self restraint

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  • The concept of impulse control comes from a better understanding of the brain mechanisms that underlie self-restraint.

    Where's Your Willpower? | Casey Schwartz | November 24, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Temperance and self-restraint were therefore his favourite virtues.

  • Steve took it all good-naturedly, but Jarvis had to exercise great self-restraint to keep himself in check.

  • Exhausted at her efforts at self-restraint during the presence of Clameran, she felt weary and crushed in body and spirit.

    File No. 113 | Emile Gaboriau
  • It is much to have learnt the discipline, self-restraint, endurance and patience which soldiering demands.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V. | Erskine Childers
  • As, however, you appear to doubt our powers of self-restraint, we will relieve your mind by going without them.

    The Norsemen in the West | R.M. Ballantyne

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