He That Will Not Command His Thoughts Will Soon Lose The Command Of His Actions.
He that will not command his thoughts will soon lose the command
of his actions.
The magician is seated in his high chair and looks upon the world with favor.
He is at the height of his powers. If he closes his eyes, he causes the world to disappear....
Laughing at his own son, who got his mother, and by his mother's means his father also, to indulge him, he told him that he had the most power of any one in Greece
For the Athenians command the rest of Greece, I command the Athenians, your mother commands me, and you command your mother....
There is no man so good, who, were he to submit all his thoughts and actions to the laws, would not deserve hanging ten times in his life.
-- Michael de Montaigne (1533-1592) -- Essays, Book iii, Chap. ix...
Left that command Sole daughter of his voice.
-- John Milton (1608-1674) -- Paradise Lost, Book ix, Line 652...
Lindsay, he's cut off from his chain of command, he's operating alone, he's showing signs of pressure induced psychosis and he's got a nuclear warhead.
All I'm asking is that you go a little easy on him." -- The Aby...
Give us the man," shouts the multitude, "who will step forward and take the responsibility.
He is instantly the idol, the lord, and the king among men....
His words, like so many nimble and airy servitors, trip about him at command.
-- John Milton (1608-1674) -- Apology for Smectymnuu...
No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.
-- Sam Rayburn (1882-1961), Lawrence Daily Journal-World...
The man the state has put in place must have obedient hearing to his least command when it is right, and even when it's not.