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I realize I will always be the poster child for police brutality, but I can try to use that as a positive force for healing and restraint.
There has been growing quite a strain of irritating feeling between our government and the Russians and it seems to me that it is a time for me to use all the restraint I can on these other people who have been apparently getting a little more irritated.
There is a Passion natural to the Mind of man, especially a free Man, which renders him impatient of Restraint.
There was a demon named 'Vala' whom Indra had killed. Indra was able to kill this dreaded demon only because he had attained divine powers by practicing self- restraint. .
Wou'd I were free from this restraint, Or else had hopes to win her; Wou'd she cou'd make me a saint, Or I of her a sinner.
Some offer their hearing and other senses [as sacrifice] in the fires of restraint, others offer sound and other objects of the senses [as sacrifice] in the fires of the senses.
Abandoning meditation, penance and self-restraint, and the wisdom of good actions, you do not worship and adore the Lord's Name.
Restraint never ruins one's health. What ruins it,is not restraint but outward suppression. A really self-restrained person grows every day from strength to strength and from peace to more peace. The very first step in self-restraint is the restraint of thoughts.
A man of restraint attains unfathomable powers by means of preservation and conservation of energy. He does not waste his energy in seeking sensual pleasures. .
You may chant and meditate, practice austerities and self-restraint, and dwell at sacred shrines of pilgrimage; you may give donations to charity, and perform good deeds, but without the True One, what is the use of it all?
When the heat and motion of blind impulses and passions distract it on all sides, we can neither give nor receive anything truly. But when we find our centre in our soul by the power of self-restraint, by the force that harmonizes all warring element.
And Jonathan said to the young man that bare his armour, Come, and let us go over unto the garrison of these uncircumcised: it may be that the LORD will work for us: for there is no restraint to the LORD to save by many or by few.