If you are upset, you will lack the self-command to hear opposing views, without which you cannot even stand wisely on your own.
Altogether his self-command was creditable to Janet's tuition.
Now, Mary had regained her self-command, and she spoke calmly.
Perhaps it would be more correct to say, that she possessed that self-command which forbids emotion to appear on the surface.
When she spoke there was little to remind me of her momentary loss of self-command.
Never, I suppose, was Margaret's power of self-command more sorely tried.
Thirdly, This self-command is very different at different times.
In that momentary calmness, he felt so strong and so rejoiced in his self-command that his spirit seemed to spurn its casket.
Never have I so admired that wonderful woman's self-command.
His countenance was the mirror, in which she saw her own emotions reflected, and it roused her to self-command.