Richard Mourdock
There are tremendous barriers to building housing. If we could break them down, the need for rent controls would go away.
Tom Golisano
In a normal movie, the director controls what you look at. The shots don’t last very long because you’re getting the audience to look at specific things. An IMAX shot, on the other hand, can be twenty or thirty seconds long.
Greg MacGillivray
A state-based regulatory system is quite burdensome. It allows price controls to create market distortions. It can hinder development of national products and can directly impact the competitiveness of U.S. insurers.
Henry Paulson
Whoever controls work and wages, controls morals.
Susan B. Anthony
The mind controls everything; it really does.
Michael Bisping
The Ford Flex is a really, really cool car. You get inside and you have so much headroom and it’s really comfortable to drive and it’s real techy inside. You look at the screen and it’s blue and you’ve got all kinds of controls. Everything is digital.
Gabriel Iglesias
The market controls everything, but the market has no heart.
Anita Roddick
Time is the element that controls the consciousness, the very being of the people.
Jamaica Kincaid
I like to think I’m pretty close in comparison to Aaron Rodgers. He’s very athletic and gets the ball out quickly. He’s very knowledgeable of the game, controls the offense totally, and that’s something I try to do. Just know the offense inside and out.
Jimmy Garoppolo
Anything can be used for or against the welfare of women – or the welfare of anyone – depending on who controls it.
Gloria Steinem
The old racism of imperialism not only rendered the postwar political elite unable to see black people as full British citizens, it provided them with a whole glossary of stereotypes and preconceptions that they then deployed in order to justify their aim of introducing immigration controls.
David Olusoga
Music controls moods and accents life’s moments. It’s necessary for every situation.
Chuck Inglish
Ken Lay has, does and will continue to accept responsibility for the fall of Enron. He was the man at the controls. But failure is not a crime.
Michael Ramsey
It is racist, and it was racist when it was created. The Indian Act controls, or seeks to control, the lives of all indigenous people in a way that you and I would never accept.
Paul Martin
Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action the forces of public opinion, and in this country public opinion controls the courses of the nation.
Charles Evans Hughes
I believe that in the end the abolition of war, the maintenance of world peace, the adjustment of international questions by pacific means will come through the force of public opinion, which controls nations and peoples.
Frank B. Kellogg
Water’s about everything. And when the federal government controls water, it controls everything – that’s the problem.
Paul Gosar
I quit flying myself last year and that was difficult for me because I enjoy it as much as playing golf. It was an adjustment sitting in the back of the plane, rather than at the controls, but I’ve grown accustomed to it and enjoy reading a book, doing some work or challenging my wife to a game of dominos.
Arnold Palmer
In today’s YouTube world, are officers reluctant to get out of their cars and do the work that controls violent crime? Are officers answering 911 calls but avoiding the informal contact that keeps bad guys from standing around, especially with guns?
James Comey
I felt there was a need for us to build a new programming language. I also had come to see that Microsoft functions best when it controls its own destiny.
Anders Hejlsberg
We believe Roblox, as well as many other social games, can be experienced across platforms with great native controls.
David Baszucki
Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture.
Allen Ginsberg
If the government controls your health care, the government controls you. Obamacare was never about health care. It was about government power, dependency, and control.
Monica Crowley
We ought not to forget that the government, through all its departments, judicial as well as others, is administered by delegated and responsible agents; and that the power which really controls, ultimately, all the movements, is not in the agents, but those who elect or appoint them.
John C. Calhoun
As producers, we can influence where the budget goes, but only the director really controls what tone, what type of movie you are trying to make.
Michelle Yeoh
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart’s controls.
Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality.
Rupert Murdoch
The Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS), which controls the living environment on shuttles and on the International Space Station, doesn’t have the luxury of disposal: discharging trash into space has long been judged a bad idea.
Rose George
But here's the bottom line, the president of the United

But here’s the bottom line, the president of the United States, he controls the bully pulpit, he can talk about anything he wants to talk about.
Tim Griffin
Now that we are poor, we are free. No white man controls our footsteps.
Sitting Bull
Virtual currency, where it’s called a bitcoin vs. a U.S. dollar, that’s going to be stopped. No government will ever support a virtual currency that goes around borders and doesn’t have the same controls. It’s not going to happen.
Jamie Dimon
In an unconstitutional partnership with the state, the church can impose the most irresistible, if covert, controls conceivable.
Madalyn Murray O’Hair
The problem is that when government controls the economy, those who can influence government keep winning, and everybody else just stays the same.
Marco Rubio
Comics are not theatre – there’s a very important difference in that the reader controls the page. You can linger on a page of comics as long as you want. You can read and go forward and then move back; you can reread, in one sitting or at your leisure. You can take as much time as you want to take in that story.
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Nobody controls me but me.
Ant Anstead
There’s no doubt that the patriarchy that we live in also controls the movie industry. The heads of the studios are men, and it’s reflected in the scripts they buy and the work that gets made.
Ellen Burstyn
I have a lot of gadgets, remote controls for everything – the curtains, pool cover – it’s like The Jetsons!
Romeo Miller
I don’t think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or of an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future.
Wilma Mankiller
I don’t control my writing – it controls me.
Ray Bradbury
Anything that controls my state of mind I never really want to do because I always want to be under control. That might be part of me being a Virgo. I never want to do something that stops me from being in control of who I am and my actions.
Keke Palmer
Sadio Mane is a world-class player. He is almost perfect. He moves very fast, controls the ball well and is very intelligent in his movements.
Thiago Silva
Spread and participate in culture. Remix, reuse, use, abuse. Make sure no one controls your mind.
Peter Sunde
The Cyprus Financial Crisis was a devastating blow to Cypriots and halted their banking system. Banks closed for two weeks to prevent a banking panic. When they reopened, capital controls were placed on the people’s money, and customers were met by armed guards at the branches.
Perianne Boring
He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.
James A. Garfield
I got to learn from the American audience. Hearing what it is they’re not getting. These are audiences, 35 to 40, an older demographic that controls seven to 10 trillion dollars. And the producers and distributors have convinced themselves this group doesn’t go to the movies.
Peter Riegert
So ultimately, it’s idealistic to think that artists are able to step away from the power of the media and the way it controls things, and go on doing their own things.
Thom Yorke
The Frist fairness rule guarantees up-or-down votes for every circuit court or Supreme Court nomination, regardless of which party controls the Senate or the White House.
Mitch McConnell
I’ve solved my phone addiction by deleting all the apps I was addicted to – email, browser – and getting my wife to add parental controls, to limit access even further.
Rutger Bregman
I don’t like the idea that Facebook controls how people express themselves and changes it periodically according to whatever algorithms they use to figure out what they should do or the whim of some programmer or some CEO. That bothers me a great deal.
Ellen Ullman
Basically, I try to treat the electric guitar like an acoustic guitar. What you have to do is attack the instrument and know that your feelings aren’t controlled by the controls of your guitar.
Rory Gallagher
While democracy must have its organization and controls, its vital breath is individual liberty.
Charles Evans Hughes
I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything.
Michael Phelps
Hip-hop basically controls the world through fashion, through music, through language, through culture. It’s basically running the world, no matter what anyone wants to think, and that’s just the way it is.
I started boxing for exercise, and on the very first day, the trainer got in the ring with me and said, ‘Whoever controls the breathing in the ring controls the fight.’ I immediately passed out.
Garry Shandling
The only thing I can control is myself. I can’t control what anyone thinks about me, I can’t control circumstance, I can’t control the things that God controls.
Bibi Bourelly
Control success before it controls you.
Dwight Yoakam
My wife says I have a frontal lobe issue. Your frontal lobe controls your danger response, like, ‘Whoa, I shouldn’t be doing this.’
Armie Hammer
I don’t think that anyone should be in control of a relationship. I think that if you have a woman that controls her man, he is a puppet, and he is weak.
Although we live in a safe and stable country, Central Africa as a region has been held back by seemingly perpetual conflict – over power, resources, and who controls them.
Ali Bongo Ondimba
So just as I want pilots on the planes that I fly, when

So just as I want pilots on the planes that I fly, when it comes to monetary policy, I want to think that there is someone with sound judgement at the controls.
Martin Feldstein
With ‘Hunger Games,’ it’s about people rising up to fight against a corrupt government that controls them.
Woody Harrelson
What Nintendo has to do is make software that takes advantage of the Wii MotionPlus and make efforts to make the public understand the benefits of the Wii MotionPlus controls.
Satoru Iwata
The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.
Lyndon B. Johnson
It is absurd to suggest a president whose party controls the Senate should jointly decline to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat – ever.
Tom Fitton
My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I’ve always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood.
Kim Elizabeth
The ideal of behaviorism is to eliminate coercion: to apply controls by changing the environment in such a way as to reinforce the kind of behavior that benefits everyone.
B. F. Skinner
The mind of America is seized by a fatal dry rot – and it’s only a question of time before all that the mind controls will run amuck in a frenzy of stupid, impotent fear.
Hunter S. Thompson
The right way to reign in healthcare costs is not by applying more government and more controls and making it more like the post office, it’s by making it more like a consumer-driven market.
Mitt Romney
What’s wrong with hip-hop is the system that controls the definition of it. There needs to be more balance on the airwaves.
Saul Williams
Only a woman can tell you what it’s like to be a woman in a society where men are in charge. When you have one demographic that controls the livelihood of minorities, then you’re always going to have abuses of power. So this goes way beyond Hollywood.
Jessica Chastain
My greatest concern is that the emergence of this technology without the appropriate public attention and international controls could lead to an unstable arms race.
K. Eric Drexler
Canadians need to start thinking of themselves as a petrostate, and they need to start thinking of the kinds of controls needed to protect the country from the excesses of oil.
Andrew Nikiforuk
If you’re an addict, it controls your life and your life becomes uncontrollable. It’s boring and painful, filling your system with something that makes you stare at your shoes for six hours.
James Taylor
Analog components don’t ‘scale’ as well as digital components, but integrating them into relatively mature 28 nm platforms will accelerate the connection of everything from watches, personal healthcare, and home appliances to automotive, transportation, agriculture, manufacturing, and industrial controls.
Henry Samueli
Attention is what steers your perceptions; it’s what controls your reality. It’s the gateway to the mind.
Apollo Robbins
From bank accounts to financial systems, power grids to air traffic controls – our most critical infrastructure remain attractive cyber targets, and if they are ever compromised, the effects could be devastating.
Mike Quigley
The problem of working in a mine, you are inside the belly of the monster, and it controls you. The air you breathe, the stones that fall on your head, we had to be on guard.
Patricia Riggen
I try to think of myself as a lion, bringing down the kill, controlling the jungle. A lion controls his jungle.
John Daly
Everyone knows that our current system is kind of like legalized prostitution. The corporate sector completely controls the civic sector.
Peter Coyote
Could I have worked under a system where there were Draconian controls on my creativity, meaning budget, time, script choices, etc.? Definitely not. I would have fared poorly under the old studio system that guys like Howard Hawks did so well in. I cannot.
Michael Mann
ISIS controls a territory roughly the size of Maryland where 8 million people live. If it’s attacked and toppled, who will fill the void?
Richard Engel
Being a consultant is like flying first-class. The food is terrific, the drinks are cold. But all you can do is walk up to the pilot and say, ‘bank left.’ If you’re in management, you have the controls.
Greg Brenneman
I do believe that the name, image, likeness for an individual is a fundamental right – that any individual controls his or her name, image and likeness – and I don’t believe that a student-athlete who accepts a grant-in-aid simply waives that right to his or her name, image, likeness.
Oliver Luck
Phoenix and Las Vegas have grim long-term prospects. On top of oil-and-gas problems, they will have terrible problems with water and the ability to produce food locally. I suppose it shows how delusional the public is, and how our institutional controls have decayed – for instance, lending standards.
James Howard Kunstler
Laws control the lesser man… Right conduct controls the greater one.
Mark Twain
A boss is all about good business, so start with everything that you can control and you can turn up that costs you nothing, then lay all the knobs out, look at all the controls, all the remotes, and just turn them all up. It don’t cost you nothing.
Rick Ross
Obamacare has made the government part of our health care decisions. The IRS controls all of our financial information. The NSA apparently sees everything else.
Ben Shapiro
Who controls the issuance of money controls the government!
Nathan Meyer Rothschild
It’s counterintuitive, but the most divisive arrangement is when the same party controls both Congress and the presidency, a situation encountered in eight of the past 10 years. With government unified under a single party, the minority has the least possible incentive to cooperate with the majority.
John Sununu
Whenever rent controls or increased tenants’ rights are raised, naysayers wail that doing so will cause landlords to flee the rental market. Firstly, that is a canard: if a landlord charges £1000 for a room, and you tell him from now on he can only charge £900, he won’t decide to instead earn nothing.
Dawn Foster
The real problem that I think those of us who are evang

The real problem that I think those of us who are evangelicals and Democrats have to face up to is that the political right controls the religious media.
Tony Campolo
The Wii is fun, but nothing feels all that accurate or precise. I don’t want to play an action game with controls that sloppy.
Cory Barlog
When the government controls a limited supply, the government gets to decide who gets the vaccines and who doesn’t. In some cases, who lives and who doesn’t.
Trish Regan
The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.
Robert Anthony
Oratory is the masterful art. Poetry, painting, music, sculpture, architecture please, thrill, inspire – but oratory rules. The orator dominates those who hear him, convinces their reason, controls their judgment, compels their action. For the time being, he is master.
David Josiah Brewer
Language controls how you are perceived by others, and in that sense, it is a prison.
Glenn Ligon
I’m a true believer that you have a moral obligation to keep your employees honest, and that is why you have controls, so I’m never tempted or put in a position where I could do something to defraud my employer.
Frank Abagnale
Risk management systems and controls may discourage or limit certain revenue-generating opportunities. Failure to ensure the independence of these functions from the revenue generators and risk takers has been shown to be dangerous, and this is something for which the board is accountable.
Jerome Powell
Women are at once the guardians and the well-spring of the world’s faith, morality, and tenderness; and if ever they are degraded to a commonplace level with men, this fine essential quality will be impaired, and their weakness will have to beg and follow where now it guides and controls.
John Boyle O’Reilly
Donald Trump believes in nation-state democracy; Hillary Clinton used the E.U. as a prototype for a larger global union. Donald Trump believes in sensible immigration controls.
Nigel Farage
No one in the modern world controls the wealth or territory that Cleopatra did.
Stacy Schiff
I can tell you what happens to countries that go bankrupt. I’ve been to Argentina. I’m familiar with the history of Mexico and Great Britain. We’ll see the same things here shortly: inflation, huge tax increases, capital flight and, eventually, capital controls.
Porter Stansberry
Why did the Clinton Administration continue to liberalize export controls on sensitive technologies even after it learned that China had stolen designs?
Charles Bass
Monopoly controls have been the exception in free societies; they have been the rule in closed societies.
Lawrence Lessig
In the old days, money controlled politics. Today, information controls politics. So I think with the advent of the Internet, the power of wealth has been diminished. Look up all the people you know who spent millions and millions of dollars and fell short.
Foster Friess
Rhode Island works hard to reduce air pollution in our communities. We passed laws to prohibit cars and buses from idling their engines and to retrofit school buses with diesel pollution controls. But there is only so much a single state can do, particularly against out-of-state pollution.
Sheldon Whitehouse
We think we control our environment, but in fact, it’s our environment that controls us. We can’t change the world. The only thing we can change is ourselves, by trying to get a better understanding of our own messed-up wiring.
Guy Spier
Hacking is exploiting security controls either in a technical, physical or a human-based element.
Kevin Mitnick
There were IBM logos designed for the film, and there were IBM design consultants working with Kubrick on the layout of the controls and computer screens.
Douglas Trumbull
Indias rapid economic growth has mainly been due to the dismantling of government controls. An attempt to reintroduce monopolistic pricing must be strongly opposed.
Sucheta Dalal
In the studio the director controls the actor’s every move, every inflection, every expression.
Bela Lugosi
Charm of personality is a divine gift that sways the strongest characters and sometimes even controls the destinies of nations.
Orison Swett Marden
The constitution controls any legislative act repugnant to it.
John Marshall
As a matter of principle, Republicans do not believe in federal price controls.
Jeb Hensarling
Internet penetration in Italy is quite low and the Berlusconi media machine controls most of what people see.
Joichi Ito
But you don’t decide what to do with the info. Thought runs you. Thought, however, gives false info that you are running it, that you are the one who controls thought. Whereas actually thought is the one which controls each one of us.
David Bohm
The brain is a complex biological organ possessing immense computational capability: it constructs our sensory experience, regulates our thoughts and emotions, and controls our actions.
Eric Kandel
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.
Tony Robbins
The black market was a way of getting around government controls. It was a way of enabling the free market to work. It was a way of opening up, enabling people.
Milton Friedman
Obama believes in a big central government, where the federal government controls everything in our lives. That’s socialism.
Paul Broun
No border controls anywhere in the world are able to prevent determined criminals from crossing borders.
Keir Starmer
Doctrines don't govern policy. They provide a conceptua

Doctrines don’t govern policy. They provide a conceptual framework by which policymakers approach their decisions. But there is no such thing as a doctrine that controls policy in every way.
Barton Gellman
Personal law is simply the thought that controls your mind and your life more than any other thought. Finding that thought is the most valuable knowledge that you can have about yourself. It is like the leverage on personal change. It enables you to change very efficiently.
Leonard Orr
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
Lao Tzu
Who do you think controls the Republican Party? Big money controls the Republican Party. This is where their campaign contributions come from.
Bernie Sanders
As has repeatedly been stated, the underlying hypothesis, which in a number of cases has been supported by direct experimental evidence, is that each gene controls the production, function, and specificity of a particular enzyme.
Edward Lawrie Tatum
Fear controls you.
Jack Kevorkian
When we can communicate from the inside out, we’re talking directly to the part of the brain that controls behavior, and then we allow people to rationalize it with the tangible things we say and do. This is where gut decisions come from.
Simon Sinek
Riding a motorcycle on today’s highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times.
Evel Knievel
Ask anyone committed to Marxist analysis how many angels dance on the head of a pin, and you will be asked in return to never mind the angels, tell me who controls the production of pins.
Joan Didion
As a child, I had the opportunity to meet the captain onboard a British Airways flight. It was so exciting to see the cockpit and controls. I was in awe of the captain, and he stamped my log book, which I still have to this day.
Orlando Bloom
The great thing about VR is that the input is going to be so drastically better than mouse input or games with touch controls on smartphones. It’ll make it much easier to build stuff and express yourself freely.
Tim Sweeney
My reason, it’s true, controls my feelings, but whatever its authority, it doesn’t rule them so much as tyrannize them.
Pierre Corneille
The northern border is a different problem set than our southern border. We’re not going to put a fence between America and Canada, across Glacier Park. I grew up there. We can use some technological controls. We work with the Canadians more, and there’s a lot of property we share, along with tribal lands.
Ryan Zinke
The left controls academia, the culture, and the news media.
Monica Crowley
David Stern is the mastermind behind a lot of stuff, he controls a lot of stuff, he dictates a lot of stuff so he’s going to make himself look good.
Charles Oakley
Didn’t George Washington say, ‘He who controls Afghanistan will carry New Jersey?’
Gore Vidal
You know, I’ve got experiences going back to the wage price controls in the Nixon administration where, in effect, we had what I think was a terrible mistake, in that case a Republican administration, where moved in and tried to control the wages, prices and profits of every enterprise in America. It was a huge mistake.
Dick Cheney