Origin of self-mastery
Examples from the Web for self-mastery
He was supposed to exhibit sophrosyne, or self-mastery, and overindulging in food, drink or sex was a sign that a man was weak.Diet Like Jesus: What the Bible Says About How to Eat|Candida Moss|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet this extreme display of self-mastery, assuming that is what it was, did not rule out other forms of self-indulgence.
In a single instant he had wrenched back complete self-control—an indication of self-mastery such as I had rarely seen surpassed.Kastle Krags|Absalom Martin
"But I've said enough," he began again, making a tremendous effort to regain his self-mastery.The Inner Shrine|Basil King
I have never lost my consciousness of self or my self-mastery.The Crow's Nest|Clarence Day, Jr.
To his great self-discipline and self-mastery he owed his success.An Iron Will|Orison Swett Marden
Undoubtedly the lesson which men in prison need to learn almost above any other is that of self-mastery.After Prison - What?|Maud Ballington Booth