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Restraint Quotes

"There are limits to self-indulgence, none to restraint."
Mahatma Gandhi

"Liberty consists in wholesome restraint."
Daniel Webster

"When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible."
Mohandas Gandhi

"Remove severe restraint and what will become of virtue?"

"Restraint and discipline and examples of virtue and justice. These are the things that form the education of the world."
Edmund Burke

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Restraint Definition: Holding Back.

Etymology of 'Restraint'
"action of restraining; means of restraint," early 15c., from Old French restreinte, noun use of fem. past participle of restraindre. Restrain: mid-14c., from stem of Old French restreindre "press, push together; curb, bridle; bandage" (12c.), from Latin restringere "draw back tightly, confine, check".

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Restraint"
"Perfect Restraint is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Restraint now"
"Accept Restraint"
"Trust in your Restraint"
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