Mind control is the result of self-discipline and habit. You either control your mind or it controls you. There is no hall-way compromise.
It was like she was thinking, How far can I go with this? How much more can I fit in my life without losing control?
If you sit in an office it isn’t long before you lose your perspective and control. And control is everything in this game, you know. Control of the girls and control of the punters. People are like dogs, you know. A dog you don’t have under control is an unhappy dog. And unhappy dogs bite, you know.
Hatred comes from the heart, contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within our control.
Fools who wear their hearts proudly on their sleeves, who cannot control their emotions, who wallow in sad memories and allow themselves to be provoked this easily — weak people, in other words…