The type of self-control needed for dieting is very different from that needed for exercising.
Most researchers assume that self-control requires self-awareness.
While big men know the needs for self-control and restraint—little men are sometimes moved more by fear and pride.
Civilization gamers' unofficial motto is "one more turn," a small deception masking self-indulgence as self-control.
Experts suggest that we need to think of self-control as a “muscle”; something we can train in order to increase our willpower.
However, here are the first stimulants to self-control in the lessons that taught distrust of appearances.
The girl's form became rigid as she fought for self-control.
He was so incapable of self-control that the slightest temptation proved irresistible.
As for Garson, once again the surge of feeling threatened to overwhelm his self-control.
For the first season some one trait should be chosen for study,—say self-control or courage or consideration of others.
self-control self-con·trol (sělf'kən-trōl')
Control of one's emotions, desires, or actions by one's own will.